AJGA PRESEASON JUNIOR AT SPOKANE
MeadowWood Golf Course
Liberty Lake, Washington
April 26-28, 2002

BAE, ROSS SHIVER THEIR WAY TO 71
Cold weather, wind help keep 81 of 83 from breaking par


LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - Early morning 40 degree weather tested the 83 players who came to MeadowWood Golf Course Saturday for the first round of the AJGA Preseason Junior at Spokane. But Denny Bae of Los Angeles, and Christopher Ross of Dundas, Ontario, both carded one-under-par 71s to capture first round honors, despite the temperature.

The AJGA Preseason at Spokane, conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, is a 36-hole stroke-play tournament that consists of a boys-only field (ages 13-18) representing 20 states and Canada. Seventeen juniors from the Evergreen State are included in the field.

The 15-year-old Ross began his impressive round with a birdie and continued to steady his play by making 17 straight pars.

"I usually have a bad start at the beginning of each of my rounds, but today it was a different story," Ross said. "Because of the tough weather, it required me to alter my game by using a longer club for each shot."

Like Ross, Bae, who garnered three birdies, found himself playing more aggressive due to the conditions.

"My first nine holes played really tough, but my last nine was much better because the wind did not seem as strong," Bae said.

For tomorrow's final round, Ross and Bae both plan to keep their shots in the fairways and strike every putt firmly.

Trailing by only one stroke behind the co-leaders are Jimmy Winkley of Flower Mound, Texas; Joe Panzeri, Boise, Idaho; and Tim Wheatley of Tawas City, Mich.

The AJGA Preseason/Postseason Junior Series, a boys-only series, is expanding to eight tournaments in 2002 from the six featured last year. The series is designed to provide playing opportunities to juniors who have not yet played in an AJGA Tournament. Players who finish in the top 15, including ties, receive one, two or three automatic entries into future AJGA tournaments, depending on their finish.

The final round of AJGA Preseason Junior at Spokane begins on Sunday, April 28, with the tee times set for 7:30 to 9:27 a.m. off the No. 1 and 10 tees at MeadowWood Golf Course.

For more information about the AJGA Preseason Junior at Spokane call tournament headquarters at MeadowWood Golf Course at (509) 255-9539.

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LIBERTY LAKE, Wash
. -- First Round results from the Preseason Junior at Spokane conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at MeadowWood Golf Course. Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6,880


BOYS DIVISION

Christopher Ross, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 36-35--71
Denny Bae, Los Angeles, Calif. 35-36--71
Jimmy Winkley, Flower Mound, Texas 34-38--72
Joe Panzeri, Boise, Idaho 35-37--72
Tim Wheatley, Tawas City, Mich. 33-39--72
Jason Williams, Meridian, Idaho 37-36--73
Jesse Speirs, Bangor, Maine 34-39--73
Trevor Loe, Sammamish, Wash. 36-38--74
Justin Silverstein, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. 37-37--74
Danny Amundson, Sioux Falls, S.D. 36-38--74
Roberto Galletti, El Sobrante, Calif. 35-39--74
Daniel Brutocao, Spokane, Wash. 37-37--74
Erich Schoen, Sylvania, Ohio 37-37--74
Eric Hastings, Spokane, Wash. 36-38--74
Tyler Hurst, Bakersfield, Calif. 36-38--74
Nicholas Grigsby, Veradale, Wash. 38-37--75
Reyn Tanaka, Kailua, Hawaii 38-37--75
Young Paek, Los Angeles, Calif. 33-42--75
Chad Vivolo, Carmel, Calif. 37-38--75
Jason Diamond, Lake Oswego, Ore. 37-38--75
Mark Michalak, Hayden Lake, Idaho 37-39--76
Erik Flores, Grass Valley, Calif. 37-39--76
Mitchell McCaughan, Sumner, Wash. 36-40--76
Jacob Lestishen, Lone Tree, Colo. 40-36--76
David Marino, Cumberland, R.I. 37-39--76
Sean Heath, Coto De Caza, Calif. 38-38--76
Dong Seol, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada 37-39--76
Seung Oh, Sarasota, Fla. 37-39--76
Marc Gladson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 36-40--76
Jack Meehan, Sumner, Wash. 39-37--76
Jordan Burns, Longview, Wash. 36-40--76
Jacob Kimball, Star, Idaho 38-39--77
Brandon Lee, Beaverton, Ore. 40-37--77
Matthew Wilson, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 37-40--77
Trevor Owens, Boulder, Colo. 38-39--77
Michael Song, Bradenton, Fla. 36-41--77
Matthew Rippy, Boise, Idaho 36-42--78
Jonathan Shea Bishop, Bartonville, Texas 35-43--78
Peter Deltondo, Laguna Hills, Calif. 39-39--78
Marcus Birkeland, EnumcLaw, Wash. 40-39--79
Kevin Farmer, Blaine, Wash. 41-38--79
Tyler Smith, San Juan Capistrano, Calif. 40-39--79
Avi Kaiser, Vallejo, Calif. 40-39--79
Keenan Voit, Las Vegas, Nev. 41-38--79
Logan Toskey, Kirkland, Wash. 40-40--80
Andy Haak, Andover, Mass. 42-38--80
Grant Gates, Marion, Ohio 43-37--80
Joseph Wieser, Las Vegas, Nev. 39-41--80
Henry Rowland, Lake Bluff, Ill. 38-43--81
Joseph Harrison, Boulder City, Nev. 40-41--81
Max Draper, Southlake, Texas 39-42--81
Jake Billmeyer, Ankeny, Iowa 38-43--81
Tyler Hartmann, Sumner, Wash. 38-43-81
Vishal Patil, Arlington, Mass. 39-42--81
Jason Fair, Riverside, Calif. 36-45--81
Mick Partridge, Los Angeles, Calif. 39-43--82
Sean Riley, Kennewick, Wash. 39-43--82
Dennis Marchetti, Jr, Long Grove, Ill. 39-43--82
Tom Will, Erie, Pa. 41-41--82
Chris Johnson, Highlands Ranch, Colo. 39-43--82
Yazen Dides, Coppell, Texas 40-42--82
Rollin Wood, Mukilteo, Wash. 41-41--82
Eli Hostetter, Landisville, Pa. 42-41--83
Ben Monson, Lone Tree, Colo. 42-41--83
Devin Guilliams, Plano, Texas 39-44--83
David Lysaught, Denver, Colo. 42-41--83
Philip Lamb, San Dimas, Calif. 40-43--83
Maximilian Faller, Coeur D'alene, Idaho 40-44--84
Daniel Gibson, Powell, Ohio 42-42--84
Johnny Mueller, Mesa, Ariz. 39-45--84
Alexander Smith, Toledo, Ohio 43-41--84
Scott Steger, Southlake, Texas 44-40--84
Paul Fromm, Arlington Heights, Ill. 44-40--84
Ryan Freeman, Woodinville, Wash. 40-45--85
Joshua Wagner, Fort Collins, Colo. 42-43--85
Jeff Doebler, Roseville, Mich. 44-42--86
Blake Isaacson, Lone Tree, Colo. 39-47--86
Benjamin Azzarito, Chewelah, Wash. 44-44--88
Mario Conte, Schaumburg, Ill. 44-44--88
Trevor Creel, Las Vegas, Nev. 40-48--88
Jeffrey Gravina, Littleton, Colo. 43-45--88
Drew Wandell, Aberdeen, Wash. 43-47--90
Tyler Maloney, Enumclaw, Wash. 47-50--97
Ryan Halvorson, Orono, Minn. WD
Michael Carl, Mendota Heights, Minn. WD

 
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