Global Golf Post Partners with the Southern Golf Association to Promote Amateur of the Month Award

Global Golf Post + Southern Golf Association

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Global Golf Post, the world’s leading weekly digital golf news magazine, and the Southern Golf Association (SGA) announce a partnership to promote the SGA’s Amateur of the Month Award.

Global Golf Post will serve as the “Presenting Sponsor of the SGA Amateur of the Month Award” and run a full screen ad highlighting each month’s winner.

Now in its 14th season, the SGA Amateur of the Month Award is determined by an international panel of golf officials, coaches and journalists. Notable recipients include: Bill Haas, Michelle Wie, J. B. Holmes, Webb Simpson, Kyle Stanley, Rickie Fowler, Danny Lee, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Andrea Lee, and more recently Cole Hammer and Jovan Rebula.

“The SGA is excited to form this partnership with a leading publication to enhance the stature and visibility of the Amateur of the Month Award,” said Andy Priest, Executive Director for the SGA. “Global Golf Post has a world-wide audience that ties-in perfectly with the SGA’s mission of conducting two renowned international championships – Southern Amateur and Southern Junior.”

“Global Golf Post in honored to partner with the Southern Golf Association on the Amateur of the Month Award,” stated Jim Nugent, Global Golf Post Publisher. “Covering the amateur game has been has been a hallmark of The Post since we launched in 2010, and this partnership is representative of our ongoing commitment to amateur golf, worldwide.”

About the Southern Golf Association

The Southern Golf Association, founded in 1902, is one of the oldest golf organizations and serves member clubs over a 15 state area. Recognized by the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Regional Golf Associations as one of the leaders in the promotion of Amateur Golf, SGA championships are selected for inclusion as criteria for selecting players for USGA and State team competitions. Through the years, SGA Champions have been chosen to represent various state golf associations in selected team competitions, including the Walker Cup and World Amateur. The SGA is host to the Southern Junior Championship as well as the Southern Amateur Championship and hosts the international award, the “Amateur of the Month”, to a deserving amateur golfer on a monthly basis.


Social Media: @sgagolf

About Global Golf Post

Global Golf Post was launched as a digital magazine in 2010 to provide premium quality golf journalism every seven days to a global audience. It has since become the world’s leading weekly golf news magazine, responsively designed for a quality reading experience on your phone, tablet or desktop.

It is published overnight Sunday, 48 weeks per year, and delivered via email to a global audience of passionate golfers. Through our partners at state and regional golf associations, Global Golf Post offers distinct geographic editions, with focused coverage on golf news relevant to that part of the world.


Social Media: @GlobalGolfPost


Jim Nugent


Global Golf Post

Andy Priest

Executive Director

Southern Golf Association

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