Iowa PGA Junior’s Win Junior Cup Matches-
Eureka, Missouri – The Iowa PGA Junior’s defeated the Gateway PGA Junior’s 18 points to 14 points in the Junior Cup Matches at Fox Run Golf Club. This marks back-to-back wins for the Iowa PGA Junior’s. Back in 2017 Iowa PGA and Gateway PGA tied. Congratulations to the Iowa PGA Junior’s!
Round One Recap:
The morning started off with Four-Ball Matches. The Iowa PGA Junior’s won five matches and lead 5 to 3 in the morning. The six matches the Iowa PGA Junior’s won were with Saffire Sayre and Addison Berg defeating Kimberly Zhang and Peyton Cusick, 5&4. Lauren Briggs and Morgan Rupp defeating Sarah Hyten and Eva Brown, 2&1. Easton Korell and Roman Roth deafeating Yash Rao and Mukt Patel, 6&5. Braeden Nelson and Lucas Laffoon defeating Timmy Siebenman and Ben Gelven, 3&2. Jaylee Shaffer and Saleah Vivah-Vong defeating Rachel Johnson and Sara Kolar, 3&2.
Jackson Overton and Lawson Hachmeister were defeated by William Park and Aidan O Keefe, 1 up. Kayla Moline and Jane Petersen were defeated by Meera Upadhyay and Addy Surber, 1 up. Evan Smith and Nile Petersen were defeated by Dominick Emig and Jack LeMatty, 4&3. That helped get the Gateway PGA Juniors 3 points.
The afternoon session featured Foursome (Alternate Shot) matches. The Iowa PGA Junior’s won 5 points and the Gateway PGA Junior’s won 3 points in the Foursome Play.
Jackson Overton defeated Dominick Emig and Aidan O Keefe, 3&2. Addison Berg and Lawson Hachmeister defeated Kimberly Zhang and William Park, 1 up. Morgan Rupp and Easton Korell defeated Sara Kolar and Ben Gelven, 4&3. Jaylee Shaffer and Braeden Nelson defeated Rachel Johnson and Timmy Siebenman, 7&5. The teams of Kayla Moline and Evan Smith; Addy Surber and Jack LeMatty; Lauren Briggs and Roman Roth and Sarah Hyten and Yash Rao all tied each other.
Saffire Sayre and Jane Petersen were defeated by Peyton Cusick and Meera Upadhyay, 5&4. Saleah Vivanh-Vong and Lucas Laffoon were defeated by Eva Brown and Mukt Patel, 5&4.
Final Round Recap:
The Iowa PGA Junior golfers won 7 Single Matches and 2 tie on the final day of the Junior Cup Matches. Two of the Iowa PGA Junior’s team members won all three of their matches over the last two-days – Easton Korell and Braeden Nelson.
Today’s Singles Matches included; Jackson Overton defeated William Park, 1 up. Braden Nelson defeated Jack LeMatty, 4&3. Easton Korell defeated Dominick Emig, 1 up. Roman Roth defeated Mukt Patel, 6&5. Jane Petersen defeated Kimberly Zhang, 5&3. Lucas Laffoon defeated Timmy Siebenman, 5&4. Saleah Vivanh-Vong defeated Sarah Hyten, 5&4.
Evan Smith were defeated by Aidan O Keefe, 1 up. Saffire Sayre were Peyton Cusick, 2&1. Addison Berg were defeated by Meera Upadhyay, 2 up. Kayla Moline were defeated by Addy Surber, 6&5. Lauren Briggs were defeated by Eva Brown, 2&1. Jaylee Shaffer were defeated by Sara Kolar, 2&1.
We had ties between Morgan Rupp and Rachel Johnson; Lawson Hachmeister. Nile Petersen had to withdraw due to injury and to forfeit his matches.
Special thanks to PGA Head Professional Dennis M. Biedenstein and the entire Fox Run Golf Club staff for hosting this two-day event.
The Iowa PGA would also like to thank Presenting Sponsors University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s PGM Golf Management Program, Bug Soother, ECO Lips and Junior Golf Hub for their support for the Junior Cup Matches.
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Iowa PGA Junior’s Win Junior Cup Matches