The Rawls Course at
THREE TEXAN GIRLS TIED AT THE TOP WITH ROUND ONE SCORES OF 73
Chavez takes the lead for the Boys Division at the AJGA Lubbock Junior
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the AJGA Lubbock Junior features 98 players from eight states, including 72
Chavez, 17, of
“I want to try and get into the top five,” he said. “That’s my goal for this tournament. I’m looking forward to coming out tomorrow to do the same thing again.”
Coming in behind Chavez are Colton Williams, 17, of Jacksboro, Texas, and Kyle Yonke, 18, of Lubbock, Texas, who shot 69s, followed by Zach Fullerton, 17, of Albuquerque, N.M., Justin Davidson, 18, of Haslet, Texas, Luke Symons, 16, of Lone Tree, Colo., and Mark Jones, 16, of Odessa, Texas who all shot 70s.
Melissa Fahey, 17, of
“Patience is everything and I’m looking forward to tomorrow,” she said. “It’s important to stay patient and have fun. That’s what I’m here for.”
Taylor Leon, 17, of
“It feels good to be in the lead,” she said. “It’s where I want to be. I hit the ball and putted really well today.”
Lauren Espinosa, 17, of
“I finished really well today,” she said. “I’m excited because I finished better than I thought.”
Coming in behind Fahey, Leon and Espinosa are Kelley Louth, 18, of Victoria, Texas, and Stefanie Page, 17, of The Woodlands, Texas, who both shot 75s, followed by Lucy Nunn, 17, of Lawton, Okla., who shot a 77, and Carrie Morris, 18, of Tyler, Texas, and Kaylin Isler, 17, of Glendale, Calif., who both shot 78s.
Second round tee-times will run from , Wednesday, June 9, at The Rawls Course at
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