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Incoming Auburn golfer wins Alabama Boys State Junior Championship

Incoming Auburn University freshman Max Johnson on Thursday won the 75th Alabama Boys State Junior Championship at Goose Pond Colony Resort in Scottsboro.

Johnson fired a 14-under par and won the annual amateur event by four strokes.

He was the only golfer in the field of 123 to finish each round in the 60s.

The rising college freshman rattled off 15 birdies, including nine on the front nine, and one eagle across three circuits of the par-72 Lake Course.

Johnson is a native of Fairhope in Baldwin County.

Sean Ross is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn

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