Welcome to the official website of Alex Heard, elite junior golfer. At 13 years old, Alex is a “straight-A” student through all of 6th and 7th grades. He earned the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence. He is an all-around athlete who plays flag football, basketball and golf for his school team, enjoys tennis, rides his bike, paddle boards, swims, and plays competitive junior golf.
His tournaments are generally played from approximately 6,600 yards, and he holds a USGA 1.0 handicap. His low competitive round in 2017 was 67, where his round featured six birdies and an eagle. His career low round was 63, when he won the Doral-Publix Junior Golf Championship. He won the 2017 South Florida PGA Challenge Tour Player of the Year award for his overall performance, winning his final 5 tournaments in a row. This string culminated with the Tour Championship, where he fired a 1-under par 70 in the final round, featuring a 4-under 32 to overcome a 5-stroke deficit on the final 9 holes.
Alex is a smart and compassionate young man who, in addition to his sports, gives his time and energy to help others. His 48 birdies for the year allowed him to win the South Florida PGA Birdie Club, with a total donation pledge amount of $4,272 for the South Florida PGA Foundation.
As he says, “tee it high, and let it fly!”