Ryan Chipps (Painesville) won the Boys 16-19 division at Quail Hollow shooting 68-68–136 (-6). Ryan played an outstanding two rounds of golf, shooting his career low tournament score and won with a 16 stroke margin of victory. He began his opening round shooting a 68 with six birdies (five birdies on the back nine). Ryan made par on his opening hole of the second round, then went on to make three consecutive birdies to get to (-3) through 4 holes (-6) for the tournament, shooting 31 on the front nine. Ryan made double bogey on the par five, 13th hole but made up for it with two more birdies to shoot even on the back. Ryan had 11 birdies for the championship. James O’Neill (Beachwood) finished second place with scores of 76-76–152 (+10). James was in third place to start the day, and shot 34 (E) on the front nine, making two birdies and two bogeys. James made eight birdies for the championship. Jackson Kubic (Shaker Hts) finished in third place with a 77-78–155 (+13). Jackson made two birdies in his round and had a strong finish, shooting (-1) in his last five holes. Jackson won a scorecard playoff over Domenic Pilla and Sven Neilsen.
Boys 15 & Under
Jackson Pinney (Hunting Valley) also had a dominating victory in the Boys 15 & Under division with scores of 69-69–138 (-4) and won by 36 strokes. It was another career best day for Jackson, making five birdies in his final round. Jackson’s first round 69 was the first time he ever broke 70 in his life, then he followed that up with another 69 on back to back days. That was some amazing golf. He made a total of nine birdies for the championship. Lincoln Miller (Concord) finished in second place with scores of 88-86–174.
Girls 19 & Under
Kate Petersen (Chardon) won the Girls 19 & Under division with scores of 81-84–165 (+13). Kate played strong from tee to green, but the putter wasn’t matching up with her full swing game. She had a successful season on tour, winning 4 events. Elena Varga (Hudson) finished second with scores of 97-90–187.
Mini Tour 12 & Under
Hamilton Miller (Concord) wins the first ever Mini Tour Championship division at Quail Hollow with a score of (47). Hamilton made a great par on the 15th hole (Weiskopf). Aiden Curtis (Mentor) finished second place with a score of (48). Aiden was down by 4 shots after 5 hole and came the last hole only one behind. Hamilton and Aiden tied the last hole with 6.
Matt Blumenthal received his Hole-One-In plaque for his his ace at Black Brook GC on July 14.
The Denny Spaulding Golf Scholarship was won by James O’Neill for his outstanding application to the selection committee. James stands out on many levels, but his GPA, golf resume, piano skills and plans for college were viewed by the committee as the one worthy of the award. We’d also like to thank the other applicants, it was a tough decision to only choose one. The $1,500 scholarship is part of the Spaulding’s Family commitment to our junior golfers and we’d like to thank them for their support!
2022 North Coast Junior Tour Championship
Quail Hollow Country Club, Concord, Ohio
Thu/Fri, July 28-29, 2022
Ryan Chipps, 2022, Painesville, OH 68-68–136
James O’Neill, 2023, Beachwood, OH 76-76–152
Domenic Pilla, 2022, Highland Hts, OH 78-77–155
Sven Nielsen, 2024, Chagrin Falls, OH 78-77–155
Jackson Kubic, 2023, Shaker Hts, OH 77-78–155
Matt Blumenthal, 2022, Beachwood, OH 75-83–158
Louis LaGanke, 2023, Mentor, OH 80-79–159
Dylan Feldkamp, 2020, Mentor, OH 82-77–159
Drew Torzok, 2024, Kirtland, OH 79-84–163
Charlie Tzefronis, 2024, Pepper Pike, OH 84-81–165
Cullan Jackson, 2022, Painesville, OH 87-81–168
Anthony Frank, 2023, Willoughby Hills, OH 81-88–169
Maxwell Weber, 2023, Macedonia, OH 83-86–169
Joshua Furman, 2023, Jefferson, OH 83-87–170
CJ Goodrich, 2023, Chardon, OH 80-95–175
Devan Bhatia, 2024, Shaker Hts, OH 91-84–175
Alex Mylen, 2023, Cleveland Hts , OH 90-86–176
Braedon Caldwell, 2023, Mentor, OH 91-88–179
Joseph Raicevich, 2023, Chardon, OH 92-92–184
Alex Lavin, 2021, Chesterland, OH 99-104–203
Jackson Pinney, 2025, Hunting Valley, OH 69-69–138
Lincoln Miller, 2027, Concord , OH 88-86–174
Elliot Thome, 2024, Shaker Hts, OH 91-91–182
Will Cody, 2027, Shaker Heights, OH 94-93–187
Ben Yeager, 2026, Shaker Heights, OH 101-89–190
Nolan Dumermuth, 2025, Concord, OH 91-101–192
Kate Petersen, 2023, Chardon, OH 81-84–165
Elena Varga, 2027, Hudson, OH 97-90–187
Macey McGhee, 2025, Independence, OH 99-95–194
Isabel Trombetta, 2025, Independence, OH 102-96–198
Hamilton Miller, 2029, Concord, OH 47
Aiden Curtis, 2028, Mentor, OH 48
Jaxson Trebets, 2031, Chesterland, OH 57