NATURAL RESOURCE PARTNERS BLUEGRASS JUNIOR
Bellefonte Country Club
Ashland, Ky. • June 14 - 17

Media Score ASHLAND, Ky. -- First Round results from the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Bellefonte Country Club.
Boys Par: 35-35--70. Yardage: 6002. Rating: 68.6. Slope: 125
Girls Par: 35-35--70. Yardage: 5603. Rating: 71.8. Slope: 127

Boys Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
1 Tyler McDaniel
2015
Manchester, Ky. 35-31--66
2 Hager Collins
2012
Lexington, Ky. 35-33--68
T3 Ben Fister
2011
Lexington, Ky. 37-32--69
3 Haoyuan Lu
2012
Bradenton, Fla. 35-34--69
3 Fred Allen Meyer
2014
Nicholasville, Ky. 34-35--69
T6 Drew Johnson
2013
Oak Ridge, N.C. 38-32--70
6 Will Branham
2012
Pikeville, Ky. 36-34--70
6 Addison Coll
2013
Arlington, Va. 34-36--70
T9 Patipan Pipatpinyopong
2012
Loves Park, Ill. 34-37--71
9 Thadd Obecny II
2014
Wheeling, W.Va. 37-34--71
9 William Martinez
2014
Austin, Texas 35-36--71
9 Michael Davis
2014
Newtown Square, Pa. 36-35--71
9 Timothy Colanta
2015
Reunion, Fla. 37-34--71
9 Stephen Stallings, Jr
2013
Louisville, Ky. 33-38--71
9 Drake Duncan
2012
Bowling Green, Ky. 35-36--71
9 Nick Duffield
2013
Chesapeake, Ohio 36-35--71
T17 Joo-Young Lee
2013
Hilliard, Ohio 35-37--72
17 Akash Mirchandani
2011
Prospect, Ky. 37-35--72
17 Matthew Hardman
2011
Gettysburg, Pa. 34-38--72
17 John Minton III
2011
Bowling Green, Ky. 34-38--72
17 Matthew Zakutney
2013
Paducah, Ky. 33-39--72
17 Paul Travis Rose
2013
Nicholasville, Ky. 35-37--72
17 Brendon Doyle
2014
Louisville, Ky. 38-34--72
T24 Wesley Gosselin
2012
Knoxville, Tenn. 34-39--73
24 Chris O'Neill
2012
Glen Allen, Va. 35-38--73
24 Peter Black
2012
Champaign, Ill. 36-37--73
24 Jeffrey Meade
2012
Ashland, Ky. 39-34--73
24 Thomas Shindler
2012
Dublin, Ohio 33-40--73
24 Kelsey Schultz
2013
Columbus, Ohio 35-38--73
24 Nicholas Reisch
2012
Thornton, Colo. 34-39--73
24 Chandler Morgan
2013
Lexington, Ky. 36-37--73
24 Daniel Martinez
2017
Austin, Texas 36-37--73
24 Voramate Aussarassakorn
2012
Bangkok, Thailand 38-35--73
24 Logan Hogge
2012
Salt Lick, Ky. 38-35--73
T35 Mark Folkwein
2011
New Albany, Ohio 37-37--74
35 Austin Morrison
2013
Charlotte, N.C. 34-40--74
35 Colton Wiggins
2012
Indiana, Pa. 38-36--74
35 Austin Cuervo
2012
Westerville, Ohio 38-36--74
35 Mack Van Lenten
2012
Pewee Valley, Ky. 36-38--74
T40 Kyle Congleton
2012
Richmond, Ky. 39-36--75
40 Joey Arcuri
2013
Cincinnati, Ohio 39-36--75
40 Chad Ransom
2012
Blacklick, Ohio 36-39--75
40 Zach Mosholder
2014
Tallmadge, Ohio 35-40--75
40 Davis Morrison
2013
Charlotte, N.C. 34-41--75
40 Mark Pinti
2012
Bridgeport, W.Va. 37-38--75
40 Ashton Van Horne
2012
Georgetown, Ky. 38-37--75
40 Michael Durio
2012
The Woodlands, Texas 39-36--75
40 Grant Guthery
2013
Dublin, Ohio 36-39--75
T49 Andrew Wong
2011
Deerfield Beach, Fla. 37-39--76
49 Satoshi Tanaka
2012
Dublin, Ohio 39-37--76
49 Joey Mayo
2013
Paducah, Ky. 36-40--76
49 Taylor Thompson
2012
Anchorage, Ky. 40-36--76
49 Hayden Young
2011
Morganfield, Ky. 36-40--76
49 Jack Sparling
2012
Dublin, Ohio 39-37--76
49 Ben Hartsell
2012
Maryville, Tenn. 36-40--76
49 Ian Dickeson
2012
Fremont, Calif. 38-38--76
49 Nick Sparling
2014
Dublin, Ohio 37-39--76
49 Scott Barnhart
2012
Lexington, Ky. 41-35--76
49 Brennen Walsh
2013
Cincinnati, Ohio 38-38--76
T60 Daniel Haas
2015
Nicholasville, Ky. 39-38--77
60 Nicolas Osorio
2012
Cali, Colombia 37-40--77
60 Royce Ryu
2012
Beverly Hills, Calif. 38-39--77
60 Cooper Musselman
2013
Louisville, Ky. 41-36--77
60 Josh Frederick
2013
Louisville, Ky. 36-41--77
60 Matthew Mahle
2013
Lexington, Ky. 39-38--77
60 Jay Ealley
2012
Greensboro, N.C. 38-39--77
60 Christian Hitt
2012
Bridgeport, W.Va. 40-37--77
60 Clayton Portz
2012
Springfield, Ohio 38-39--77
60 Daniel Schwarz
2012
Cincinnati, Ohio 41-36--77
60 Ben Montgomery
2013
Louisville, Ky. 40-37--77
60 Ben Gallow
2012
West Chester, Ohio 36-41--77
60 Connor Anderson
2012
Owensboro, Ky. 38-39--77
60 Patrick Luth
2013
Medina, Ohio 38-39--77
T74 Josh Taylor
2011
Crescent, Pa. 38-40--78
74 Eli Lambie
2012
Moundsville, W.Va. 39-39--78
74 Blake Rose
2012
Kettering, Ohio 40-38--78
74 Chad Howard
2013
Dublin, Ohio 41-37--78
74 Zachary Smith
2014
Mount Sterling, Ky. 41-37--78
74 Lucas Jones
2013
Louisville, Ky. 37-41--78
T80 Andrew Thompson
2011
Pickerington, Ohio 42-37--79
80 Owen Elliott
2012
New York, N.Y. 39-40--79
80 Juan Veloza
2013
Cali, Colombia 40-39--79
80 Nathan Pirtle
2015
Sullivan, Ind. 39-40--79
80 Nicholas Hall
2012
Lexington, Ky. 38-41--79
80 Tyler Smith
2012
Cincinnati, Ohio 38-41--79
80 Joshua Cushing
2012
Chillicothe, Ohio 44-35--79
80 Jack Wilson
2012
Bolivar, Tenn. 43-36--79
T88 Erik Bringsjord
2012
Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. 39-41--80
88 Nitis Udornpim
2012
Fulton, Md. 38-42--80
88 Alex Weiss
2014
Pickerington, Ohio 36-44--80
88 Eric Buse
2013
Loveland, Ohio 38-42--80
88 Scott Alder
2012
Cincinnati, Ohio 40-40--80
88 Jared Fannin
2012
Nicholasville, Ky. 38-42--80
T94 Ryan Amos
2011
Komoka, Ontario 37-44--81
94 Matt Michalak
2012
Hilliard, Ohio 40-41--81
94 Larry Wetzel
2012
Kronenwetter, Wis. 38-43--81
94 Daniel Shafer
2012
Hilliard, Ohio 40-41--81
94 Adam Johnson
2012
Delaware, Ohio 40-41--81
94 Patrick Taft
2012
Ashland, Ky. 43-38--81
T100 Sam Toomey
2011
Mattapoisett, Mass. 38-44--82
100 Daniel Harper
2012
Murray, Ky. 40-42--82
100 Benjamin Cole
2012
Dayton, Ohio 42-40--82
100 Cory Dulle
2012
Cincinnati, Ohio 44-38--82
100 Andrew Rothenstine
2012
Ashland, Ky. 41-41--82
105 Nicholas Blankenship
2013
Ashland, Ky. 41-42--83
T106 Jacob Porter
2013
Russell, Ky. 39-45--84
106 Brock Bolton
2012
Salem, Ill. 41-43--84
108 Van Giles
2012
Columbia, Ky. 41-44--85
         
Girls Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
1 Becky Sharpe
2012
Williamsburg, Ky. 34-34--68
2 Emma Talley
2012
Princeton, Ky. 33-36--69
T4 Katie Page
2013
Louisville, Ky. 36-37--73
4 Kelly Tan
2012
Bradenton, Fla. 39-34--73
6 Mikayla Harmon
2013
Gilbert, Ariz. 38-36--74
7 Sammi Lee
2013
Winter Park, Fla. 41-34--75
T8 Emily Campbell
2015
Lewisville, Texas 39-37--76
8 Haylee Harford
2015
Leavittsburg, Ohio 37-39--76
8 Julia Gerlach
2012
Eglharting, Germany 38-38--76
11 Megan Tenhundfeld
2012
Loveland, Ohio 40-37--77
12 Teleri Hughes
2013
Knoxville, Tenn. 41-37--78
T13 Anna Hack
2015
Murray, Ky. 41-38--79
13 Jennah Romansky
2012
Akron, Ohio 41-38--79
13 Michelle Suntay
2012
Cincinnati, Ohio 37-42--79
13 Maddie Rose Hamilton
2015
Louisville, Ky. 40-39--79
T17 Gabrielle Weiss
2014
Southern Pines, N.C. 39-41--80
17 Hanna Lee
2014
Cincinnati, Ohio 42-38--80
T19 Lauren Flynn
2012
Milton, Mass. 40-41--81
19 Carolyn Markley
2015
Maineville, Ohio 42-39--81
19 Megan Kinney
2013
Frankfort, Ky. 40-41--81
22 Kari Bellville
2014
Granger, Ind. 41-41--82
T23 Sarah Kolodzik
2014
Bellbrook, Ohio 42-41--83
23 Gabrielle Shipley
2012
Hastings, Mich. 44-39--83
23 Caroline Moore
2013
London, Ky. 41-42--83
T27 Ale Walker
2013
Paintsville, Ky. 44-41--85
27 Ellen Kehoe
2015
Campbellsville, Ky. 42-43--85
29 Ali Green
2012
West Chester, Ohio 42-44--86
30 Darby Gentry
2012
Braselton, Ga. 43-44--87
T31 Mallory Etcheberry
2013
Wesley Chapel, Fla. 44-45--89
31 Brianne Adkins
2012
Ashland, Ohio 45-44--89
33 Greer Clausen
2014
Bloomfield Hills, Mich. 44-46--90
T34 Taylor Krout
2013
Cogan Station, Pa. 50-42--92
34 Jacinta Pikunas
2017
Youngstown, Ohio 49-43--92
36 Courtney Shutt
2014
Dover, Ohio 45-50--95
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April Anderson
2011
Lake Charles, La.
84-JWD
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Hannah Sublett
2011
South Shore, Ky.
72-75-DQ 6-6d
 

McDaniel leads by four at the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior
Sharpe sits atop Girls Division with two-stroke lead at Bellefonte Country Club

ASHLAND, Ky. — Tyler McDaniel of Manchester, Ky., shot a 4-under-par 66 in Wednesday's first round of the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior at the Bellefonte Country Club, taking the lead in the Boys Division. Becky Sharpe of Williamsburg, Ky., carded a 2-under-par 68 to jump ahead in the Girls Division in the tournament's 28th year at Bellefonte Country Club.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior is a 54-hole stroke play event held at Bellefonte Country Club. The field features 144 competitors, 108 boys and 36 girls, ages 12-18, from 22 states and seven foreign countries. The par-70 course is being played at 6,002 yards for the Boys Division and 5,603 yards for the Girls Division.

McDaniel, who just recently earned medalist honors at the Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star in Ringgold, Ga., drove the green on No. 11 in Ashland, Ky., carding a birdie and propelling momentum throughout the rest of his round.

“Everything was working really well for me out there, I didn't hit very many drivers today, but when I did they were in the fairway and well struck,” McDaniel said.

McDaniel's calm and relaxed attitude was credited for his success during his first round.

“I didn't really struggle that much out there today, I didn't have to scramble.”

Hager Collins of Lexington, Ky., sits in second place after shooting a 2-under-par 68. Tied for third is Haoyuan Lu of Bradenton, Fla., Fred Allen Meyer of Nicholasville, Ky., and Ben Fister of Lexington, Ky., all carding 1-under-par 69's before showers delayed afternoon play.

Sharpe contributes her strong putting and four birdies on the front nine to her 2-under-par first round score.

“I haven't been putting well all week and for some reason it just came together today, which is good timing because this is my first AJGA tournament so it is really exciting,” Sharpe said.

Returning champion Emma Talley of Princeton, Ky., sits in second after carding a 1-under-par 69. Hannah Sublett of South Shore, Ky., finished her first round with a 2-over-par 72, placing her in third.

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The second round of the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior will tee off Nos. 1 and 10 tees 7:30 - 9:09 a.m for the 1st wave and 11:45 a.m. — 1:24 p.m. for the 2nd wave. For more information, please contact Tournament Director Greg Sanfilippo at (678)936-0163

 
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