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2024 Golf State Tournament Advance Release

Posted: Monday, June 10, 2024 - 7:35 AM

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Girls and Boys Golfers will swing into their state tournaments on Tuesday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 12 when the Minnesota State High School League’s annual event is held at three different venues. The Class A state tournament is held at Pebble Creek in Becker; the Class AA event at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan and the Class AAA tournament is at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids. 


  • Simley senior Reese McCauley, the top-ranked girls golfer in Minnesota for all enrollment classes, is looking to become the fifth golfer in League history to win three Class AAA individual championships. She has committed to play at the University of Minnesota. 
  • Raquelle Nelson, a senior at Legacy Christian Academy, was the Class A champion in 2023. Her school, however, is now in Class AA and she will be favored.
  • Maple Grove won the Class AAA team title and returns senior Amelia Morton and ninth—grader Annika Hendrickson. Morton is ranked No. 2 behind McCauley.
  • A young Park Christian squad that placed fourth in Class A in 2023 returns with experience and all six starters. Junior Anika Stromme and sophomores Hailey Frueh and Kylee West lead the Falcons. 
  • BOLD senior Kenna Henriksen is the top returner in the Class A field. She was third in 2023.
  • Hawley junior Sophie Cook, the runner-up in Class AA in 2023 is expected to challenge Nelson in the individual title chase. 


  • Lakeview is the defending Class A champion and the Lakers return looking for a repeat crown.
  • Lakeview junior Carson Boe is the highest returning finisher from 2023 in Class A. He was third, just four shots off the championship captured by New Life Academy senior Cole Witherow.
  • Totino-Grace is the reigning Class AA team champion and the Eagles are back as the Section 5AA champion. Senior Peyton Savageau and senior Andrew Ramos, a University of Oklahoma recruit, lead Totino-Grace. 
  • Holy Family Catholic, the Class AA champion in 2018 and 2019, respectively, returns six players from last year’s state tournament team. Seniors P.J. and Mick Herron and sophomore Ryder Carlson lead the Fire.
  • Staples-Motley junior Carter White, the Class AA individual champion, also returns. 
  • In Class AAA, a new team champion will emerge. Maple Grove, the Section 5AAA champion, is top-ranked. The Crimson were the Class AAA runner-up to Edina a year ago. Maple Grove is led by senior Ryan Stendahl, a University of Minnesota recruit. 
  • Spring Lake Park’s Jake Birdwell, a University of Illinois recruit, is the defending Class AAA champion., the League's Streaming Partner, will have coverage at each venue on Hole No. 18. Each participant will be covered with their approach shot, chips and putts. For more information, see

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