Battle Creek, MI-The Junior PGA Section Championship concluded Friday, June 21st, 2013 with Max Rispler and Aya Johnson standing atop their respective divisions, and earning an invitation to compete in the National Junior PGA Championship at Trump National Golf Club near Washington DC.
Max Rispler from Alto, MI showed nerves of steel as he followed up a 73 (+1) with an impressive 68 (-4) on day two totaling 141 (-3) to win the overall boys division. Finishing four strokes back of Rispler was James Kneen, and ending up tied for 3rd place was Joseph Torres, David DeMarois, and first round leader Jason Brandt.
Aya Johnson from North Muskegon, MI will be joining Max at the National Junior PGA Championship posting two rounds of 70 (-2) totaling 140 (-4). Aya’s play was consistent throughout the tournament as she finished four strokes ahead of second place finisher Hannah Pietila. Shooting even par on day two and finishing in third place was Julia Dean.
Thank you Bedford Valley Golf Club for hosting this event. We would also like to thank Under Armor, and Hotel Fitness for their support, and we would also like to send out a special thank you to all players and parents.
Best of luck Max and Aya!
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