July 13, 2010

Lee, Chung Swinging in Scotland

David Lee of Houston, and Karen Chung of Livingston, N.J.,  are  currently representing the United States at the Junior Open Championship (July 12-14), a biennial event accompanying The Open Championship. The tournament takes place on Scotland's east coast at Lundin Golf Club in Fife.

Inaugurated in 1994, the Junior Open came under The R&A’s administrative control in 2000. All national golf organizations are invited to send one boy and one girl, under the age of 16, to compete in the event, a 54-hole stroke play competition.

With 77 nations represented, this year’s tournament marks the largest and most internationally diverse entry in the 16-year history of the event.

Lee is currently ranked No. 16 in the Polo Golf Rankings and has compiled three top-five finishes in 2010, including a victory at the Laredo Energy Junior at Traditions and a third-place showing at the Rolex Tournament of Champions.

Chung is a two-time Rolex Junior All American and has earned 17 top-10 finishes in national junior golf competition in addition to the title at the 2009 AJGA Girls Championship. She has earned three top-10 finishes in 2010, including a third-place finish at the ANNIKA Invitational.

Jordan Spieth of Dallas, took home the trophy at the 2008 event.

Participants will have the opportunity to attend the 150th anniversary of The Open Championship at St. Andrews, just 12 miles away, following the completion of their event.

To learn more about the tournament and follow along with scores and results, visit the Junior Open Championship website.

 
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Weekly Results
EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
*Austin Hitt
210
2
Zhengkai Bai
210
3
Zachary Bariso
211
Girls
Total
1
Latanna Stone
219
2
Emma Albrecht
220
3
Lei Ye
222
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Goodman Rudolph
205
2
Ryan Hall
206
3
Brayden Garrison
207
Girls
Total
1
Olivia Cason
207
2
Amanda Doherty
208
3
Abigail Heck
212
Lockton Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Andy Spencer
202
2
Reese Ramsey
207
3
Brian Choe
209
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
208
T
2
Mia Ayer
220
T
2
Alexa Tsay
220
The Yang Foundation Junior at Wood Ranch
Boys
Total
1
Sean Yi
209
2
Brandon Brame
210
3
Seldon Doyle
212
Girls
Total
1
Kailie Vongsaga
215
2
Brittany Park
216
3
Ziyi Wang
217
AJGA Philadelphia Junior presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Christian Cavaliere
216
2
Brent Ito
218
3
Alex Zhu
219
Girls
Total
1
Holly McCann
220
T
2
Brynn Walker
221
T
2
Jackie Rogowicz
221
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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