AJGA HUNTSVILLE JUNIOR
PRESENTED BY THE HUNTSVILLE ATHLETIC CLUB

The Ledges
Huntsville, Ala. • July 12 - 15
 

After First Round is Completed, Boehme leads Boys Division at AJGA Huntsville Junior presented by The Huntsville Athletic Club
Talley Turns it Around on Back-Nine to Take Lead at The Ledges

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The first round of the AJGA Huntsville Junior presented by the Huntsville Athletic Club concluded Wednesday morning with 12 players finishing up in the Boys Division. Play was suspended due to darkness Tuesday due to two rain delays totaling three hours and forty minutes earlier in the day. John Boehme of Jacksonville Beach, Fla. leads in the Boys Division after shooting a 1-under-par 70. Emma Talley of Princeton, Ky., carded a 4-under-par 67 to lead by five after the first-round in the Girls Division.

The AJGA Huntsville Junior presented by The Huntsville Athletic Club is a 54-hole stroke-play tournament conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at The Ledges. The field features 75 boys and 24 girls, ages 12-18, from 17 states. The Boys Division is playing the par-71 course at 7,044 yards while the Girls Division is playing at 6,029 yards.

Boehme had three birdies on the front nine along with a double bogey on No. 8. On the back Boehme was even-par for the round heading into No. 17. On the par-4 seventeenth Boehme made a long putt for birdie to put him in red numbers. But, Boehme says the key hole came earlier in the round.

“On No. 2, the hardest hole on the course, I made birdie,” said Boehme. “Stuck it to about seven feet on that hole and then just made the putt right when it started raining.”

Rounding out the top five in the Boys Division are Tolver Dozier of Dothan, Ala., Robby Prater of Birmingham, Ala., Sean Stone of Evansville, Ind., and Michael Wallace of Murfreesboro, Tenn., who are all tied for second after shooting even-par 71s.

Talley shot an even-par 35 on the front nine with two bogeys and two birdies. Then on the back-nine, she made four birdies to shoot a 4-under-par 32.

“I had two bogeys on the front-nine and for the first five holes on the front, I couldn't get anything going,” said Talley. “On the back side everything was going my way. I was hitting my approach shots very, very close and it was just tap-in birdie putts all day.”

In second place is Sarah Harris of Hermitage, Tenn., who shot a 1-over-par 72. Rounding out the top three is Janie Jackson of Huntsville, Ala., who is in third place after carding a 2-over-par 73.

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Wednesday's second-round tee times for the AJGA Huntsville Junior presented by The Huntsville Athletic Club began at 7 am and will run until 12:20 pm off of the No. 1 tee at The Ledges. For more information, please call Tournament Director Tommy Tangtiphaiboontana at (678) 617-2424

 
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Boys
Total
1
Will Chandler
204
2
Joshua Martin
205
3
Kyle Sterbinsky
206
Girls
Total
1
Kelly Whaley
211
2
Emilia Migliaccio
216
3
Latanna Stone
217
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Boys
Total
1
*Blaine Hale Jr.
210
2
Brandon Smith
210
3
Triston Fisher
211
Girls
Total
1
Katharine Patrick
214
T
2
Julia Johnson
219
T
2
Hanna Alberto
219
T
2
Courtney Bryant
219
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Boys
Total
1
Winston Margaritis
207
T
2
Pierce Aichinger
212
T
2
Walker Kesterson
212
Girls
Total
1
Madeline Chou
216
T
2
Youngin Chun
218
T
2
Athena Yang
218
the Memorial Junior
Boys
Total
1
Donnie Trosper
209
2
Glenn Piot
212
T
3
Cameron Michalak
217
T
3
Elliott Grayson
217
T
3
Jeg Coughlin III
217
Girls
Total
1
Lexie Toth
219
2
Sybil Robinson
223
T
3
Lois Kaye Go
224
T
3
Molly Skapik
224
Lipari Energy Junior Championship presented by City of London
Boys
Total
1
Andrew Spiegler
207
2
Hoke Carlton
209
3
Zach Norris
215
Girls
Total
1
Brooke Graebe
214
2
Julia Calbi
217
3
Jiayu Kong
225
BBCN Bank Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Issei Tanabe
206
T
2
Davis Holman
209
T
2
Justin Kim
209
Girls
Total
1
Kornkamol Sukaree
209
2
Haley Moore
213
T
3
Kelly Lee
216
T
3
Jocelyn Chia
216
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