Lockton Kansas City Junior

Creekmoor Golf Club
Raymore, Mo. July 22 - 25, 2013

American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • crichards@ajga.org

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Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

A new scene
The American Junior Golf Association will head to Creekmoor Golf Club in Raymore, Mo., for the first time when 96 of the nation’s top junior golfers compete in the 54-hole stroke play event, July 22-25. The Lockton Kansas City Junior is celebrating its 15th year with the AJGA.
A committed sponsor
Lockton Companies, one of the largest insurance brokerage firms, has played a vital role in supporting the Kansas City area AJGA event since 2003. In 2012, Lockton was commended as one of 15 "Champions of Business" by the Kansas City Business Journal. The annual program recognizes companies for sustained excellence in innovation, growth and community involvement. Additionally, KCBJ added Lockton to its Hall of Champions, for companies that have been honored three years.

Schedule of Events

Monday, July 22
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
Tuesday, July 23
7:30 - 9:31 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
Wednesday, July 24
7:30 - 9:31 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
Thursday, July 25
7:30 - 9:31 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
3 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

Mason Weld, Helotes, Texas (2015)
Weld is the top-ranked golfer in the Boy's Division at No. 163 in the Polo Golf Rankings. Champion of the 2012 Junior All-Star at Townsend Ridge, he looks to add another victory to his AJGA resume. He has five top-15 AJGA finishes.
Wyatt Larkin, Morganton, Ga. (2014)
Larkin enters the Lockton Kansas City Junior coming off two top-six finishes in 2013. Ranked No. 192 in the Polo Golf Rankings, he is the second top-seed in the Boy's division. Larkin is verbally committed to play college golf at Kennesaw State University.
Donald Stimble, Shell Knob, Mo. (2014)
Stimble returns to the Lockton Kansas City Junior after finishing fifth in the 2012 event. He won the 2010 Scissortail Junior Championship and is verbally committed to the University of Missouri.
Alexandra Harkins, Crystal Lake, Ill. (2014)
2012 Lockton Kansas City Junior champion, Harkins, returns to defend her title. At No. 85 in the Polo Golf Rankings, she is the top-ranked player in the Girl's division. Harkins received HP Scholastic Junior All-America and Rolex Junior All-America honorable mention honors in 2012. She has verbally committed to the University of North Carolina.
Amy Matsuoka, Newport Beach, Calif. (2016)
Matsuoka is the second top-ranked golfer in the Girl's division sitting at No. 140 in the Polo Golf Rankings. She finished fifth at the 2013 Killington Junior Golf Championship and third at the 2013 Harvey Penick Junior All-Star.

2012 Results

Lockton Kansas City Junior
Mission Hills Country Club (July 23 - 26, 2012)
Boys Division
1 Preston Fleenor Mission Hills, Kan. 71–73–65—209
T2 Fred Allen Meyer Nicholasville, Ky. 72–72–67—211
T2 Kristian Caparros Hollywood, Fla. 69–68–74—211
4 Ryan Medhaug Veblen, S.D. 69–75–70—214
5 Donald Stimble Shell Knob, Mo. 71–70–74—215
Girls Division
1 Alexandra Harkins Crystal Lake, Ill. 72–69–68—209
T2 Jordan Lippetz Bradenton, Fla. 75–66–73—214
T2 Alexandra Farnsworth Nashville, Tenn. 71–72–71—214
4 Alice Chen Princeton, N.J. 70–79–71—220
T5 Jordan Chael Overland Park, Kan. 78–75–72—225
T5 Kari Bellville Granger, Ind. 74–79–72—225

Media Accommodations

The Lockton Kansas City Junior will have AJGA communications representatives on hand to assist media throughout the week. Prior to the tournament the AJGA will provide information about the event and its participants, as well as assist with player interviews.

After each round, media officials on-site will write a recap with the day's results. These will be emailed to all media outlets. Interviews with AJGA Tournament Directors, Tournament Chairmen and juniors may be conducted before or after tournament rounds.

For more information about the AJGA and tournaments, please refer to ajga.org. Tournament websites are accessible from the homepage and include recaps, list of participants, tee times, live scoring, course and sponsorship information.

About the AJGA

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 provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls, ages 12-18) of more than 6,300 members from 48 states and more than 50 foreign countries. Through initiatives like the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant, a financial assistance program, and Leadership Links, a service-oriented platform that teaches juniors charitable-giving skills, the AJGA fosters the growth of golf’s next generation.

Titleist, the AJGA's National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association's success since 1989. Rolex, which is in its fourth decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 600 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Jordan Spieth, Brandt Snedeker, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Stacy Lewis, Vicky Hurst, Inbee Park, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome and Morgan Pressel.

Tournament field

- Bold indicates Missouri native
Boys Division
Phillip Baumberger Lincoln, Neb.
Braden Beal Topeka, Kan.
Brett Beard Powell, Ohio
Phillip Beard Hoschton, Ga.
Nick Brady Carol Stream, Ill.
Crimson Callahan Chesterfield, Mo.
Brad Carpenter Washington, Mo.
Jake Carter Aiken, S.C.
Clayton Crawford Aspen, Colo.
Zach Cutler O Fallon, Mo.
Christopher Eckes Fort Smith, Ark.
Austin Eckroat Edmond, Okla.
William Esrey Mission Hills, Kan.
Andy Fain Overland Park, Kan.
Kory Franks Jefferson City, Mo.
Matthew Gilbaugh Wichita, Kan.
Austin Glendinning Goodyear, Ariz.
Jake Goldman Leawood, Kan.
Jack Gradoville Des Moines, Iowa
Jace Guthmiller Yankton, S.D.
Caleb Haight Wichita, Kan.
Tyler Hazlewood Colleyville, Texas
Luke Henke Mission Hills, Kan.
Connor Houston Tulsa, Okla.
James Hubicz, Jr. Baton Rouge, La.
Gordon Hundley Torrance, Calif.
Drew Ison Edmond, Okla.
Wesley Jackson Fort Gibson, Okla.
Justin Jennings Amarillo, Texas
Lucas Jones Leawood, Kan.
Korntawat Julamool Nontaburi, Thailand
Parker Klitzke Sioux Falls, S.D.
Andrew Knopke Overland Park, Kan.
Steven LaMay Parkland, Fla.
Dominic Lara El Dorado, Kan.
Wyatt Larkin Morganton, Ga.
Adam Lechner Kearney, Mo.
Robert Mahaffey Rogersville, Mo.
Ben Maschka Omaha, Neb.
Will Matthews Cherry Hills Village, Colo.
Alexander Moorman Centerville, Iowa
Tanner Owen Parkville, Mo.
Wells Padgett Wichita, Kan.
Alec Palen Rogersville, Mo.
Ashton Radvansky Houston, Texas
Reese Ramsey Austin, Texas
Arjun Reddy Tulsa, Okla.
Jack Reilly Leavenworth, Kan.
Kolbe Rodemich Quincy, Ill.
Scott Schaeffer St. Charles, Mo.
James Siegfried Town & Country, Mo.
Nicholas Sobba Parkville, Mo.
Sean Song Omaha, Neb.
Andy Spencer Prairie Village, Kan.
Donald Stimble Shell Knob, Mo.
Jacob Sweetman Farmington, Minn.
Skyler Tebo Ellis, Kan.
Frankie Thomas St. Louis, Mo.
Cody Troutman Edmond, Okla.
Daniel Venker Saint Louis, Mo.
Tom Vining Sioux Falls, S.D.
John Walsh Des Moines, Iowa
Yichen Wang Shenzhen, China
Greg Watkins Leawood, Kan.
Mason Weld Helotes, Texas
Andrew Welk Aberdeen, S.D.
Timothy Wiseman Corydon, Ind.
David Woods Manhattan, Kan.
Nicholas Yuhas Joplin, Mo.
Girls Division
Emma Albrecht Ormond Beach, Fla.
Alison Armstrong Tampa, Fla.
Alexis Biedrzycki New Lenox, Ill.
Taylor Black Warrensburg, Mo.
Taylor Boylan Tulsa, Okla.
Jenny Buchanan Albany, N.Y.
Jenna Eidem (Germany) Bella Vista, Ark.
Mason Fender Lake Winnebago, Mo.
Madison Frerking Blue Springs, Mo.
India Gaume Mission Hills, Kan.
Tess Hackworthy Madison, Wis.
Alexandra Harkins Crystal Lake, Ill.
Anna Kim Broken Arrow, Okla.
Beth Lillie Fullerton, Calif.
Shyanne Lovan Wellington, Fla.
Amy Matsuoka Newport Beach, Calif.
Logan Otter Saint Peters, Mo.
Alexis Sadeghy Edmond, Okla.
Abigail Shaddix Garden City, Kan.
Bing Singhsumalee Naperville, Ill.
Jean Tyrrell Leawood, Kan.
Lauren Waller Canonsburg, Pa.
Zijun Yin Shenzhen, China
Jienalin Zhang Zheng Zhou, China