Ames’ Snyder finishes high at Rolex Tournament of Champions
Ames’ Britta Snyder (front row, seventh from left next to Jack Nicklaus) recently competed at the AJGA’s Rolex Tournament of Champions, (Nov. 26-28) finishing T12th. Synder posted rounds of 78-73-72-70 – 293 (+5). The event was contested at PGA National Resort & Spa – Champion & Fazio Courses, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. This marks the third time Snyder has qualified for the event, but the first time she has played due to scheduling conflicts and an injury last year.
The 42nd edition of the Rolex Tournament of Champions featured 144 of the best junior golfers in the world from 27 states and 18 countries. The tournament assembles the Rolex Junior All-Americans with the past year’s champions to create The Greatest Week in Junior Golf. There were 63 current or former Rolex Junior All-Americans in the field, with a total of 92 AJGA champions competing.
Past winners of the Rolex Tournament of Champions include Phil Mickelson, David Duval, Charles Howell, David Gossett, Webb Simpson, Sam Burns, Heather Farr, Kellee Booth, Inbee Park, Morgan Pressel and Alison Lee.