LESSING’S AJGA CLASSIC QUALIFIER

Eisenhower Park Red Course

East Meadow, New York

July 25, 2004

 

SHALLCROSS TAKES MEDALIST HONORS LESSING’S AJGA CLASSIC QUALIFIER WITH BACK-NINE 32

Hine out-distances field to take medalist honors in Girls Division

  

EAST MEADOW, N.Y.Ryan Shallcross of Westfield, N.J., just wanted to qualify for the Lessing’s AJGA Classic.  He did better, firing a 4-under-par 67 en route to a two-stroke victory over Mark Washburn II of Reston, Va., in the Boys Division at Eisenhower Park Red Course.

 

Brittany Hine of Mt. Sinai, N.Y., claimed medalist honors in the Girls Division by shooting a 3-over-par 75.

               

The Lessing’s AJGA Classic Qualifier was an 18-hole event conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at the Eisenhower Park Red Course in East Meadow, N.Y. Eighty-eight players from 14 states and Taiwan competed for 11 spots in the Boys Division and two spots in the Girls Division of the Lessing’s AJGA Classic, a 54-hole stroke play event beginning Tuesday at The Rockaway Hunting Club in Lawrence, N.Y.

               

With six birdies, including a stretch of three straight on hole Nos. 11 through 13, Shallcross managed to avoid the thick rough that the Eisenhower Park Red Course provided.

               

“I hit the ball well and hit a lot of fairways,” said Shallcross, who is now two-for-two in qualifying for AJGA events. “I made my putts and birdie opportunities.”

               

Other than back-to-back bogies on holes 6 and 7, Shallcross played near-flawless golf and hopes to continue his momentum into the tournament.

               

“I’m going to try to win,” Shallcross said. “Hopefully I can play as well as I did today.”

               

Along with Shallcross and Washburn, the other nine juniors who qualified were: Josh Cumming of Wilton, Conn.; Brian Sandler of West Simsbury, Conn.; David Chung of Berkeley Heights, N.J.; Shih-Kai Lo of Lo-Tung, Taiwan; Clayton Lord of Fairfield, Conn.; Timothy Driver of Penn Laird, Va.; Ryan Wielgus of Bethesda, Md.; Tyler Sosin of Fairfield, Conn.; and Eugene Donnelly of Brewster, N.Y. 

               

Despite starting with a double-bogey on hole No. 10, Hine managed to card three birdies on the rest of the back nine to complete her victorious round.

               

“This feels really good,” said Hine, who will attend Furman University this fall. “I hit it pretty long and recovered from a couple of bad holes.”

                

Kaitlin Conway of Wading River, N.Y., shot a 5-over-par 77 to claim the other girls qualifying spot.

 

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 largest association of its kind, the AJGA has a junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 50 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, a supporter of the AJGA since 1983, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004.

               

AJGA 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 Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Davis Love III, Mike Weir, Charles Howell III, Jim Furyk, Vicki Goetze-Ackerman, Grace Park, Christie Kerr and Beth Bauer.

 

For more information about the Lessing’s AJGA Classic, please contact tournament headquarters at (516) 569-0600 and ask for the American Junior Golf Association.

 

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