Players Battle at Kings Deer

Players Battle at Kings Deer

Posted on September 25, 2017
On Sunday, medalists were named at the final JGAC Fall Series event of the season. This weekend, Kings Deer Golf Club played host to nearly 100 JGAC members. Players fought through some very tough conditions to post some great finishes.   
 
In the Boys 6-8 division, players played two 9-hole rounds and James Flaxbeard of Greenwood Village was crowned our champion. Flaxbeard shot a two-day total of 89 to score an impressive 25-stroke victory. Carter Brace of Lakewood, CO finished in second place with a score of 114 and Marcel Barnhill of Pueblo, CO rounds out the top 3 with a score of 120.
 
In the Boys 9-10 division, Tyler Long of Evergreen, CO fired a two-day total of 76 to best the field by three strokes. Landon Houska of Fort Collins, CO takes the silver medal after rounds of 42-36 (79). After a two-way scorecard playoff for third between Frank Lockwood of Meridian, CO and Jake Dost of Parker, CO, Lockwood takes home third place with an 80.
 
In the Girls 10 & Under division, we had some excitement with Ashleigh Wilson of Highlands Ranch, CO going into a sudden death playoff with Maddie Makino of Parker, CO. Wilson and Makino both fired 92 with Wilson securing the win on the first playoff hole. Taylor Wilson of Highlands Ranch, CO rounds out the top 3 with scores of 52-48 (100).
 
In the Boys 11-13 division, Trae Andrews of Windsor, CO fired a second round 73 to earn the victory by one. This was Andrew’s third win of the season. Finishing in second place was Ryan Falender of Colorado Springs, CO after consistent rounds of 77-77—154. Hunter Swanson of Denver, CO takes homes the bronze medal after a two-day total of 155.
 
In the Girls 11-13 division, Abigail Aeschleman of Highlands Ranch, CO went wire-to-wire to secure her second victory of the season. Aeschleman’s final round 75 gave her a two-day total of 154 for a six-stroke victory over Kaylee Chen of Highlands Ranch, CO. Brooke Hudson of Parker, CO finished in third place to earn her third medal of the year.
 
The Boys 14-15 division was led by Greg Lewis of Monument, CO. Lewis' two-day total was 165 to earn his first victory of the season. Sam Knowlton of Boulder, CO found himself three strokes back (168) in second place and Adam Walker of Fort Collins, CO shot 172 to earn third place.
 
In the Girls 14-18 division, Maxine Choi of Colorado Springs, CO shot rounds of 82-77 (159) to win by an impressive 17 strokes. This marks her first victory of the season, as well. Coming in second place was Merielle Gojo of Cherry Hills Village, CO (176) and rounding out our Top 3 medalists was Christina Cheng of Colorado Springs, CO. Cheng bested Haena Kim of Highlands Ranch, CO in a scorecard playoff.
 
In the Boys 16-18 division, Rizzul Karki of Englewood, CO notched his first victory of the season after rounds of 86-78 (164). Finishing in second place was Camden Long of Highlands Ranch, CO. Long fired rounds of 92-91 to take home the silver medal.
 
In the Girls Tour division, Caitlin O’Donnell of Centennial, CO held her first round lead and shot a two-day total 165 to earn first place. Three players, Emma Bryant of Aurora, CO, Meghan Vogt of Broomfield, CO and Lauren Murphy of Carbondale, CO all finished in a tie for second place. After a scorecard playoff, Vogt secured second place due to her back nine 39 and Bryant takes home the bronze medal.  

In the Boys Tour division, Davis Bryant of Aurora, CO fired a very impressive final round 67 (-4) to complete the comeback and win by six strokes. Jackson Klutznick of Denver, CO also shot a fantastic second round (70) to earn second place. Rounding out our Top 3 and taking home the bronze medal was Liam O’Halloran of Colorado Spring, CO

Congratulations, players and thank you for another great season! For complete results from all divisions, navigate the tabs HERE.

Next up: 2017 JGAC Tour Championship and 2017 Junior Ryder Cup. Stay tuned for results!