State Newbie champion Preston Summerhays claimed two victories Thursday within the U.S. Junior Newbie golfing event, profitable No. 18 in each and every tournament on the Inverness Membership in Toledo, Ohio.
Counting his six match-play wins within the State Am closing week at Soldier Hole Golfing Direction in Halfway, the 16-year-old Summerhays will take a 9-Zero document into Friday’s quarterfinals.
Enjoying because the No. 11 seed within the Junior Newbie, Summerhays took 1-up wins over Michael Brennan of Virginia within the around of 32 and Akshay Bhatia of North Carolina within the around of 16. In opposition to Brennan, Summerhays misplaced Nos. 16 and 17 sooner than profitable No. 18 with a birdie. Within the afternoon tournament, Summerhays misplaced No. 17 to drop into some other tie however received No. 18 with a par.
Summerhays, who attends highschool in suburban Phoenix, spends the summers in Davis County. His quarterfinal opponent will probably be Austin Greaser of Ohio, the No. 19 seed. The semifinals will probably be performed Friday afternoon and the overall tournament is scheduled for Saturday.
Idaho State golfer Tyler Erickson got here from seven strokes at the back of within the ultimate around to win the Utah Golfing Affiliation’s Girls’s Stroke Play event at Soldier Hole Golfing Direction in Halfway.
Erickson shot 77-73 for a complete of 6-over-par 150, edging fresh Bingham Top Faculty graduate Carissa Graft (77-74) and first-round chief Kerstin Fotu (70-81), a former Lone Height golfer. Fotu triple-bogeyed the par-Four No. Nine and bogeyed No. 18; Graft double-bogeyed No. 18, after being tied for the lead.
BYU’s Anna Kennedy (75-77) and Utah Valley College’s Bailey Henley (73-79) tied for fourth, adopted by means of Jessica Sloot (80-74).
Erickson bogeyed two of the primary 3 holes and two of the closing 3 holes at the Gold path Thursday, however made 4 birdies in the course of the around. Fotu triple-bogeyed the par-Four No. Nine and bogeyed No. 18. Graft double-bogeyed No. 18 after being tied for the lead with Erickson, who is from Soda Springs, Idaho.
The State Girls’s Newbie, with two days of stroke-play qualifying adopted by means of 4 rounds of tournament play, is July 29-Aug. 1 on the Logan Nation Membership.
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