Fairway Oaks Country Club
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the
Goodson (33-36—69) began the day strong on the 525-yard par-5 ninth hole with a birdie, which boosted his confidence.
“Making a birdie on the first hole always sets a good pace for the rest of the round,” the 17-year-old said. “I felt great all day and my goal was to just play steady.”
Goodson, who placed in the top ten at the
“I have been playing pretty well lately,” Goodson said. “I would love to go home at the end of the week with a win.”
Trent Whitekiller of
Texas natives Kellen Mackey of Garland, Kyle Finkler of Wichita Falls, Chance Pipitone of Houston, Wil Keener of Dallas, Pacman Walters of Grand Prairie, Travis Woolf of Arlington, Travis Watson of Rockwall, and Tyler Darden and Taylor Morrow, both of Lubbock, will also be playing in the event.
Rounding out the Boys Division are Corey Bartlett of
“My mental game is the best it has ever been,” the rising
Cho qualified for the True Temper Junior Open in early July and seeks to expand her golf resume.
“I would like to place in the top three or five next week, which will help me become a fully exempt player,” the 16-year-old said. “I plan to stay focused and strong.”
Joining Cho at this week’s tournament are
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA has a membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 50 states and 30 foreign countries.
Titleist, the AJGA’s National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association’s success since 1989. Rolex Watch
First-round tee times will begin Tuesday at and conclude at at Fairway Oaks Country Club. For more information on the