23 additional Colorado girls qualify for Optimist Junior Golf Championship
By Gary Baines – 06/19/2019
Colorado-based qualifying for next month’s Optimist Junior Golf Championship concluded on Wednesday with 23 more Coloradans advancing to the event that will be held at Trump National Doral in Miami.
Wednesday’s qualifying was conducted at Meadow Hills Golf Course in Aurora with three girls age divisions competing: 15-18, 13-14 and 10-12.
Emma Bryant of Aurora, a former champion in the 5A girls state high school tournament and the Colorado Junior Match Play, shared medalist honors in the 15-18 competition at 3-over-par 73 with Kaylee Chen of Greenwood Village.
Medalists in the other age divisions were Timbre Shehee of Mead (5-over-par 75 in 13-14) and two-time Drive, Chip & Putt national finalist Caitlyn Chin of Greenwood Village (3-over 73 in 10-12).
For results from earlier Optimist qualifying tournaments in Colorado, CLICK HERE or CLICK HERE.
The Optimist Junior Golf Championship is held in three phases in Miami:
— July 16-21 for boys 10-11, boys 12-13 and girls 10-12
— July 21-26 for boys 14-15 and girls 13-14
— July 26-31 for boys 16-18 and girls 15-18
Here are the qualifiers from Wednesday at Meadow Hills:
Emma Bryant, Aurora 73
Kaylee Chen, Greenwood Village 73
Rachel Penzenstadler, Centennial 75
Ashley Kozlowski, Littleton 76
Aubri Braecklein, Northglenn 77
Anju Ogi, Arvada 77
Jessica Zapf, Windsor 77
Kylie Severin, Aurora 79
Merielle Gojo, Cherry Hills Village 79
Meghan Vogt, Broomfield 79
Grace Young, Highlands Ranch 79
Timbre Shehee, Mead 75
Kaitlin Zingler, Lakewood 81
Abigail Aeschleman, Highlands Ranch 82
Caitlyn Chin, Greenwood Village 73
Alexandra Remaklus, Commerce City 74
Alena Kasanicky, Longmont 81
Addison Hines, Arvada 82
Ellie Barry, Fort Collins 82
Maddie Makino, Parker 82
Ashleigh Wilson, Highlands Ranch 83
Kaitlyn Grommeck, Parker 84
Sophia Capua, Aurora 85