Boys 15-18 Division claims SWIRE Cup

PROVO, UT: The 10th Annual SWIRE Cup was conducted by the Utah Junior Golf Association on Saturday at Riverside Country Club. The Boys 15-18 division once again claimed the cup with a record winning score of 259 (-29), they were followed by the Boys 11-12 division (266 / -22), Girls 13-18 division (285 / -3) and the Boys 13-14 division (304 / +6).

The Boys 15-18 division has dominated this competition winning 8 out of the 10 events that the SWIRE Cup has been held.

In the Individual race Co-Champions were crowned as Hayden Banz of Salt Lake and Cole Ponich of Farmington, both from the Boys 15-18 division, shot  4-under par rounds of  68 on the difficult Riverside Country Club course.  The top finisher in the Boys 11-12 division was McKay Cook of Fruit Heights with a 3-under par round of 69. From the Girls 13-18 division, Gracie Richens of St. George with a round or 74. From the Boys 13-14 division, Bradley Yu of Layton and Matthew Millburn of Morgan shared honors as both shot rounds of 82.

Full field results:


                            SWIRE Cup History
Year   Division     Score                        Site
2006   B15-18    265  -23   Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
2007   B15-18    284   – 4   Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
2008   B15-18    280   – 8   Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
2009   B15-18    268  -20   Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
2010   B15-18    269  -19   Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
2011   B15-18    283   – 5   Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
2012   B13-14    284   – 4   Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
2013   B13-14    280   – 8   Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
2014   B15-18    285   – 3   Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
2015   B15-18    259  -29*  Riverside Country Club

* SWIRE Cup team record

Tournament of Champions Qualifiers

SARATOGA SPRINGS, UT: The Utah Junior Golf Association’s year-ending Tournament of Champions was held on Saturday, August 29th at the Talons Cove Golf Club in Saratoga Springs. The annual tournament, also known as the Karl Tucker Memorial and the newly named Chadwick Invitational (formerly the Bill Johnson Memorial) is the final tournament of the 2015 season for individual play.

The following are full-field results:



Congratulations to all division Champions!

The following events remain on the UJGA schedule:
September 26th: SWIRE CUP @ Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
October 15-17th: ZIONS BANK Challenge Cup @ Sand Hollow Resort Links Course
November 7th: UJGA Awards Banquet