AJGA HENRY-GRIFFITTS BLUEGRASS JUNIOR INVITATIONAL QUALIFIER
ClubCorp Qualifier Series
Bellefonte Country Club
Ashland, Kentucky
June 17, 2002

CAIN WINS QUALIFIER ON FIRST TRY TO ADVANCE INTO TOURNAMENT
Cloutier claims top spot in Girls Division

ASHLAND, Ky. - Eighty-two players competed for limited, competitive spots in the AJGA Henry-Griffitts Bluegrass Junior Invitational Qualifier Monday at the Bellefonte Country Club in Ashland, Ky., but only 17 qualified to advance into Wednesday's tournament.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, 14 boys and three girls finalized the 120-player field in the 54-hole championship that will feature juniors representing 19 states and Canada, with 27 participants hailing from Kentucky.

Matt Cain of Granville, Ohio, and Sharla Cloutier of Niceville, Fla., claimed medalist honors in their respective divisions to advance to the tournament.

In his first attempt at an AJGA tournament, the 18-year-old Cain carded an eagle and three birdies on the day shooting a career-best round of 1-under-par 69 to capture the Boys Division.

"I just played with the mentality to win and not to just qualify," Cain said. "I knew there were still good, strong players in the [qualifier] field and I had to play to win."

The 13 other boys who qualified for the tournament are Brian Keating of Cincinnati; Tim Schaetzel of Atlanta; Brock Bergman of Wexford, Pa.; Alex Zega of Louisville, Ky.; Matt Busa of Bay Village, Ohio; Nick Johnston of Louisville, Ky.; Tyler Priest of Newark, Ohio; Anthony Zappin of Huntington, W.Va.; Braxton Weaver of Bloomington, Ill.; Nick Griffin of Hawesville, Ky.; Tim Porter of Wilmington, Del.; Derek Osterbrock of Wilmington, Ohio; and Kyle Sergent of Grayson, Ky.

In the Girls Division, Cloutier fired the low round of the day with a 4-over-par 74, carding two birdies to enter her second AJGA tournament.

"I feel good about the way I played today," Cloutier said. "I still have to come back [Wednesday], continue to shoot well and keep the ball in play."

Also qualifying are Kentucky natives Taryn Durham of Glasgow and Maggie McGill of Bowling Green. Durham and McGill each shot 80 to tie for second and advance to the championship.

First round tee times will begin at 7 a.m. on Wednesday off the No. 1 tee at Bellefonte Country Club.

For more information on the AJGA Henry-Griffitts Bluegrass Junior Invitational, contact tournament headquarters at (606) 326-0341.

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