EDS BOYS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
Oakmont Country Club
Cornith, Texas
July 29-August 2, 2002

HAN ALL SMILES, WINS EDS BOYS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
Dresser makes up ground, but comes up short

CORINTH, Texas - Seung Su Han of Chino Hills, Calif., smiled his way to seven birdies and only one bogey to capture a win at the EDS Boys Junior Championship with a score of 12-under-par 276 for the tournament. Andrew Dresser of Carrollton, Texas, shot a 3-under-par 69 to take home second place at the event.

The 72-hole tournament, conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, featured 153 players represented 23 states, Singapore, New Zealand and Canada, and included 41 Texas natives. It was held at the par-72 Oakmont Country Club. Past champions of the event include Jim Furyk (1987), David Duval (1989), Tiger Woods (1992), Ty Tryon (1999) and Matthew Rosenfeld (2001).

Coming into No. 18, Han (68-71-71-66-276) had no clue where his fellow competitors stood. So when he made his only bogey of the day, he thought for sure he was in second or third place.

"I didn't know how good of a position I had until all of the reporters and people were congratulating me," Han said. "I wanted to know where the other guys were, but I couldn't see the scores. So I stopped caring and just played my game."

Although Han is no stranger to victory; he won the AJGA ClubCorp Junior at Mission Hills and the AJGA Chrysler Boys Invitational; today's victory was one piece of his goal achieved this year.

"My goal for the year was to play all major AJGA tournaments and play well in them," the 15-year-old said. "I have been playing a lot better than I expected this year."

Today everything seemed to come together for Han.

"After the first round I thought I was going to shoot really low in the second and third rounds," Han said. "During those rounds, I was hitting my irons really well, but the putts wouldn't fall. Today the putts dropped too."

In his last individual AJGA tournament before leaving for college at Texas Tech University, Dresser had fun with the thick competition in the final round.

"It's fun when it comes down to the last couple of holes," Dresser, 18, said. "You are just more focused with everyone watching and you know every shot counts. It's always more fun to win, but I went out on a good note."

Wearing the yellow POLO from his previous AJGA win, AJGA Shell Golf Village Junior Championship, Zack Miller of San Rafael, Calif., was in the race at 1-under for the dau until he hit No. 9.

"I went for the hole and was trying to be aggressive, but I short-sided myself in the bunker and went double," Miller, 18, said. "After that I thought that my biggest competition was Chanin [Puntawong] so I just kept up."

Miller and Puntawong of Bradenton, Fla., tied for third place.

"I played great all week," Puntawong, 15, said. "Of the whole season, this tournament is the best I have played. I am getting all my confidence back."

Rounding out the top ten, Joshua Wooding of Riverside, Calif., earned fifth place. Jake Grodzinsky of Cornville, Ariz., Martin Ureta of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Scotty Campbell of Conway, Ark., tied for sixth place. Tied at ninth place were Louie Bishop of Murrieta, Calif., Jay Choe of Yorba Linda, Calif., and Adam Cohan of Wayne, Pa..

For more information regarding the EDS Boys Junior Championship, please contact our national headquarters at (877) 373-2542.

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