Summerhays, the year-old from Scottsdale, Arizona, who spends his summers in his native Utah, ended it with an 8-foot birdie putt on the par-4 17th, a dogleg left that he also birdied in the morning with a footer after purposely driving down the adjacent 16th fairway. In the afternoon, Summerhays again tried to play his tee shot down the 16th fairway but missed and left himself in the rough between the fairways, with a large tree blocking his path. I was like, 'I could get a pitching wedge over that tree and land it front edge and roll it back.
Yardage: 6, yards. Local Rules of the host course do not apply. The players with the low three 3 scores will advance to U.
The U. Junior Amateur Championship, run by the United States Golf Association, is the most important golf tournament for junior male golfers. The tournament is open to any male golfer younger than 19 as of the tournament's final day and with a maximum handicap index of 4.
Earlier in the season, Moldovan beat out a host of pros to earn one of the seven U. Open Local Qualifying spots at Beechmont. Moldovan birdied his final hole of the day from 12 feet to shoot a back-nine 33 and finish as the only player under par for the tournament. Breitenstine shot a steady round, making two birdies against three bogeys while finishing with a string of pars.
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Co-medalists Tyler Lipscomb and Garrison Guthrie. Birmingham, AL — Final results from U. There was a two way tie at one-under 70 for medalist honors and the two qualifying spots.
Guthrie High School soon-to-be senior golfer Luke Morgan has won some impressive tournaments in his career, but none came bigger on Monday afternoon. The impressive field of over of the whose who of youth golfers competed at Hurricane Creek Country Club in Anna, Texas. Fifty-six sectional qualifiers started on June 10th and finish up on Tuesday.
Preston Summerhays has won 11 straight golf matches during the past two weeks, doing so in nearly every possible way. Victory Nos. Junior Amateur, each featured a remarkable surge after Summerhays trailed in the middle of the round.
The 72nd U. Junior Amateur Championship, for players under the age of 18, to determine the best junior golfer in the United States. Junior Amateur to allow anyone under the age of 19 to compete starting with the championship.