W. DUNCAN MACMILLAN CLASSIC AT RUSH CREEK
Rush Creek Golf Club
Maple Grove, Minn. • June 28 - July 1

Media Score MAPLE GROVE, Minn. -- First Round results from the W. Duncan MacMillan Classic at Rush Creek conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Rush Creek Golf Club.
Boys Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 7108. Rating: 74.6. Slope: 147
Girls Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6185. Rating: 76.3. Slope: 139

Boys Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
1 Scott Cahill
2011
Carpentersville, Ill. 38-34--72
T2 Jordan Niebrugge
2012
Mequon, Wis. 34-39--73
2 Yifan Liu
2011
Guangzhou, China 37-36--73
2 Patrick Johnston
2011
Independence , Minn. 38-35--73
2 Dominic Todora
2010
Woodbury, Minn. 36-37--73
2 Nicholas Glass
2011
Fargo, N.D. 37-36--73
2 Jack Holmgren
2014
Corcoran, Minn. 36-37--73
2 Matthew Ross
2012
Hartland, Wis. 37-36--73
T9 Max Donohue
2014
Sioux Falls, S.D. 37-37--74
9 Micah  Megorden
2011
Moorhead, Minn. 36-38--74
9 Ryan Geiger
2010
Faribault, Minn. 36-38--74
T12 Tee-k Kelly
2012
Wheaton, Ill. 37-38--75
12 Thomas Strandemo
2012
Fargo, N.D. 35-40--75
12 Jordan Wetsch
2011
St. Charles, Ill. 35-40--75
T15 Miles Knutsen
2011
Orono, Minn. 37-39--76
15 Logan Palmer
2011
Harwood, N.D. 38-38--76
15 Kendrick Vinar
2013
Hillsborough, N.C. 34-42--76
15 Chase Hahne
2011
Ramsey, Minn. 39-37--76
15 Dylan Baker
2011
Eden Prairie, Minn. 40-36--76
15 Kevin Brooke
2012
Minneapolis, MN 39-37--76
15 Camden Nierman
2012
Scottsdale, Ariz. 39-37--76
T22 Marcus Plunkett
2012
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. 36-41--77
22 Nicholas  Weidner
2011
Edina, Minn. 38-39--77
22 Tyler Lowenstein
2011
Plymouth, Minn. 37-40--77
22 Myles Pfingsten
2011
Fairmont, Minn. 39-38--77
T26 Ryan Medhaug
2013
Veblen, S.D. 38-40--78
26 Mitchell Homb
2011
Dixon, Ill. 39-39--78
26 Charlie Danielson
2012
Osceola, Wis. 41-37--78
26 John Spellerberg
2011
Fremont, Neb. 36-42--78
26 Bennett Smed
2011
Chaska, Minn. 39-39--78
26 Evan McLeod
2013
Pebble Beach, Calif. 36-42--78
T32 Michael Balzer
2010
Bluffton, S.C. 39-40--79
32 Perry Johnson
2011
Lake Forest, Ill. 40-39--79
32 Will Scarlett
2011
Woodland, Calif. 41-38--79
32 Kraig McLeod
2012
Pebble Beach, Calif. 37-42--79
32 Charlie Marshall
2012
Lake Forest, Ill. 38-41--79
32 Jake Solomon
2011
Edina, Minn. 39-40--79
32 David Longmire
2011
Glendora, Calif. 38-41--79
T39 Matthew Peterson
2011
Wayzata, Minn. 40-40--80
39 Michael Bonicatto
2011
Yorba Linda, Calif. 40-40--80
39 Elliot Horst
2011
Rockford, Ill. 41-39--80
39 Patrick Grahek
2011
Alpharetta, Ga. 39-41--80
39 Schuyler Stitzer
2010
Greenwich, Conn. 39-41--80
39 Austin Wilson
2011
Eden Prairie, Minn. 39-41--80
39 Bennett Lavin
2011
Deerfield, Ill. 39-41--80
39 Evan Littlefield
2010
Thunder Bay, Ontario 40-40--80
39 Christopher Kim
2011
San Diego, Calif. 41-39--80
T48 Eric Laorr
2011
Eden Prairie, Minn. 39-42--81
48 Collin Foster
2011
Clive, Iowa 39-42--81
T50 Cole Soffa
2013
Plymouth, Minn. 39-43--82
50 Josh Weismantel
2011
Watertown, S.D. 43-39--82
50 Matthew Plunkett
2015
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. 37-45--82
T54 Joey Shroyer
2011
Victoria, Minn. 42-41--83
54 Alexander Wagner
2011
Hastings, Minn. 40-43--83
54 James DeBoer
2011
Onalaska, Wis. 43-40--83
T58 Tyler Rustad
2011
Moorhead, Minn. 42-42--84
58 Sam Reber
2011
Rosemount, Minn. 39-45--84
58 Scott Meschnig
2011
Schaumburg, Ill. 42-42--84
58 Peter Marshall
2010
Lake Forest, Ill. 41-43--84
58 Bailey Truesdell
2012
Grand Blanc, Mich. 42-42--84
T63 Brett Draxler
2011
Plymouth, Minn. 47-38--85
63 RayVaun Christenson
2012
Ozark, Mo. 41-44--85
T65 Ian Wright
2013
Winnetka, Ill. 48-39--87
65 Michael Blair
2011
New York, N.Y. 42-45--87
65 David Davidson
2012
Carmel, Calif. 47-40--87
T68 Chris Holmquist
2011
Brookings, S.D. 44-44--88
68 Shane Sampair
2011
Forest Lake, Minn. 43-45--88
70 Andrew Kimble
2011
St. Paul, Minn. 45-44--89
71 Tyler Zahn
2011
Aberdeen, S.D. 41-50--91
72 Thomas Brockman
2011
Springfield, Mo. 46-46--92
74 Jacob Wherley
2011
Ozark, Mo. 44-50--94
75 Michael Melka
2011
Warrenville, Ill. 42-55--97
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Kyle Skinner
2011
Johnston, Iowa
83-91-DQ - Rule 6-3a
-
Brian Urness
2011
Orono, Minn.
82-80-JWD
-
Alec Wojack
2011
Edina, Minn.
93-94-DQ - Rule 6-3a
         
Girls Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
1 Jisoo Keel
2013
Coquitlam, British Columbia 34-39--73
2 Casey Danielson
2013
Osceola, Wis. 37-37--74
T3 Michele Chun
2011
Torrance, Calif. 36-39--75
3 Sara Detlefsen
2012
Eagan, Minn. 37-38--75
5 Cassandra Deeg
2012
Withrow, Minn. 37-40--77
T6 Lauren Salazar
2012
Santa Clara, Calif. 39-39--78
6 Eliza Breed
2011
Greenwich, Conn. 39-39--78
T8 Abbey Carlson
2016
Lake Mary, Fla. 39-40--79
8 Brooke Kochevar
2012
Glen Ellyn, Ill. 42-37--79
8 Viktoria Lager
2011
Longboat Key, Fla. 39-40--79
8 Hannah Kim
2014
Chula Vista, Calif. 38-41--79
8 Stephanie Hsieh
2011
Alamo, Calif. 43-36--79
8 Sarah Schmelzel
2012
Phoenix, Ariz. 38-41--79
14 Catherina Li
2014
Kent, Wash. 42-38--80
T15 Hayley Guyton
2011
Sugar Grove, Ill. 38-43--81
15 Anna Laorr
2011
Eden Prairie, Minn. 38-43--81
T17 Lisbeth Brooks
2011
Waunakee, Wis. 42-40--82
17 Joyce Kim
2011
Carlsbad, Calif. 39-43--82
T19 Kaitlin Park
2012
Tustin Ranch, Calif. 44-39--83
19 Alexandria Celli
2012
Southlake, Texas 45-38--83
19 Kristin Wright
2011
Winnetka, Ill. 41-42--83
22 McKenzie Neisen
2014
New Prague, Minn. 42-44--86
23 Grace Todora
2011
Woodbury, Minn. 44-45--89
24 Breanne Fredette
2011
Winnipeg, Manitoba 48-45--93
 

Cahill Posts Even-Par 72 for the Lead at Rush Creek Golf Club
Keel Leads in Girls Division at W. Duncan MacMillan Classic at Rush Creek

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Scott Cahill of Chicago recorded an even-par 72 to claim the lead after the first round of the W. Duncan MacMillan Classic at Rush Creek. Seven players are tied for second in the Boys Division at 1-over-par 73 and are fighting for the lead. Jisoo Keel of Coquitlam, British Colombia, carded four birdies to take the lead in the Girls Division also at 1-over-par 73.

The W. Duncan MacMillan Classic at Rush Creek is a 54-hole stroke play tournament conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, Minn. The tournament field consists of 99 girls and boys ages 12-18 from 19 states, Canada and China. The Boys Division is playing the par-72 course at 7,108 yards while the Girls Division is playing at 6,185 yards.

Cahill approached the tenth hole at 2-over-par 38 after a few rough holes on the front nine, but made a comeback with two consecutive birdies to finish the round. A major turning point for Cahill was on No. 13, where his approach shot hit the green five feet from the hole and he sank his first birdie putt. Only carding pars for the rest of the back nine, Cahill said his putting helped him complete the first round on top.

“I've been playing pretty well for the last few weeks,” Cahill said. “I'm not going to change anything. I love the golf course so if I keep playing well I'll be happy where I finish.”

Trailing just one stroke behind Cahill are Matthew Ross of Hartland, Wis., Jordan Niebrugge of Mequon, Wis., Yifan Liu of Guangzhou, China, Jack Holmgren of Corcoran, Minn., Patrick Johnston of Independence, Minn., Nicholas Glass of Fargo, N.D., and Dominic Todora of Woodbury, Minn., each sitting in second place.

Keel started her round with birdies on Nos. 1, 2 and 5, but said she lost some of her focus on the back nine. She credited her strong first round to her putting, where she said her position on the green helped her make birdies.

“I made poor club choices on the back (nine),” Keel said. “But I got my mental game together to finish strong on the last two holes.”

Following Keel by one stroke in second place in the Girls Division is Casey Danielson of Osceola, Wis., while Sara Detlefsen of Eagan, Minn., and Michele Chun of Torrance, Calif., are tied for third at 3-over-par 75.

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The second round tee times will run from 7 a.m. — 12:20 p.m. off the first tee at Rush Creek Golf Club. For more information about the W. Duncan MacMillan Classic at Rush Creek contact Tournament Headquarters at (763) 255-2963.

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