Nathan Chuwait (2016) of Herndon, VA fired an even par 71 at the AJGA’s TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior All-Star at Château Élan Château Élan in Braselton, Georgia. The even par round puts him in a T4 position going into the second round. The course is playing 6,538 yards. Sam Jung (2018) of Chantilly, VA is two back of Chuwait after one round. You can read more about Chuwait in our Spotlight section. Crimson Callahan (2017), Chesterfield, MO, leads the boys, posting a two-under 69.
On the girls side, Shannon Brooks (2015) of Vienna, VA is also in the T14 position after having posted a 77 on the par-71 course that is playing 5,604 yards. Brooks is currently ranked 442 in the Polo Golf Ranking. She attends Madison High School. Gina Kim (2018) of Chapel Hill, NC leads the field after carding a 69.
The tournament’s format is 54 Hole stroke play with cuts after 36. To learn more on the event, here is the link to the AJGA page dedicated to this tournament. TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior All-Star at Château Élan
As the headline indicates, the DC Metro area is representing big time in Florida this weekend. The TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Sean O’Hair Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club Palm Harbor, FL. Must be the spring break tour!
Connor Messick (2014) of Oak Hill, VA posted a first-round 1-over, 72, on the 7335 yard course. Another familiar name just a stroke back of Messick is Zachary Bachou (2015) of Forest, VA. In all there are nine DC Metro area boys competing. Scott Jaster (2013) of Bryn Mawr, PA is resting this evening after a round of 68 for sole possession of the first round lead.
Bryana Nguyen (2014) of Columbia, MD is the lone DC Metro area player in the girls field. She carded a 1-over 71 for a first-round T7. The course is playing 5,774 yards this week to a par-70.
The tournament is a 54 – hole stroke play event with a 36 – hole cut for the boys. To learn more about today’s round and about the tournament in general, here is the link to the AJGA page.
The PGA’s Mid Atlantic Section (MAPGA) will be hosting a College Golf Seminar on February 2nd at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD. The seminar will run from 10AM to 3PM. The seminar will consist of presentations and panel discussion on various college golf topics to include recruiting, resumes, what coaches are looking for, etc. Coaches from colleges in Maryland and Virginia will be present. Registration is required and begins on January 7th. Use this link to get to the MAPGA registration page – REGISTER
See the MAPGA site for more information on this valuable opportunity.
Today, the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) announced that it has adopted the note to Rule 14-3 in the USGA Rules of Golf regarding the use of distance measuring devices in competition. Continue reading here.
The 78th Frank Emmet Schoolboy was played at Worthington Manor Golf Club this year. The course plays to par 72. The Emmet is the first of six well-established, well-run junior tournaments conducted by the Washington Metropolitan Golf Association (WMGA). Read more
“Month in Review” is an exclusive DC Metro Junior Golf feature. It is a compilation of results from the previous month, highlighting the finishes of our area’s junior golfers in National, Regional and Local Tours. Read more
The following boys have qualified to play or standby as an alternate (A) in the 2012 U.S. Junior Amateur to be played at The Golf Club of New England (Stratham, NH) July 16 through July21:
David Long – CATONSVILLE, MD.
Zachary Bauchou – FOREST, VA.
Matt Oshrine – BALTIMORE, MD.
Connor Flach – ELLICOTT CITY, MD.
A – Addison Coll – ARLINGTON, VA. (qualified as an alternate but got the call to come and play!)
A – Randall Herriott – BRANDYWINE, MD.
A – John Hulede – BOWIE, MD.
The following girls have qualified to play in the 2012 U.S. Girls’ Junior to be played at Lake Merced Golf Club in Dale City, CA during the same week as the boys:
Bryana Nguyen – COLUMBIA, MD.
Who will be stowing away his gear in Locker 483 at this year’s U.S. Open?
For those of you who have already asked and for all those that need information on Trevor’s visitation (this evening 6-8), Memorial Service (tomorrow – 2PM), and how you can honor his memory, the link below provides all this information and more.
The Capital Area Golf Tour (CAGT) recently held the Terrapin Cup, a Maryland qualifier for the Callaway Junior World Championship. Read more