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STPGA Junior Golf Hosts 2019 STPGA Effex Management Solutions Junior Championship at The Woodlands Country Club (Palmer Course)

August 7th, 2019

THE WOODLANDS, TX --- The Southern Texas PGA Effex Management Solutions Junior Championship presented by AHEAD and Sam Houston State University PGA Golf Management Program is taking place Wednesday, August 7 and Thursday, August 8 at The Woodlands Country Club (Palmer Course). Over the course of the two days, the Little Linksters players will play 18-holes on the Deacon Course, while the Junior Tour players will play 36-holes on the King and General Courses. These junior golfers competed throughout the summer to earn an invitation to the Championship.
 
The following junior golfers lead their respective divisions after Round One:
 
Junior Tour
Boys 15-18
T1. Zachary Morvant – 70 (-2)
T1. Christian Barber – 70 (-2)
T3. Holden Kittelberger – 73 (+1)
T3. Jake Sitterle – 73 (+1)
 
Boys 13-14
1. Lex Myers – 72 (E)
2. Dylan Villarreal – 73 (+1)
3. Jackson Hymer – 74 (+2)
 
Boys 11-12
1. Sterling Hurd – 70 (-2)
2. Mitchell Maier – 72 (E)
T3. Aiden Wright – 73 (+1)
T3. Shiv Parmar – 72 (+1)
 
Girls 15-18
T1. Maria Fernanda Ortiz Zamora – 75 (+3)
T1. Julia Vollmer – 75 (+3)
3. Lyla Vaughn – 81 (+9)
 
Girls 13-14
1. Bella Flores – 77 (+5)
2. Lauren Evans – 82 (+10)
T3. Morgan Ankenbrandt – 83 (+11)
T3. Sofia Bastidas – 83 (+11)
 
Girls 11-12
1. Carly Sherman – 75 (+3)
2. Daniela Palmeros – 79 (+7)
T3. Syna Nijhawan – 80 (+8)
T3. Jasmine Do – 80 (+8)
T3. Lindsay Lee – 80 (+8)
 
Little Linksters
Boys 11-12
1. Kaden Frierson – 37 (+1)
T2. Austin Le – 38 (+2)
T2. Grayson Petru – 38 (+2)
 
Boys 9-10
1. Brock Weaver – 33 (-3)
2. Aadi Parmar – 35 (-1)
T3. Jackson Siedzik – 36 (E)
T3. Federico Montaner – 36 (E)
 
Co-Ed 6-8
1. Trevor Lane – 37 (+1)
T2. Achillies Phillips – 22 (+3)
T2. Cody Borden – 22 (+3)
 
Girls 11-12
T1. Kendance Lee – 41 (+5)
T1. Jules Mahan – 41 (+5)
3. Dresden Bounds – 42 (+6)
 
Girls 9-10
1. Isabella Pace – 36 (E)
2. Michelle Lee – 39 (+3)
3. Katelyn Allen – 40 (+4)
 
The champion of the Junior Tour Boys 11-12 and Girls 11-12 Divisions will earn a spot on the Southern Texas PGA’s 2019 Texas Junior Cup Matches team as well as the champion of the Little Linksters Boys 11-12 Red, Girls 11-12 Red, Boys 9-10 9-Hole Modified, and Girls 9-10 9-hole Modified.
 
Prior to Round One, the Opening Ceremony featuring STPGA Junior Golf alumnus Sadie Englemann, who was recently named to the PING Junior Solheim Cup team, took place in The Woodlands Country Club (Palmer Course) Legacy Ballroom as well as the College and Career Night. Kelly Gilley, PGA Career Consultant, emceed the panel of PGA Professionals including Darrell Fuston, PGA Director of Golf at The Woodlands Country Club, Sam Houston State University PGA Golf Management Program’s Assistant Director, Sarah St. John, PGA, and Southern Texas PGA’s own Assistant Executive Director Scott Archer, PGA. Additionally, juniors enjoyed a Marshmallow Longest Drive, a Closest-to-the-Pin Contest, a Chipping Contest, and much more.
 
To view the Little Linksters leaderboard, please click here.
 
To view the Junior Tour leaderboard, please click here.