STANFORD FINANCIAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP HOSTED BY DAVID GOSSETT
Memphis, Tenn. •
July 28 - 31
LEADS AT 2-UNDER-PAR AT TPC SOUTHWIND Martindale maintains
lead in the Girls Division at the Stanford Financial Junior Championship
MEMPHIS, Tenn.— Landon Lyons of Baton Rouge, La., leads the Stanford Financial Junior
Championship hosted by David Gossett at 2-under-par 140.Kendall Martindale of Jefferson City, Tenn., leads the Girls Division at 2-over-par
144 at TPC Southwind after Wednesday’s second round.
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Stanford
Financial Junior Championship hosted by David Gossett is a 54-hole stroke play
event being held at TPC Southwind. The tournament field consists of 60 boys and
21 girls, ages 12-18, from 20 states and Canada. The Boys Division is playing the par-71
course at 6,944yards, while the Girls Division is being played at 5,990yards.
Lyons’ round of 1-over-par 72 consisted of four
birdies and five bogeys.He played TPC
Southwind’s demanding par-3s at 1-under-par for the day.
“My putting all week has been good and I have been hitting the
ball better lately,” said Lyons. “I am really looking forward to
tomorrow.I am just going to go out
there and have fun.”
Brandon Rodgers of Knoxville, Tenn., is in second at 1-under-par 141.Rodgers’ 6-under-par 65 is the low-round of
the tournament after two rounds. In third is Dean Hester of Dublin, Ga., at 2-over-par 144.
Martindale, the defending champion, maintained her lead with a second
round score of 3-over-par 74 that featured two birdies.
“I struggled today with my putting,” said Martindale. “I did make
a 25-foot putt from off the green for a birdie on the par-5 No. 5 though.”
Amelia Lewis of Jacksonville, Fla., is in second, two shots back, at
4-over-par 146. In third at 152 is Alyssa Randolph of Knoxville, Tenn.
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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, the largest Association of its kind, has an annual junior
membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers
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alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More
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compiled more than 300 wins. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson,
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Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel and Julieta Granada.
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Championship hosted by David Gossett will start at Thursday off Nos. 1 and 10 tees at TPC
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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.