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U.S. Girls' Junior Q Results - Mid Carolina


U.S. Girls' Junior Qualifying Results
from Mid Carolina Club in Prosperity, S.C.

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (July 6, 2017) -- Final results from U.S. Girls' Junior Qualifying at Mid Carolina Club in Prosperity, S.C. on July 6, 2017 (6192 yards, par 36-36--72, Course/Slope rating: 77.1/142).

Jensen Castle of West Columbia, S.C. was the only player in red numbers on Thursday with a one-under-par 71. Castle's stellar play earned her medalist honors and a ticket to the U.S. Girls' Junior in a few weeks. Gracyn Burgess of Lexington, S.C. and Isabella Van Der Biest of Kingsport, T.N. each carded an even-par 72 and Haruka Shintani of Bluffton, S.C. finished with a one-over-par 73 to advance to the championship proper. Smith Knaffle of Murrells Inlet, S.C. defeated Baylee Evans of Lancaster, S.C. in a two-way playoff for the final qualifying spot

Baylee Evans is the first alternate. Elle Johnson of Inman, S.C. is the second alternate.

Five qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site.

Qualifying is conducted over 18 holes at 39 locations across the United States. The championship proper will be held at Boone Valley Golf Club in Augusta, M.O. on July 24-29, 2017.

This qualifier was conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.

U.S. Girls' Junior Qualifying
Mid Carolina Club, Prosperity, S.C.


Competitor   Score
Jensen Castle, West Columbia, S.C.     36-35--71  (-1)
Gracyn Burgess, Lexington, S.C.     34-38--72  (Even)
Isabella Van Der Biest, Kingsport, Tenn.     35-37--72  (Even)
Haruka Shintani, Bluffton, S.C.     36-37--73  (+1)
Smith Knaffle, Murrells Inlet, S.C.     36-38--74  (+2)
Baylee Evans, Lancaster, S.C. 1st Alt   37-37--74  (+2)
Elle Johnson, Inman, S.C. 2nd Alt   37-39--76  (+4)
Callista Rice, Mars Hill, N.C.     38-38--76  (+4)
Emily Dunlap, Greenville, S.C.     36-40--76  (+4)
Jalen Castle, West Columbia, S.C.     37-40--77  (+5)
Fiona Wang, Bluffton, S.C.     37-40--77  (+5)
Emma Schimpf, Daniel Island, S.C.     38-39--77  (+5)
Jodee Tindal, Rock Hill, S.C.     39-39--78  (+6)
Anna Grace Brock, Greenwood, S.C.     40-38--78  (+6)
Karlee Vardas, Lexington, S.C.     38-40--78  (+6)
Abigail Schimpf, Daniel Island, S.C.     37-41--78  (+6)
Kendall Smith, Martinez, Ga.     35-43--78  (+6)
Megan Schofill, Monticello, Fla.     40-38--78  (+6)
Alyssa Campbell, Lake Wylie, S.C.     39-40--79  (+7)
Isabella Rawl, Lexington, S.C.     35-44--79  (+7)
Anna Morgan, Spartanburg, S.C.     39-40--79  (+7)
Anna Eddy, Hilton Head, S.C.     40-40--80  (+8)
Emily Cox, Lancaster, S.C.     39-41--80  (+8)
Delanie Mortier, N. Charleston, S.C.     42-38--80  (+8)
Phoebe Carles, Clinton, S.C.     41-39--80  (+8)
Anna Freeman, Aiken, S.C.     37-43--80  (+8)
Peyton Gillespie, Greenville, S.C.     40-40--80  (+8)
Parker Stalvey, Elgin, S.C.     41-39--80  (+8)
Alyssa Montgomery, Knoxville, Tenn.     39-41--80  (+8)
Sarah Boteler, Greenville, S.C.     39-41--80  (+8)
Mary Kathryn Talledo, Blythewood, S.C.     38-43--81  (+9)
Ana Tsiros, Asheville, N.C.     39-42--81  (+9)
Sophia Burnett, Bluffton, S.C.     42-39--81  (+9)
Sofia Carles, Clinton, S.C.     42-39--81  (+9)
Caroline Craig, Sautee Nacoochee, Ga.     41-40--81  (+9)
Jayla Rogers, Wilmington, N.C.     42-40--82  (+10)
Deborah Spair, Raleigh, N.C.     39-43--82  (+10)
Lily Rinker, Toledo, Ohio     39-43--82  (+10)
Kerington Lamb, Easley, S.C.     41-42--83  (+11)
Camila Burnett, Bluffton, S.C.     41-43--84  (+12)
Rachel Rich, Mount Pleasant, S.C.     40-44--84  (+12)
Kennedy Carroll, Mt. Pleasant, S.C.     42-43--85  (+13)
Anna Parramore, Greenwood, S.C.     39-47--86  (+14)
Kayla Bartemeyer, Mount Pleasant, S.C.     46-40--86  (+14)
Alivia Davis, Westminster, S.C.     41-45--86  (+14)
Mia Gray, Conway, S.C.     42-45--87  (+15)
Lexi Bennett, Santee, S.C.     44-43--87  (+15)
Halle Jo Aufderheide, Fayetteville, N.C.     46-45--91  (+19)
Mara Hirtle, Pinehurst, N.C.     45-46--91  (+19)
Sydney Morlan, Alpharetta, Ga.     49-42--91  (+19)
Kaylia Mcintyre, Bluffton, S.C.     49-53--102  (+30)


About the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA)

The CGA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization that was founded in 1909 to promote and to protect the game of golf in the Carolinas by providing competitions, education, support and benefits to golf clubs and golfers. The CGA is the second largest golf association in the country with over 700 member clubs represented by nearly 150,000 individuals.

The CGA annually conducts 48 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 150 One-Day (net and gross) events as well as qualifying for USGA national championships. The CGA serves golf in the Carolinas with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; agronomy consultation; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, and Handicapping; Carolinas Golf Magazine; Interclub series; Tarheel Youth Golf Association; Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame; expense assistance for USGA Junior and Girls' Junior qualifiers from the Carolinas; and the Carolinas Golf Foundation (CGF). The CGF has distributed nearly $2,000,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.    

For more information about the CGA, visit our website.



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