Danielson, Hall compete overseas

Updated September 13, 2012

FINAL
ROUND RESULTS

Representing the United States, Casey Danielson and Gavin Hall both finished within the top 20 at the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy. Hall closed with a 4-over-par 76 to tie for 13th at 17-over-par 233. Two strokes behind, Danielson finished with a 10-over-par 82 for a share of 17th place at 19-over-par 235.

The final round of competition was marked by challenging conditions as the low tournament total was 9-over-par 225. Three players finished at 9-over to force a three-way, sudden-death playoff, including 2012 Thunderbird International Junior champion Max Orrin of England, who was defeated by Iceland’s Ragnar Gardarsson.

Hall was recognized during the awards presentation for his hole-in-one during Monday’s practice round, which he recorded on No. 8 of the Old Course, famously referred to as the “Postage Stamp.”

Danielson and Hall will once again represent the United States during the Junior Ryder Cup, Sept. 24-25, at Olympia Fields Country Club in Chicago. Both will be making their first appearance at the biennial competition, which saw the United States retain the cup in 2010, earning a third consecutive win for the U.S. squad.


SECOND ROUND RESULTS

Players were tested during the second round at Royal Troon as conditions included periods of rain and 40 mph winds. Danielson and Hall both carded rounds of 3-over-par 75, with Danielson sitting in a tie for 7th at 9-over-par 153 and Hall four strokes behind in a tie for 20th at 13-over-par 157.

Click here to follow live scoring during Thursday’s final round.

Updated September 11, 2012

FIRST ROUND RESULTS

Casey Danielson led the way for the United States during Tuesday’s first round of the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy, with a 6-over-par 78 to tie for 13th. In a five-way tie for 31st, Gavin Hall turned in a first-round 10-over-par 82.

In first place at 1-under-par 71 is England’s Max Orrin, who won the 2012 Thunderbird International Junior in May.

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For the third consecutive year, two AJGA players traveled to Scotland to compete in the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy, Sept. 11-13. Gavin Hall of Pittsford, N.Y., and Casey Danielson of Osceola, Wis., made the trip across the Atlantic to represent the United States among 56 competitors from 31 countries.

“It’s an honor to represent the U.S.,” Danielson said. “I’ve never been out of the country, so I look forward to seeing the culture and getting a chance to compete in Scotland, the home of golf.”

Danielson and Hall, who serve as Player Representatives on the AJGA Board of Directors, were accompanied by AJGA Tournament Director Rachel Graves. Like Danielson, this will be the first time Hall has traveled outside of the United States.

“I’m looking forward to meeting a lot of different people from other countries and seeing what it is like overseas,” Hall said. “Regardless of how I play, it is going to be a great experience.”

No. 10 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Danielson has posted 12 top-10 AJGA finishes, including a win at the 2011 W. Duncan MacMillan Classic at Rush Creek. Her 2012 season was highlighted by a third-place finish at the Rolex Tournament of Champions and a T7 finish at the Thunderbird International Junior.

A two-time Rolex Junior All-American, Hall has recorded 10 top-10 performances, including a win at the 2011 The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf.

The Duke of York Young Champions Trophy is a 54-hole stroke play tournament contested at Royal Troon Golf Club, an Open Championship venue, in Ayrishire, Scotland. An invitation-only event, Cody Proveaux of Leesville, S.C., and Taylor Coleman of San Antonio competed in the 2011 tournament, where Proveaux finished fifth.

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