2018 Junior Golf Highlights

2018 Junior Golf Highlights

Match the Junior Golfer with his or her accomplishments. Answers are below.

Choices: Joe Bultman, Justin Wingerter, Sion Audrain, Julia Misemer, Hanna Hawks, Megan Propeck, Nicklaus Mason

#1: She was the 2018 Girls Player of the Year, Champion of KC Junior and Kansas Junior Amateur, Qualified for 2019 US Women’s Four-Ball

#2: He was the 2018 KCGA Boys Player of the Year, Champion of KC Junior and KC Masters, Qualified for 2018 Watson Challenge and US Junior Amateur Championship, Participant on Mid-America Junior Cup Team

#3: He was the KGA Boys Player of the Year, Champion of the KS Railer and KS Junior Match Play, Champion of Parent/Child Championship, Runner-Up of High Plains Amateur, Semifinalist in KC Boys Junior Match Play

#4: She was the Champion of KC Girls Match Play, Third Place Finish in KC Junior Championship and KS Junior Amateur, Top 15 finish at 2018 Prairie Invitational, Participant on Mid-America Junior Cup Team

#5: He was the KC Boys Junior Match Play Champion, Medalist at US Junior Amateur Qualifying, Third Place finish at KC Masters, Qualified for 2018 Watson Challenge, Mid-America Junior Cup Participant, Committed to Wichita State for 2019

#6: She managed a second place finish at KS Junior Amateur, Second place finish at KS Girls Kick-Off, Third place finish at Optimist Qualifier

#7: He was the Kansas Amateur and High Plains Amateur Champion, Third place finish at KS Boys Junior Amateur, Committed to Kansas University for 2019

Answers: Megan Propeck, Justin Wingerter, Nicklaus Mason, Julia Misemer, Joe Bultman, Hanna Hawks, Sion Audrain

These seven candidates are just the tip of the iceberg the KCGA and KGA have in terms of junior golf talent. Our junior golfers are competing at every level, including performing in our regional championships.

Below are a few other accomplishments our junior golfers made in 2018
3 Juniors qualified for 2018 Watson Challenge
9 – 7  KCGA beats MAGA in Mid-America Junior Cup
24 Juniors qualified for the 2018 KS Amateur
30 Juniors played in the 2018 Prairie Invitational

Are you reading this and thinking, “How do I get my name on this list”?

  • Get involved. Get a GHIN Handicap if you don’t already have one.
  • Practice. Commit to working on your short-game or taking lessons with a PGA/LPGA Professional this year.
  • Compete. Register for tournaments across the state and at different levels of competition. Don’t be afraid to fail a few times before you get better.

We’d love to see different names at the top of this list this time next year. Make 2019 your year!

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