AJGA NOTRE DAME JUNIOR OPEN
Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame
South Bend, Ind. • July 27 - 30
 

SOUTH BEND'S SUMRALL SLIDES INTO FIRST AT AJGA NOTRE DAME JUNIOR OPEN
Theintong holds six stroke lead in the Girls Division at Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Adam Sumrall of South Bend, Ind., stayed consistent in the second round with a 1-under-par 70 Wednesday, to take the lead by two strokes with a two-day total of 2-under-par 140. Banchalee Theinthong of Bangkok, Thailand, held on to her first round lead by six strokes with a two-round score of 1-over-par 143.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the AJGA Notre Dame Junior Open is a 54-hole stroke play event being held at Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame. The tournament field consists of 75 Boys and 24 Girls, ages 12-18, from 15 states and four foreign countries. The par-71 course is being played at 6,908 yards for the Boys Division and 5,888 yards for the Girls Division.

Sumrall, who plans to play at Duke this upcoming fall, started out with an early birdie on No. 3 to contribute to a 2-under-par 33 on the front nine.

“I made a birdie on No. 3 which was a nice start,” Sumrall said. “I had a great shot into the fairway, then a good iron to the green and sunk a 10 foot putt.”

Sumrall's toughest hole of the day came on the par-4 464 yard No. 6 hole after he drove into the fescue. Fortunately he was able to hit a great shot with his 4-iron then got up and down to save par.

The South Bend native who won the 2009 Indiana individual high school state championship, said his driving kept him out of trouble today and plans to hit all the same clubs off the tee in the final round.

Sitting in a tie for second by two strokes at even-par 142 are Kyle Kmiecik of Avon, Ohio, Theodore Lederhausen of Hinsdale, Ill., Corey Ziedonis of Indianapolis, and Morgan Dobbins of Jackson, Ohio.

In the Girls Division, Theinthong was lucky enough to finish her first round Tuesday after a second thunderstorm forced 12 girls to resume their round Wednesday morning. After the first round concluded Wednesday morning, Theinthong was in first going in to her second-round after carding an impressive 3-under-par 68.

Theinthong played solid and enters the final round still in the lead after carding 4-over-par 75 in the second round.

“Yesterday on No. 10 I nearly made an eagle from 50 yards but today I was able to save par after hitting into the water,” Theinthong said. “It was windy outside and the direction was constantly changing. Tomorrow my game plan is to stay in the fairway.”

Jordan Lippetz of Bradenton, Fla., is in sole possession of second at 7-over-par 149. Two strokes back, sitting in third place is Maria Jose Benavides of Mexico City, Mexico, with a two-round score of 9-over-par 151.

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. The largest Association of its kind, the AJGA has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of more than 5,000 junior golfers from 50 states and more than 30 foreign countries.

Titleist, the AJGA's National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association's success since 1989. Rolex Watch USA, which is in its third decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Polo Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More than 200 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have compiled more than 350 wins. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink, Davis Love III, Cristie Kerr, Pat Hurst, Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel and Julieta Granada.

Final-round tee times for the AJGA Notre Dame Junior Open will run from 7a.m.-12:20 p.m. off the No. 1 tee Thursday, July 30 at Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame. For more information about the AJGA Notre Dame Junior Open, please contact Tournament Headquarters at (574) 631-9792 or visit ajga.org.

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