LENNAR JUNIOR AT MISSION HILLS
Mission Hills Country Club —
June 28 -
HIE CLAIMS VICTORY BY ONE-STROKE
Joh rises above her competitors in final round
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Lennar Junior at Mission Hills featured 84 players from seven states and
Hie, 15, of
“I had a great round today,” he said. “I began with four straight birdies and that helped me out because it gave me room for error later on in the round. I knew I had to shoot under par today even though I was leading after the second round.”
Hie’s highlight of the final round was his last putt on No. 18 that occurred right before his victory.
“I reached the par-5 in two and I two-putted for birdie,” he said. “I feel great about how I played, especially after that putt on the last hole.”
Finishing at second place in the Boys Division was Brian Locke of
Joh, 17, of
“Once you get on a roll, you can ride it for however long it goes for,” she said. “My first two rounds were solid, but today was a surprise. I didn’t expect to drop into the 60s. I got off to a fast start when I was 5-under for the first 10 holes.”
Tied for second in the Girls Division are Jennifer Osborn of
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