Ben Haggin and Thomas Morrison Share Round One Lead of the 47th Southern Junior Championship


Ben Haggin (L) and Thomas Morrison (R)

Lexington, KY (June 12, 2019) - First round results of the 47th Southern Junior Championship of the Southern Golf Association hosted by Idle Hour Country Club in Lexington, KY on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 (6968 yards, Par 35-35—70, Rating: 73.8/131).

Idle Hour club member Ben Haggin of Lexington, KY and Thomas Morrison of Pinehurst, NC each posted a two-under 68 to take a one-shot lead over Jackson Lalonde of Lexington, KY and Jake Marler of Shreveport, LA after the first round at Idle Hour Country Club.

Round 1 Scores | Round 2 Starting Times | Course Statistics | Photo Gallery

Round 1 Notes:

  • 4 players are under par through 18 holes with field average score of 76.2

  • 68 (-2) was the low round of the day carded by Ben Haggin and Thomas Morrison

  • 252 birdies and 1 eagle posted in round one

  • Easiest hole: No. 12, 532 yard par 5, 5.05 scoring average

  • Hardest Hole: No. 3, 462 yard par 4, 4.65 scoring average

Round two begins on Thursday at 7:30am off #1 and #10 tees at Idle Hour.

After 36 holes, the field will be cut to the low 66 players and ties. The lowest score for 54 holes will be the Champion.

The Southern Junior Championship is open to any male amateur golfer who has a current USGA Handicap Index® not exceeding 12.4 under the USGA Handicap System, and has reached his 14th birthday by June 12, 2019, but not his 19th birthday by June 14, 2019. Note: Entrant cannot be a member of a college golf team or have participated in any supervised team activities.

For more information on the Southern Junior Championship including hole-by-hole scoring and round two starting times please visit: https://www.southerngolf.org/southern-junior

Round 1 Scores

Rank Player City, State, Graduation R1 To Par T1 Ben Haggin Lexington, KY, 2021 68 -2 T1 Thomas Morrison Pinehurst, NC, 2023 68 -2 T3 Jackson Lalonde Lexington, KY, 2019 69 -1 T3 Jake Marler Shreveport, LA, 2020 69 -1 T5 Jenson Rogenes Frisco, TX, 2019 70 E T5 Jase Summy Keller, TX, 2022 70 E T5 Cooper Hayes Strawberry Plains, TN, 2021 70 E T8 Cohen Trolio West Point, MS, 2021 71 1 T8 Arav Patel East Brunswick, NJ, 2021 71 1 T10 Yuqi Liu China, 2021 72 2 T10 Luke Coyle Campbellsville, KY, 2023 72 2 T10 Robbie Bender Louisville, KY, 2020 72 2 T10 Robert Davidson Trussville, AL, 2021 72 2 T10 Randall Fojtasek Dallas, TX, 2020 72 2 T10 Cayden Pope Lexington, KY, 2023 72 2 T10 Jackson Buchanan Dacula, GA, 2021 72 2 T10 Henry Kirkpatrick Irving, TX, 2021 72 2 T10 Brooks Li Irvine, CA, 2020 72 2 T10 Jayce Hargrove Lubbock, TX, 2020 72 2 T20 Mariano Barbosa Dallas, TX, 2019 73 3 T20 Gonzalo Oliva Pinto Argentina, 2023 73 3 T20 Sebastian Moss Wesley Chapel, FL, 2021 73 3 T20 Stephen Warren Owensboro, KY, 2020 73 3 T20 Campbell Kremer Louisville, KY, 2020 73 3 T20 T. Payne Johnson Shreveport, LA, 2020 73 3 T20 Matthew Garside Bettendorf, IA, 2019 73 3 T20 Abhay Gupta Concord, NC, 2023 73 3 T20 Jim Tureskis Naples, FL, 2020 73 3 T20 Gregory Solhaug Bradenton, FL, 2020 73 3 T20 Brady Pevarnik Latrobe, PA, 2019 73 3 T20 Walker Crosby Memphis, TN, 2019 73 3 T20 Parker Rostowsky Kennesaw, GA 73 3 T33 Julian Maxwell Nashville, TN, 2020 74 4 T33 Neal Shipley Pittsburgh, PA, 2019 74 4 T33 Landon Wockenfuss Alabaster, AL, 2020 74 4 T33 Jack Lawlor The Hills, TX, 2021 74 4 T33 Alexander Bassel Lexington, KY, 2021 74 4 T33 Jack Turner Winter Garden, FL, 2023 74 4 T33 Eli Ortego Broussard, LA, 2021 74 4 T33 Drew Doyle Louisville, KY, 2020 74 4 T33 Kevin O'Regan Northbrook, IL, 2021 74 4 T33 JP Cave Mobile, AL, 2020 74 4 T33 Sam Nicholson Atlantic Beach, FL, 2019 74 4 T33 Chris Kim Cary, NC, 2019 74 4 T33 Kye Meeks Walnut, MS, 2020 74 4 T33 Matthew Troutman Louisville, KY 74 4 T33 Alexander Gu Darien, CT, 2020 74 4 T33 Marshall Meisel Chevy Chase, MD, 2021 74 4 T49 Mason Roberts Lubbock, TX, 2020 75 5 T49 Connery Meyer Mareitta, GA, 2020 75 5 T49 Mac Scott Mountain Brook, AL, 2020 75 5 T49 William Masuhr Bradenton, FL, 2021 75 5 T49 Blake Benson Austin, TX, 2020 75 5 T49 Hayden Adams Lexington, KY, 2023 75 5 T49 Brock Hoover Woodstock, GA, 2020 75 5 T49 Charlie Morgan Louisville, KY 75 5 T49 Matt Weber Scott, LA, 2019 75 5 T49 Cameron Akers Asheville, NC, 2020 75 5 T49 Siyuan Lyu Lake Mary, FL, 2021 75 5 T49 Brandon Cho Suwanee, GA, 2020 75 5 T49 Jack Morris Franklin, TN, 2020 75 5 T49 Alek Mauro Canada, 2020 75 5 T49 BJ Rogillio Baton Rouge, LA, 2020 75 5 T49 Josh Duangmanee Fairfax, VA, 2023 75 5 T49 Michael Mays Winter Parks, FL, 2021 75 5 T66 Stewart Slayden Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 2020 76 6 T66 Ben Morehead Charlotte, NC, 2020 76 6 T66 Lucas Slayden Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 2023 76 6 T66 Zachary Fineberg North Palm Beach, FL, 2021 76 6 T66 Justin Sui Lake Orion, MI, 2020 76 6 T66 Garrison Guthrie Auburn, AL, 2020 76 6 T66 Andrew Graham Asheville, NC, 2021 76 6 T66 Reeves Johnson Canton, MS, 2020 76 6 T66 Adam Lauer Pittsburgh, PA, 2021 76 6 T66 Drew Wilson Potts Camp, MS, 2022 76 6 T66 Perry-Austin Kilburn Monroe, GA, 2021 76 6 T66 Russell Williamson Memphis, TN, 2020 76 6 T66 Sam Maze Vestavia, AL, 2020 76 6 T66 Parker Clarke Lexington, KY, 2020 76 6 T66 Carter Lewis Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 2021 76 6 T66 Arjun Gupta United Arab Emirates, 2021 76 6 T66 Xuan Luo China, 2021 76 6 T66 Dawson Meek Ozark, MO, 2020 76 6 T66 Lance Simpson Knoxville, TN, 2021 76 6 T66 Papon Sawatyanon Bradenton, FL, 2021 76 6 T66 Ryan Eshleman Vestavia Hills, AL, 2020 76 6 T66 Truett Burns Fredericksburg, TX, 2021 76 6 T66 Alex Eickhoff Hillsboro, IL, 2020 76 6 T89 Brody Webb Georgetown, KY, 2019 77 7 T89 Cameron Spehar Hartselle, AL, 2019 77 7 T89 Andrew Flynn Louisville, KY 77 7 T89 Peter Weaver St. Louis, MO, 2020 77 7 T89 Matthew Feste Marietta, GA, 2020 77 7 T89 Shaun Cook Peachtree Corners, GA, 2022 77 7 T89 Ryan Moylan Vero Beach, FL, 2020 77 7 T89 Ryan Demit Milton, GA, 2019 77 7 T89 Connor McGarrity Bethesda, MD, 2021 77 7 T89 Walker Jennings Greenville, SC, 2022 77 7 T89 Ford Goldasich Homewood, AL, 2019 77 7 T89 Evans Gross Birmingham, AL, 2021 77 7 T89 Allan Kournikova Palm Beach, FL, 2023 77 7 T89 Myles Jones Suwanee, GA, 2021 77 7 T89 Jacob Tarkany Scottsdale, AZ, 2021 77 7 T89 William Huang Exeter, NH, 2021 77 7 T105 Jack Watson Dallas, TX, 2020 78 8 T105 Jackson Finney Louisville, KY, 2022 78 8 T105 Jiarong Liu Bradenton, FL, 2020 78 8 T105 Thomas Henderson Cincinnati, OH, 2021 78 8 T105 Sam Lee Gulfport, MS 78 8 T105 Justin Ortiguera Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 2020 78 8 T105 Ryan Goldfarb Palm Beach, FL, 2019 78 8 T105 Dawson Garrett Fort Payne, AL, 2020 78 8 T105 Jason Quinlan Cumming, GA, 2022 78 8 T105 Alex Hadden Eminence, KY, 2020 78 8 T105 Ngai (Kelvin) Si Bradenton, FL, 2020 78 8 T105 Peyton Billings Fleming Island, FL, 2019 78 8 T105 Rajvir Bedi San Jose, CA, 2019 78 8 T118 Harrison Davis Fort Payne, AL, 2020 79 9 T118 Trey Morse New Orleans, LA, 2020 79 9 T118 Cole Imig Birmingham, AL, 2021 79 9 T118 Trevor Walsh Austin, TX, 2021 79 9 T118 Coe Murdock Birmingham, AL, 2022 79 9 T118 Daniel Love Owensboro, KY, 2020 79 9 T118 Matt Stuart Hoover, AL, 2019 79 9 T118 Bryce Beard Louisville, KY, 2020 79 9 T118 Logan Flores St. Augustine, FL, 2020 79 9 T118 Joseph Lloyd Scottsdale, AZ, 2021 79 9 T118 Andrew Garger Sharpsburg, GA, 2022 79 9 T118 Andrew Clark Winter Park, FL, 2021 79 9 T118 Minas Manias Frisco, TX, 2022 79 9 T118 Chance Queen Alexandria, LA, 2020 79 9 T118 Reed Sweigart Roswell, GA, 2022 79 9 T133 Braden Hoisington Dardenne Prairie, MO, 2021 80 10 T133 Peyton Bonny Prospect, KY, 2022 80 10 T133 Robbie Herzig New York, NY, 2021 80 10 T133 Henry Dubiel North Palm Beach, FL, 2019 80 10 T133 Jack Beauchamp Westlake, TX, 2022 80 10 T133 Walker McPhail Atlanta, GA, 2020 80 10 T133 Nicolas Dominguez Mexico, 2023 80 10 T133 Jack Tickle Bristol, TN, 2021 80 10 T141 Jackson Hill Madisonville, KY, 2022 81 11 T141 James Key Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 2022 81 11 T141 Joshua Braverman Naples, FL, 2019 81 11 T141 Tanner Guthrie Auburn, AL, 2019 81 11 T141 Jack Soper Mason, OH, 2019 81 11 T141 Forrest Park Dallas, TX, 2019 81 11 T141 Matthew Madden Tuscaloosa, AL, 2020 81 11 T148 Hudson Hummel Louisville, KY, 2020 82 12 T148 Johnathan Ellis Baton Rouge, LA, 2020 82 12 T150 John Fahey Charlotte, NC, 2020 83 13 T150 Ken Goforth Birmingham, AL, 2019 83 13 152 Riley Bender Louisville, KY 85 15 T153 Kaleb Wilson Knoxville, TN, 2022 86 16 T153 Stephen Hickham Orlando, FL, 2021 86 16 155 Logan Spurrier Hendersonville, TN, 2020 89 19 NS Eloy Vigil Howey In The Hills, FL NS -

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