AJGA ROBERT TRENT JONES GOLF TRAIL JUNIOR
CLASSIC Magnolia Grove Golf Club
August 29 - September 1, 2003
FOUR-HOUR WEATHER DELAY
HAMPERS PLAY AT MAGNOLIA GROVE Park and Wuesthoff lead Girls
Division, while only 63 boys participants finish round one
MOBILE, Ala. - Weather proved to be the biggest story
Saturday at Magnolia Grove Golf Club as round one of the AJGA
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Junior Classic was delayed for
four hours and 25 minutes due to lightning and heavy rain.
Only 63 of the 100 Boys Division participants completed 18
holes, while the entire Girls Division was able to finish
Saturday's opening round.
Jane Park of Beaumont, Calif., and Sukjin Wuesthoff of Toms
River, N.J., each posted matching rounds of 1-under-par 71
on the Crossings Course to stand in first place in the Girls
Division. Dan Doyle of Rochester, Mich., and Michael Green
of Augusta, Ga., carded 2-under-par 70s on Magnolia Grove's
Falls Course to stand as the Boys Division leaders in the
clubhouse. Charlie Holland of Dallas and Christopher Anderson
of Lake Mary, Fla., stand at 3-under par, but have two holes
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Robert
Trent Jones Golf Trail Junior Classic features a field of
100 boys and 65 girls from 29 states and Mexico. 2003 marks
the 10th anniversary of the AJGA's summer-ending event in
Mobile. Past champions of the 54-hole tournament include the
PGA TOUR's David Gossett, Charles Howell III, Ty Tryon and
Beth Bauer of the LPGA.
The 17-year-old Park said she didn't allow the lengthy delay
to affect her play and she proved it by shooting even par
after the stoppage.
"I didn't let it (the rain delay) bother me," said
Park, the runner-up at the 2003 U.S. Women's Amateur. "I
left a lot of shots out there so I'm not too happy with a
71. But if it puts me tied for the lead, rock on!"
Wuesthoff, 16, used a hot putter to get off to a fast start
in Saturday's opening round. Prior to the rain delay, she
stood at 3-under-par but made two bogeys on her final four
holes after play resumed.
"My putter was working great before the delay,"
Wuesthoff said. "The greens were so wet that I couldn't
catch the speed and condition of the greens. I just didn't
putt well after the rain."
Sharla Cloutier of Niceville, Fla., is in third place at even-par
72 with 36 holes remaining in the tournament.
In the Boys Division, Doyle and Green positioned themselves
atop the leaderboard with accurate shots and consistent play.
Green played the front nine at even par before the rain delay,
but shot 2-under par on the final nine holes of the round
after rain stopped competition for the 4 hour and 25 minute
"It was completely different out there (after the rain
delay) because the course was playing so much longer,"
Green said about the soggy conditions at Magnolia Grove. "The
greens were a bit slower."
Doyle, who won the AJGA Kroger Junior Invitational earlier
this month, got off to a rocky start as he made double bogey
on the 406-yard, par-4 first hole. But he bounced back, shooting
4-under par the remainder of the day.
"I kept it in play today and hit most of the fairways,"
Doyle said. "I'd like to do that again. I gave myself
a lot of chances today and converted most of them."
Randy Lowry of Spring, Texas, and Will Osborne of Wichita
Falls, Texas, are at 2-under-par with seven holes remaining
to currently stand tied for fifth place.
The remainder of the Boys Division will complete round one
Sunday at 8 a.m., while boys' second-round action will begin
with an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start. Girls Division tee times
begin at 7 a.m. on the Crossings Course. For more information
on the AJGA Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Junior Classic,
contact tournament headquarters at (251) 645-0075 or log on
MOBILE, Ala. - First-round results from the AJGA Robert
Trent Jones Golf Trail Junior Classic conducted by the American
Junior Golf Association at Magnolia Grove Golf Club, Falls
and Crossings Courses. Par: Boys: 36-36-72, Girls: 36-36-72.
Yardage: Boys: 6,849, Girls: 5,865.
Dan Doyle, Rochester, Mich. (2004) 35-35-70
Michael Green, Augusta, Ga. (2005) 36-34-70
Patton Kizzire, Tuscaloosa, Ala. (2004) 36-35-71
Trent Leon, Dallas, Texas (2005) 37-35-72
Ryan Holler, Morehead City, N.C. (2004) 37-35-72
Song Jeon, Ocala, Fla. (2004) 35-38-73
Matt Fast, Hattiesburg, Miss. (2005) 38-35-73
Philip Pettitt, Jr., Murfreesboro, Tenn. (2004) 38-35-73
Nathaniel Spencer, Lawrence, Kan. (2004) 37-37-74
Hunter Bronson, Mobile, Ala. (2007) 37-37-74
Austin Bowen, Hattiesburg, Miss. (2004) 36-38-74
Chris Smith, Alpharetta, Ga. (2004) 36-39-75
Noah Goldman, Longwood, Fla. (2005) 39-36-75
Teddy Collins, Louisville, Ky. (2004) 37-38-75
Wesley Parker, Enterprise, Ala. (2005) 36-39-75
Beck Troutman, Fernwood, Miss. (2004) 40-35-75
David Marino, Cumberland, R.I. (2004) 38-37-75
Tim Porter, Wilmington, Del. (2004) 38-37-75
Chip DeSelms, Wilmington, N.C. (2004) 39-36-75
Luke Hopkins, Greer, S.C. (2005) 41-34-75
Will Shambley, Cary, N.C. (2004) 38-37-75
Tarik Can, New York, N.Y. (2004) 38-38-76
Bill Allcorn, Abilene, Texas (2004) 39-37-76
Sungwon Jeon, Wesley Chapel, Fla. (2004) 37-39-76
Wallace McKinney, V, Mobile, Ala. (2005) 39-37-76
Cameron Tringale, Laguna Niguel, Calif. (2005) 39-37-76
Matthew Swan, Montgomery, Ala. (2005) 39-38-77
Dave Tiffenberg, Tampa, Fla. (2004) 39-38-77
Gin Kim, Wesley Chapel, Fla. (2005) 39-38-77
Praneeth Perera, Carrollton, Texas (2004) 38-39-77
Tyler Hitchcock, Orlando, Fla. (2004) 37-40-77
Rhett Cheatwood, Lawrenceburg, Tenn. (2004) 40-37-77
Zack Sucher, Mobile, Ala. (2005) 35-42-77
David May, Auburn, N.Y. (2005) 38-39-77
Warren Thomas, Columbia, S.C. (2004) 41-37-78
Travis Grote, Birmingham, Ala. (2004) 40-38-78
Brett Lange, Atlanta, Ga. (2004) 39-39-78
Toby Ragland, Jacksonville, Fla. (2005) 43-35-78
John Murphy, Wilton, Conn. (2005) 36-42-78
Peter Rhee, Duluth, Ga. (2004) 40-38-78
Greg Forest, Palm City, Fla. (2005) 39-39-78
J.T. Hoffman, Alpharetta, Ga. (2004) 38-40-78
Brandon Burris, White House, Tenn. (2004) 39-39-78
Jesse Speirs, Bangor, Maine (2005) 38-41-79
Bud Reynolds, Knoxville, Tenn. (2005) 40-39-79
Andrew Carroll, Little Rock, Ark. (2005) 39-40-79
Eric Harris, Eden Prairie, Minn. (2004) 37-42-79
Bo Farlow, Birmingham, Ala. (2004) 39-40-79
Cornelius Carroll, St. Simons Island, Ga. (2005) 39-41-80
Morgan Landry, Lafayette, La. (2004) 42-38-80
Austin Frye, Madison, Miss. (2005) 40-40-80
Hunter Buwick, Norman, Okla. (2004) 40-41-81
Joseph Zieman, Mobile, Ala. (2006) 42-39-81
Ben Russell, Mobile, Ala. (2006) 42-39-81
Jake Creel, Dothan, Ala. (2004) 41-40-81
Jordan Payne, West Memphis, Ark. (2005) 40-41-81
Stephen Strickland, Fairhope, Ala. (2004) 43-38-81
Andrew Buergler, Cary, N.C. (2004) 40-42-82
Glenn Northcutt, Dothan, Ala. (2005) 40-42-82
Brent Struthers, Baton Rouge, La. (2004) 41-43-84
Jonathan Visconti, Alpharetta, Ga. (2005) 39-46-85
Clayton Broyles, West Monroe, La. (2004) 41-45-86
Aaron Gillespie, Jennings, La. (2004) 39-49-88
Chris Bagley, Charlotte, N.C. (2004) DNF
Jonathan Moore, Portland, Ore. (2004) DNF
Randy Lowry, Spring, Texas (2005) DNF
Jace Moore, Southlake, Texas (2004) DNF
Webb Simpson, Raleigh, N.C. (2004) DNF
Joshua Carr, Orlando, Fla. (2004) DNF
Michael Haverfield, Louisville, Ky. (2004) DNF
Scott Marino, Fairfax, Va. (2004) DNF
Danny Zimmerman, Verona, Wis. (2004) DNF
Michael Randle, Austin, Texas (2004) DNF
Tyler Rucarean, Gainesville, Fla. (2004) DNF
Will Osborne, Wichita Falls, Texas (2004) DNF
Blake Chrisman, Tulsa, Okla. (2004) DNF
Robert Gates, Jr., Gainesville, Fla. (2004) DNF
Kyle Yonke, Lubbock, Texas (2004) DNF
Matt Hughes, Dalton, Ga. (2004) DNF
Tim Schaetzel, Atlanta, Ga. (2004) DNF
Christopher Anderson, Lake Mary, Fla. (2004) DNF
Benjamin Kishigian, Warner Robins, Ga. (2005) DNF
Hunter Creekmore, Ft. Smith, Ark. (2004) DNF
Chase MacFarland, Savannah, Ga. (2005) DNF
Matthew Van Zandt, Missouri City, Texas (2004) DNF
Stephen Cox, Jonesboro, Ark. (2005) DNF
Scott Barton, Dallas, Texas (2006) DNF
Meen Huh, La Palma, Calif. (2004) DNF
Eddie Brock, Jr., Wilmington, N.C. (2004) DNF
Charlie Holland, Dallas, Texas (2005) DNF
Joshua An, Bradenton, Fla. (2004) DNF
Mark Harrell, Hazlehurst, Ga. (2004) DNF
Joshua Chong, Alpharetta, Ga. (2004) DNF
Ryan Spears, Del City, Okla. (2004) DNF
Joong Jo, Winter Springs, Fla. (2004) DNF
George Gandranata, Bradenton, Fla. (2005) DNF
Jamie Lovemark, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. (2006) DNF
Daniel Woltman, Beaver Dam, Wis. (2005) DNF
Greg Gowen, Oxford, Miss. (2004) DNF
Jason Elliott, Palm Harbor, Fla. (2004) DNF
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