CHRYSLER AJGA BOYS INVITATIONAL
The Cardinal Golf & Country Club
Greensboro, North Carolina
June 9-13, 2003

SUH AND MOORE HEAD LEADERBOARD AFTER 36 HOLES IN GREENSBORO
Pierce and Saunders tied for third with two rounds to play

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Giwon Suh of Orlando, Fla., and Jace Moore of Southlake, Texas, both stand at 2-under-par 138 after two rounds of play to take the lead at the Chrysler AJGA Boys Invitational.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the second-annual event features 99 players representing 21 states, Chile and Japan competing in 72 holes of stroke play. The field also includes 14 of the nation's top ranked players. Hall of Famer Arnold Palmer serves as honorary chairman for the event.

Suh made three straight birdies on the back nine to bring him to 3-under-par 67 for the day. His 67 matches the best round of the tournament and places him at the top of the leaderboard after 36 holes.

"I played a weird front nine," the 17-year-old said about his round that also included a 32 on the back nine. "I hit it solid and had good putts after No. 13."

Suh said his motivation for doing well is to gain exemption into future events.

"I came here to finish in the top 15 so I can go to the Polo or Rolex invitationals," he said.

A birdie on the 410-yard, par-4 16th hole brought Moore (67-71--138) back into a tie for the lead. Moore recently placed third at the AJGA Southwestern Junior Classic in Albuquerque, N.M. His round on Wednesday included 13 pars and two birdies, resulting in a 1-over-par 71.

"Today I just stayed patient and tried not to make any stupid mistakes," the 17-year-old said.

Matthew Pierce, Jr. (70-69—139), of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., and Samuel Saunders (69-70—139) of Windermere, Fla., are tied for third at 1-under-par 139 after two rounds.

The Chrysler AJGA Boys Invitational is the first AJGA tournament of the summer for Pierce, 14, whose short game helped place him near the top of the leaderboard.

"I hope to get into the top 10 and be fully exempt for future tournaments," he said.

Saunders said he did not play his best but was still happy to post an even-par 70.

"My goal for the tournament was to be in the final pairing during the third and fourth rounds," he said. "I've started to do that so far. Tomorrow, my goal is to beat the players in my pairing and to shoot under par."

Third-round tee times will begin Thursday at 7:30 a.m. off the No. 1 tee at The Cardinal Golf and Country Club.

For more information on the Chrysler AJGA Boys Invitational, contact tournament headquarters at (336) 668-2746, ext. 215.


 
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2
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T
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148
T
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T
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