Junior golf: Miller, Woods pace area athletes at Whitetail Run
Youth golfers rom Detroit Lakes, Perham and Wadena compete in a Minnesota PGA Junior event at Whitetail Run Golf Club in Wadena on Wednesday.
WADENA – Youth golfers from Detroit Lakes, Perham and Wadena competed in a Minnesota PGA Junior event at Whitetail Run Golf Club in Wadena on Thursday morning.
Detroit Lakes’ Sydney Miller took first place in the Girls 13-15 field with a score of 14-over-par. Her round of 86 was highlighted by a three-over-par front nine. She edged out Annika Hendrickson by two strokes.
Perham’s Aubry Zimmerman took fourth place in the same division. She made five pars to finish 27-over. Wadena’s Emma Weniger took fifth place at 28-over-par. She made three pars on the day. Detroit Lakes’ Mya Boeke took seventh with a score of 106.
Detroit Lakes’ Lawsen Justesen and Carter Whitworth paced the Boy 13-15 division with second and fourth-place finishes.
Justesen was tied for second at 10-over-par. He birdied No. 5 on the front nine and made two pars on the back to finish three strokes off the lead.
Whitworth was a stroke behind Justesen. He made four pars in his 11-over round. Detroit Lakes’ Brody Bowers tied for 12th place with a 21-over-par 93.
Wadena’s Cole Woods took fourth place in the Boys 16-19 group with a score of 84. After a five-over-par front nine, Woods made a birdie on No. 17 to finish 12-over-par on the day.
Perham’s Cole Reuter tied for fifth place at 17-over par with Detroit Lakes’ Cameron Cannon. Luke Cannon took ninth with a score of 97, followed by Perham’s Joshua Kalina in 10th.
Perham’s Addicyn Zimmerman was the lone local athlete competing in the Girls 16-19 field. She took fourth place at 25-over-par.