From The Inbox

From the Morning Read inbox

These kids are good
I just finished reading Adam Schupak’s informative and entertaining piece on the AJGA (“AJGA gives juniors taste of big-time golf,” Sept. 4).

I have volunteered several times at these events, and they are simply amazing in their quality of play and the extraordinary level of organization.

It is clear that the champions of today have all been battle-hardened and well-prepared for professional competition by their participation in these events.

Thanks for giving the AJGA the credit and exposure that it so richly deserves.

Doug Fehan
Birmingham, Mich.

Creating citizens, one tournament at a time
As past president of the AJGA board of directors, I am very proud of our many accomplishments over the years.

I am most proud of our role in helping create great young citizens, regardless of what profession they choose. Some are more visible than others, but all have a place in my heart.

Thank you for helping spread the word.

Gayle Champagne
(Champagne was the AJGA’s president from 2004 to 2013 and has been on the AJGA’s board since 1992.)

On second thought, Tour playoffs don’t look so bad
If Jim Kavanagh's favorite golfers don't make it to Philadelphia or East Lake, he'll have to watch Jacksonville-N.Y. Giants and Jacksonville-Tennessee Titans (“From the Morning Read inbox,” Sept. 4). He'd rather watch those games than watch the best golfers on the planet, even if most of them aren't his favorites?

It's because of these types of "golf fans" that the PGA Tour had to create some sort of fiscal year-type schedule and a convoluted TV ratings-friendly Tour Championship format.

Charlie Jurgonis
Fairfax, Va.

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