CLEVELAND HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION JUNIOR
Deer Brook Golf Club
Shelby, N.C. •
July 18 - 21
SHELBY, N.C. --
results from the Cleveland HealthCare Foundation Junior conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Deer Brook Golf Club.
Boys Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6968. Rating: 74.2. Slope: 139 Girls Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 5966. Rating: 74.9. Slope: 138
Prchal makes a move in the second-round at the Cleveland HealthCare Foundation Junior Maymon widens gap in the Girls Division to lead at Deer Brook Golf Club
SHELBY, N.C. —Quinlan Prchal of Glenview, Ill., has a one-stroke lead going into the final round after carding a 2-under-par 70 in the Boys Division at the Cleveland HealthCare Foundation Junior. In the Girls Division, Giovana Maymon of Huixquilucan, Mexico extended her lead after the second round by firing a 4-under-par 68 for a 10-under-par 134 tournament total at Deer Brook Golf Club.
The Cleveland HealthCare Foundation Junior is a 54-hole stroke play event conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Deer Brook Golf Club in Shelby, N.C. The tournament field includes 114 boys and 29 girls, ages 12-18 from 21 states, Thailand, Mexico and Canada. The Boys Division is playing the par-72 course at 6,968 yards and the Girls Division is playing at 5,966 yards.
Jumping up two places on the leaderboard, Prchal put together a 6-under-par 138 tournament total to take the lead after firing three birdies on the back nine.
“I created a quality game plan that gave me a lot of opportunities,” Prchal said. “I need to stay patient and whatever comes tomorrow, I will be ready for it.”
Ashton Van Horne of Georgetown, Ky., Rhyne Jones of Blowing Rock, N.C., and Jonathan DiIanni of Kernersville, N.C., are all tied for second with 5-under-par 139 tournament totals. Rounding out fifth place, Meechai Padungsiriseth of Bradenton, Fla., shot a 4-under-par 140 after the second-round.
In the Girls Division, Maymon held onto her first round lead by once again carding six birdies for a 4-under-par 68. Maymon now holds a seven-stroke lead going into the final round.
"Tomorrow I will definitely be nervous,” Maymon said. “It is a great honor to be leading an AJGA tournament. I'm going to try and be calm and focus on my golf game."
In a tie for second, Kailey Walsh of Boca Raton, Fla., Marissa Kay of Delray Beach, Fla., and Victoria Allred of Pfafftown, N.C., all finished at 3-under-par 141.
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 AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 49 states and more than 40 countries. To ensure scholarship opportunities for all junior golfers who have the skill, the AJGA created the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program to provide financial assistance to young players in need.
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AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 500 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Stewart Cink, Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Inbee Park and Morgan Pressel.
Final-round tee times for the Cleveland HealthCare Foundation Junior will run from 7-9 a.m. off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees at Deer Brook Golf Club. For more information about the Cleveland HealthCare Foundation Junior, contact Tournament Director AJ Donaldson at (678) 386-1487.
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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.
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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.