8th Carolinas Golf Association Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship

Country Club of Whispering Pines

Final Results

WHISPERING PINES, NC July 15, 2014 – Roshnee Sharma of Waxhaw, NC fired a final round 71 to win the 8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 and Under Championship hosted by the Country Club of Whispering Pines in Whispering Pines, NC. Sharma used three birdies in her final round to hold off a back nine charge from her fellow competitor, Elizabeth Nguyen, from Pinehurst, NC. Nguyen finished in solo second after giving a Sharma a little bit of a scare, “she birdied three holes on the back and it was impressive,” said Sharma of Nguyen’s back nine play. Sharma stayed steady to finish her round capturing the title becoming the 8th Champion of the Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 and Under Championship. She went on to thank Whispering Pines for hosting the event, as well as her family for being very supportive.

Carolinas Golf Association

Kathryn Carson and Callista Rice finished tied for third in the Championship division. Kayla Smith of Burlington, NC won the second flight with a total score of 162. The Junior Division was won by Jaclyn Kenzel of Southern Pines, NC. Finishing tied for second was Sarah Smith of York, SC and Ana Tsiros of Asheville, NC. Gaby Tucker of Fayetteville, NC won the Sub-Junior Division. While Mara Hirtle of Pinehurst, NC finished in second place. Liz Sharpe of Hampstead, NC placed third. The Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 and Under Championship is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association.

 

            Championship (5,700 yards)

1   Roshnee Sharma, Waxhaw, N.C. – 73-71–144

2   Elizabeth Nguyen, Pinehurst, N.C. – 73-75–148

T3   Callista Rice, Mars Hill, N.C. – 75-74–149

T3   Kathryn Carson, Mooresville, N.C. – 76-73–149

5   Smith Knaffle, Murrells Inlet, S.C. – 76-76–152

T6   Kayla Ward, Raleigh, N.C. – 78-75–153

T6   Natalie Petersen, Holly Springs, N.C. – 78-75–153

T6   Riley Smyth, Cary, N.C. – 76-77–153

9   Alyssa Campbell, Clover, S.C. – 78-77–155

10   Anna McDonald, Hickory, N.C. – 75-82–157

            Championship – 2 (5700 yards)

1   Kayla Smith, Burlington , N.C. – 83-79–162

T2   Amy Wooten, Clinton, N.C. – 83-80–163

T2   Reilly Thomas, Cary, N.C. – 85-78–163

T2   Taylor Hinson, Belmont, N.C. – 82-81–163

5   Susannah Ireland, Wake Forest, N.C. – 82-82–164

6   Caroline Cahill, Wilmington, N.C. – 87-83–170

7   Cassie Paulin, Winston Salem, N.C. – 88-84–172

8   Micah Mason, Richfield, N.C. – 83-90–173

9   Lindsey Burton, Goldsboro, N.C. – 90-84–174

10   Casey Burroughs, Wake Forest, N.C. – 87-88–175

11   Katie Koesters, Lexington, S.C. – 91-88–179

12   Danielle Mirovich, Mt. Pleasant, N.C. – 87-94–181

13   Lauren Giles, High Point, N.C. – 112-99–211

14   Elizabeth Cox, West End, N.C. – 102-115–217

            Junior (5,200 yards)

1   Jaclyn Kenzel, Southern Pines, N.C. – 89-85–174

T2   Ana Tsiros, Asheville, N.C. – 88-91–179

T2   Sarah Smith, York, S.C. – 95-84–179

4   Natalie Lutz, Kings Mountain, N.C. – 91-90–181

5   Hailey Pendleton, Waxhaw, N.C. – 93-91–184

6   Carmen Tucker, Fayetteville, N.C. – 90-96–186

7   Mary Kate Smith, Charlotte, N.C. – 98-95–193

T8   Becca Connolly, Winston-Salem, N.C. – 100-97–197

T8   Haylie Paulin, Winston Salem, N.C. – 98-99–197

10   Mallory Wrenn Fobes, East Bend, N.C. – 103-99–202

11   Toni Lindo, Charlote, N.C. – 106-97–203

12   Emily Lang, Charlotte, N.C. – 109-112–221

13   Brookelynn Sornig, Advance, N.C. – 114-116–230

14   Sophia Hirtle, Pinehurst, N.C. – 123-129–252

            Sub-Junior (9-holes each day)

1   Gaby Tucker, Fayetteville, N.C. – 54-53–107

2   Mara Hirtle, Pinehurst, N.C. – 56-59–115

3   Liz Sharpe, Hampstead, N.C. – 71-63–134

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

About the Author:

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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