HARGRAY JUNIOR CLASSIC AT INDIGO RUN
Golden Bear Golf Club
Hilton Head Island, S.C.
June 26-29, 2001

HAGE SHOOTS CAREER-BEST FOR FIRST-ROUND LEAD
Lewis fires 5-under-par 67 to lead Boys Division

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - When Nicole Hage of Coral Springs, Fla., dropped her 10-foot putt on No. 18 her reaction was more than just the first-round lead in the Girls Division of the AJGA Hargray Junior Classic at Indigo Run. Hage shot a career-best 5-under-par 67 to take a four-stroke lead after the first-round. Rhett Lewis of Douglas, Ga., carded a 5-under-par 67 to lead the Boys Division.

The 54-hole event, conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, at the Golden Bear Golf Club, features 84 players, ages 13-18, representing 19 states. Fifteen juniors from South Carolina and four Polo Golf Junior All-Americans are included in the field.

Hage carded nines of 34-33 for the first-round lead.

"I couldn't believe that was me out there playing," the emotional Hage said. "I've never shot a 67, my best was a 69. Before my round, a friend told me to shoot a 66 and I didn't think I would come close.

"There are still 36 holes to be played," Hage, 15, said. "You can't be too extreme until that last putt drops on Friday, then you can watch my reaction."

Chasing Hage is Lisa Tyler of Lighthouse Point, Fla., with a 71 and Ashley Hoagland of Palmetto, Fla., with an even-par 72.

In the Boys Division, the 17-year-old Lewis hit 16 greens in regulation and carded six birdies, including birdies on three of his first five holes, en route to his first-round lead.

"Today I was hitting the ball well and putting great," Lewis said. "If I continue to putt like I did today, I will do well in the tournament."

Lewis, who is playing in his third AJGA event, knew he was at the top of his game after No. 14.

"I hit a 6-iron within three or four feet of the hole," Lewis said. "I knew I would be fine if I stayed consistent."

Tied for second place with 3-under-par 69s is Colin Floyd of Loris, S.C., Bill Roach, Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn., Chris Robinson of Memphis, Tenn., Brian Duncan of Greenville, S.C., Joel Gibbons of Ocala, Fla., and Luke List of Riggold, Ga.

Second-round action begins Thursday at Golden Bear Golf Club, with tee times running from 8:00-9:57 off No. 1 and No. 10 tees.


For more information on the Hargray Junior Classic at Indigo Run, contact tournament headquarters at (843) 681-8160.

#AJGA#

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- First-round results from the HARGRAY JUNIOR CLASSIC AT INDIGO RUN conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Golden Bear Golf Club. Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: Boys: 6,786 Girls: 5,986


BOYS DIVISION

Rhett Lewis (2002) Douglas, Ga.* 35-32--67
Colin Floyd (2003) Loris, S.C.* 34-35--69
Bill Roach, Jr. (2001) Knoxville, Tenn.* 34-35--69
Chris Robinson (2001) Memphis, Tenn.* 34-35--69
Brian Duncan (2001) Greenville, S.C.* 33-36--69
Joel Gibbons (2001) Ocala, Fla.* 35-34--69
Luke List (2003) Ringgold, Ga.* 37-32--69
Alan Burnett (2002) Charlotte, N.C.* 36-34--70
Dan Gabel (2002) Poughkeepsie, N.Y.* 37-34--71
Sean Szerencsits (2002) Coplay, Pa.* 36-35--71
Thomas Jordan (2002) Sea Island, Ga.* 36-35--71
Tommy Balderston (2002) Boca Raton, Fla.* 33-39--72
Butler Melnyk (2001) Jacksonville, Fla.* 35-37--72
Adam Kolloff (2002) Stow, Mass.* 37-35--72
Mark Anderson (2004) Beaufort, S.C.* 38-35--73
Chiho Kwak (2002) Jacksonville, Fla.* 38-35--73
Michael Himebaugh (2002) Palm City, Fla.* 36-37--73
Brian Harman (2005) Savannah, Ga.* 38-35--73
Matt Bennett (2002) Cheraw, S.C.* 35-38--73
Kevin Kisner (2002) Aiken, S.C.* 36-37--73
Wes Hitchcock (2002) Parkland, Fla.* 36-37--73
Hunter Bendall (2003) Richmond, Va.* 38-35--73
Battle Hartman (2002) Jefferson, S.C.* 34-39--73
Eddie Peckels (2004) Delray Beech, Fla.* 38-35--73
Rand Boyd (2003) Savannah, Ga.* 38-36--74
David Cangemi (2002) Jacksonville, Fla.* 36-38--74
Bennett Smith (2002) Pittsburgh, Pa.* 34-40--74
Christopher Fenimore (2002) Great Falls, Va.* 38-36--74
Stuart Moore (2001) Gainesville, Ga.* 36-38--74
Steve Colnitis (2001) Baldwin, Md.* 39-35--74
Dustin Barr (2003) Mooresville, N.C.* 36-38--74
Alex Yates (2002) Winston-Salem, N.C.* 37-38--75
Matt Lawson (2002) Peachtree City, Ga.* 36-39--75
Robert Chen (2001) Orangeburg, S.C.* 39-36--75
Drake Bailey (2002) Hollywood, Ala.* 38-37--75
Daniel Day (2002) Cheshire, Conn.* 38-37--75
Andor Pruitt (2004) Cayce, S.C.* 38-37--75
Frank Wrenn (2004) Greenville, S.C.* 38-38--76
Brian Rozier (2003) Acworth, Ga.* 38-38--76
Drew Pigg (2002) Plano, Texas* 39-37--76
Craig Trahan, Jr. (2001) Marrero, La.* 36-40--76
Shane Behmer (2002) Lancaster, Pa.* 41-36--77
Sung Back (2003) Rossville, Ga.* 36-41--77
Matthew Smith (2002) Dunwoody, Ga.* 39-38--77
Fernando Figueroa (2002) Miami, Fla.* 44-33--77
Joel McAlhaney (2003) Aiken, S.C.* 37-40--77
Matt Sheldon (2002) Wolfeboro, N.H.* 39-38--77
Ryan Gabel (2004) Poughkeepsie, N.Y.* 38-39--77
Brendon Todd (2003) Cary, N.C.* 40-37--77
Aaron Yarmuth (2002) Harrods Creek, Ky.* 41-37--78
Matthew Bart (2002) Savannah, Ga.* 39-39--78
Matt Neusel (2003) Dearborn, Mich.* 37-41--78
Banks Wood, Jr. (2001) Charlotte, N.C.* 39-39--78
Devin O'Connor (2001) Seven Valleys, Pa.* 38-41--79
Ryan Cochran (2002) Paducah, Ky.* 40-39--79
Chris Rice (2003) Charlotte, N.C.* 38-41--79
Mark Finger (2004) Hilton Head, S.C.* 39-42--81
Adam Resmini (2001) Barrington, R.I.* 40-42--82
Robert Long (2002) Greensboro, N.C.* 41-41--82
Josh Hackler (2003) Myrtle Beach, S.C.* 40-43--83
Toshi Hirata (2002) Savannah, Ga.* 45-38--83
Tim Ferguson (2002) Hilton Head Island, S.C.* 42-41--83
Tyler Kassinger (2001) Evans, Ga.* 40-44--84
Matt Parker (2002) High Point, N.C.* 43-41--84
Steven Gay (2002) Cincinnati, Ohio* 43-41--84
Tripp Coggins (2001) Savannah, Ga.* 45-40--85
Mark Christman (2002) Duluth, Ga.* 41-45--86
Daniel Levy (2002) Rydal, Pa.* 42-45--87
David Webb (2002) Atlanta, Ga.* 43-45--88

GIRLS DIVISION

Nicole Hage (2003) Coral Springs, Fla.* 34-33--67
Lisa Tyler (2002) Lighthouse Point, Fla.* 36-35--71
Ashley Hoagland (2001) Palmetto, Fla.* 34-38--72
Darby Sligh (2001) North Augusta, S.C.* 36-37--73
Chris Brady (2003) Apex, N.C.* 36-37--73
Christie Reed (2004) Coral Springs, Fla.* 38-37--75
Jackie Beers (2002) Midlothian, Va.* 39-36--75
Lorraine Ballerano (2002) Myrtle Beach, S.C.* 39-37--76
Dayna Burleigh (2002) Horsham, Pa.* 39-38--77
Theresa Paik (2003) Silver Springs, Md.* 39-39--78
Christy Larrimore (2002) Severna Park, Md.* 41-39--80
Jeehae Lee (2002) Andover, Md.* 41-41--82
Vicki Yi (2006) Fayetteville, Ga.* 39-43--82
Colby Cobb (2001) Mount Pleasant, S.C.* 45-37--82
Brooke Layton (2002) Tampa, Fla.* 47-38--85

 
Sponsors
Premier Partners
Official Partners
Media Partners
Association Partner
Twitter Facebook AJGA Blog AJGA on Instagram AJGA on YouTube
Member Logins
 
Player, Coach and Alumni Login
Center:
Member ID:
Password:
 
Forgot your password?
Don't have a password?
Forgot your Member ID?
 
Not A Member or Need to Renew?
 
What every member should know
Learn the basics
Performance Based Entry
Leadership Links
ACE Grant financial aid
Polo Golf Rankings
Boys
1. Sam Burns
Shreveport, LA
2. Sam Horsfield
Davenport, FL
3. Jorge Garcia
Miami, FL
4. Austin Connelly
Irving, TX
5. Brad Dalke
Hobart, OK
Girls
1. Andrea Lee
Hermosa Beach, CA
2. Bethany Wu
Diamond Bar, CA
3. Kristen Gillman
Austin, TX
4. Lauren Stephenson
Lexington, SC
5. Nelly Korda
Bradenton, FL
Complete Rankings
Upcoming Events
(Upcoming Events)  
January 16- 18 EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Championship
January 16- 19 Puerto Rico Junior Open presented by EaglesDream Golf Academy
January 17- 19 Preseason Junior at Morongo
February 13- 16 AJGA Boys Championship at Carlton Woods
February 13- 16 ANNIKA Invitational
February 13- 16 Junior All-Star at Innisbrook
March 27- 29 Preseason Junior at Ocala
Complete Schedule
Foundation

The Foundation

The American Junior Golf Foundation is the primary recipient of all charitable giving to the AJGA and as such administers a variety of programs designed to compliment the AJGA and the members and families who make up our community. Learn more about these important programs and how your contributions to the Foundation secure the AJGA’s financial future for future generations to come.
   
Donate Now
Planned Giving Program
Endow an ACE Grant
Annual Fund
ACE Grant

ACE

The Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program provides financial assistance to junior golfers who wish to play in AJGA events. Its goal is to give top-flight golf opportunities to young golfers regardless of financial resources. This program helps to fulfill the AJGA’s mission of developing young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.

Leadership Links

What is Leadership Links?

Leadership Links is a new program whereby the AJGA is able to further its mission to help develop young men and women by teaching charitable giving skills and service-oriented practices at an early age. This program gives juniors all the tools necessary to donate their time, talent and resources to local charities and the AJGA youth development programs. Please click here to learn more about the program and the different opportunities available.

Weekly Results
AJGA Senior Boys Championship
Boys
Total
1
*Colin Hamilton
141
2
Andrew Chu
141
T
3
Matthew Mourin
143
T
3
C.J. Coleman
143
AJGA Senior Boys & Girls Championship
Boys
Total
1
Henry Hui
143
2
Travis Winn
146
3
Cody Renfro
147
Girls
Total
1
*Hannah Haythorne
147
2
Rebeca Maruri
147
3
Jenny Zhang
149
* Won via sudden-death playoff
FJ Live Scoring
AJGA U
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.