Toftrees Resort & Four Star Golf Club

State College, Pennsylvania

August 9–12, 2004



Oh sits atop the leaderboard in the Girls Division


STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – As the field struggled to break par and battle a 39-minute weather delay, Staten Island, N.Y., native Timothy Kelly broke free from the rest of the Boys Division Tuesday to take an early three-stroke lead following the first round of the Nike Golf Junior at Toftrees Resort. In the Girls Division, Angela Oh of Maple Shade, N.J., carded a 2-over-par 74 to grab the lead.

The second installment of the Nike Golf Junior at Toftrees Resort is a 54-hole stroke play event conducted by the American Junior Golf Association. The tournament features 95 of the nation’s premier junior golfers, ages 12-15, from 21 states and Canada. The Nike Golf Junior All-Star Series, created in 1998, is a collection of 10 events designed to give younger AJGA members an opportunity to play competitive golf.

The 15-year-old Kelly carded six birdies compared to only three bogeys during his first-round 32-37—69. Kelly’s bogey-free front nine was highlighted by four birdies, starting with the first hole.

“That birdie on the first hole really got my momentum going,” Kelly said. “I hit a lot of good wedge shots today and my putter was working very well for me.”

In his seventh AJGA event, Kelly hopes to improve on his best AJGA finish, 10th at last year’s Nike Golf Junior at Toftrees Resort.

“I only made one mistake today by getting above the flagstick on No. 13,” Kelly commented. “I’m hoping to not make any mistakes tomorrow and to shoot a similar round. I really want to be in the leader group on Thursday.”

William Miller, 15, of McMurray, Pa., currently sits in second place following his even-par 72. 

“I played pretty well today,” Miller said. “I got a double bogey on No. 4 but I was able to finish my front nine strong with birdies on Nos. 7 and 8 and a par on No. 9.”

Miller, whose previous best AJGA finish came at the 2004 Solutions Consulting Junior Classic when he tied for fourth, is looking for consistency Wednesday.

“I’m hoping for a more steady round Wednesday with no double bogeys,” Miller remarked.

Robert Shogry of Pittsburgh, Michael Soowal of Blue Bell, Pa., Samuel Chavez of Hillsborough, Calif., and Stephen Markovitz of Bridgeville, Pa., carded matching 2-over-par 74s and currently sit tied for third following Tuesday’s action.

In the Girls Division, Oh’s 2-over-par 74 was good enough for a three-stroke lead. Oh post ceded a bogey on No. 1 by recovering with an eagle on No. 2, draining a 17-foot putt. The 15-year-old went on to par Nos. 3 and 4.

“My eagle on the second hole really set the tone for the rest of the day,” Oh said. “I putted very well and my second shots really helped me a lot.”

Oh’s roller coaster-round continued throughout the day as she finished with a double bogey on No. 18.

“I drove the ball in the woods off of the tee and then had to take an unplayable,” Oh remarked. “I hope that my last shot doesn’t carry over to tomorrow.”

Oh is making her 2004 AJGA debut and looking to improve on her third-place finish at last season’s Nike Golf Junior at Toftrees Resort.

“I expect to do better Wednesday,” Oh commented. “I’m hoping to play more steadily and continue putting well.”

Natalie Sheary of West Hartford, Conn., is currently three strokes back of Oh following a 5-over-par 77. Kate Durnan of Mendham, N.J., and Kaitlin Conway of Wading River, N.Y., carded first-round 78s and are presently tied for third.

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.

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Second-round tee times begin Wednesday at 7 a.m. off the No. 1 tee. For more information about the Nike Golf Junior at Toftrees Resort, please contact tournament headquarters at (814) 238-6951.

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