AJGA MARSH JUNIOR AT HAWK POINTE
Hawk Pointe Golf Club
Washington, New Jersey
August 19-22, 2002

COHAN, WITMAN DEADLOCKED AFTER TWO DAYS AT HAWK POINTE
Reed Builds Four-Shot Lead in Girls Division

WASHINGTON, N.J. - Adam Cohan of Wayne, Pa., and Tyler Witman of Rehoboth, Del., are tied for the Boys Division lead after solid second rounds Wednesday at the AJGA Marsh Junior at Hawk Pointe. In the Girls Division, Christie Reed of Coral Springs, Fla., has a four-shot lead as she tries to win her second AJGA event in as many weeks.

The 54-hole event, sponsored by Marsh and conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, is being held at par-72 Hawk Pointe Golf Club. The field of 102 players includes participants from 14 states and Canada.

Cohan, who entered the second round tied for fifth, charged into a share of the lead by recording a 2-under-par 70. He recorded four birdies on the day, including three on the front nine.

"I started off hot with a birdie on No. 1 and I was even or better throughout the day," said Cohan, who took second earlier this summer at the AJGA Fieldstone Junior Classic. "My goal today was to get back to even par. Tomorrow I want to hit greens and not miss them on the wrong side."

Witman, who took a one-shot lead into day two after opening with a 70, didn't slip from the top of the leaderboard after a second-round 73.

"I'm just trying to play solid golf," the 17-year-old said. "You can be aggressive out here but you need to know when to lay off when you have tough pins."

Rounding out the top five in a three-way tie for third are Joe April (71-73-144) of Sewell, N.J.; Skip Clasper (75-69-144) of North Potomac, Md.; and Jamie Wallace (71-73-144) of Moorestown, N.J.

In the Girls Division, Reed posted the lowest round of the tournament in the Girls Division - a 2-under-par 70 - to take sole possession of first place. It's a spot on the leaderboard Reed's been before. Last week she won the AJGA John Deere Classic Junior Championship in Iowa.
"The key to today was my driver," said Reed, who made two birdies in her bogey-free round. "I had confidence with it all day and I only missed one fairway. I'm going to go out there tomorrow and give it my best."

Three other players are within six shots of Reed heading into Thursday. Sukjin Wuesthoff (73-74-147) of Toms River, N.J. is alone in second, while Jennie Suh (74-75-149) of Fairfax, Va., and Sookhee Baek (76-73-149) of Bradenton, Fla., share third.

Final-round action gets under way at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawk Pointe. For more information, please contact tournament headquarters at (908) 689-8303.

#AJGA#

 

 
Sponsors
Premier Partners
Official Partners
Media Partners
Association Partner
Twitter Facebook AJGA Blog AJGA on Instagram AJGA on YouTube
Member Logins
 
Player, Coach and Alumni Login
Center:
Member ID:
Password:
 
Forgot your password?
Don't have a password?
Forgot your Member ID?
 
Not A Member or Need to Renew?
 
What every member should know
Learn the basics
Performance Based Entry
Leadership Links
ACE Grant financial aid
Polo Golf Rankings
Boys
1. Sam Burns
Shreveport, LA
2. Sam Horsfield
Davenport, FL
3. Austin Connelly
Irving, TX
4. Brad Dalke
Hobart, OK
5. Spencer Soosman
Westlake Village, CA
Girls
1. Andrea Lee
Hermosa Beach, CA
2. Angel Yin
Arcadia, CA
3. Bethany Wu
Diamond Bar, CA
4. Kristen Gillman
Austin, TX
5. Lauren Stephenson
Lexington, SC
Complete Rankings
Foundation

The Foundation

The American Junior Golf Foundation is the primary recipient of all charitable giving to the AJGA and as such administers a variety of programs designed to compliment the AJGA and the members and families who make up our community. Learn more about these important programs and how your contributions to the Foundation secure the AJGA’s financial future for future generations to come.
   
Donate Now
Planned Giving Program
Endow an ACE Grant
Annual Fund
ACE Grant

ACE

The Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program provides financial assistance to junior golfers who wish to play in AJGA events. Its goal is to give top-flight golf opportunities to young golfers regardless of financial resources. This program helps to fulfill the AJGA’s mission of developing young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.

Leadership Links

What is Leadership Links?

Leadership Links is a new program whereby the AJGA is able to further its mission to help develop young men and women by teaching charitable giving skills and service-oriented practices at an early age. This program gives juniors all the tools necessary to donate their time, talent and resources to local charities and the AJGA youth development programs. Please click here to learn more about the program and the different opportunities available.

Weekly Results
Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior at The Seagate presented by Sportlink
Boys
Total
1
Robert Eisch
141
T
2
Alvaro Escalada
142
T
2
Michael Saccente
142
Girls
Total
1
Alice Jo
142
2
Maria Hoyos
146
3
Courtney Zeng
147
Preseason Junior at Cantigny
Boys
Total
T
1
David Perkins
219
T
1
Drew Kiehl
221
3
Frank Lindwall
216
Girls
Total
1
Brooke Babbin
237
2
Emily Young
240
T
3
Margaret Hickey
238
T
3
Loren Skibba
241
Junior All-Star at Longaberger
Boys
Total
1
*Graham Corbin
146
T
2
Aaron Chen
146
T
2
Grant Smith
146
Girls
Total
1
Kailie Vongsaga
152
2
Megan Furtney
153
3
Erica Shepherd
154
Preseason Junior at Worthington Manor presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Walker Simas
150
2
Dominic Wagner
151
T
3
Evan Long
152
T
3
Tanner Johnson
152
Girls
Total
1
Hailey Freedman
162
T
2
Samantha Fritzinger
169
T
2
Julia Calomiris
169
* Won via sudden-death playoff
FJ Live Scoring
AJGA U
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.