IMAI, TYER, PAIK OFF TO HOT STARTS AT 2018 BAY STATE CUP INVITATIONAL
James Imai of Brookline, MA and James Tyer of Stoughton, MA each got off to blistering starts at the 2nd Annual Bay State Cup Invitational on Tuesday, Blue Hill Country Club (Canton, MA). Each of the boys fired 5-under par 67s to put themselves in position to take home the hardware at the conclusion of the 54-hole event. Imai impressed with a bogey-free scorecard and Tyer made eight birdies on his way to a 31 (-5) on the back nine. The pair leads Christian Emmerich (Swampscott, MA) by three strokes and Thomas Ostberg (Darien, CT) by four shots at the conclusion of Round 1.
In the girls contest, Providence native Alison Paik carded a 2-over par 74 to give herself a six shot advantage over Sufana Noorwez (Shrewsbury, MA). Paik made four birdies in her opening round.
Round 2 will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at LeBaron Hills Country Club (Lakeville, MA) and the final round will be held at Fall River Country Club on Thursday, Aug. 2.
Director of Jr. Golf
New England PGA
2018 Jr. PGA Championship Kicks Off
NEPGA Jr. Tour Players Making Us Proud
The 2018 Junior PGA Championship is underway in Kentucky. The 43rd Boys Jr PGA Championship is being played at the infamous Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, KY. The 72-hole stroke-play Championship is set to conclude on August 3rd.
Andrew Giacchetto and Andrew O’Leary, some of Massachusetts finest Junior golfers are in the field.
O’Leary is a Norfolk, MA resident and former standout on the NEPGA Jr. Tour. He secured his spot that the Championship this summer by winning at the 2018 NEPGA Jr Championship at Shaker Hills Golf Club.
O’Leary is looking to play his best golf this week as he is already T12 on the leaderboard posting and eagle 3 on the par-5 7th. Best of luck to all competitors and we know our NEPGA Jr’s will continue to make us proud.