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Players to watch in Archdale-Trinity Chamber Junior

90 junior golfers from across North Carolina are set to compete in the 2nd Archdale-Trinity Chamber Junior Open this weekend, March 17 and 18, at Holly Ridge Golf Links in Archdale, NC.  The event will be a 36-hole stroke play tournament with boys competing in three age divisions (13-14, 15-16 and 17-18) and with the girls competing in two divisions (14-15 and 16-18). Starting times begin on Saturday, March 17 at 12:00 pm off the first and tenth tees.  Round two starting times will start at 8:00 am off the first and tenth tees.  Players are repaired for round two based on round one scores.
Here are a few players to watch
Boys’ field:
Brandon Einstein of Clemmons, N.C.  Einstein, a high school junior, won the 2017 Forsyth Junior and finished second in the CGA’s Dogwood Boys’ State Junior.  Einstein is currently ranked number 17 in the TYGA NC Junior rankings and was named to the 2017 TYGA NC All-State team.
Jake Herring of Wilson, N.C.  Herring, a high school freshman, won the 2017 CGA NC Junior Boys’ 13 and Under Championship.  Herring also finished second in last fall’s TYGA State Championship.
Zach Roberts of Holly Springs, N.C.  Roberts, a high school sophomore, finished in the top ten in last year’s TYGA Archdale-Trinity Chamber Junior.  Roberts won the TYGA Pinewild Junior Shootout and had top ten finishes in the TYGA Bojangles Junior, the Dan Dobson Junior and the CPGA Charles Tilghman Junior.  Roberts was named to the 2017 TYGA NC All-State team and is currently ranked 24th in the TYGA NC boys’ rankings.
Chase Clayton of Locust, N.C.  Clayton, a high school junior, has finished in the top ten in each of the last six tournaments he played.  Clayton won the Winternational Series Seven event along with finishing tied for tenth in the TYGA one day tournament at Pinehurst CC No. 6 course in January.
Zach Brown of Winston-Salem, N.C.  Brown, a high school junior, won the 2017 North State High School Challenge along with top finishes in the CGA Jimmy Anderson Boys’ Invitational and the NCHSAA 4A Boys’ State Championship.  Brown is currently ranked number 46 on the TYGA NC Junior rankings.
Girls’ field:
Madison Isaacson of Greensboro, N.C.  Isaacson, a high school senior, won last year’s TYGA Archdale-Trinity Chamber Junior along with winning the Donald Ross Girls’ Junior and the TYGA High Point Junior.  Isaacson was named to the 2015, 2016, and 2017 TYGA NC All-State golf team.  Isaacson will begin her college golf career at James Madison University in August.
Emelia Pack of Greensboro, N.C.  Pack, a high school junior, finished tied for third place in the CGA Jimmy Anderson Girls’ Invitational and had top finishes in the CGA NC Junior Girls’, the NCHSAA 4A Girls’ State Championship and is ranked 19th on the TYGA NC Girls’ rankings.
Alexis Sudjianto of Charlotte, N.C.  Sudjianto, a high school junior, is currently ranked number 20 on the TYGA NC Junior Girls’ rankings.  Sudjianto finished in third place in the CGA Dogwood State Junior Girls’ Championship along with top ten finished in the NC Trusted Choice Big I Junior, NCISAA Girls’ State Championship, and the CGA Jimmy Anderson Girls’ Invitational.
Muskan Uppal of Huntersville, N.C.  Uppal, a high school junior, was the runner-up in the NCISAA Girls’ State Championship and finished in third place in the CPGA Charles Tilghman Junior and tied for fifth in the CGA NC Junior Girls’ Championship.  Uppal was named to the 2017 TYGA NC All-State Team and is currently ranked number 17 in the TYG NC Junior rankings.
Jayla Rogers of Wilmington, NC.  Rogers, a high school junior, won the TYGA North State Girls’ Challenge, the TYGA Roy Jones Junior and had a top 15 finish in the CGA Jimmy Anderson Girls’ Invitational.  Rogers is currently ranked number 33 on the TYGA NC girls’ rankings.
Schedule of events:
Saturday, March 17   
11:00 am - 1:00 pm              Player registration
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm              Round 1 starting times off #1 and #10
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm                Tournament Cookout
                                          Players and parents welcome
Sunday, March 18           
8:00 am - 10:00 am              Round 2 starting times off #1 and #10
3:00 pm                              Awards presentation
About Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce
The Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce is the one organization in the community that is in the best position to make good things happen.  The Archdale-Trinity Chamber has a rich heritage as an association of businesses, organizations and individuals who want to make things better – our schools, our transportation system, our environment and our quality of life.
About Holly Ridge Golf Links
Conveniently located just minutes from High Point, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Asheboro; Holly Ridge Golf Links continues to lead the way in challenging, affordable golf in the Triad.  The course was designed by Jim Bivins and subsequently opened for public play in 1994. From the Championship Tees, the picturesque Par-72 layout can be stretched to 6,626 yards. In 2009, the decision was made to make the transformation to Champion Bermuda Greens, thus making Holly Ridge Golf Links one of the area’s pioneer courses in this regard. From the time of their implementation, the greens at ‘The Ridge’ have consistently proven to be the signature mark of the facility. Once accompanied by the beautiful rolling mounds, and precisely sculpted fairways, it becomes evident as to why Holly Ridge Golf Links is one of the Triad’s most sought-after courses to play.
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 is a legal resident of N.C; are 18 years of age and under; and have not started college.

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