AJGA TOLDO GROUP EASTERN CANADIAN JUNIOR
Sutton Creek Golf & Country Club
Essex, Ontario
July 23-26, 2001

LAFONTAINE'S 69 GIVES HIM FIRST ROUND BOYS DIVISION LEAD
Alice Kim leads Girls Division at 74

ESSEX, Ontario - Shawn Lafontaine of Cobourg, Ontario, shot a 3-under par 69 Tuesday to take the lead in the Boys Division of the AJGA Toldo Group Eastern Canadian Junior. In the Girls Division, Alice Kim of Los Angeles, carded a two-over par 74 to lead after the opening round.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, The AJGA Toldo Group Eastern Canadian Junior features 85 players representing 14 states and three provinces. Of the 85 players in the field, 43 hail from Canada.

Lafontaine played a solid all-around 18 holes on his way to the first-round lead. Despite missing greens on Nos. 3, 4 and 5, Lafontaine played the trio of holes even-par. He was able to get up-and-down on all three before making birdies on Nos. 6 and 7. Lafontaine then made the turn and scorched the back nine with two birdies and seven pars to end with a 69.

"My putting has been real solid lately," said Lafontaine, who is coming off of a third place finish at the Onatrio Junior. "The greens here really seem to suit me and I have a lot of confidence putting the ball right now. Off the tee I didn't get myself into any trouble, and from the fairways it's easy to hit the greens."

Within two shots of Lafontaine in the Boys Division sits a group of five players. Chris Stanko of Windsor, Ontario, Colby Beckstrom of North Muskegon, Mich., Nick Kenney of Etobicoke, Ontario, John Locke of Ashland, Ohio and Steve Muir of London, Ontario, all are at 71.

In the Girls Division, Kim holds a slim opening-round lead over Claire Lucey of Winnetka, Ill., who sits a shot back at 75.

Kim bounced back from bogeying the first two holes to shoot even-par over the remaining 16 holes, finishing up with a 74.

"I had a rough start and I think that nervousness may have kicked-in for me," said Kim of her first couple of holes. "Making pars after that seemed to settle me down a bit.

"I was strong off of the tee today and my putting was better than it had been lately. I was able to put a lot of my long putts close to the hole."

Joining Kim and Lucey atop the Girls Division leaderboard is Julie Harder of Holland, Ohio, at 79.

Tuesday's first-round action also saw a hole-in-one. Mike Gaffin of Kentwood, Mich., aced the 164-yard, No. 5, par 3 using a 7-iron.

Second-round action begins Wednesday with tee times running from 7:30-9:27 a.m. off of the No. 1 and 10 tees.

For more information about the AJGA Toldo Group Eastern Canadian Junior, contact our tournament headquarters at (519) 726-6900, ext. 29.

ESSEX, Ontario -- First-round results from the AJGA TOLDO GROUP EASTERN CANADIAN JUNIOR conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Sutton Creek Golf & Country Club. Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: Boys: 6,743 Girls: 5,967


BOYS DIVISION

Shawn Lafontaine (2001) Cobourg, Ontario* 35-34--69
Chris Stanko (2001) Windsor, Ontario* 34-37--71
Colby Beckstrom (2002) North Muskegon, Mich.* 38-33--71
Nick Kenney (2002) Etobicoke, Ontario* 36-35--71
John Locke (2002) Ashland, Ohio* 36-35--71
Steve Muir (2002) London, Ontario* 37-34--71
Erik Schleicher (2002) Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich.* 35-37--72
Raman Luthra (2002) East Amherst, N.Y.* 33-39--72
Andrew Parr (2002) London, Ontario* 34-38--72
Jeff Nichols (2002) Rochester Hills, Mich.* 37-35--72
Brian Elsea (2002) Columbus, Ohio* 35-38--73
Peter Verschoote (2002) Burlington, Ontario* 35-38--73
Ryan Ellis (2002) Cumberland, Ontario* 38-36--74
Mike Aarts (2002) Pound Ridge, N.Y.* 38-36--74
Peter Campbell (2001) Baddeck, Nova Scotia* 35-39--74
Mike Calkin (2002) St. Charles, Ill.* 39-35--74
Joey Childers (2002) Elgin, Ill.* 39-35--74
Bill Lewis (2001) Westfield, Mass.* 37-37--74
Brad Moulton (2002) Orangeville, Ontario* 39-35--74
Jay Choe (2002) Yorba Linda, Calif.* 38-37--75
Mike Rim (2002) Lakewood, Calif.* 37-38--75
T.J. Shelton (2001) Saline, Mich.* 39-36--75
Benjamin Stranzl (2002) Cherryville, Pa.* 39-36--75
Anthony Italiano (2001) Toronto, Ontario* 37-38--75
Ryan Lenahan (2002) Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich.* 38-37--75
Ryan Glenn (2002) Lockport, N.Y.* 41-35--76
Cody Harris (2001) Belle River, Ontario* 36-40--76
Nick Higham (2002) Shelley, Idaho* 38-38--76
Gregory Goad (2003) Cambridge, Ontario* 36-40--76
Brian Kim (2002) Louisville, Ky.* 40-36--76
Michael Joyce (2002) Peterborough, Ontario* 36-40--76
Christian Lefave (2002) Windsor, Ontario* 39-37--76
Sam Kang (2003) Waterloo, Ontario* 40-37--77
Nils Homer (2002) Brampton, Ontario* 38-39--77
Tyler Randol (2002) Lawrence, N.Y.* 40-37--77
Craig Hosie (2002) Shanty Bay, Ontario* 37-41--78
Chris Peterson (2001) Edina, Minn.* 40-38--78
Andrew Rice (2002) Monkton, Md.* 42-36--78
Scott Harvey (2002) Brantford, Ontario* 38-40--78
Kyle McGrady (2002) Manasquan, N.J.* 40-38--78
Greg Kennette (2002) Windsor, Ontario* 41-37--78
Chris Gall (2002) Windsor, Ontario* 40-39--79
Mitch Starr (2001) Peterborough, Ontario* 42-37--79
Geoff Woodley (2003) Hamilton, Ontario* 42-37--79
Chris Brown (2002) Manchester, Mass.* 43-36--79
Andrew Karlsberg (2002) Duxbury, Mass.* 40-39--79
Mike Gaffin (2002) Kentwood, Mich.* 40-39--79
Matt Bartnick (2002) Livonia, Mich.* 40-39--79
Adam Robinson (2001) Harrow, Ontario* 42-38--80
Alex Knoll (2003) Bethlehem, Pa.* 36-44--80
Christopher Musgjerd (2001) Wilmette, Ill.* 37-43--80
Mike Cuff (2003) Toronto, Ontario* 41-39--80
Ryan Vassel (2003) Toronto, Ontario* 39-42--81
Max Lizondo (2002) Ottawa, Ontario* 39-42--81
Kyle Paolini (2002) Stouffville, Ontario* 40-41--81
Jim Kratz (2002) Ottawa, Ontario* 41-40--81
Adrian Singh (2003) Maple, Ontario* 43-39--82
Drew Kravis (2003) Calabasas, Calif.* 38-44--82
Bryant Lung (2002) Tupperville, Ontario* 44-38--82
Matthew Tindale (2004) Peterborough, Ontario* 44-38--82
Matt Ellement (2001) Peterborough, Ontario* 43-40--83
Bryan Simpson (2003) Peterborough, Ontario* 40-43--83
Dana Johnson (2003) Brantford, Ontario* 40-43--83
Mark Temple (2003) Waterloo, Ontario* 40-43--83
Tom Crane (2003) Peterborough, Ontario* 40-44--84
Kenta Minejima (2002) Irvine, Calif.* 43-42--85
Neal Gram (2002) Grosse Point Shores, Mich.* 39-47--86
Louis Muir (2002) London, Ontario* 41-46--87
Mike McCarthy (2003) Petersborough, Ontario* 39-51--90
Chris Makila (2003) Windsor, Ontario* 41-50--91

GIRLS DIVISION

Alice Kim (2003) Los Angeles, Calif.* 38-36--74
Clare Lucey (2002) Winnetka, Ill.* 39-36--75
Julie Harder (2002) Holland, Ohio* 41-38--79
Jessica Shapiro (2002) Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.* 41-39--80
Erin Borowiec (2001) South Lyon, Mich.* 42-39--81
Haley Gildea (2002) East Greenwich, R.I.* 43-39--82
Kara Curran (2002) Dublin, Ohio* 39-43--82
Tiffany Wernig (2001) Akron, Ohio* 42-41--83
Joanna Periversoff (2004) London, Ontario* 44-40--84
Josie Artymovich (2003) Sterling Heights, Mich.* 43-42--85
Isabelle Gendreau (2004) St-Georges Beauce, Quebec* 41-44--85
Whitney Wolejko (2004) Hatfield, Mass.* 44-42--86
Krista Cudmore (2002) Blind River, Ontario* 41-47--88
Liz Vollman (2003) Bloomfield, Mich.* 45-46--91
Katie Lebel (2002) Mooretown, Ontario* 52-48--100

 
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