AJGA HENRY-GRIFFITTS BLUEGRASS JUNIOR INVITATIONAL
Bellefonte Country Club
Ashland, Kentucky
June 17-20, 2003

BARR, BLACKWELL KNOTTED AFTER FIRST ROUND
Wade, Robinson share lead in Henry-Griffitts Bluegrass Junior Invitational

ASHLAND, Ky. - Cale Barr of Versailles, Ky., and Greg Blackwell of Miami, Fla., each carded 2-under-par 68 for a share of the first-round lead of the AJGA Henry-Griffitts Bluegrass Junior Invitational at the Bellefonte Country Club. In the Girls Division on Wednesday, defending champion Whitney Wade of Glasgow, Ky., and Lindsey Robinson of Huntington, W. Va., notched a 3-over-par 73 for first-round honors.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the AJGA Henry-Griffitts Bluegrass Junior Invitational features 120 players, 93 boys and 27 girls ages 13-18 from 21 states, including 32 from the state of Kentucky.

Barr, headed for the University of Kentucky in the fall, recovered from a front nine total of 4-over-par 39, to shoot a scorching 6-under-par 29 for his share of the lead.

"I felt like I was on a roll after the 13th hole," said the 18-year-old. "My two goals for this week were to win this event and to beat my little brother (Joseph)."

Fourteen-year-old Joseph, qualified for his first AJGA tournament on Monday and shot a 6-over-par 76 on Wednesday.
Blackwell, competing in his second career AJGA event, felt steady during his entire round despite the cancellation of Tuesday's practice round.

"I tried to keep my focus on the fairway," said the 17-year-old. "I felt steady off the first tee and I knew if I kept it in the fairway it would be to my benefit."

Wade, the 2002 champion, began her afternoon with nine straight pars, but bogeyed three holes on the back nine.

"I expected a lower score, even though we didn't have a practice round," said the 18-year-old. "The conditions were not as bad as I feared, and the ball stopped on the greens nicely."

The future Georgia Bulldog, qualified for the Women's U.S Open on Monday in Wheaton, Ill. She carded rounds of 75-70--145 to play at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Ore on July 3-6.

Robinson shot an even score for the front nine, including three birdies.

The 18-year-old said, "I stayed focused on the target and didn't worry about my mechanics. I trusted my swing and it worked for me today."

Second-round action of the AJGA Henry-Griffitts Bluegrass Junior Invitational will begin on Thursday at 7 a.m. For more information on the AJGA Henry-Griffitts Bluegrass Junior Invitational, contact tournament headquarters at (606) 326-1741.

 
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. Andy Zhang
Reunion, FL
3. Austin Connelly
Irving, TX
4. Jorge Garcia
Miami, FL
5. KK Limbhasut
Loma Linda, CA
Girls
1. Andrea Lee
Hermosa Beach, CA
2. Bethany Wu
Diamond Bar, CA
3. Kristen Gillman
Austin, TX
4. Maddie Szeryk
Allen, TX
5. Megan Khang
Rockland, MA
Complete Rankings
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
AJGA Junior at Bethesda
Boys
Total
1
Luke Schaap
67
T
2
Graham Hutchinson
68
T
2
John Pak
68
Girls
Total
1
Shannon Brooks
68
2
Julie Luo
71
T
3
Ami Gianchandani
73
T
3
Krystal Sung
73
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
T
1
Tianlin Zhang
73
T
1
Charles Sun
73
3
Nelson Pang
74
Girls
Total
1
Madeleine Garay
78
2
Belinda Hu
79
T
3
Brooke McDougald
80
T
3
Jiayu Kong
80
T
3
Veronica Joels
80
Stockton Convention & Visitors Bureau Junior All-Star
Boys
Total
1
Ricky Castillo
65
T
2
Clay Seeber
69
T
2
Gabe Spach
69
T
2
Joseph Chun
69
T
2
Eddy Lai
69
Girls
Total
1
Carolyn Zhao
70
2
Brittany Park
72
3
Yealimi Noh
73
Coca-Cola Junior All-Star at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Charlie Dubiel
72
2
Won Jun Lee
73
T
3
Andrew O'Leary
75
T
3
Scott Roden
75
Girls
Total
1
Christine Shao
74
2
Lindsay May
78
3
Lauren Peter
79
PBE Qualifier - California
Boys
Total
T
1
Yash Majmudar
71
T
1
Kevin An
71
T
3
William Draper
72
T
3
Lucas Carper
72
T
3
Yu-Jen Cheng
72
T
3
Joseph Burlison
72
T
3
Alex Chin
72
Girls
Total
1
Courtney Vogel
70
T
2
Sophia Hui
74
T
2
Ty Akabane
74
T
2
Waverly Whiston
74
T
2
Samantha Gong
74
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.