Angel Park Golf Club – Palm Course
SCHULTZ SHOOTS 6-UNDER AND RECEIVES MEDALIST HONORS
Yam receives medalist honors for the Girls Division
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Las Vegas Founders Junior Golf Championship will feature 84 players from 11 states, including nine
Schultz and Yam are choosing to opt out of this week’s tournament in favor of taking a Tournament Exemption.
Schultz, 15, of Palos Verdes Estates,
“I’m really excited about how I played today,” he said. “This was my best round and I’m really happy. I thought I’d do all right, but I wasn’t expecting to do this well. I would have been happy being in the top ten.”
Chris Hirahatake of Irvine, Calif., John Wisner III of Tucson, Ariz., Evan Derian of Manhattan Beach, Calif., Charlie Harris of Fresno, Calif., Joe Greiner of Santa Clarita, Calif., Bio Kim of Tustin,
Yam, 16, of
“My driver was working really well today,” she said. “It was going straight and the two birdies I made helped to keep my score low. My plan was to keep focused, taking it one shot at a time.”
Rounding out the Girls Division tournament field are Justina Yu of
First-round tee times will run from , Tuesday at Angel Park Golf Club.
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 a junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 50 states and 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
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More than 160 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have compiled more than 300 wins. AJGA alumni include Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Davis Love III, Mike Weir, Charles Howell III, Jim Furyk, Vicki Goetze-Ackerman, Grace Park, Cristie Kerr and Beth Bauer.
For more information on the Las Vegas Founders Junior Golf Championship, contact Tournament Headquarters at (702) 967-3215