Jennifer Chang three-peats at Jimmy Anderson Girls'
Chang (L) and McDonald (R) named co-champions
JACKSONVILLE, NC (November 21, 2015)—Due to
heavy rains early Sunday morning, the 7th Jimmy
Anderson Girls' Invitational was shortened to 18
Two-time champion Jennifer Chang of Cary, NC
became the three time winner of the event as she
and Anna McDonald of Hickory, NC were crowned
co-champions. Both players finished Saturday's
round with rounds of two under par 70.
Emily Hawkins of Lexington, NC and Kendall
Dobbins of Summerfield, NC tied for third place
after rounds of 73. Jacksonville Country Club
Board of Directors and several junior golf alumni
of the club started the tournament in 2009 to
honor Mr. Jimmy Anderson for his service as golf
professional at Jacksonville Country Club and his
dedication and support of junior golf.
Jimmy Anderson was the head golf professional at
Jacksonville Country Club for over 25 years. Each
Saturday morning, he conducted a junior golf
clinic to help spread the game of golf to the next
generation. During his tenure at Jacksonville CC,
he taught many juniors including Mallory Miller,
the 1987 N.C. Junior Champion and numerous
future collegiate and golf professionals. Not only
did he teach the game of golf, but was always
there with a helpful word of encouragement to
any young golfer.
This annual junior girls’ tournament is conducted
jointly by the Carolinas Golf Association and the
Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour.
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