CHARLES HOWELL III JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
West Lake Country Club
Augusta, Ga. • July 6 - 9

Media Score AUGUSTA, Ga. -- First Round results from the Charles Howell III Junior Championship conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at West Lake Country Club.
Boys Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6828. Rating: 73.6. Slope: 140
Girls Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6089. Rating: 76.8. Slope: 138

Boys Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
T1 Trey Valentine
2011
Melbourne, Fla. 36-33--69
1 Grant Houser
2011
Holly Springs, N.C. 33-36--69
1 Zach Botts
2013
Jonesborough, Tenn. 34-35--69
T4 Buster Bruton
2013
Dallas, Ga. 33-37--70
4 Austin Vick
2011
Evans, Ga. 35-35--70
T6 Brant Patton
2010
Evans, Ga. 39-32--71
6 Chenxiao Duan
2010
Beijing, China 35-36--71
6 Dru Love
2012
Sea Island, Ga. 33-38--71
6 Matthew Ross
2012
Hartland, Wis. 36-35--71
T10 Jonathan DiIanni
2012
Kernersville, N.C. 36-36--72
10 Charles Valluzzo
2011
Charleston, S.C. 36-36--72
10 Zach Hartman
2011
St. Simons Island, Ga. 36-36--72
10 Cody Shafer
2011
Evans, Ga. 37-35--72
T14 Robert Robertson
2011
Evans, Ga. 36-37--73
14 Chase Koepka
2012
Lake Worth, Fla. 35-38--73
14 Scott Scheffler
2014
Dallas, Texas 36-37--73
14 Peter Sterner
2011
(Sweden) Sarasota, Fla. 37-36--73
14 Jimmy Beck
2011
Columbus, Ga. 36-37--73
14 Michael Johnson
2011
Birmingham, Ala. 36-37--73
14 John Luna
2011
Cleveland, Ga. 38-35--73
14 James  Beale
2010
Auckland, New Zealand 37-36--73
T22 Greyson Sigg
2013
Augusta, Ga. 36-38--74
22 Todd Eckstein
2011
Durham, N.C. 37-37--74
22 Tyler Williams
2012
Hilton Head Island, S.C. 36-38--74
22 Richard Hubbard
2013
Daniel Island, S.C. 36-38--74
22 Luke Carpenter
2011
Little Rock, Ark. 37-37--74
22 Stuart Kaufman
2010
Armonk, N.Y. 36-38--74
22 Bailey Patrick, Jr
2011
Charlotte, N.C. 35-39--74
22 Taylor Dickson
2011
Gastonia, N.C. 39-35--74
22 Jonathan Lilly
2011
Evans, Ga. 35-39--74
T31 Daniel Pizetoski
2011
Davidson, N.C. 35-40--75
31 Conor Richardson
2012
West Palm Beach, Fla. 36-39--75
31 Henry Mabbett
2011
Griffin, Ga. 38-37--75
31 Brian Beringer
2011
Macon, Ga. 40-35--75
31 Dario Ortega
2010
Fort Collins, Colo. 40-35--75
31 Evan Usry
2012
Evans, Ga. 37-38--75
T37 Patrick Grahek
2011
Alpharetta, Ga. 38-38--76
37 Miller Capps
2012
Denver, N.C. 38-38--76
37 Mark Kim
2012
Rome, Ga. 37-39--76
37 Alex Ehlert
2011
Raleigh, N.C. 37-39--76
37 Caleb Morris
2011
Metter, Ga. 39-37--76
37 Anthony Phipps II
2011
Winter Garden, Fla. 39-37--76
37 Connor Walters
2012
Salem, Va. 37-39--76
37 Max Van Dresser
2011
Alpharetta, Ga. 38-38--76
37 Landon Kowalski
2011
Buffalo Grove, Ill. 38-38--76
37 Chris Kupcewicz
2011
Acworth, Ga. 37-39--76
37 Emmanuel Kountakis
2013
Augusta, Ga. 39-37--76
T48 Zachary Bryant
2011
Buckhead, Ga. 39-38--77
48 Ricky Moore
2011
Dacula, Ga. 40-37--77
48 Kelby Burton
2010
Evans, Ga. 39-38--77
48 Cody Sapp
2011
Sharpsburg, Ga. 39-38--77
48 Matthew Beringer
2014
Macon, Ga. 39-38--77
48 Sean Gilrain
2011
Roswell, Ga. 40-37--77
48 Tim Godshalk
2011
Bluffton, S.C. 37-40--77
48 Elton Chang
2011
Alpharetta, Ga. 40-37--77
48 George Hirsch, Jr.
2011
Hilton Head Island, S.C. 39-38--77
T57 John Weyenberg
2011
Menasha, Wis. 39-39--78
57 Jack Gibbs
2012
Evans, Ga. 34-44--78
57 Davis Parker
2012
Augusta, Ga. 36-42--78
57 Michael Hocker II
2012
Chapel Hill, N.C. 40-38--78
57 Zachary Martin
2013
Pinehurst, N.C. 40-38--78
57 Adam Sanders
2011
Oxford, Ala. 44-34--78
57 Charles Clifton III
2011
Johns Creek, Ga. 40-38--78
57 Andy Shim
2013
(South Korea) Duluth, Ga. 38-40--78
57 Preston Dixon
2011
Hartsville, S.C. 41-37--78
T66 Cole Hunsucker
2013
Kennesaw, Ga. 38-41--79
66 Tanner Landry
2012
Marietta, Ga. 40-39--79
66 Matthew NeSmith
2012
North Augusta, S.C. 40-39--79
66 Roshan Chekuri
2012
Pleasanton, Calif. 39-40--79
66 Charlie Kern
2011
Mercer Island, Wash. 40-39--79
66 Davis Schaller
2011
Celebration, Fla. 39-40--79
66 Julian Taylor
2012
Greenville, S.C. 38-41--79
66 Parker Derby
2013
Columbus, Ga. 37-42--79
66 Blake Hadden
2012
Augusta, Ga. 41-38--79
T76 Anibal Kim
2011
(Paraguay) Bradenton, Fla. 41-39--80
76 Lee Ramsey
2010
Charlotte, N.C. 40-40--80
T78 Jake Nutter
2011
Bedford, N.H. 41-40--81
78 Russell Sabol
2014
Martinez, Ga. 40-41--81
78 Matthew Cribb
2011
Roswell, Ga. 39-42--81
78 David Payne
2010
Louisville, Ky. 39-42--81
T82 Michael Hong
2012
Fullerton, Calif. 39-43--82
82 Beau Teal
2011
Myrtle Beach, SC 43-39--82
82 George Whiting
2010
Charlotte, N.C. 41-41--82
82 Aaron George
2011
Dahlonega, Ga. 39-43--82
82 Wheaton Hall
2011
Springfield, Ga. 34-48--82
82 Tyler Young
2014
Kennesaw, Ga. 41-41--82
82 Will Frankum
2011
Gainesville, Ga. 40-42--82
82 Will Mobley
2011
Evans, Ga. 37-45--82
82 Chandler Vilcheck
2011
Bluffton, S.C. 40-42--82
T91 Joshuah Klipstein
2011
Norcross, Ga. 42-41--83
91 David Sargent
2012
Cornelius, N.C. 40-43--83
91 Victor Choi
2011
Duluth, Ga. 42-41--83
91 Sawyer Huth
2011
Calgary, Alberta 40-43--83
T96 George Kilgore
2012
Raleigh, N.C. 45-39--84
96 Scott Simpson
2011
Daniel Island, S.C. 39-45--84
98 Larry Han
2012
Raleigh, N.C. 43-43--86
99 Billy Shuman
2012
Saint Simons Island, Ga. 41-46--87
T100 Salil Ghamande
2016
Evans, Ga. 45-46--91
100 Stephen Hill
2013
Evans, Ga. 42-49--91
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Davis Bateman
2013
Charlotte, N.C.
-JWD
-
Preston Flick
2012
Douglasville, Ga.
83-DQ - 6-6d
-
Emerson Newsome
2012
Dacula, Ga.
79-JWD
         
Girls Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
1 Taylor Ramsey
2012
Milledgeville, Ga. 35-34--69
2 Ashlan Ramsey
2013
Milledgeville, Ga. 37-34--71
T3 Jessica Hoang
2013
North Augusta, S.C. 37-36--73
3 Michaela Owen
2015
Suwanee, Ga. 36-37--73
T5 Emily Kurey
2013
Alpharetta, Ga. 36-38--74
5 Caroline Dula
2011
Salisbury, N.C. 38-36--74
7 Kristin Swindell
2011
Bradenton, Fla. 37-38--75
T8 Samantha Wagner
2015
Windermere, Fla. 38-38--76
8 Kaitlin Matheson
2012
Easley, S.C. 37-39--76
8 Rachel Mulkey
2011
Flower Mound, Texas 39-37--76
T11 Noriko Inoue
2011
Bluffton, S.C. 39-38--77
11 Elizabeth Kim
2013
Martinez, Ga. 40-37--77
T13 Rachel Dai
2015
Milton, Ga. 38-40--78
13 Rinko Mitsunaga
2015
Roswell, Ga. 39-39--78
T15 Sloan Shanahan
2013
Suwanee, Ga. 37-42--79
15 Minami Levonowich
2011
Hilton Head Island, S.C. 38-41--79
17 Mattie Tobey
2011
Denver, N.C. 41-39--80
T18 Shannon Pak
2011
Kenner, La. 40-41--81
18 Alexandra Milan
2011
Lutz, Fla. 39-42--81
18 Logan Chaney
2012
Scottsboro, Ala. 40-41--81
18 Kayla Jones
2014
Milton, Ga. 39-42--81
18 Stephanie Bennett
2011
Appling, Ga. 41-40--81
T23 Daniela Rugeles
2011
Bogota, Colombia 42-40--82
23 Abby Newton
2012
Katy, Texas 42-40--82
25 Katy Harris
2013
St. Simons Island, Ga. 38-45--83
26 Ailin Li
2015
(China) Windermere, Fla. 40-45--85
T27 Sydney Conrad
2011
Powder Springs , Ga. 47-41--88
27 Sarah Harrison
2015
Martinez, Ga. 41-47--88
29 Erica Clinard
2011
Clemmons, N.C. 46-45--91
 


Three's a Crowd at Charles Howell III Junior Championship
Home Sweet Home for Ramsey, Leads Girls Division at West Lake Country Club

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Zach Botts of Jonesborough, Tenn., Grant Houser of Holly Springs, N.C., and Trey Valentine of Melbourne, Fla., fired rounds of 3-under-par 69s in the first round of the Charles Howell III Junior Championship in West Lake Country Club. Taylor Ramsey of Bradenton, Fla., used five birdies and a 2-under-par back nine to end the day at 3-under-par 69.

The Charles Howell III Junior Championship is a 54-hole stroke-play tournament conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at West Lake Country Club. The field features 102 boys and 29 girls, ages 12-18, from 17 states and Columbia, Paraguay, New Zealand and Canada. The Boys Division is playing the par-72 course at 6,828 yards while the Girls Division is playing at 6,089 yards.

Botts used some clutch putts on the back nine to make two back-to-back birdies. He made five birdies overall.

“I went out there and birdied Nos. 14 and 15,” Botts said. “I hit No. 15 from a few inches away, so that was nice.”

Valentine used his driver to get things going. He made three birdies on his front nine to stand at 3-under-par after nine holes.

“I hit every fairway, so that helped a lot,” Valentine said.

Houser only missed four greens all day, but was able to capitalize on his short game. He was able to make three birdies on his back nine.

“Even when I missed the green, or didn't get close as I'd like, I was still close,” Houser said. “I was just trying to make pars, birdies were a bonus.”

In the Boys Division, Austin Vick of Evans, Ga., and Buster Bruton of Dallas, Ga., are currently in fourth after carding 2-under-par 70s.

Ramsey is familiar with the West Lake Country Club course, with it being her former home course. She used that to her advantage during her round.

“I love coming back to West Lake, I love being with the members and all of the volunteers out here,” Ramsey said. “I definitely know the greens and was able to get up and down when I needed to. I was able to keep things consistent out there.”

Also atop the Girls Division is Ashlan Ramsey of Bradenton, Fla., who sits in second with a 1-under-par 71. In third are Jessica Hoang of North Augusta, S.C., and Michaela Owen of Alpharetta, Ga., each carding a 1-over-par 73.

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 AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 49 states and 30 countries. To ensure scholarship opportunities for all junior golfers who have the skill, the AJGA created the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program to provide financial assistance to young players in need.

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Thursday's second-round tee times for the Charles Howell III Junior Championship will run from 7:45 — 9:15 a.m. and 12:15 — 1:45 p.m. of Nos. 1 and 10 tees at West Lake Country Club. For more information, contact Tournament Director Courtney Jones at (678) 617-9406.

 
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