AJGA BOYNE HIGHLANDS JUNIOR QUALIFIER
Boyne Highlands Resort, Heather Course
Harbor Springs, Michigan
July 7, 2003

PUMFORD AND LINTON TAKE TOP HONORS IN QUALIFIER
Field set for AJGA Boyne Highlands Junior

HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich.-Nick Pumford of St. Charles, Mich., and Ryan Linton of Lake Forest, Ill., both fired 1-under-par 70s to take top honors in the AJGA Boyne Highlands Junior Qualifier Monday.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the tournament qualifier allowed 11 junior boys to earn a spot into the 54-hole championship event, which runs Tuesday through Thursday in Harbor Springs, Mich.

The tournament field will feature 144 boys and girls, ages 13-18, representing 25 states and Canada, as well as 30 Michigan natives.
This year's event will mark the third consecutive year the AJGA has conducted a tournament at the Boyne Highlands Resort.

Pumford, who is playing in his first AJGA event, helped secure his spot by carding four birdies on the day. Pumford surprised himself on the par-4 No. 18 hole. After thinking he had hooked his tee shot out of bounds he hit his approach shot to within a foot of the hole.

"I got a lot of good breaks and made putts when I needed to," the 16-year-old said. "The course played real nice and the greens played pretty fast and tough, but you can score well out there."

Linton carded a 3-under-par 32 on the front nine, which helped him pull ahead of his fellow competitors.

"I controlled my trajectory very well," Linton said. "My putts were mostly within 10 feet of the hole and I played pretty solid. My only double was on the last hole. I just lost focus."

Linton, 16, is a member of Boyne Highlands and has played the Heather Course many times. This will also be Linton's first AJGA event. He will be competing in the AJGA Chicago Junior at Bolingbrook later this month.

"Everyone wants to win," he said. "I just have to stay patient and do what I know how to do."

Tying third place with even-par 71s were Tim Streng of Arlington Heights, Ill., and Cashel Rosier of Grand Ledge, Mich.
Brian Ottenweller of Grand Rapids, Mich., carded a 1-over-par 72 for the fifth place spot and Michael Mullin of Austin, Texas, finished with a 73 for sixth.

Also qualifying were Brent Asman of Dublin, Ohio, and Justin Lesansky of Lasalle, Ontario, with 74s. Andrew Mahnke of Laguna Niguel, Calif., qualified with a 75.

Three players tied at 76, which forced a sudden-death playoff to determine the final two spots. Winning the playoff after one hole were Andy Kross of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., and Matt Anzalone of Scottsdale, Ariz.

First-round tee times will begin at 8 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees at the Boyne Highlands Resort, Heather Course.

For more information on the Boyne Highlands Junior contact tournament headquarters at (231) 526-3105, Conference Room A.

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