THE CLUB CAR JUNIOR HOSTED BY CHARLES HOWELL III
- Island and Creek Courses
Evans, Ga. •
July 7 - 10
BOUNDS LEADS AT 9-UNDER-PAR AT CHAMPIONS
RETREAT GOLF CLUB Kiser leads the Girls
Division in The Club Car Junior hosted by Charles Howell III at 3-under-par
EVANS, Ga. — Chad Bounds of Meridian, Miss., leads
The Club Car Junior hosted by Charles Howell III at 9-under-par 135. Victoria
Kiser of Orlando, Fla., leads the Girls Division after posting
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, The Club Car
Junior hosted by Charles Howell III is a 54-hole stroke play event being held
at Champions Retreat Golf Club. The tournament field consists of 75 boys and 23
girls, ages 12-18, from 13 states. The Boys Division are playing the par-72
course at 7,060yards, while the Girls Division is being played at 6,312yards.
Bounds followed up his round of 8-under-par 64 in the first round
with a 1-under-par 71 that featured three birdies and two bogeys. His round consisted
of accurate drives and consistent iron play, as he hit 11 of 14 fairways as
well as 15 greens.
“I made myself think about my next shot today, which was tough
after yesterday, shooting so well,” Bounds said. “I made a 35-foot putt for
birdie on No. 4.It was my first for the
day and gave me confidence for the round.”
Bounds added that he was very happy with how he has been playing
and couldn’t ask to play better through the first 36 holes.
Bobby Wyatt of Mobile, Ala., sits in second at 4-under-par 140.In a three-way tie for third at 2-under-par
142 are Jay Vandeventer of Bristol, Tenn., Steven Fox of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Will Snipes of Rocky Face, Ga.
Kiser has an 11-stroke lead in the Girls Division after the second
round.She hit 13 fairways and 16 greens
to help her make five birdies.
“Everything is going well with my game,” Kiser said. “I made a
couple big putts which helped me today. Also, the girls I played with are great
sports and encouraged me.”
Kendall Wright of Suwanne, Ga., sits in second at 8-over-par 152. In a
four-way tie for third at 9-over-par 153 are Kelly Drack of Melbourne, Fla.,
Erica Popson of Davenport, Fla., Alexandra Milan of Lutz, Fla., and Melissa
Edmonson of Coral Gables, Fla.
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 an annual junior membership
(boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 49
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, which is in its third decade of AJGA
support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12
years of support, Polo Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.
alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More
than 160 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have
compiled more than 300 wins. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson,
Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink, Davis Love III, Cristie Kerr, Pat Hurst, Paula
Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel and Julieta Granada.
Final-round tee times for The Club Car
Junior hosted by Charles Howell III will start at Tuesday off No.1 tee at Champions Retreat
Golf Club. For more information on The Club Car Junior hosted by Charles Howell
III, please call AJGA Tournament Headquarters at (706) 854-6997, or visit the
AJGA Web site, ajga.org.
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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.
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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.