June 14, 2011
Photo by Christine Troyke
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Spencer Cokely of Duluth and Brett Barron of Suwanee won age divisions at Thursday’s Stone Mountain Junior Classic, a Georgia PGA Junior Tour event.
Lawrenceville's Andy Shim was low medalist and Duluth's Preston Heyward also earned one of the five tournament slots into the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, which held qualifying Monday at Marietta Country Club.
Three Gwinnett golfers -- Austin Stevens of Greater Atlanta Christian, Tae Hyung Kim of Peachtree Ridge and Jordan Krahn of Mill Creek -- played in the fourth annual North vs. South All-Star Tournament for high school golfers over the weekend.
David Giandomenico of Duluth placed third in the boys 10- to 12-year-old division of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour's Midseason Championship at Falcons Fire Golf Club in Kissimmee, Fla.
Martin Kaymer watched an entire video chronicling his PGA Championship win last year at Whistling Straights and almost made it through stone-faced.
JOHNS CREEK — Martin Kaymer watched an entire video chronicling his PGA Championship win last year at Whistling Straights and almost made it through stone-faced.
On a Muirfield Village course that already ranks among his favorites, Rory McIlroy had a birdie putt on his last eight holes and converted half of them on his way to a 6-under 66 to join Chris Riley in the lead after the first round.
Mill Creek grad Emilie Burger, who plays for Georgia’s women’s golf team, shot 4-under-par 67 Thursday to earn low medalist honors in U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links qualifying at The Oaks Course in Covington.
The Atlanta Junior Golf Association recently announced its lineup of summer tournaments for youth golfers, and nine of the organization's 70 events will be played in Gwinnett County.