ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS / LAWRENCE HALL JUNIOR QUALIFIER
Tangle Oaks Golf Club
Hawley, Texas
July 13, 2003

DEHAY LEADS BOYS QUALIFIERS WITH 4-UNDER-PAR 68
Howard, Dernick, Tomerlin and Elmer qualify in Girls Division

HAWLEY, Texas - Fourteen boys and four girls gained entry into the Abilene Reporter-News / Lawrence Hall Junior Sunday through a qualifying round at the Tangle Oaks Golf Club. The field consisted of 89 juniors, 77 boys and 12 girls.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Abilene Reporter-News / Lawrence Hall Junior will take place July 14-17 at Abilene Country Club. The three-round event will feature a 120-player field, 99 boys and 21 girls, with 101 of the participants from Texas.

Tyler DeHay of Lubbock, Texas, was the qualifier medalist in the Boys Division. DeHay, 18, finished with a 4-under-par 68 to qualify for his first AJGA event.

"After practicing yesterday, I decided to hit irons off all but two tees," DeHay said. "All of my putts were going in and I was trying to stay consistent. I'm glad I chose to play it safe and not stretch for the long ball."

Tying for second place in the Boys Division were 17-year-old Kyle Yonke of Lubbock, Texas, and 17-year-old Jeff Howard of Plano, Texas, finishing at 1-under-par 71.

"I was putting really well, even with two types of greens," Yonke said. "I drove the ball well too and didn't make any big mistakes."
Sinking putts and playing a consistent round was also critical for Howard.

"I made a lot of the putts that I needed and made the birdies when it counted," Howard said. "I didn't miss any of my short putts and stayed consistent throughout the day."

Also qualifying in the Boys Division were KeeDae Lee of Plano, Texas, Nathan Reding of Lampasas, Texas, Todd Blackman of Tulsa, Okla., Ryan Dolbow of Bellevue, Wash., Eric Rodriguez of Mission, Texas, Blake Chrisman of Tulsa, Okla., Kyle Hickey of Austin, Texas, Jon Tringale of Laguna Niguel, Calif., Michael Ramirez of Austin, Texas, Billy Privette of Colleyville, Texas, and Jason Carpenter of Edmond, Okla.

Bonnie Howard of Carrollton, Texas, brought home medalist honors in the Girls Division at 5-over-par 77.

"I was hitting my irons solid throughout the day," Howard said. "My ball striking was working really well today. For example, on No. 13 my 7-wood shot lipped out for an eagle, and on the back nine I shot 1-under par."

The 17-year-old Howard shot 42 on the front and 35 on the back nine to finish three strokes ahead of second-place finishers Lizann Dernick of The Woodlands, Texas, and Brittany Tomerlin of San Angelo, Texas. Taking the final Girls Division qualifier position was Ryanne Elmer of Edmond, Okla., at 11-over-par 83.

First-round tee times will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15, off the No. 1 tee at Abilene Country Club. For more information on the Abilene Reporter-News / Lawrence Hall Junior, call tournament headquarters at (915) 692-1855.

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