AJGA ROLEX GIRLS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
LPGA International, Legends Course
Daytona Beach, Florida
June 9-12, 2003

JANE PARK LEADS PACK HEADING INTO FINAL ROUND AT ROLEX GIRLS
3-under-par 69 puts Creamer one shot behind the leader

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Hot and muggy conditions at the LPGA International, Legends Course did not affect Jane Park of Beaumont, Calif., as she took over the lead with a 3-under-par 69 after the second round at the AJGA Rolex Girls Junior Championship, which gives her a 139 heading into Thursday's final round. Also carding 69 was Paula Creamer of Pleasanton, Calif., bringing her two-day total to 140. First-round leader Angela Park of Torrance, Calif., fell two shots back after shooting 2-over-par 74.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Rolex Girls Junior Championship features 80 girls, representing 24 states, Mexico, and Japan. Seventeen Florida residents are included in the field. The Polo Golf Girls Junior Player of the Year, In-Bee Park of Eustis, Fla., and 22 other Polo Golf Junior All-Americans are among the title contenders.

Jane Park attributed her success Wednesday to her putting.

"I struggled off the tee today, but I made a couple of putts that weren't supposed to go in," Park said. "I made three birdie putts from 30 to 40 feet. I was just trying to lag the putts up there and they just kept dropping."

Park was pleased with her performance thus far and hopes to maintain the momentum that she built up over the past two days. The 16-year-old has not won an AJGA event since 2001, and has yet to win an AJGA Invitational.

"I'm ready to win one," said Park. "Tomorrow I want to keep the ball in play and hit fairways. I also want to capitalize on the chances I get and keep playing well."

Creamer, a 16-year-old 2003 U.S Women's Open qualifier, recorded six birdies and three bogeys in Wednesday's round.

"I putted all right, but I missed a lot of short putts," said Creamer.

Asked about her thoughts on the final round, Creamer thinks she can lower her score from Wednesday's round.

"I like playing this course and believe that I can go low," the rising high school junior Creamer said. "I know that I left many shots out on the course today. Tomorrow I plan on playing my game by hitting fairways and greens consistently."

Angela Park has a two-day total of 142, which places her in a three-way tie for third with fellow California native Amie Cochran of Torrance (69-73—142), and In-Bee Park (71-71—142).

"Today didn't go too well," Angela Park said. "I didn't shoot as well as I wanted to. I tried to be patient with my game, but I missed too many putts, and putts equals confidence for me."

Cochran carded four birdies on Nos. 1, 11, 13 and 14 that helped place her name among the contenders.

"The four birdies were nice today, but I also hit into too many water hazards, causing three bogeys," commented Cochran. "Hopefully tomorrow I will make less mistakes."

Morgan Pressel of Boca Raton, Fla., Blair Lamb of Flat Rock, N.C., Christie Reed of Coral Springs, Fla., and Amber Prange of Noblesville, Ind., are tied for sixth with scores totaling 145.

In other tournament highlights, Lauren Todd of Phoenix, joined Jane Park and Creamer with carding the low round of the day with a 3-under-par 69.

Final-round tee times will begin at 7:30 a.m. Thursday off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees at LPGA International's Legends Course.

For more information on the AJGA Rolex Girls Junior Championship, contact tournament headquarters at (386) 274-1674.

#AJGA#


 


 
Sponsors
Premier Partners
Official Partners
Media Partners
Association Partner
Twitter Facebook AJGA Blog AJGA on YouTube
Member Logins
 
Player, Coach and Alumni Login
Center:
Member ID:
Password:
 
Forgot your password?
Don't have a password?
Forgot your Member ID?
 
Not A Member or Need to Renew?
 
What every member should know
Learn the basics
Performance Based Entry
Leadership Links
ACE Grant financial aid
Polo Golf Rankings
Boys
1. Sam Burns
Shreveport, LA
2. Jorge Garcia
Miami, FL
3. Sam Horsfield
Davenport, FL
4. Austin Connelly
Irving, TX
5. Brad Dalke
Hobart, OK
Girls
1. Andrea Lee
Hermosa Beach, CA
2. Kristen Gillman
Austin, TX
3. Bethany Wu
Diamond Bar, CA
4. Nelly Korda
Bradenton, FL
5. Lauren Stephenson
Lexington, SC
Complete Rankings
Upcoming Events
Foundation

The Foundation

The American Junior Golf Foundation is the primary recipient of all charitable giving to the AJGA and as such administers a variety of programs designed to compliment the AJGA and the members and families who make up our community. Learn more about these important programs and how your contributions to the Foundation secure the AJGA’s financial future for future generations to come.
   
Donate Now
Planned Giving Program
Endow an ACE Grant
Annual Fund
ACE Grant

ACE

The Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program provides financial assistance to junior golfers who wish to play in AJGA events. Its goal is to give top-flight golf opportunities to young golfers regardless of financial resources. This program helps to fulfill the AJGA’s mission of developing young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.

Leadership Links

What is Leadership Links?

Leadership Links is a new program whereby the AJGA is able to further its mission to help develop young men and women by teaching charitable giving skills and service-oriented practices at an early age. This program gives juniors all the tools necessary to donate their time, talent and resources to local charities and the AJGA youth development programs. Please click here to learn more about the program and the different opportunities available.

Weekly Results
Junior All-Star Invitational sponsored by NIKEGOLF
Boys
Total
1
Norman Xiong
204
T
2
Garrett Barber
205
T
2
Kaiwen Liu
205
Girls
Total
1
Yujeong Son
207
2
Youngin Chun
208
T
3
Allyson Geer
217
T
3
Isabella Fierro
217
The PING Invitational
Boys
Total
1
Donnie Trosper
140
2
Brad Dalke
143
3
Austin Connelly
145
Girls
Total
1
Kaitlyn Papp
139
2
Angel Yin
145
T
3
Lilia Vu
146
T
3
Jillian Hollis
146
FJ Live Scoring
AJGA U
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and
development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.