McDONALD’S BETSY RAWLS GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP

White Manor Country Club

Malvern, Pennsylvania

July 26-29, 2004

 

THREE TIED FOR LEAD GOING INTO FINAL ROUND

Co-leader Chudy shoots tournament low 69

 

MALVERN, Pa.Amanda Blumenherst of Scottsdale, Ariz., Tiffany Chudy of Miramar, Fla., and Julieta Granada of Asunción, Paraguay, tied for the lead at 2-over-par 144 Wednesday at the McDonald’s Betsy Rawls Girls Championship at White Manor Country Club. Two strokes behind the leaders at 4-over-par is Esther Choe of La Quinta, Calif., Megan Grehan of Mamaroneck, N.Y., Nannette Hill of Pelham Manor, N.Y., and Morgan Pressel of Boca Raton, Fla.

 

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the 54-hole stroke-play invitational event is being held at the newly renovated White Manor Country Club in Malvern, Pa., home of the LPGA’s McDonald’s Classic from 1981-1986. The event features 83 girls from 24 states, Canada and Paraguay who were invited based on past top national junior golf tournament finishes.

 

The tournament, one of two girls-only AJGA majors, brings 21 Rolex Junior All-Americans to the Philadelphia area, including Amanda Blumenherst of Scottsdale, Ariz., Julieta Granada of Asunción, Paraguay, Morgan Pressel of Boca Raton, Fla., and Sukjin-Lee Wuesthoff of Toms River, N.J.

 

First-round leader Granada finished strong with back-to-back birdies on Nos. 17 and 18 after struggling  with four bogeys earlier in the round. The 17-year-old hit 14 fairways and 11 greens with 32 putts.

 

“I felt very tired today,” said the Rolex Junior All-American. “For the final round I want to take one shot at a time and give them all 100 percent. I feel very confident going into the final round.”

 

Chudy, who has had three top-5 finishes during the 2004 season, carded a tournament low-69 during the second round and hopes to make a move during the final round.

 

 “I played a solid round with 16 pars and two birdies,” said the University of Florida signee. “This course suites my game because I can hit the ball far and then use my short irons, which are easier to play on this course.

 

“I have been playing very strong leading up to this event and hopefully I will end this tournament at the top of the leaderboard.”

 

First-team Rolex Junior All-American Blumenherst, also tied for the lead, had a steady round with straight pars on the front nine and a lone birdie on No. 16.

 

“I only hit eight fairways during the first round so my goal was to hit my driver straight,” said Blumenherst. “I hit 13 fairways today which made me feel better.”

 

Blumenherst has won two AJGA events in the 2004 season and has had four top-10 finishes.

 

Grace Woo of Burbank, Calif., sits alone in eighth at 72-75—147.

 

Tied for ninth at 6-over par 148 are Angela Park of Torrance, Calif., Tiffany Joh of San Diego, Whitney Frykman of Acworth, Ga., and Jennifer Osborn of Huntington Beach, Calif.  

 

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.  The AJGA has a membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 50 states and 30 foreign countries.

 

Titleist, the AJGA’s National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association’s success since 1989.  Rolex Watch USA, a supporter of the AJGA since 1983, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004.

 

Final-round tee times will begin at 7 a.m. Thursday off the No. 1 tee.  For more information about the McDonald’s Betsy Rawls Girls Championship, please contact tournament headquarters at (610) 540-0275.

 

 

 
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