Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier Results

Boys Par: 35-36--71. Yardage: 6914. Rating: 72.2. Slope: 131
Girls Par: 35-36--71. Yardage: 6048. Rating: 74.6. Slope: 132


Boys Division      
Qualified      
Name
Class
Hometown
Score
Clayton Yamaguchi
2012
Los Angeles, Calif.
31-35--66
Justin De los Santos
2013
Chatsworth, Calif.
34-35--69
Prescott Mann
2013
Scottsdale, Ariz.
36-33--69
Ryan Bisharat
2015
El Cajon, Calif.
34-36--70
Hunter Epson
2016
Long Beach, Calif.
33-37--70
Jefferson Kao
2015
Diamond Bar, Calif.
35-35--70
Ryan Medhaug
2013
Veblen, S.D.
34-36--70
Jino Sohn
2015
Chandler, Ariz.
35-35--70
Nathan Wunderli
2012
Salt Lake City, Utah
33-37--70
*Nathan Wong
2012
Chandler, Ariz.
35-36--71

* - Qualified via sudden-death playoff

 

Girls Division      
Qualified      
Name
Class
Hometown
Score
Erin Choi
2014
Torrance, Calif.
34-37-71
Helen Kim
2013
Gilbert, Ariz.
33-39-72
Carolane Gariepy
2013
Murrieta, Calif.
37-38-75
Alexia Gariepy
2016
Murrieta, Calif.
36-39-75

Note: This list of players only includes those advancing from the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier to the main tournament. Some participants in TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifiers use their experience to earn entry into future tournaments. Players posting lower scores that are not shown above have either opted not to play in the main tournament or have already qualified for the tournament through normal entry procedures.
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Yamaguchi, Choi and Zech earn medalist honors at TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier
10 boys, 5 girls advance to play in Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club

MESA, Ariz. β€” Clayton Yamaguchi of Los Angeles recorded a 66 and claimed medalist honors Wednesday at the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier for the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club. In the Girls Division, Erin Choi of Torrance, Calif. and Allie Zech of Indian Wells, Calif., medaled after shooting 71 at Longbow Golf Club.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier for the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club was an 18-hole stroke play event held at Longbow Golf Club. The tournament field featured 80 boys and 20 girls, ages 12-18, from 11 states. The Boys Division played the par-71 course at 6,914 yards, while the Girls Division played the course at 6,048 yards. TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifiers give juniors an opportunity to "play their way in" to coinciding AJGA Open tournaments or earn a Tournament Exemption or Performance Star for a future event. The TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier Series offers opportunities for AJGA juniors at approximately 50 AJGA Open events.

Yamaguchi earned Boys Division medalist honors by carding a 66, and he hopes to make it to Sunday's final round of the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club.

β€œIt's a huge thing because the Heather Farr is one of the most prestigious events on the schedule,” Yamaguchi said. β€œI would love to make the cut, but the most important thing is to have fun.”

Also qualifying for the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club were Prescott Mann of Scottsdale, Ariz., Hunter Epson of Long Beach, Calif., Nathan Wunderli of Salt Lake City, Utah, Ryan Bisharat of El Cajon, Calif., Jino Sohn of Chandler, Ariz., Nathan Wong of Chandler, Ariz., Ryan Medhaug of Veblen, S.D., Justin De los Santos of Chatsworth, Calif. and Jefferson Kao of Walnut, Calif.

In the Girls Division, Choi and Zech medaled after shooting 71. Choi also expressed her excitement to play in this particular tournament.

β€œI'm really happy because I really wanted to play in this tournament,” Choi said.

Also qualifying were Alexia Gariepy of Murrieta, Calif., Carolane Gariepy of Murrieta, Calif. and Helen Kim of Gilbert, Ariz.

The Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club will begin Friday with first-round tee times running from 7:00 a.m to 1:09 p.m. off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees at Longbow Golf Club. For more information, please contact tournament headquarters at 480-807-5400.

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