Lyerly and Petersen win The High Point Junior Open

High Point Junior Open conducted by TYGA
Oak Hollow GC, High Point, NC
July 23, 2015
Just under 90 juniors came together in High Point, NC for two days to compete in the High Point Junior Open conducted on July 22-23 by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association. Players were greeted with two different style golf courses as they played Blair Park GC for the first round and Oak Hollow GC for the final round. Nicholas Lyerly of Salisbury, NC shot a final round 66 to capture the Boys’ overall title with a two day total of seven under par, 137. Natalie Petersen of Holly Springs, NC shot 70-73, finishing at one under par 143 to win the Girls’ 14-18 division and the Girls’ over all championship.
Lyerly beat out Matthew Guo of Clemmons, NC and Cooper Daniel of Waxhaw, NC by 5 strokes as they finished tied for 2 at 145 total in the Boys’ 16-18. Carson Castelli of Greensboro, NC won the Boys’ 14-15 division with a score of 147. Charlie Tate also of Greensboro, NC came in solo second with a two day total of 151. Griffin Burke of Cary, NC and Alex Rubino of Charlotte, NC finished tied for third at 152.
Ellen Watson of Smithfield, NC bounced back with a second round 82 to finish second in the Girls’ 14-18 Division. Madison Harriman of High Point, NC came in third finishing with a two day total of 178.
Tyler Partee of Thomasville, NC shot rounds of 73-74, to win the Boys’ 12-13 Division. Partee beat the next closest players by 6 shots as Andrew Baker of Greensboro, NC, Parker Truesdale of Canton, NC, and Landon Barnes of Pilot Mountain, NC who finished tied for second with two day totals of 153.
The TYGA would like to thanks Johnny Carroll from Blair Park GC and Steven High, Director of Golf at Oak Hollow for their extra effort to make the High Point Junior Open a huge success.

Final Round Photos
Final Results
Girls 14-18
Place   Name     Score
1 Natalie Petersen, Holly Springs, NC   70-73--143
2 Ellen Watson, Smithfield, NC   91-82--173
3 Madison Harriman, High Point, NC   83-95--178
4 Ella Russell, High Point, NC   88-91--179
5 Elizabeth Hordes, Waxhaw, NC   91-91--182
6 Sabrina Martin, Jamestown,, NC   99-102--201
Boys 16-18      
Place   Name     Score
1 Nicholas Lyerly, Salisbury, NC   71-66--137
T2 Cooper Daniel, Waxhaw, NC   72-70--142
T2 Matthew Guo, Clemmons, NC   70-72--142
4 Will Straub, Huntersville, NC   73-70--143
5 Regan Erhardt, Greensboro, NC   72-72--144
T6 Ben Ferris, Charlotte, NC      70-75--145
T6 Louis Lambert, Charlotte, NC   72-73--145
8 Avery Papalia, Kernersville, NC   74-72--146
T9 Adam Alfieri, Chapel Hill, NC   74-73--147
T9 Seth Lomison, Pfafftown, NC   71-76--147
T9 Zach Boatwright, Concord, NC   75-72--147
T12 Bradley Calloway, Asheboro, NC   76-72--148
T12 Justin Emmons, Asheboro, NC   72-76--148
T14 Austin Sharrett, Charlotte, NC   79-70--149
T14 Justin Lewis, High Point, NC   74-75--149
T14 Shawn Sexton, Stoneville, NC   76-73--149
T14 Tim Bunten, Concord, NC     73-76--149
18 Austin Trent, Pleasant Garden, NC   70-80--150
T19 Kaison King, Whitsett, NC   77-74--151
T19 Wesley Lineberry, Walnut Cove, NC   74-77--151
T21 David Cho, Chapel Hill, NC   74-79--153
T21 Nathan Hawkins, Lexington, NC   80-73--153
23 Colin Wholey, Charlotte, NC   77-78--155
24 Nicolas Lamberth, Lexington , NC   81-75--156
25 Hunter Flippin, Jamestown, NC   77-80--157
T26 Bennett Early, Stoneville, NC   78-80--158
T26 Ted Lathrop, Charlotte, NC   83-75--158
28 Todd Clark, High Point, NC   81-80--161
29 Mack Sheppard, Harrisburg, NC   79-84--163
T30 Dustin Shuford, Julian, NC   85-79--164
T30 Richard Redvanly, Charlotte, NC   85-79--164
T30 Stanton McKay, Concord, NC   81-83--164
33 Ian Craig, High Point, NC     81-85--166
34 Monty Corron, Mebane, NC   86-81--167
35 Cole Richardson, Jamestown, NC   83-87--170
36 Josh Jarvis, Clemmons, NC   85-90--175
37 Derek Marshall, High Point, NC   92-88--180
38 Frank Holt, Elon , NC     90-93--183
39 Bryce Hedgecock, Thomasville, NC   99-91--190
40 Davis Jones, Greensboro, NC   92-99--191
41 Jared Overstreet, Durham, NC   97-WD--WD
Boys 14-15      
Place   Name     Score
1 Carson Castelli, Greensboro, NC   72-75--147
2 Charlie Tate, Greensboro, NC   77-74--151
T3 Alex Rubino, Charlotte, NC   76-76--152
T3 Griffin Burke, Cary, NC     78-74--152
5 Sam Fallon, Chapel Hill, NC   81-74--155
6 Christopher Fillingame, Pilot Mountain, NC   79-78--157
7 Alex Hodgens, Charlotte , NC   77-82--159
T8 Harrison Tuck, Greensboro, NC   79-82--161
T8 Matthew Fary, Thomasville, NC   75-86--161
10 Rob Salisbury, Winston-Salem, NC   79-83--162
11 Dawson Daniels, Greensboro, NC   81-87--168
12 Tanner Wood, Pleasant Garden, NC   80-89--169
T13 Brandon Yau, Greensboro, NC   92-82--174
T13 Ryan Hunter, Pinnacle, NC   86-88--174
15 Andrew Westmoreland, King, NC   84-94--178
T16 Noah Brosnahan, Concord, NC   92-99--191
T16 Trey Doyle, Winston Salem, NC   92-99--191
T18 Alex Hege, Siloam, NC     100-95--195
T18 Richard Staley, Liberty, NC   102-93--195
20 Stuart Howard, Greensboro, NC   110-100--210
Boys 12-13      
Place   Name     Score
1 Tyler Partee, Thomasville , NC   73-74--147
T2 Andrew Baker, Greensboro, NC   76-77--153
T2 Landon Barnes, Pilot Mountain, NC   75-78--153
T2 Parker Truesdale, Canton, NC   75-78--153
5 Michael Blair, Kernersville, NC   79-80--159
6 Grady Newton, Winston Salem, NC   80-82--162
7 Nicky Rubino, Charlotte, NC   82-81--163
8 Connor Lineberry, Randleman, NC   86-80--166
9 Bo Bolick, High Point, NC     81-91--172
T10 Chilton Price, Winterville, NC   88-85--173
T10 Sam Davidson, Asheboro, NC   86-87--173
T12 Alex Williams, Davidson, NC   81-95--176
T12 Jacob Pendry, Lexington, NC   87-89--176
14 Jack Burris, Greensboro, NC   87-92--179
15 Paxton Antrim, High Point, NC   100-114--214
16 Aaron Keat, Greensboro, NC   117-104--221
Round 1 Blair Park
Boys 16-18 (6449 yards, par 72, 70.8/126)
Boys 14-15 (6449 yards, par 72, 70.8/126)
Boys 12-13 (5737 yards, par 72, 67.8/117)
Girls 14-18 (5737 yards, par 72, 73.5/128)
Round 2 Oak Hollow
Girls 14-18 (5613 yards, par 72, 72.2/130)
Boys 16-18 (6564 yards, par 72, 71.3/133)
Boys 14-15 (6564 yards, par 72, 71.3/133)
Boys 12-13 (5613 yards, par 72, 66.6/119)
 About the Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA)
The Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA), a division of the Carolinas Golf Association, a 501 (c) 3 organization, provides playing opportunities for its members, conducts educational seminars and events, acts as a junior golf informational clearinghouse, provides free USGA handicaps to junior golfers in North Carolina, recruits sponsor clubs that grant junior access to golf facilities in North Carolina, publishes monthly North Carolina junior rankings, and awards Junior Player of the Year and All-State awards to the top juniors in North Carolina.  Membership is open to any boy or girl who are legal residents of N.C; are 18 years of age and under; and who have not started college. 

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