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Meet Griffin

MEET GRIFF


5625 Morningside Drive, Crestwood, KY, 40014

Griffin Barke is an American Golfer who is 16 years old.  Griffin currently ranks in the Top 60 nationally for his graduating class in the Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings.  He is a future graduate of South Oldham High School, class of 2025. Griffin had his first hole in one at age 8 and first albatross at age 13.  He is a member of Team Callaway, Team Adidas and on the Callaway Elite Junior Watch List.  His home golf courses, University of Louisville Golf Club & Persimmon Ridge Golf Club, are both ranked as part of the Top 10 toughest courses in the state of Kentucky.  

Griffin maintains a 4.0 GPA and received a score of 25 on his most recent ACT.  Griffin is a member of the Beta Club and part of the Oldham County Gifted and Talented Students program.  He is a student of The Golf Academy at Persimmon Ridge and takes weekly TPI classes.  Griffin has also been a student of Sean Foley Performance Academy in Lake Mary, Florida.  Griffin is described by his coaches as someone who is very coachable, with his greatest strengths being ball striking and putting ability.  He is a great student of the game.

Some of Griffin’s recent accolades include being named Golfweek First Team All Midwest Region for his play during the 2020 season, as he won 4 tournaments.  Griffin also won the 2019 US Kids Ohio State Championship, along with the 2018 Kentucky Junior Amateur and the 2018 Kentucky Junior Tour Player of the Year.   

Junior Golf Scoreboard Rank  '25:
Overall:  60
Kentucky:  1
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Achievements

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Youth Golf Tournament Wins
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Tourney Runner-Ups
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Lowest Competitive Golf Round
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Golf Week & Hurricane Tour Wins
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5 Victories in 2022

States Griff Has Won IN


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Awards

2020 Golfweek First Team All Midwest Region

2019 Winner of US Kids Ohio State Championship

2021 KHSAA Region
First Team

Team Callaway Elite Junior Staff Member

tour championship victories

Major Tournaments Played In

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GRIFF'S TOURNAMENT RESULTS

DateTour / EventCourseLocationYardageScoreFinishField SizeAge Division
Sep 21KHSAA RegionalsNevel MeadeProspect, KY6,85069490High School
Sep 17-18KHSAA All-State TournamentUK Big Blue / Cherry BlossomLexington, KY6,70073-731296High School
Sep 10KHSAA High SchoolEagle CreekCrittenden, KY6,40068165High School
Sep 3KHSAA High SchoolEagle TraceMorehead, KY6,700671105High School
Aug 24-26AJGA Albany JuniorNormanside Delmar, NY6,50069-67-68264Open (19U)
Aug 21KHSAA High SchoolNevel MeadeProspect, KY6,85068298High School
Aug 9-11AJGA Dicks Sporting GoodsSouthpointeCanonsburg, PA6,87572-77-79653Open (19U)
Aug 7AJGA QualifierSouthpointe Canonsburg, PA6,87571156Open (19U)
Aug 6KHSAA High SchoolLong RunLouisville, KY6,60068195High School
Aug 2-4AJGA Justin ThomasHarmony LandingGoshen, KY6,75071-72-733054Open (19U)
Aug 1KHSAA High SchoolOldham County CCBuckner, KY6,67071385High School
Jul 29KHSAA High SchoolTangelwoodTaylorsville, KY6,50069285High School
Jul 26-28Kentucky OpenPersimmon RidgeLouisville, KY7,20076-73-7749156Professional Event
Jul 11-12Kentucky Junior AmateurUniversity of Louisville Golf ClubSimpsonville, KY6,75076-731795Open (19U)
Jun 27USGA Junior Am QualifierOwensboro Country ClubOwensboro, KY6,75072657Open
Jun 22-23Future MastersDothan Country ClubDothan, AL6,56075-7611422215-18
Jun 14-16AJGA InvitationalThe BlessingsFayetteville, AR7,00080-78-781728Junior All-Star Invitational
Jun 7-8AJGA Memorial JuniorOhio State ScarletColumbus, OH7,14074-81-763348Open (19U)
Jun 1-2Kentucky Junior PGA Championship Gibson BayRichmond, KY6,82573-7613105Open (19U)
May 21-22Golfweek Elite SeriesNevel MeadeProspect, KY6,67576-69104914-19
Apr 22-24AJGACanebrake Athens, AL7,00079-76-764950Open (19U)
Apr 2-3Golfweek Elite SeriesKearney HillsLexington, KY6,70070-7036514-19

CLUB DISTANCES

Driver

275 yds.

3 Wood

240 yds.

3 Hybrid

220 yds.

4 Iron

205 yds.

5 Iron

190 yds.

6 Iron

180 yds.

7 Iron

165 yds.

8 Iron

155 yds.

9 Iron

145yds.

PW

135 yds.

GW

120 yds.

SW

105 yds.

LW

85 yds.

Upcoming Events

CONTACT GRIFF'S COACHES


GARY BEBELAAR: (502) 648-7188

BETTY KREGOR:  (502) 321-2736

CORY KAUFMAN: (843) 290-0502

JOSH SNIDER: (502) 396-5610