North Coast Junior Tour
Punderson State Park Golf Course, Newbury, Ohio
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Liam Ottaway, a Rollins College recruit (pictured above), shot the low score of the day, an even par 72 to win the North Coast Junior Tour’s Boys 16-19 age division at Punderson State Park Golf Course. Liam parred the first 10 holes, bogeyed 11 and 14, but played 2-under par on the last four to finish even. Ryan Chipps was second with a 77. Ryan had a rough start with only 2 pars in the first 7 holes. His first 7 included two doubles, two birdies and a bogey, but did play solid for the 11 holes (all pars and two bogeys). Zachary Ashba took 3rd with a 79.
Boys 15 & Under
Sven Nielsen and Drew Torzok were tied at 78 for first place in the Boys 15 & Under division. Sven was 7 over thru 8 holes, but finish 1 under on the last 10 holes. Drew was 6 over on the front nine and even par on the back nine, Alec Miller was 3rd. Alec birdied #8, viewed as the hardest hole on the course.
Girls 19 & Under
Tara Thomas, from Erie, PA, played an amazing round of 74. She was 2 under on the front nine with 3 birdies. Her back was a little rough with 4 bogeys, but she still won big. Alexandra Rarick, from Houston, TX was 2nd with a 94.
The two Miller brothers dominated on the Mini Tour today, as they tied for First Place with a 42. They may have tied at the top, but they had two very different starts. Lincoln Miller parred the first two holes, while Hamilton Miller started double, bogey. Bryson Purdef was 3rd with a 47.