Sedgefield Country Club
Greensboro, N.C. •
June 9 - 13
PECK, KIM SET NEW COURSE RECORD AT
FOOTJOY INVITATIONAL Both sit at 4-under-par 66 at Sedgefield
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Cameron Peck of Olympia, Wash., and Chan Kim of Chandler, Ariz., sit tied atop the leaderboard after the first round
of the FootJoy Invitational at 4-under-par 66. In doing so, both claim the
right to Sedgefield Country Club’s course record, previously set at 67.
by the American Junior Golf Association, the seventh annual FootJoy
Invitational is a 72-hole stroke play event being held at Sedgefield Country
Club. The 99-player field features golfers from 23 states and seven foreign countries.
The par-70 course is being played at 7,065 yards. Past champions of this event
include Seung-Su Han, Brian Harman, Daniel Woltman, Andrew Yun and Peter
started his first round positively on the front nine, by making birdies on Nos.
4 and 6 and an eagle on No. 5.
started out even on the first three holes,” Peck said. “All of a sudden, I was
4-under after playing No. 6 and that gave me a lot of confidence.”
played two rounds of golf Monday, participating in both the practice round and
the Junior-Am. He said he was never concerned about the heat or the potential
of being tired for the first round.
anything, playing two rounds yesterday helped my game today,” Peck said.
round, which included four birdies and one eagle, was keyed by consistent
hit a lot of fairways today and that helped to make up for some missed putts,” Kim
said. “It feels good to lead after the first round, especially at an invitational.
There are a lot of great golfers here.”
players look to defend their top positions at Wednesday’s second round as there
are four competitors that sit one stroke back. Tied for third at 3-under-par 67
are James Kwon of Houston, Jack Schultz of Whitefish Bay, Wis., Rak Cho of Brea,
Calif., and Tommy Chung Hao Mou of Bradenton, Fla.
round of 67 was highlighted by a double eagle. He holed out from 185 yards with
a 6-iron on the par-5 No. 15.
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 an annual junior membership (boys
and girls ages 12-18) of more than 5,000 junior golfers from 49 states and more
than 25 foreign countries.
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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 Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson,
Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink, Davis Love III, Cristie Kerr, Pat Hurst, Paula
Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel and Julieta Granada.
second round of the FootJoy Invitational will begin at Wednesday off the No. 1 tee at Sedgefield Country
Club. For more information about the FootJoy Invitational, please contact
Tournament Headquarters at (336) 299-0744.
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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.