So it was that Preston Summerhays on Saturday won the U. Junior Amateur Championship. Summerhays, two days shy of his 17th birthday, made an improbable birdie on the 35th hole of the match to defeat Bo Jin of China, 2 and 1, at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.
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Lance Yates of Baton Rouge fired a three-under-par 69 on Tuesday to capture medalist honors at the U. Starting his round at AM, Yates was one-over par through the front nine on Tuesday, catching fire on the back with a birdie on the short par four 12th, then consecutive birdies on 15, 16, and 17, finishing at four-under 32 on the back to fire his He bested a strong field of 36 other competitors for the one available spot at Oakbourne.
We are excited to offer a unique and exciting opportunity to you in conjunction with the United States Junior Amateur Championship at Inverness Club. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities for the week, and we hope you will consider playing an important role at the championship. As a volunteer, you will receive 2 US Junior Amateur golf shirts, a hat, and a tote bag filled with other items.
The first few days of the U. Junior Amateur Championship were met with rain, and lots of it. Now that we're shifting gears toward near-record heat, both spectators and players alike have to adjust.
Co-medalists Tyler Lipscomb and Garrison Guthrie. Birmingham, AL — Final results from U. There was a two way tie at one-under 70 for medalist honors and the two qualifying spots.
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Summerhays, the year-old from Scottsdale, Arizona, who spends his summers in his native Utah, ended it with an 8-foot birdie putt on the par-4 17th, a dogleg left that he also birdied in the morning with a footer after purposely driving down the adjacent 16th fairway. In the afternoon, Summerhays again tried to play his tee shot down the 16th fairway but missed and left himself in the rough between the fairways, with a large tree blocking his path. I was like, 'I could get a pitching wedge over that tree and land it front edge and roll it back.