AJGA JUNIOR CHALLENGE
Oak Valley Golf Club
Beaumont, Calif. • August 8 - 11

Media Score BEAUMONT, Calif. -- First Round results from the AJGA Junior Challenge conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Oak Valley Golf Club.
Boys Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6982. Rating: 73.7. Slope: 140
Girls Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6080. Rating: 76.1. Slope: 136

Boys Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
1 David Gazzolo
2011
Riverside, Calif. 35-32--67
T2 Sammy Cole
2011
Aliso Viejo, Calif. 33-35--68
2 ZeCheng Dou
2015
Beijing, China 37-31--68
T4 Christopher Chu
2013
Fullerton, Calif. 34-35--69
4 Walker Huddy
2012
Studio City, Calif. 33-36--69
4 Alex Angard
2013
Encino, Calif. 34-35--69
7 Dylan Wu
2014
Medford, Ore. 31-39--70
T8 Michael Decker
2013
Pebble Beach, Calif. 36-35--71
8 John Lee
2012
Los Alamitos, Calif. 33-38--71
8 Troix Tonkham
2012
Arleta, Calif. 38-33--71
8 Ben Doyle
2014
La Jolla, Calif. 35-36--71
8 Gordon Neale
2015
Dove Canyon, Calif. 36-35--71
T13 Bobby Gojuangco
2012
San Diego, Calif. 33-39--72
13 Shearn Chua
2012
Beaumont, Calif. 36-36--72
13 Ryan Burgess
2012
Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. 37-35--72
13 Lorens Chan
2012
Honolulu, Hawaii 34-38--72
T17 Robin Kang
2013
Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. 38-35--73
17 Kevin Lee
2011
Cerritos, Calif. 35-38--73
17 Ki Taek Lee
2013
La Quinta, Calif. 38-35--73
17 Andrew Namkoong
2012
Villa Park, Calif. 34-39--73
17 Kale Davidson
2012
Peoria, Ariz. 38-35--73
17 Brian K. Song
2012
Beverly Hills, Calif. 39-34--73
17 Won Je Choi
2013
San Diego, Calif. 36-37--73
17 Barrett Taylor
2012
Yorba Linda, Calif. 36-37--73
17 Jason Semthiti
2011
Los Angeles, Calif. 37-36--73
17 Michael Choe
2012
Brea, Calif. 37-36--73
T27 Junee Lee
2014
Fullerton, Calif. 38-36--74
27 Will Twitty
2012
Scottsdale, Ariz. 37-37--74
27 Justin Beck
2012
Carslbad, Calif. 37-37--74
27 Luke Park
2013
Fullerton, Calif. 36-38--74
27 Christian Rajcic
2012
Ramona, Calif. 36-38--74
27 David Cha
2012
Carrollton, Texas 38-36--74
27 Andrew Burgess
2012
Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. 36-38--74
27 Peter Kyo Won Koo
2014
Tucson, Ariz. 35-39--74
27 Jack Chung
2013
Buena Park, Calif. 38-36--74
27 David-wookyeon Won
2013
La Mirada, Calif. 37-37--74
27 Jonny Hogan
2012
Solvang, Calif. 36-38--74
27 David Kim
2014
Buena Park, Calif. 37-37--74
27 Kevin Ko
2012
Coquitlam, British Columbia 38-36--74
27 Hayden Shieh
2014
Fremont, Calif. 34-40--74
27 Shane Wathanasaynee
2012
Cerritos, Calif. 38-36--74
27 Landon Brown
2013
Santa Maria, Calif. 38-36--74
27 Kevin Cullen
2012
Venice, Calif. 39-35--74
27 Charlie Benell
2012
Pacific Palisades, Calif. 37-37--74
T45 James Lee
2012
Albuquerque, N.M. 36-39--75
45 Clayton Madey
2013
West Linn, Ore. 37-38--75
45 Collin Morikawa
2015
La Canada Flintridge, Calif. 36-39--75
45 Tailin Song
2015
Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. 38-37--75
T49 Soungjae Baek
2012
Las Vegas, Nev. 39-37--76
49 Alex Takada
2012
Anaheim Hills, Calif. 36-40--76
49 Tyler Moore
2015
Escondido, Calif. 36-40--76
49 Louis Kim
2014
Brea, Calif. 37-39--76
49 David Kim
2012
Redondo Beach, Calif. 37-39--76
49 Matt McClure
2011
Tucson, Ariz. 37-39--76
49 Michael Hong
2012
Fullerton, Calif. 37-39--76
T56 Sulman Raza
2012
Eugene, Ore. 38-39--77
56 Andrew Rudy
2013
San Diego, Calif. 35-42--77
56 Joey Kron
2011
Coto de Caza, Calif. 38-39--77
56 William Chae
2013
(South Korea) Torrance, Calif. 40-37--77
56 Jonathan Chang
2012
Valencia, Calif. 40-37--77
56 Christian De La Cruz
2014
San Antonio, Texas 39-38--77
56 Julio Arguelles
2013
Lomas De Cocoyoc, Mexico 38-39--77
56 Jonathan Lai
2013
(Hong Kong) Arcadia, Calif. 39-38--77
56 Grady Bourguignon
2014
Yuma, Ariz. 38-39--77
56 Daniel Yang
2012
San Diego, Calif. 40-37--77
56 Joseph Ko
2013
North Hills, Calif. 39-38--77
56 Cameron Davison
2012
Duncan, B.C. 38-39--77
56 Ryan Rhee
2016
Fullerton, Calif. 36-41--77
56 Stuart Macdonald
2012
Vancouver, British Columbia 39-38--77
T70 Patrick Kim
2013
Pleasanton, Calif. 37-41--78
70 Jung Woong Choi
2013
Chatsworth, Calif. 37-41--78
70 Kyle Nelius
2012
Chino Hills, Calif. 42-36--78
70 Joaquin Arguelles
2015
Oaxtepec, Mexico 40-38--78
70 Hao-Yuan Li
2016
Temecula, Calif. 38-40--78
70 Kethan Reddy
2012
Anaheim, Calif. 38-40--78
70 David Magee
2013
Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. 39-39--78
T77 Bradley Fox
2012
Chino, Calif. 42-37--79
77 Luis Medina
2013
Jalisco, Mexico 38-41--79
77 James Morton
2013
Santa Barbara, Calif. 41-38--79
77 Jordan Fox
2012
Yorba Linda, Calif. 40-39--79
77 Derek Castillo
2016
Yorba Linda, Calif. 41-38--79
77 Lucas Kinan
2012
Yorba Linda, Calif. 40-39--79
77 Austin Sverdrup
2012
Oro Valley, Ariz. 38-41--79
T84 Brandon Tsujimoto
2013
Pomona, Calif. 42-38--80
84 Michael D'Angelo
2012
Redondo Beach, Calif. 41-39--80
84 Andrew Cho
2012
La Crescenta, Calif. 41-39--80
T87 Jeremy Choi
2012
Bakersfield, Calif. 37-44--81
87 Robert Palacios
2012
Chino Hills, Calif. 40-41--81
87 Christopher Tuulik
2012
San Diego, Calif. 37-44--81
87 Harold Buchanan
2012
Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. 42-39--81
87 Polo Lopez
2012
Monterrey, Mexico 42-39--81
T92 Ricky DeSantis
2013
San Marcos, Calif. 46-36--82
92 Brandon Mai
2014
Poway, Calif. 42-40--82
T94 Colton West
2012
Mesa, Ariz. 39-44--83
94 Matthew Ashley
2013
San Jose, Calif. 43-40--83
94 Tommy Kummerfeld
2012
Riverside, Calif. 43-40--83
97 Jeffrey Coffeen
2012
Yuma, Ariz. 46-38--84
98 Alejandro Villasana
2013
Monterey, Mexico 39-46--85
T99 Chang-Hao Lee
2014
Shanghai, China 48-43--91
99 Timmy Root
2012
Newport Beach, Calif. 51-40--91
-
Troy Ditzler
2013
Coto de Caza, Calif.
-JWD
-
Nick Greco
2012
Reno, Nev.
84-DQ - Rule 6-6b
         
Girls Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
T1 Katia Joo
2011
Rolling Hills, Calif. 37-32--69
1 Raychelle Santos
2012
La Quinta, Calif. 36-33--69
T3 Lauren Diaz-Yi
2013
Thousand Oaks, Calif. 36-35--71
3 Euna Pak
2014
Irvine, Calif. 33-38--71
3 Amy Lee
2015
Brea, Calif. 35-36--71
3 Chieh Peng
2012
Shenzhen, China 34-37--71
T7 Wanasa Zhou
2013
Beaumont, Calif. 35-37--72
7 Anne Cheng
2013
Torrance, Calif. 36-36--72
T9 Amy Alston
2011
Mission Viejo, Calif. 37-36--73
9 Erin Choi
2014
Torrance, Calif. 35-38--73
9 Alice Jeong
2013
Gardena, Calif. 37-36--73
T12 Ariel Tidwell
2012
Allen, Texas 37-37--74
12 Yang Yue Hill
2012
Palm Desert, Calif. 38-36--74
12 Esther Lee
2013
Norwalk, Calif. 36-38--74
12 Kristin Dahee Chung
2015
Buena Park, Calif. 38-36--74
T16 Sarah Cho
2014
San Diego, Calif. 36-39--75
16 Minjia Luo
2013
San Diego, Calif. 39-36--75
16 Kristin Henno
2012
Solvang, Calif. 37-38--75
16 Karen Arimoto
2015
(Japan) Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. 37-38--75
T21 Kristie Yang
2013
Chino, Calif. 37-39--76
21 Tiffany Yau
2014
Porter Ranch, Calif. 38-38--76
21 Katherine Rice
2012
Oxnard, Calif. 37-39--76
21 Avery French
2013
Laguna Niguel, Calif. 36-40--76
21 Katelyn Reynolds
2014
Los Angeles, Calif. 37-39--76
21 Jocelyn Chia
2014
La Crescenta, Calif. 37-39--76
21 Evelyn Arguelles
2016
Oaxtepec, Mexico 37-39--76
21 Jienalin Zhang
2015
Zheng Zhou, China 37-39--76
29 Brittany Whatley
2012
Henderson, Nev. 38-39--77
T30 Michelle Yom
2014
Torrance, Calif. 41-37--78
30 Danielle Lee
2015
La Mirada, Calif. 39-39--78
30 Kaley In
2013
Bakersfield, Calif. 38-40--78
T33 Jennie Liang
2013
(China) Beaumont, Calif. 38-41--79
33 Stephanie Lau
2015
Fullerton, Calif. 38-41--79
33 Spenser Krut
2012
Del Mar, Calif. 41-38--79
36 Charatta Thongbai
2013
Gilbert, Ariz. 42-38--80
37 Stephanie Bush
2012
Porter Ranch, Calif. 37-44--81
T38 Kassidy Long-Goheen
2012
Phoenix, Ariz. 39-43--82
38 Carolane Gariepy
2013
Murrieta, Calif. 40-42--82
38 Rebecca (Hsin-Ju) Tsai
2015
Indio, Calif. 40-42--82
41 Emily Stephens
2012
San Diego, Calif. 43-41--84
-
Katherine Guo
2012
Arcadia, Calif.
85-QWD
-
Mackenzie Raim
2014
Palm Desert, Calif.
75-76-DQ Rule 6-6d
 

Gazzolo starts strong at the AJGA Junior Challenge
Santos, Joo take lead at Oak Valley Golf Club

BEAUMONT, Calif.  David Gazzolo of Riverside, Calif., carded a 5-under-par 67 to take the first round lead at the AJGA Junior Challenge. In the Girls Division, Raychelle Santos of La Quinta, Calif., and Katia Joo of Rolling Hills, Calif., recorded 3-under-par 69 to tie the lead in the first round.

The AJGA Junior Challenge is a 54-hole stroke play event conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont, Calif. The tournament field features 102 boys and 42 girls from seven states and 10 countries. The Boys Division is playing the par-72 course at 6,982 yards and the Girls Division is playing at 6,080 yards.

Firing seven birdies on the day, Gazzolo, who will attend University of California  Riverside in the fall, started and finished strong.

I had a good pace and knew when it counted, Gazzolo said. I had two back-to-back birdies on Nos. 10 and 11, and Nos. 1 and 2.

Zecheng Dou of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., and Sammy Cole of Aliso Viejo, Calif., carded 4-under-par 68 tying for second. Tied for fourth place are Alex Angard of Encino, Calif., Walker Huddy of Studio City, Calif., and Christopher Chu of Fullerton, Calif with 3-under par 69.

Santos stepped up her game on the back-nine, where she made three of her four birdies for the day.

I wanted to keep fighting for more birdies because I didn't want to stay content at even, Santos said. I hit fairways first because that's how you start out a good hole.

Joo played consistently despite a prior injury. This is Joo's first tournament since April having tendonitis in her elbow.

I stayed calm which kept my game constant even with my injury, Joo said. I hope to do the same tomorrow.

Tied for third are Chieh Peng of Shenzhen, China, Amy Lee of Brea, Calif., Lauren Diaz-Yi of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and Euna Pak of Irvine, Calif., with 1-uner-par 71.

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Second-round tee times for the AJGA Junior Challenge will run from 7:00 a.m.  8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.  1:20 p.m. off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees, Wednesday at Oak Valley Golf Club. For more information about the AJGA Junior Challenge, contact tournament headquarters at (678) 571-7994.

 
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