AJGA FIRST AMERICAN TITLE
AVILA JUNIOR CLASSIC
Avila Golf & Country Club
June 30- July 3, 2003
TAKES FIRST-ROUND LEAD ON HOME TURF
Lincicome, Suh share lead in Girls Division
TAMPA, Fla.- Ty Callahan of Tampa, Fla., jumped to
the first-round advantage in the Boys Division of the AJGA
First American Title Avila Junior Classic, with a 5-under-par
67. In the Girls Division, Brittany Lincicome of Seminole,
Fla., and Jenny Suh of Fairfax, Va., each carded an even-par
72 for a share of the lead.
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the AJGA
First American Title Avila Junior Classic features 84 players,
63 boys and 21 girls from more than 17 states, New Zealand
and Bermuda. The field also includes eight Polo Golf Junior
Callahan, playing on his home course of Avila Golf & Country
Club, used his prior knowledge to lead the field.
"This course is pretty straight forward," said the
18-year-old. "I know the greens really well and found
the breaks I could trust."
Callahan's total included one eagle, four birdies and one
Rounding out the top-five in the Boys Division is a three-way
tie for second with Josh Moore of McLean, Va., Christopher
Anderson of Lake Mary, Fla., and Ben Leong of Bradenton, Fla.,
all scoring a 2-under-par 70. In fifth place is Patton Kizzire
of Tuscaloosa, Ala., at 1-under-par 71.
Lincicome, the 2001 champion and three-time Polo Golf Junior
All-American, matched her goal for the week with her first-round
"I was looking to shoot even-par for the week,"
said the 17-year-old. "I want to get my scoring average
back under par, hopefully this round got me back on track."
Lincicome's round began on the back nine, with a birdie on
No. 11 followed by a bogey on No. 12. She finished her round
with 15 consecutive pars.
Suh, 17, notched four birdies and four bogeys during her round.
Suh came into the week wanting to make improvements to her
"I want to play well and also learn how to get more up
Summing up the top three of the Girls Division is two-time
Polo Golf Junior All-American Julieta Granada of Bradenton,
Fla., at 1-over-par 73.
Second-round tee times will begin at 7:30 a.m. off the Nos.
1 and 10 tees at the Avila Golf & Country Club on Wednesday.
For more information on the AJGA First American Title Avila
Junior Classic, contact tournament headquarters at (813)