Johnson to Compete in Nationwide Tour Event

Following his victory at The Junior PLAYERS Championship in September, Michael Johnson earned a sponsor’s exemption into the Nationwide Tour’s Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open Presented by Planters.

Michael Johnson of Birmingham, Ala., was the final player to be added to The Junior PLAYERS Championship field over Labor Day weekend. Following an impressive 54 holes of golf, Johnson captured his first Invitational victory by one stroke and earned a sponsor’s exemption into the inaugural Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open Presented by Planters.

 

The 17-year-old will play alongside the future stars of the of the PGA TOUR, Oct. 21-24, on Dye’s Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass in the final full-field Nationwide Tour event this year.

 

Ranked No. 7 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Johnson also won the AJGA’s 2010 Deutsche Bank Partners for Charity Junior Shoot Out in July and placed inside the top 10 at five of the six events in which he competed this season. In all, he has posted six top-10 finishes during the four years he has played in AJGA events and has verbally committed to play at Auburn next year.

 

He will be competing against some of the Nationwide Tour’s best players. The current top 60 on the money list and 95 of the top 100 players have committed to play in the event. Other players accepting sponsor’s invitations to compete include AJGA alumni Jason Gore, Len Mattiace and Sam Saunders.

Visit www.winn-dixiejacksonvilleopen.com for the latest news and more information about the event.

 
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