DUNLOP CAROLINA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER
Green Valley Country Club
Greenville, S.C.
June 1, 2003

LIM, STRUM TAKE MEDALIST HONORS AS GREENVILLE FIELD TAKES SHAPE
Eleven boys and two girls qualify

GREENVILLE, S.C.-Kevin Lim and Sarah Sturm led 13 qualifiers for the Dunlop Carolina Junior Championships as they took medalist honors Sunday both finishing at 2-over-par 74.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Green Valley Country Club, the Dunlop Carolina Junior Championship Qualifier allowed 99 juniors, 78 boys and 21 girls, the opportunity to "play their way" into the three round championship event starting on Tuesday.

Lim, who had never qualified for an AJGA event until Sunday, said his goal for the upcoming week is to be in the top 10 and give himself opportunities to play in more tournaments.

"It feels great to qualify," said the 14-year-old. "I worked hard. I kept my driver in the fairway and one putted on many occasions."

Sam Holtsclaw of Spruce Pine, N.C., William Ely of Sparta, N.J., Michael Saari of Lilburn, Ga., Patrick Rada of Anderson, S.C., Adam Mitchell of Chattanooga, Tenn., Fielder Huntley of Columbia, S.C., Justin Hare of Charleston, S.C., Gordon Strother, Jr. of St. Simons Island, Ga., Eddie Brock, Jr. of Wilmington, N.C., and Jack Ulrich of Southern Pines, N.C., rounded out the qualifiers in the Boys Division.

Sturm stated she is very excited to qualify, with her goal for the tournament to play steady par golf.

"I am very pleased with my performance, I made two birdies and four bogeys," said the 17-year-old.

Jessica Castle of Plantation, Fla., who shot a 77, also qualified for the event.

"I want to play consistently throughout the tournament and would like to get in the top five," the 18-year-old said.

The Dunlop Carolina Junior Championship will feature 99 players from 13 states and the Bahamas, competing in 54 holes of stroke play.

J.D. Bass of Fairview, N.C., is the returning Boys Division champion and Mallory Hetzel of Summerville, S.C., is the defending Girls Division winner. Reigning Polo Golf Junior Player of the Year In-Bee Park also highlights the Girls Division.

For more information on the Dunlop Carolina Junior Championship, contact tournament headquarters at (864)246-3941.



 
Polo Golf Rankings
Boys
1. Eugene Hong
Sanford, Fla.
2. Davis Shore
Knoxville, Tenn.
3. Andy Zhang
(China) Winter Garden, Fla.
4. Noah Goodwin
Corinth, Texas
5. Norman Xiong
Canyon Lake, Calif.
Girls
1. Kaitlyn Papp
Austin, Texas
2. Mariel Galdiano
Pearl City, Hawaii
3. Kristen Gillman
Austin, Texas
4. Jaravee Boonchant
(Thailand) Bradenton, Fla.
5. Yujeong Son
(South Korea) Norman, Okla.
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Weekly Results
Lessing's AJGA Classic
Boys
Total
1
Peter Bradbeer
209
T
2
Perry Xin
210
T
2
Ethan Ng
210
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Peter
214
2
RuQing Guan
217
3
Michelle Ching Suet Lee
222
Judie Oppenheimer Memorial Junior
Boys
Total
1
Viraj Garewal
215
2
Brooks Dyess
219
T
3
Peter Hinnant
220
T
3
JonErik Alford
220
Girls
Total
1
*Carly Burkhardt
219
2
Jenny Bae
219
3
Kayla Kozak
220
David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior
Boys
Total
1
Simms Abney
208
2
Jacob Bergeron
213
T
3
Tommy Boone
215
T
3
Logan Lockwood
215
Girls
Total
1
Hailey Jones
209
2
Abbey Daniel
221
T
3
Katie Yoo
222
T
3
Libby Winans
222
T
3
Anne Chen
222
Action Zone / Bob Estes Abilene Junior
Boys
Total
1
Parker Coody
207
2
Tucker Allen
208
3
Riley Casey
213
Girls
Total
1
Kathrine Chan
214
T
2
Shawnee Allen
223
T
2
Elina Sinz
223
the Memorial Junior presented by Ohio Christian University
Boys
Total
1
Cameron Frazier
208
2
Evan Yakubov
209
3
Palmer Jackson
210
Girls
Total
1
Ashley Gilliam
217
2
Kimberlee Tottori
220
T
3
Katie Hallinan
222
T
3
Madison Mcdanel
222
Enagic Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Matthew Lim
205
2
Vanchai Luangnitikul
207
3
Cameron Henry
208
Girls
Total
1
Crystal Wang
205
2
Yu Eun Eunice Kim
210
T
3
Jo Hua Hung
211
T
3
Alexa Melton
211
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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