AJGA MARSHALLIA RANCH JUNIOR
Marshallia Ranch Golf Course
GALLETTI, JR AT 2-UNDER TAKES LEAD IN SECOND ROUND
Goodman emerges as new leader in Girls Division
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the AJGA Marshallia Ranch Junior features 84 players from ten states and
Galletti, Jr., 16, of
“I just played my own game,” he said. “My putts weren’t going in like yesterday, but I hit the ball better today.”
Galletti, Jr. started the day off of No. 10 tee and made four birdies, two of which were on his last two holes.
“That should jumpstart tomorrow’s round,” he said. “I feel pretty confident. I’m going to approach it like any other round and have a good time.”
Going into the final round in second place is Tim Cha of
Goodman, 17, of
“I drained an uphill, right-to-left, 40-footer for birdie,” Goodman said. “That put me back to even. You feel a lot more comfortable at even.”
Her strategy going into the final round is to stay relaxed and keep her confidence up.
“I play better when I’m relaxed,” she said. “You have to stay confident because you don’t know what the other girls are doing. It could be a matter of one-stroke.”
Following Goodman are Xyra Suyetsugu of
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Final-round tee times will run from , Thursday at Marshallia Ranch Golf Course.
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