Kolby Shackelford Wins the First Annual Iowa Junior Open

Aug 5, 2019


RIVERSIDE, Iowa – The Iowa PGA hosted the first annual Iowa Junior Open 18-hole event on August 4-5 at Blue Top Ridge. This event was held in conjunction with the 2019 Iowa Open, which is the premier Professional Golf event in the state of Iowa. Congratulations to Matthew Walker from Ottumwa, Iowa for taking the title!  

The champion of the 16-18 boys division, Kolby Shackelford (+1) will receive a complimentary round in the Amateur Division in the 2020 Iowa Open next summer. Congratulations Kolby!

In addition to the 18-hole event, the Iowa PGA hosted the Iowa Junior Open 9-hole event at the Amana Colonies GC and Stone Creek GC in Williamsburg. For leaderboard information please click here.

The Iowa PGA would like to thank title sponsor EMC and Trusted Choice Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa.

Finally, the Iowa PGA would like to thank Bryan Haas and the entire Blue Top Ridge staff and volunteers for hosting the 18-hole event. Also would like to thank Stephen Kahler, PGA, Alex Phillips, and both of their respective staffs at the Amana Colonies GC and Stone Creek GC for helping us put on another great event.

For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/IowaPGASection) and
Twitter (@iowapga). Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).

16-18 Boys

1st Place – Kolby Shackelford (+1)
2nd Place – Jackson Starr (+6)
3rd Place – Jay Fjelstul (+7)

16-18 Girls

1st Place –  Paige Hoffman (+3)
2nd Place – Lauren Sease (+22)
3rd Place – Tatum Depuydt (+24)

14-15 Boys

1st Place – Nathan Spear (+12)
2nd Place – Will Simpson (+13)
3rd Place – Cale Leonard (+17)

14-15 Girls 

1st Place – Rylee Heryford (+15)
2nd Place – London Wille (+22)
3rd Place – Saffire Sayre (+26)

12-13 Boys

1st Place – Evan Smith (+19)
2nd Place – Axton Miller (+23)
3rd Place – Roman Roth (+28)
Girls 13-Under
1st Place – Lauren Briggs (+6)
2nd Place – Eden Lohrbach (+12)
3rd Place – Sarah Vivanh-Vong (+14)
Boys 12-13
1st Place – Jacob Adams (+20)
2nd Place – Bryce Yearian (+25)

Boys 11-Under

1st Place – Pranay Monga (+3)
2nd Place – Vaughn Roseman (+6)
3rd Place – Issac Rumler (+7)
Girls 10-11

1st Place – Kylie Wachtl (+22)
Boys 10-11

1st Place – Cody Weaver (+1)
2nd Place – Palmer Hansen (+5)
3rd Place – Denver Nelson (+10)
Girls 8-9

1st Place – Kylie Altorfer (+34)
Boys 8-9

1st Place – Rylan Weaver (+5)
2nd Place – Dylan Feuerbach (+9)
3rd Place – Griffin Clark (+19)
Girls 7-Under

1st Place – Lily Schrage (+13)
Boys 7-Under
1st Place – Vaughan Simmer (+5)
2nd Place – Jake Davis (+7)
3rd Place – Charles Koury (+8)