AJGA TEXACE SAN ANTONIO SHOOTOUT
QUALIFIER Pepsi Qualifier Series presented by ClubCorp
The Westin La Cantera Resort, The Palmer Course
San Antonio, Texas
June 3, 2001
EIGHT BOYS, TWO GIRLS FILL FINAL
AJGA TEXACE SAN ANTONIO SHOOTOUT
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Nathan Piller of Duncanville,
Texas, fired a 1-over-par 72 to grab medalist honors
in the Boys Division of the AJGA Texace San Antonio
Shootout Qualifier. Traci Robison of Arlington, Texas,
led the Girls Division with an 82.
The qualifier, which featured 16 girls and 84 boys,
was conducted by the American Junior Golf Association
at The Westin La Cantera Resort, The Palmer Course Sunday
The 18-year-old Piller credits a par save on No. 15
as the turning point in his round.
"I hooked my 5-iron right of the green and left
myself a thick lie," Pillar said. "I hit a
chunk shot on the green and sank a 20-footer for par."
All eight qualifiers in the Boys Division hail from
Texas. Zach Drennan of San Angelo; Preston Lancaster
of Dallas; Ryan Atkinson of Seguin; Greg Koch of Wichita
Falls; Aaron Sides of Lubbock; Bryan Boyd of Austin;
and Tim Ibbotson of Austin make up the remaining qualifiers.
Boyd and Ibbotson qualified after a one-hole playoff.
In the Girls Division, Robison qualified for only her
second AJGA tournament. After a quadruple bogey on No.
17, the 17-year-old recovered with a birdie on No. 18
en route to a 39-43--82.
"I'm nervous but I think I'll do fine," Robison
said. "I played solid today and I feel good about
January Romero of Albuquerque, N.M., secured the other
qualifier spot in the Girls Division with a 42-41--83.
The first round of the AJGA Texace San Antonio Shootout
begins on Tuesday, June 5, with tee times beginning
at 7:00 a.m. off the No. 1 tee at the Fair Oaks Ranch
Golf and Country Club in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas.
For more information about the AJGA Texace San Antonio
Shootout, please call tournament headquarters at Fair
Oaks Ranch Golf and Country Club at (830) 981-9600,
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Qualifier results from
the AJGA TEXACE SAN ANTONIO SHOOTOUT QUALIFIER conducted
by the American Junior Golf Association at The Westin
La Cantera Resort, The Palmer Course. Par: 35-36--71.
Yardage: Boys: 6,654 Girls: 6,065
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