Bellefonte Country Club
Ashland, Ky. • June 14 - 17

Media Score ASHLAND, Ky. -- Final results from the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Bellefonte Country Club.
Boys Par: 35-35--70. Yardage: 6002. Rating: 68.6. Slope: 125
Girls Par: 35-35--70. Yardage: 5603. Rating: 71.8. Slope: 127

Boys Division
1 Nick Duffield
Chesapeake, Ohio 71-71-63--205
2 Fred Allen Meyer
Nicholasville, Ky. 69-71-67--207
3 Tyler McDaniel
Manchester, Ky. 66-72-70--208
4 Stephen Stallings, Jr
Louisville, Ky. 71-66-72--209
5 Matthew Hardman
Gettysburg, Pa. 72-69-69--210
T6 Joo-Young Lee
Hilliard, Ohio 72-70-69--211
6 Drew Johnson
Oak Ridge, N.C. 70-71-70--211
T8 Michael Davis
Newtown Square, Pa. 71-70-71--212
8 Thadd Obecny II
Wheeling, W.Va. 71-71-70--212
8 Brendon Doyle
Louisville, Ky. 72-71-69--212
T11 Cooper Musselman
Louisville, Ky. 77-65-71--213
11 Haoyuan Lu
Bradenton, Fla. 69-74-70--213
11 Hager Collins
Lexington, Ky. 68-75-70--213
11 Thomas Shindler
Dublin, Ohio 73-70-70--213
T15 Chris O'Neill
Glen Allen, Va. 73-70-71--214
15 Wesley Gosselin
Knoxville, Tenn. 73-70-71--214
T17 William Martinez
Austin, Texas 71-69-75--215
17 Akash Mirchandani
Prospect, Ky. 72-72-71--215
17 Andrew Wong
Deerfield Beach, Fla. 76-73-66--215
T20 Ben Fister
Lexington, Ky. 69-74-73--216
20 Will Branham
Pikeville, Ky. 70-71-75--216
22 Voramate Aussarassakorn
Bangkok, Thailand 73-74-70--217
T23 Matthew Mahle
Lexington, Ky. 77-71-70--218
23 Patipan Pipatpinyopong
Loves Park, Ill. 71-73-74--218
T25 Paul Travis Rose
Nicholasville, Ky. 72-74-73--219
25 Kyle Congleton
Richmond, Ky. 75-72-72--219
25 Colton Wiggins
Indiana, Pa. 74-71-74--219
T28 Hayden Young
Morganfield, Ky. 76-71-73--220
28 Timothy Colanta
Reunion, Fla. 71-74-75--220
28 Jeffrey Meade
Ashland, Ky. 73-73-74--220
T31 Mark Folkwein
New Albany, Ohio 74-74-73--221
31 Mack Van Lenten
Pewee Valley, Ky. 74-71-76--221
31 Addison Coll
Arlington, Va. 70-74-77--221
31 Michael Durio
The Woodlands, Texas 75-72-74--221
31 Austin Cuervo
Westerville, Ohio 74-71-76--221
31 Drake Duncan
Bowling Green, Ky. 71-79-71--221
T37 Clayton Portz
Springfield, Ohio 77-73-72--222
37 Davis Morrison
Charlotte, N.C. 75-72-75--222
37 Chandler Morgan
Lexington, Ky. 73-76-73--222
37 Zach Mosholder
Tallmadge, Ohio 75-74-73--222
37 Ashton Van Horne
Georgetown, Ky. 75-72-75--222
T42 Peter Black
Champaign, Ill. 73-76-74--223
42 Joey Mayo
Paducah, Ky. 76-73-74--223
42 Satoshi Tanaka
Dublin, Ohio 76-73-74--223
42 Nicholas Reisch
Thornton, Colo. 73-76-74--223
42 Ian Dickeson
Fremont, Calif. 76-74-73--223
42 Nick Sparling
Dublin, Ohio 76-70-77--223
42 Joey Arcuri
Cincinnati, Ohio 75-74-74--223
T49 John Minton III
Bowling Green, Ky. 72-74-79--225
49 Jack Sparling
Dublin, Ohio 76-73-76--225
51 Mark Pinti
Bridgeport, W.Va. 75-74-77--226
T52 Patrick Luth
Medina, Ohio 77-72-78--227
52 Brennen Walsh
Cincinnati, Ohio 76-73-78--227
52 Matthew Zakutney
Paducah, Ky. 72-77-78--227
55 Logan Hogge
Salt Lick, Ky. 73-77-78--228
Missed Cut
MC Austin Morrison 2013 Charlotte, N.C. 74-77--151
MC Christian Hitt 2012 Bridgeport, W.Va. 77-74--151
MC Tyler Smith 2012 Cincinnati, Ohio 79-72--151
MC Lucas Jones 2013 Louisville, Ky. 78-73--151
MC Nicholas Hall 2012 Lexington, Ky. 79-73--152
MC Josh Frederick 2013 Louisville, Ky. 77-75--152
MC Sam Toomey 2011 Mattapoisett, Mass. 82-70--152
MC Chad Ransom 2012 Blacklick, Ohio 75-77--152
MC Nicolas Osorio 2012 Cali, Colombia 77-76--153
MC Blake Rose 2012 Kettering, Ohio 78-75--153
MC Kelsey Schultz 2013 Columbus, Ohio 73-80--153
MC Scott Barnhart 2012 Lexington, Ky. 76-77--153
MC Cory Dulle 2012 Cincinnati, Ohio 82-72--154
MC Scott Alder 2012 Cincinnati, Ohio 80-74--154
MC Andrew Thompson 2011 Pickerington, Ohio 79-75--154
MC Daniel Haas 2015 Nicholasville, Ky. 77-77--154
MC Larry Wetzel 2012 Kronenwetter, Wis. 81-73--154
MC Taylor Thompson 2012 Anchorage, Ky. 76-78--154
MC Grant Guthery 2013 Dublin, Ohio 75-79--154
MC Josh Taylor 2011 Crescent, Pa. 78-77--155
MC Royce Ryu 2012 Beverly Hills, Calif. 77-78--155
MC Ben Gallow 2012 West Chester, Ohio 77-79--156
MC Jack Wilson 2012 Bolivar, Tenn. 79-77--156
MC Ben Montgomery 2013 Louisville, Ky. 77-79--156
MC Juan Veloza 2013 Cali, Colombia 79-77--156
MC Daniel Martinez 2017 Austin, Texas 73-83--156
MC Matt Michalak 2012 Hilliard, Ohio 81-75--156
MC Ben Hartsell 2012 Maryville, Tenn. 76-81--157
MC Jay Ealley 2012 Greensboro, N.C. 77-80--157
MC Nitis Udornpim 2012 Fulton, Md. 80-77--157
MC Joshua Cushing 2012 Chillicothe, Ohio 79-78--157
MC Eric Buse 2013 Loveland, Ohio 80-77--157
MC Daniel Schwarz 2012 Cincinnati, Ohio 77-80--157
MC Andrew Rothenstine 2012 Ashland, Ky. 82-76--158
MC Jared Fannin 2012 Nicholasville, Ky. 80-78--158
MC Eli Lambie 2012 Moundsville, W.Va. 78-80--158
MC Jacob Porter 2013 Russell, Ky. 84-75--159
MC Daniel Harper 2012 Murray, Ky. 82-77--159
MC Zachary Smith 2014 Mount Sterling, Ky. 78-81--159
MC Nathan Pirtle 2015 Sullivan, Ind. 79-80--159
MC Alex Weiss 2014 Pickerington, Ohio 80-79--159
MC Benjamin Cole 2012 Dayton, Ohio 82-78--160
MC Chad Howard 2013 Dublin, Ohio 78-82--160
MC Adam Johnson 2012 Delaware, Ohio 81-79--160
MC Owen Elliott 2012 New York, N.Y. 79-81--160
MC Brock Bolton 2012 Salem, Ill. 84-77--161
MC Connor Anderson 2012 Owensboro, Ky. 77-84--161
MC Nicholas Blankenship 2013 Ashland, Ky. 83-80--163
MC Ryan Amos 2011 Komoka, Ontario 81-83--164
MC Daniel Shafer 2012 Hilliard, Ohio 81-84--165
MC Patrick Taft 2012 Ashland, Ky. 81-84--165
MC Erik Bringsjord 2012 Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. 80-86--166
MC Van Giles 2012 Columbia, Ky. 85-82--167
Girls Division
1 Emma Talley
Princeton, Ky. 69-72-72--213
2 Kelly Tan
Bradenton, Fla. 73-69-72--214
T3 Mikayla Harmon
Gilbert, Ariz. 74-73-74--221
3 Becky Sharpe
Williamsburg, Ky. 68-77-76--221
5 Teleri Hughes
Knoxville, Tenn. 78-72-74--224
6 Sammi Lee
Winter Park, Fla. 75-78-73--226
T7 Katie Page
Louisville, Ky. 73-76-78--227
7 Emily Campbell
Carrollton, Texas 76-75-76--227
9 Julia Gerlach
Eglharting, Germany 76-70-82--228
T10 Gabrielle Weiss
Southern Pines, N.C. 80-69-82--231
10 Haylee Harford
Leavittsburg, Ohio 76-82-73--231
10 Sarah Kolodzik
Bellbrook, Ohio 83-77-71--231
13 Hanna Lee
Cincinnati, Ohio 80-76-77--233
14 Anna Hack
Murray, Ky. 79-76-79--234
15 Megan Tenhundfeld
Loveland, Ohio 77-77-81--235
16 Lauren Flynn
Milton, Mass. 81-76-79--236
17 Michelle Suntay
Cincinnati, Ohio 79-79-81--239
18 Megan Kinney
Frankfort, Ky. 81-81-85--247
19 Jennah Romansky
Akron, Ohio 79-83-88--250
Missed Cut
MC Kari Bellville 2014 Granger, Ind. 82-82--164
MC Gabrielle Shipley 2012 Hastings, Mich. 83-81--164
MC Caroline Moore 2013 London, Ky. 83-81--164
MC Carolyn Markley 2015 Maineville, Ohio 81-84--165
MC Ali Green 2012 West Chester, Ohio 86-81--167
MC Mallory Etcheberry 2013 Wesley Chapel, Fla. 89-80--169
MC Ale Walker 2013 Paintsville, Ky. 85-85--170
MC Ellen Kehoe 2015 Campbellsville, Ky. 85-86--171
MC Darby Gentry 2012 Braselton, Ga. 87-85--172
MC Maddie Rose Hamilton 2015 Louisville, Ky. 79-94--173
MC Brianne Adkins 2012 Ashland, Ohio 89-84--173
MC Greer Clausen 2014 Bloomfield Hills, Mich. 90-86--176
MC Taylor Krout 2013 Cogan Station, Pa. 92-87--179
MC Jacinta Pikunas 2017 Youngstown, Ohio 92-87--179
MC Courtney Shutt 2014 Dover, Ohio 95-94--189
April Anderson
Lake Charles, La.
Hannah Sublett
South Shore, Ky.
72-75-DQ 6-6d

Duffield, Talley Earn Championship Honors at Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior
Talley earns second consecutive championship at Bellefonte Country Club

ASHLAND, Ky. — After firing a final-round low 7-under-par 63, 16-year-old Nick Duffield of Chesapeake, Ohio, claimed first-place honors Friday in his first ever AJGA event. In the Girls Division, it was Princeton, Ky., native Emma Talley who earned her second consecutive title at the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior after shooting a final round 2-over-par 72.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior was a 54-hole stroke play event held at Bellefonte Country Club. The field featured 144 competitors, 108 boys and 36 girls, ages 12-18, from 22 states and seven foreign countries. The par-70 course played at 6,002 yards for the Boys Division and 5,603 yards for the Girls Division.

Despite starting the day five strokes behind leader Stephen Stallings, Jr. of Louisville, Ky., Duffield raced up the leaderboard posting seven final-round birdies en route to earning championship honors with a 5-under-par 205.

With the win, Duffield becomes the second local participant in the tournament's 28-year history to walk away with championship hardware which has brought excitement to himself and his fellow members at the course. Duffield's final round score also ties the lowest score recorded at the course in an AJGA event.

“Having the members coming to watch is very cool,” Duffield said. “But I told myself I just had to keep playing how I was playing in order to have a chance for the win.”

While always attempting to play his best in every round he plays, earning championship honors in his first AJGA event comes as a bit of a surprise to Duffield who rolled through his pre-tournament goals he had previously made.

“It felt good collecting all of those birdies today,” Duffield said. “I came into the tournament shooting for a top-five finish seeing that it was my first ever AJGA event.”

Finishing three strokes off the lead and tied for second place were Tyler McDaniel of Manchester, Ky., and Fred Allen Meyer of Nicholasville, Ky., who finished at 2-under-par 208. Capturing fourth place with a 1-under-par 209 was Stallings, while Matthew Hardman of Gettysburg, Pa., finished fifth after posting even par 210.

In the Girls Division, Talley was able to maintain her one-stroke lead as she successfully defended her title at the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior after finishing 3-over-par 213. The win also marks her second win in as many attempts in summer tournaments as she was victorious last week at the AJGA Junior at Quad Cities.

Talley, No. 33 in the Polo Golf Rankings, trailed by two shots to Kelly Tan of Bradenton, Fla., on the back nine of the final round as she bogeyed holes No. 9-11. However, Talley connected on a 36-foot putt on hole No. 13 which put her back on track and helped lead her to her eighth career AJGA tournament victory.

“After bogeying No. 9-11, I can't tell you how mad I was at myself,” Talley said. “I just wanted to put myself back in gear. I knew coming back after three consecutive bogeys was going to be hard, but I knew I could do it if I just started hitting the ball.”

Talley and second-place finisher Tan were tied entering the final hole before Talley was able to score the tournament clinching birdie while Tan finished her day with a par.

“She (Tan) played really well and kept it close all day,” Talley said. “It was a very competitive tournament and I'm just excited that I was able to pull it out.”

Tan finished the final round 2-over-par 72 giving her a 4-over-par 214 three day total. Finishing tied for third was Becky Sharpe of Williamsburg, Ky., and Mikayla Harmon of Gilbert, Ariz., who finished 11-over-par 221.

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