There are not many better feelings than winning an official State Amateur golf tournament. All eyes are on these events, and when it comes to the Nevada State Junior Amateur organized by the Nevada State Golf Association, the victory establishes the young golfers as true champions. –By Brian Hurlburt

“It’s definitely the biggest win I’ve had,” said Ella Rawson, 2023 Girls 13-14 Champion. “It will definitely build my confidence to know what I’m capable of accomplishing. Now I know I can do more than I thought.”

2024 Nevada State Junior Championship
July 15-17
Rhodes Ranch GC
Boys/Girls 13-14
Boys/Girls 15-18

The 2024 Nevada State Junior Championship is scheduled for July 15-17 at Rhodes Ranch Golf Club in Southern Nevada. The field is shaping up with some of the top juniors in the North and South parts of the state. The event is officially ranked by AJGA, JGS and WAGR.

Click now to register for the 2024 Nevada State Junior Championship

“I’m so honored and grateful to have won this tournament,” said Lauren Wong, 2023 Girls 15-18 champion. “It’s not about the result…it’s about being able to stay within myself and focus on the process.”

RJ Arone, a University of Michigan commit, is looking for a three-peat when the 2024 event rolls around.

“Two wins in a row with state and now this tournament,” he said. “I’ll try to go for the three-peat next year at state.”

Arone also won the 2023 5A State High School title.