LOCKTON KANSAS CITY JUNIOR
The Kansas City Country Club
Mission Hills, Kan. • August 1 - 4
 

WINTERS AND DEHUFF TIED FOR LEAD HEADING INTO FINAL ROUND
Three-way tie for Girls Division lead

Mission Hills, Kan. — With two-day tournament totals of 1-over-par 141, Joel Winters of Hampton, Iowa, and Bo DeHuff of Coto de Caza, Calif., share the Boys Division lead after the second round of the Lockton Kansas City Junior on Wednesday. In the Girls Division, Patty Chawalitmetha of Bellflower, Calif., Becca Huffer of Denver, and Emily Mason of Highland, Calif., are tied for first place after recording two-day totals of 145.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Lockton Kansas City Junior is a 54-hole stroke play event being held at the Kansas City Country Club. The tournament features 75 boys and 24 girls, ages 12-18, from 19 states.

Winters, 17, carded a par on every hole on the front nine and also birdied hole No. 10 for a 2-over-par 72.

“I was playing pretty solid today and putting was definitely the best part of my game,” Winters said. “I didn't make as many putts as I did yesterday, so I think that is what made my score a few strokes higher.”

DeHuff, 17, started off his round with birdies on hole Nos. 1, 5 and 8 and also birdied hole No. 17. DeHuff credits his low score to his reliable iron play, which helped him hit more greens than he did yesterday.

“My iron shots went really well today,” DeHuff said. “I didn't make as many putts as I wanted to, but it was okay because I hit the greens and the two balanced each other out.”

After shooting a 1-under-par 69, Brent Potts of Broken Arrow, Okla., stands alone in third place with a two-day total of 143. Tied for fourth place with two-day totals of 144 are Justin Yoder of Versailles, Mo., Ryan Williams of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Ross Menke of Sioux Falls, S.D.

Chawalitmetha fired a 2-over-par 72 to secure a spot for herself in first place along with Huffer and Mason, who both shot 1-over-par 71s for the day.

Chawalitmetha, 16, felt her course management was off, but nonetheless carded birdies on hole Nos. 8 and 17.

“I had so many birdie chances today, but the ball just wouldn't drop,” Chawalitmetha said. “Tomorrow I plan on just taking it one shot at a time and hopefully it will improve my score.”

Mason, 16, played steadily all day and advanced her round even more on the par-5 hole No. 8, where she reached the green in two and made a 25-foot downhill putt for eagle.

“Yesterday nothing went in, but today I was hitting well, sticking everything and also making putts,” Mason said. “My eagle putt on No. 8 felt like the first putt I made the entire tournament.”

Huffer, 15, only needed 28 putts for the day and began both the front and back nine off with birdies. For the final round, Huffer hopes to keep her drives in the fairway for better approach shots and continue putting as well as she did today.

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, the largest Association of its kind, has a junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 50 states and 30 foreign countries.

Titleist, the AJGA's National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association's success since 1989. Rolex Watch USA, a supporter of the AJGA since 1983, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More than 200 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have compiled more than 280 wins. AJGA alumni include Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Davis Love III, Mike Weir, Charles Howell III, Jim Furyk, Dottie Pepper, Grace Park, Cristie Kerr and Beth Bauer.

Final round pairings will begin at 7 a.m. off the No. 1 tee on Thursday. For more information about the Lockton Kansas City Junior, contact tournament headquarters at (913) 236-2183 and ask for the 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. Chun-an Yu
Taoyuan, --
4. Brad Dalke
Hobart, OK
5. Charles Huntzinger
Duluth, GA
Girls
1. Bethany Wu
Diamond Bar, CA
2. Hannah O'Sullivan
Chandler, AZ
3. Andrea Lee
Hermosa Beach, CA
4. Angel Yin
Arcadia, CA
5. Sierra Brooks
Sorrento, FL
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
St. Francisville Area Foundation Junior at The Bluffs
Boys
Total
1
Jake Carter
215
2
Henry Suman
217
3
Robert Quinilty
219
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
224
2
Elizabeth Doykan
227
T
3
Maddie White
229
T
3
Emma Ballard
229
T
3
Madison Kidd
229
Under Armour® / Jeff Overton Championship hosted by Otter Creek
Boys
Total
1
Rosswell Sinclair
211
2
Zach Norris
213
3
Tyler Green
214
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Hartlage
210
2
Maddie Rose Hamilton
214
3
Erica Shepherd
215
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands
Boys
Total
1
Austin Jenner
214
2
Dylan Deogun
216
3
Andrew Walker
220
Girls
Total
1
Sarah Shipley
215
2
Megan Furtney
220
3
Jennifer Zhou
224
Junior All-Star at Ravenwood
Boys
Total
1
Peyton Callens
207
T
2
Joseph Pagdin
213
T
2
Alrik Pan
213
Girls
Total
1
Yu Wen Lu
218
2
Jennifer Rosenberg
220
3
Manuela Lizarazu
221
ACDS / Ryan Moore Championship at Oakbrook
Boys
Total
T
1
Chris Mogg
138
T
1
Andrew Chin
138
T
3
Sam Warkentin
141
T
3
James Kim
141
Girls
Total
1
Morgan Goldstein
142
2
Ashley Fitzgibbons
143
3
Bibilani Liu
145
Yani Tseng Invitational presented by the Swinging Skirts
Girls
Total
1
Nelly Korda
206
2
Haley Moore
210
T
3
Andrea Lee
212
T
3
Mariel Galdiano
212
T
3
Angel Yin
212
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.