JUNIOR AT TROPHY LAKE QUALIFIER
Alderbrook Golf Club
June 14, 2002
QUALIFIERS AT ALDERBROOK Gig Harbors Stanley Earns Medalist Honors in Girls
Jeffrey Franks and Kristen Stanley paced a group of 10 players
who qualified Friday for next weeks AJGA PING Junior
at Trophy Lake. Franks, of Steamboat Springs, Colo., topped
all boys qualifiers with a 1-over-par 73 while Stanley,
of Gig Harbor, Wash., earned top honors in the Girls Division
with a 78.
The 18-hole shotgun qualifier, conducted by the American Junior
Golf Association at Alderbrook Golf and Yacht Club, gave players
a chance to play their way in to next weeks
event, which will be held at Trophy Lake Golf and Casting
in Port Orchard, Wash.
Franks, who started on the 10th hole, made two early birdies
to help card a 1-under-par 35 on the back nine. His 2-over-par
38 on Alderbrooks tougher front side ensured him a spot
in next weeks event.
I hit a lot of my iron shots close to the flag today
and putted pretty well, said the 17-year-old Franks.
Today was the first time all year I had less than 30
putts in a round.
After a disappointing finish at the AJGAs Aspen event
last week, Franks is glad to get an opportunity to redeem
himself at Trophy Lake.
I know I can play with these guys out here, added
Franks. If I hit the ball well and putt the way I did
today Ill do fine.
Taking second in the Boys Division was Kyle Stanley of Gig
Harbor, Wash., at 75. Rui Takamatsu of Rowland Heights, Calif.,
took third with a 76. Rounding out the boys qualifiers at
78 were Nick Green of Las Vegas; Evan Hreha of University
Place, Wash.; Steven Dales of Abbotsford, British Columbia;
Do Ha of Kent, Wash.; and Connor Donnelly of Seattle.
In the Girls Division, Stanleys consistent round of
39-3978 led a pair of qualifiers who earned berths into
next weeks competition. The 17-year-old closed her round
in style with a birdie on the par-5 18th hole.
I made a lot of one-putts but I didnt really hit
the ball well, said the Bellarmine Prep senior-to-be.
I havent played in a while so I worked just to
keep it in play because there is a lot of OB and the course
The other girls qualifier was Leslie Brown of Prosser,
The PING Junior at Trophy Lake is a 54-hole stroke play competition
featuring 84 boys and girls, ages 13-18. A practice round
and junior-am fundraising tournament will be held June 17,
with three rounds of competition following, June 18-20.
For more information on the AJGA PING Junior at Trophy Lake,
call (360) 874-8337.
Final results from the PING JUNIOR AT TROPHY LAKE
QUALIFIER conducted by the American Junior Golf Association
at Alderbrook Golf Club. Par: Boys: 36-3672; Girls:
36-3672. Yardage: Boys: 6,311; Girls: 5,470.
Jeffrey Franks, Steamboat Springs, Colo.* 38-3573
Kyle Stanley, Gig Harbor, Wash.* 41-3475
Rui Takamatsu, Rowland Heights, Calif.* 41-3576
Nick Green, Las Vegas, Nev.* 42-3678
Evan Hreha, University Place, Wash.* 41-3778
Steven Dales, Abbotsford, B.C.* 43-3578
Do Ha, Kent, Wash.* 43-3578
Connor Donnelly, Seattle, Wash.* 39-3978
FAILED TO QUALIFY
Jake Deskins, University Place, Wash.* 37-4279
Maxton Reinland, College Place, Wash.* 39-4079
Ryan Larson, Seattle, Wash.* 43-3679
Steve Glenn, Olympia, Wash.* 43-3982
Tyler Edwards, University Place, Wash.* 46-3682
Eric Cooley, Los Alamitos, Calif.* 42-4082
Andrew Hunter, University Place, Wash.* 41-4283
Ryan Bright, Vernon, B.C.* 43-4083
Ian Dahl, Longview, Wash.* 44-3983
Dane Bagnell, Edgewood, Wash.* 46-3884
Marshall Meyer, Dallas, Texas* 42-4385
Chris Johnson, Highlands Ranch, Colo.* 44-4185
Kevin Lick, Sunnyside, Wash.* 45-4186
Tyler Hartmann, Sumner, Wash.* 46-4086
Louie Bishop, Murrieta, Calif.* 44-4286
Jordan Burns, Longview, Wash.* 43-4386
Erik Heggelund, Seattle, Wash.* 45-4186
Jake Sonney, Vancouver, Wash.* 46-4288
Jack Meehan, Sumner, Wash.* 46-4288
Ryan Riggs, Prosser, Wash.* 45-4388
Kevin Horan, Marina Del Rey, Calif.* 50-3989
Jonathan Nordhagen, Mead, Wash.*47-4390
Robbie Folena, San Jose, Calif.* 50-4090
Craig Thomas, Richmond, B.C.* 47-4491
Andrew Gihm, Edmonds, Wash.* 54-4094
Brad Blakley, Mead, Wash.* 45-5297
Casey Weitzel, Issaquah, Wash.* DQ (Rule 6-3a)
Benjamin Waiss, Mill Creek, Wash.* DQ (Rule 4-1)
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