Junior golfers attend Springfield GC open

Junior golfers attend Springfield GC open by Jim Prosser The Springfield Golf Course held its annual Junior Golf Tournament on Thursday, Aug. 1. There were over 40 participants and a dozen juniors from Vermillion were in attendance. They entered in four age groups and earned places in all of them.

For the boys 10 and under there was a five-hole match from the red tees. Aaron Steele placed first with a score of 30; while Eric Ustad finished third.

The boys 11-12 year-old age group played a nine-hole match using the red tees, with Jordan Boots recording 43 to place first; Alex Schaack, second; Brock Gauer, third; and Mikal Ustad, fourth.

The venue for the 15 and 16 year-olds was a two-round (18 hole) match for both boys and firls. Jackie Thomas placed second with a 111 in the girls� section. In the boys� division Christopher Moen was first (90) and Brad Schaack was second (91).

The 17 and 18 year-olds boys played 18-hole rounds. Vermillion juniors Rob Schaack (77) and Adam Brunick (85) were first and second. The girls� 17-18 age group played nine holes. Karrie Plate was the first place finisher in her section.

Every golfer�s play was affected by a strong northwest wind.

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