MEDICUS PRESEASON JUNIOR AT CALLAWAY GARDENS
Callaway Gardens - Mountain View Golf Course
Pine Mountain, Ga. • June 2 - 4
Piccio sets pace in Girls Division with a 6-under-par 66
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Medicus Preseason Junior at
Despite making the six birdies,
“I got a good break,”
Shepard said that his round of five birdies and three bogeys was keyed by solid putting. He added that his best shot came on the par-3 No. 8.
“It was the best shot I’ve hit all week,” Shepard said. “I hit a 6-iron about five feet behind the hole. It was a little quick coming down but I managed to sneak the putt in there.”
Four players finished the day tied for third place. James Williams of
In the Girls Division, Piccio’s bogey-free round of 66 beat her personal-best tournament score by one, and included four birdies and an eagle.
Piccio opened with six straight pars before a driver and 5-iron left her a five foot putt for eagle on the par-5 No. 7. She said that that 5-iron, along with a 7-iron struck to four feet on the par-3 No. 12, were her best swings of the day.
“My putting was good, and my ball-striking was really good too,” Piccio said. “I only missed two greens all day.”
In second place with a score of 3-over-par 75 is Samantha Arena of
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Final-round tee times for the Medicus Preseason Junior at