Michigan Section Junior PGA Championship Day 1


Battle Creek, MI – It’s a family affair after the first round at the Michigan Section Junior PGA Championship Qualifier as both Glenn and James Piot post scores of 68 and 69. Following the leaders are Joseph Croom of East Lansing, MI with a round of 70 and Brandon Barrows from Lake Orion, MI posting a 71 (1 under). The final group will tee off at 10:50 AM, and should make for a fantastic finish.

The boys in the 13-15 age division are also posting great scores as Justin Kapke of Canton, MI navigated the course and finished with a round of 74 (2 over). Following Justin is Joseph Hunter from Traverse City, MI shooting a round of 76, and rounding out the boys 13-15 final group is Cal Wollack of Saline, MI and Pierce Morrissey of Stanwood, MI both having rounds of 78 (6 over).

Both girls divisions are playing well as the final 16-18 girls group made up of Greer Clausen, Sydney Murphy, Elayna Bowser, and Jamie Greene are set to tee of at 11:30 AM. Greer Clausen from Bloomfield Hills, MI leads all girls with a first round score of 75 (3 over). She is followed closely by her playing partners Sydney Murphy of Plymouth, MI with a score of 77, Elayna Bowser from Dearborn, MI in third with a 79, and Jamie Greene of Troy, MI with a respectable first round 80.

Not to be outdone the girls 13-15 division are having a great tournament. Veronica Haque of Rochester Hills, MI, Moyea Russell of Lake Orion, and Sahiba Singh from Troy, MI will make up the final group of the day. Veronica leads her division with a first round score of 82. In second is Moyea Russell with a score of 84, and sitting in third place for her age division is Sahiba Singh posting a 90.

Good luck to all participants!




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