LOUISVILLE – Senior Chase Landrum (Glasgow High School) and junior Bailey Hubbard (Clay County High School) are named Mr. & Ms. Golf in Kentucky as the All-State First & Second Team was announced today by Golf House Kentucky and the Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation, Inc. Both players have been members of the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour for at least the past three season.
Landrum totaled 795 points and edged sophomore Cooper Parks (Taylor County High School) based on the first tiebreaker which is the players finish in the 2016 Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac KHSAA State Championship. Landrum finished 5th at the State Championship while Parks finished tied for 6th. During the season, Landrum finished with eight Top 10 finishes in Invitational tournaments with three wins and three runner-up finishes. This is the third time Landrum has earned a spot on the First Team including the Mr. Golf award in 2014. Landrum has committed to play golf at Western Kentucky University following graduation.
Hubbard totaled 815 points while making her first appearance on the All-State team. During the season, Hubbard finished in the Top 3 in eight Invitational tournaments including two wins and the Region 9 Championship. At the 2016 Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac KHSAA State Championship, Hubbard finished in a tie for 5th place. Sophomore MacKenzie Neal (Madison Central High School) finished 25 points behind Hubbard with a total of 790 points.
The All-State Golf First and Second Teams are chosen by compiling points in high school Invitational and Regional Tournaments and finalized following the KHSAA State Championship. Invitationals submit their results to the All-State Points Committee comprised of Directors from Golf House Kentucky, the Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation, and the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association.
The First Team players and coaches will be honored at the All-State Banquet on Saturday, November 5 at Big Spring Country Club. The banquet is sponsored by the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour (Golf House Kentucky) and the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour (Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation). Anyone interested in tickets may e-mail a request to Chris Redle (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Drew Conliffe (email@example.com).
Here is the complete listing of the First and Second Teams with their graduation class and point totals:
BOYS FIRST TEAM
* Chase Landrum (2017), Glasgow High School (795 points)
Cooper Parks (2019), Taylor County High School (795 points)
Zach Norris (2017), Jackson County High School (775 points)
Chase Korte (2017), McCracken County High School (710 points)
Cannon Claycomb (2020), Greenwood High School (675 points)
Robbie Keyes (2017), duPont Manual High School (645 points)
Jacob Vrolijk (2017), Grant County High School (645 points)
Connor Coombs (2017), Muhlenberg County High School (610 points)
Clay Amlung (2017), St. Xavier High School (605 points)
C.J. Jones (2017), Franklin County High School (605 points)
* Won Mr. Golf as lowest finisher in 2016 Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac KHSAA State Tournament
GIRLS FIRST TEAM
Bailey Hubbard (2018), Clay County High School (815 points)
MacKenzie Neal (2019), Madison Central High School (790 points)
Ryan Bender (2018), Sacred Heart Academy (785 points)
Sarah Fite (2017), Mason County High School (680 points)
Ke’Asha Phillips (2017), Owensboro High School (620 points)
Rylea Marcum (2020), Scott County High School (585 points)
Gracie Parrott (2019), Green County High School (585 points)
Erin Rowland (2018), Sacred Heart Academy (580 points)
Laken Newsome (2017), Sheldon Clark High School (550 points)
Lilly Young (2017), Shelby County High School (500 points)
BOYS SECOND TEAM
Ryan Clements (2018), Ryle High School (560 points)
Cullan Brown (2018), Lyon County High School (550 points)
Dawson McDaniel (2017), South Warren High School (550 points)
Hayden Riney (2018), Owensboro Catholic High School (535 points)
Rhett Cardwell (2017), Union County High School (530 points)
Mason Lenhart (2017), North Oldham High School (525 points)
Hayden Zimmerer (2017), Christian Academy of Louisville (515 points)
B.J. Knox (2017), Mason County High School (490 points)
Daniel Love (2020), Daviess County High School (480 points)
Zach Taylor (2017), Bullitt East High School (470 points)
GIRLS SECOND TEAM
Madison Smith (2018), Cooper High School (495 points)
Morgan Tinsley (2017), Sacred Heart Academy (445 points)
Sarah Hinton (2018), Elizabethtown High School (430 points)
Sarah McDowell (2017), Murray High School (420 points)
Sarah Black (2018), Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (415 points)
Payton Carter (2018), Henderson County High School (395 points)
Shelby Darnell (2018), Madisonville-North Hopkins High School (390 points)
Laney Frye (2020), Lexington Christian Academy (375 points)
Morgan Markwell (2017), Morgan County High School (355 points)
Sydney Durrant (2018), Greenwood High School (350 points)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS:
GOLF HOUSE KENTUCKY: Golf House Kentucky serves as the management organization for amateur and professional golf in Kentucky. The organization supports the Kentucky Golf Association (KGA), Kentucky PGA (KPGA), and Kentucky Golf Foundation (KGF). The KGF supports military and youth programming including the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour for 24 years. More information may be found at kygolf.org.
KENTUCKY JUNIOR GOLF FOUNDATION: The Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation (KJGF) is the home of the Musselman-Dunne Junior and College Golf Tour providing tournament opportunities for the youth of Kentucky for 23 years. The KJGF also supports many high school Invitational tournaments and the KGCA Senior All-Star Tournament. More information may be found at kjgt.com.
KENTUCKY GOLF COACHES ASSOCIATION: The Kentucky Golf Coaches Association (KGCA) promotes the sport of high school golf across the state of Kentucky. Member coaches may recommend players for participation in the KGCA Senior All Star Tournament as well as KGCA Scholarship Programs. More information may be found at kygca.org.