LENNAR JUNIOR AT MISSION HILLS
Mission Hills Country Club —
June 28 -
HIE TAKES THE LEAD WITH A 4-UNDER-PAR 68 IN THE SECOND ROUND
Osborn and Choe are neck-and-neck in Girls Division at the Lennar Junior at Mission Hills
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Lennar Junior at Mission Hills features 84 players from seven states and
“My goal today was to just keep up with the leader,” he said.
Not only was he able to keep up with the first round’s leader, Tim Cha of Chino Hills, Calif., but he was able to surge ahead, making birdie on Nos. 3,4,7,8 and 10, putting his two-day total at 7-under-par 137.
“On this course, your second shots are key,” he said. “I’m definitely working on my putting and fairway wood shots for tomorrow.”
Trailing Hie with a two-day tournament total of 6-under-par 138, is Jeff Koprivetz of
In the Girls Division, Osborn, 17, of Huntington Beach, Calif., shot a 1-over-par 73 and said her putting wasn’t as good as it was in Tuesday’s round.
“My iron shots weren’t as close,” she said. “I had to work a lot harder for birdie.”
She made a birdie on No. 2 and said her goal in Thursday’s round is to win by making as many birdies as she can.
Choe, 14, of La Quinta,
“I just have to think hole-by-hole, shot-by-shot,” she said. “I had 18 opportunities today for birdie, but only made three, so my putting needs work.”
One stroke behind Osborn and Choe at 2-under-par 142, is Tiffany Joh of
Final-round tee times will run from , Thursday at Mission Hills Country Club.
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 largest association of its kind, the AJGA has a junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 50 states and 30 foreign countries.
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AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More than 160 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have compiled more than 300 wins. AJGA alumni include Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Davis Love III, Mike Weir, Charles Howell III, Jim Furyk, Vicki Goetze-Ackerman, Grace Park, Cristie Kerr and Beth Bauer.
For more information on the Lennar Junior at Mission Hills, contact Tournament Headquarters at (760) 324-9400 ext. 507.