LOCKTON / CAPITOL FEDERAL KANSAS CITY JUNIOR
Srixon Qualifier Series
Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club
Prairie Village, Kan. • August 6, 2006
 

MATHEWS, ROBERTS SHOOT 69 TO MEDAL
Nugent medals in Girls Division

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — The Lockton/Capitol Federal Kansas City Junior saw not one, but two 69s at the Srixon Qualifier on Sunday from Chris Mathews of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Jerrod Roberts of Tulsa, Okla. Katy Nugent of Wichita, Kan., shot a 75 to medal in the Girls Division.

The Srixon Qualifier is an 18-hole event conducted by the American Junior Golf Association. It was held at Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club, playing at par 71 and featured 86 boys and 14 girls, ages 12-18, from 17 states.

Mathews, 17, said he played a consistent game Sunday, hitting most of the greens by not making many mistakes on his approach shots. He finished strong with an eagle on No. 8, his final hole of the day.

“I hit a lob wedge from about 90 yards,” said Mathews. “It landed 20 ft. passed the hole and backed in off the ridge.”

Roberts, 16, credited his round to putting that put him at 2-under par for the round.

“The course is tight,” Roberts said. “I was able to make more long putts.”

In looking forward to the tournament, Roberts said he will work on hitting more fairways.

Other qualifiers for the Boys Division were: Scott Willman of Prairie Village, Kan., 70; Mark Newman of Tempe, Ariz., 70; Kyle Jaacks of Lincoln, Neb., 70; Chad Crowell of Tulsa, Okla., 71; David Marshall of St. Louis, Mo., 71; Cole Wiederkehr of Tulsa, Okla., 71; Bryce Revling of St. Louis, Mo., 72; Mark Monheiser of Blue Springs, Mo., 72; and Erik Mayer of Appleton, Wis., 73, who qualified after a playoff.

In the Girls Division, Nugent, 16, led the way with a 4-over par 75. She said it was tough reading the greens, but she was able to keep the ball in the fairway most of the day.

“I hit a lot of greens and fairways,” Nugent said. “I had trouble coming in, but I played well on the front.”

Other qualifiers in the Girls Division were Emily Potts of Springfield, Mo., 77, and Emily Dougherty of Portola Valley, Calif., 90.

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First-round tee times will begin at 7 a.m. Tuesday at Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club. For more information on the Lockton/Capitol Federal Kansas City Junior, please contact tournament headquarters at (678) 617-9917.

 
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