In Hurley’s name
The Middle Atlantic PGA has announced a partnership with PGA touring professional Billy Hurley III.
The U.S. Naval Academy Golf Course will be the site for the Billy Hurley III Junior Championship, a two-day, 36-hole invitational tournament featuring golfers ages 12-18 in boys and girls divisions July 31-Aug. 1.
Of special note, 10 exemptions will come from military golf courses within the MAPGA region, a result of Hurley’s time in the service where he spent five years on duty as a Surface Warfare Officer on destroyers in the Persian Gulf. Following graduation from the Naval Academy in 2004. Hurley jumped into the golf scene, eventually winning the Quicken Loans National last year, his first tournament title.
The MAPGA confirmed that Hurley would be at the Junior Championship on July 31, conducting a junior clinic.
For more information on qualifying for an exempt position and on the clinic, go to www.mapga.com.