STAFFORD, Va. – The Middle Atlantic PGA Junior Tour held its first annual Hank Majewski Scholarship Classic on Aug. 9, with proceeds from the tournament contributing to the Hank Majewski Scholarship Fund, honoring Hank’s legacy of promoting lifelong achievement for junior golfers.
Hank Majewski was a 53-year PGA professional who dedicated his career to enhancing the success of junior golfers. He died at the age of 81 on Dec. 21, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. The fund, created in his name, will enhance junior golfers’ pursuits of further golfing careers, particularly at the college level.
Majewski’s golf career was dedicated to bringing kids from all walks of life into the game. His many contributions include creating a program to bring inner-city youth to Hobbit’s Glen, and helping to create the Maryland Junior Open. He also served as the president of the Middle Atlantic PGA from 1988-1989 and contributed to the section’s effort to grow the game in other roles prior to becoming president.
The 2021 tournament was held at Hobbit’s Glen Golf Course in Columbia, Md., one of several courses in the Baltimore area where Majewski built his legacy. He also worked at Burning Tree Club, Baltimore Country Club, and Wakefield Valley Golf Club during his career. Hobbit’s Glen is expected to continue to host this tournament in future years.
Nine girls and 37 boys comprised the field of 46 that competed in the inaugural classic. The 46 golfers competed within six different divisions.
Luke Richardson of Davidsonville, Md. posted the low score of the tournament at 2-over-par (74), to win the Championship Boys 16-18 division. Madeline Elias shot +8 (80), representing the lowest girls’ score of the tournament and putting her atop the Championship Girls 16-18 division.
All proceeds from the Aug. 9 tournament contributed to funding the scholarship. The specific amount of money and number of scholarships given out are still being determined by the Majewski family.