AJGA GREATER HARTFORD JAYCEES JUNIOR CLASSIC
Wethersfield Country Club
Wethersfield, Conn.
August 20-23, 2001

JANANGELO GRABS HARTFORD TITLE FOR THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR
Amole wins first AJGA title with final-round 71

WETHERSFIELD, Conn.-Elizabeth Janangelo of West Hartford, Conn., fired a final-round 73 Thursday to win her third consecutive AJGA Greater Hartford Jaycees Junior Classic. Zack Amole of Denver, Pa., came from one shot back to win his first AJGA event at 2-under-par.

The 54-hole event, conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, was held at Wethersfield Country Club and featured 99 players representing 17 states, the District of Columbia and Canada.

The 17-year-old Janangelo jockeyed all day with second-round leader Kristen White of Doylestown, Pa., but finally created some breathing room for herself when she made par on No. 15 and White three-putted for bogey.

Janangelo headed to the 16th tee with an aggressive mindset and smashed her tee shot over the lake on the par 5. White followed suit with a successful attempt at carrying the lake. White was first to play and knocked her second shot to the green from under a tree and left herself a 10-foot eagle putt. Janangelo left herself a 25-foot eagle attempt. After Janangelo's putt raced six feet past the hole, White made her eagle putt and waited for Janangelo's birdie try. Janangelo sank her birdie and the two headed to the 17th hole tied for the championship.

"I made the putts that counted today," Janangelo said. "I knew the importance of winning this tournament in front of a home crowd and I came through in the clutch."

White was first to play on the 173-yard, par-3 17th hole. After her ball stayed in the rough just short of the green, Janangelo placed her ball in the middle of the green and took a one stroke lead to the 18th tee after White failed to convert her up-and-down. That was the only cushion Janangelo needed as she blasted her drive down the middle of the fairway and capped her performance with a 5-foot par putt on the 54th hole of the tournament and enjoyed the one-stroke victory.

"The local support for the tournament was great this week," Janangelo said. "I wanted to go out and win this week. I'm happy with the way I played."

This win is Janangelo's fourth AJGA title of the season. Her previous three wins came at the Polo Golf Junior Classic, Sand Barrens Junior Championship and McDonald's Betsy Rawls Girls National Championship. She also played in the Thunderbird International Junior and the Rolex Tournament of Champions.

White carded a 76 in the final round to finish in second at 219 while Anna Grzebien of Saunderstown, R.I., shot a 75 to finish third at 225. Grzebien has played well recently with wins at the AJGA Marsh Junior at Bethpage State Park and the Lessing's AJGA Classic.

In the Boys Division, Amole used two birdies on the day to shoot even-par 71 and take home the championship. Amole needed to get up-and-down from the rough on No. 17 after hitting his 4-iron short and right of the green to take his lead to the 18th.

"I made some good saves today to keep me in it," Amole said. "I hit a lot of good putts that didn't fall, but I am very happy to have my first win."

Phillip Telliard of Riverside, Calif., fired a final-round 2-under 69 to finish in second place at even-par 213. Matt McLean of Miami, lit up the par-71 Wethersfield Country Club by shooting a tournament-low round 5-under 66 in the final round. McLean finished in third place at 1-over 214. Second-round leader Kellen Altman of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Dennis Gosier of Gansevoort, N.Y., finished in a tie for fourth at 2-over 215.

For more information regarding the AJGA Greater Hartford Jaycees Junior Classic or other AJGA events, please contact our national headquarters at (770) 868-4200.

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WETHERSFIELD, Conn. -- Final results from the AJGA GREATER HARTFORD JAYCEES JUNIOR CLASSIC conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Wethersfield Country Club. Par: 35-36--71. Yardage: Boys: 6,551 Girls: 5,887.


BOYS DIVISION

Pos.

Name

Class

City

State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

1

Zack Amole

(2002)

Denver

Pa.

68

72

71

211

2

Phillip Telliard

(2003)

Riverside

Calif.

71

73

69

213

3

Matt McLean

(2003)

Miami

Fla.

74

74

66

214

T4

Dennis Gosier

(2002)

Gansevoort

N.Y.

71

73

71

215

Kellen Altman

(2002)

Myrtle Beach

S.C.

71

68

76

215

6

Mark Baldwin

(2002)

Laconia

N.H.

70

70

77

217

T7

Charlie Sahlman

(2002)

Weston

Mass.

76

74

68

218

Stefan Wistorf

(2002)

Niceville

Fla.

71

74

73

218

T9

Jon Curran

(2005)

Hopkinton

Mass.

74

71

74

219

 

Brett Lange

(2004)

Atlanta

Ga.

75

70

74

219

11

Tony Dibitetto

(2002)

Rochester

N.Y.

76

73

72

221

T12

Thomas Feldman

(2002)

Washington

D.C.

75

74

73

222

 

Jace Strandberg

(2003)

Greensboro

N.C.

72

75

75

222

 

Chanin Puntawong

(2006)

Bradenton

Fla.

75

72

75

222

 

John Browndorf

(2002)

Rumson

N.J.

69

74

79

222

T16

Brendan Lynch

(2001)

Avon

Conn.

74

76

73

223

Jon McLean

(2004)

Miami

Fla.

74

76

73

223

Aaron Kim

(2003)

Clifton

Va.

73

74

76

223

Christian Davis

(2002)

Scranton

Pa.

73

74

76

223

Daniel Day

(2002)

Cheshire

Conn.

73

73

77

223

T21

D.J. Hynes

(2001)

Wellesley Hills

Mass.

78

73

74

225

 

David Policano

(2002)

Ramsey

N.J.

75

73

77

225

T23

Marc Matalavage

(2002)

Mechanicsburg

Pa.

78

76

72

226

Timothy Seeley

(2002)

Lake George

N.Y.

78

75

73

226

Thomas Eckler

(2002)

Pittsford

N.Y.

70

78

78

226

T26

Adam Kolloff

(2002)

Stow

Mass.

76

78

73

227

 

David Dankmyer

(2002)

Gibsonia

Pa.

74

79

74

227

 

Rick Reissman

(2002)

Suffern

N.Y.

77

75

75

227

 

Shawn Warren

(2003)

Windham

Maine

71

78

78

227

T30

Daniel Diggs

(2001)

Danbury

Conn.

81

76

71

228

Brian Cawley

(2002)

Lynnfield

Mass.

79

75

74

228

Ryan McCarty

(2003)

Voorhees

N.J.

75

76

77

228

Greg Sampson

(2002)

Warren

R.I.

78

73

77

228

Marc Mazza

(2002)

Elmira

N.Y.

74

76

78

228

Greg Rodgers

(2004)

Phoenix

Md.

75

72

81

228

T36

Bobby Pandolfi

(2002)

South Yarmouth

Mass.

79

77

73

229

 

Greg Franko

(2004)

Uniontown

Pa.

82

73

74

229

 

Benjamin Stranzl

(2002)

Cherryville

Pa.

77

77

75

229

 

Edward Crowley

(2002)

Woodbridge

Conn.

75

78

76

229

 

Justin Jarvis

(2002)

Baltimore

Md.

78

75

76

229

 

Brent Herlihy

(2003)

Glens Falls

N.Y.

74

76

79

229

T42

Brett Levy

(2002)

Brookline

Mass.

73

80

77

230

Erik Easton

(2002)

Granby

Conn.

76

74

80

230

Chris Morrison

(2005)

Avon

Conn.

76

72

82

230

T45

Marco Poccia

(2002)

Gansevoort

N.Y.

74

84

73

231

 

Brendon Ray

(2002)

Norfolk

Mass.

82

75

74

231

T47

Kevin Kaye

(2002)

West Henrietta

N.Y.

82

78

72

232

Chaki Kobayashi

(2002)

Newington

Conn.

76

81

75

232

Mark Matza

(2003)

Southbury

Conn.

76

78

78

232

Scott Chisholm

(2003)

Essex Fells

N.J.

78

76

78

232

Christopher Fenimore

(2002)

Great Falls

Va.

78

76

78

232

Shea Burns

(2003)

Southport

Conn.

81

71

80

232

T53

Patrick Prior

(2002)

Cheshire

Conn.

82

75

76

233

 

Randall Hanke

(2003)

New York

N.Y.

81

75

77

233

T55

Ty Callahan

(2003)

Tampa

Fla.

77

78

79

234

Billy Maguire

(2002)

Rumford

R.I.

76

79

79

234

Lance McGray

(2001)

Harwinton

Conn.

76

77

81

234

T58

Steve Grise

(2002)

Simsbury

Conn.

77

78

80

235

 

Michael McCampbell

(2003)

Barrington

R.I.

75

79

81

235

 

Brian Hart

(2002)

Somerset

N.J.

75

77

83

235

T61

Ryan Fraser

(2003)

Egg Harbor Township

N.J.

77

81

78

236

Tyler Whitney

(2002)

Hanover

N.H.

78

80

78

236

Todd Czepiel

(2002)

Boonville

N.Y.

78

77

81

236

David Larado

(2002)

Sayville

N.Y.

76

75

85

236

65

Logan Terry

(2002)

Plymouth Meeting

Pa.

83

77

77

237

66

Mike Lebow

(2002)

Royersford

Pa.

81

79

78

238

67

Jeremiah Shields

(2002)

Ottawa

Ontario

76

77

86

239

T68

Chris Clarke

(2002)

East Hampton

N.Y.

81

80

79

240

Daniel Berger

(2002)

Ellenville

N.Y.

79

82

79

240

Chris Flatley

(2002)

Darien

Conn.

77

82

81

240

T71

Matt Demaro

(2002)

Newburgh

N.Y.

81

83

77

241

 

Scott Spranklin

(2002)

Columbia

Md.

85

79

77

241

73

Daniel Barrett

(2002)

Lisbon

Conn.

86

78

78

242

T74

Brad Godette

(2002)

Saratoga Springs

N.Y.

78

83

82

243

 

Ryan Sheflott

(2003)

Avon

Conn.

83

77

83

243

T76

James Dougherty

(2002)

Saugerties

N.Y.

81

81

82

244

Patrick Broadus

(2004)

Atlanta

Ga.

80

78

86

244

T78

Robby Walizer

(2003)

State College

Pa.

85

82

79

246

 

Dean Gultula

(2002)

Haskell

N.J.

84

81

81

246

T80

Ryan Nachit

(2002)

St. Petersburg

Fla.

90

82

83

255

Cody Clement

(2002)

Rochester

N.Y.

87

80

88

255

82

Mark Longmore

(2002)

Glastonbury

Conn.

86

85

87

258

83

Chris Rohrs

(2004)

Simsbury

Conn.

88

88

84

260

Matt Sheldon

(2002)

Wolfeboro

N.H.

DQ

GIRLS DIVISION

Pos.

Name

Class

City

State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

1

Elizabeth Janangelo

(2002)

West Hartford

Conn.

72

73

73

218

2

Kristen White

(2001)

Doylestown

Pa.

68

75

76

219

3

Anna Grzebien

(2003)

Saunderstown

R.I.

74

76

75

225

4

Sukjin Lee

(2005)

Toms River

N.J.

76

71

79

226

5

Emma Stachowicz

(2002)

Pacific Palisades

Calif.

77

74

76

227

6

Liz Friel

(2002)

Hollis

N.H.

76

79

74

229

7

Jeannine Mondesando

(2002)

Mahwah

N.J.

73

78

79

230

8

Haley Gildea

(2002)

East Greenwich

R.I.

73

79

80

232

T9

Sara Huber

(2002)

Carlsbad

Calif.

79

73

81

233

 

Mary Ellen Grzebien

(2001)

Saunderstown

R.I.

71

79

83

233

11

Katie Stepanek

(2003)

Guilford

Conn.

85

81

77

243

12

Sarah Bassett

(2002)

Spokane

Wash.

84

83

79

246

13

Jaclyn Stelzer

(2003)

Allen

Texas

84

77

87

248

14

Taylor Deimantas

(2004)

Greenville

N.C.

92

86

84

262

Jacqueline Dickey

(2005)

Pembroke Pines

Fla.

92

84

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