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Hanley, Mierl and Moore Win at Bluebonnet Championship

Briefly: Brody Hanley of Lantana won the Boys 15-18 Division after making a 15-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole at Brownwood Country Club. MacKenzie Moore of Trophy Club completed her wire-to-wire victory in the Girls 12-18 Division with an overall score of 3-under 141, while Austin’s Trenton Mierl won the Boys 14 & Under Division after shooting 1-under 71 on Sunday.

Leaderboard:

Boys 15-18 Division
1. Brody Hanley, Lantana, TX                      134
2. Jackson Davenport, Austin, TX               134
3. Dallas Hankamer, Temple, TX                 137
T4. Five Players Tied                                   138

Girls 12-18 Division
1. MacKenzie Moore, Trophy Club, TX        141
T2. Calynne Rosholt, Cedar Park, TX          143
T2. Hailey Jones, Dallas, TX                        143
4. Meagan Winans, Richardson, TX            144
5. Hallie Kuhns, Austin, TX                          145

Boys 14 & Under Division
1. Trenton Mierl, Austin, TX                         141
T2. Daniel Zou, The Woodlands, TX           143
T2. Ryder Cowan, Edmond, OK                  143
T2. Tyler Lee, Dallas, TX                             143
5. Grant Yerger, Driftwood, TX                    144

Top Finishers: Hanley shot 6-under 66 in the final round along with Austin’s Jackson Davenport and the two finished tied after 36 holes at 134 overall. Hanley made his 15-foot birdie putt on the first hole, while Davenport’s putt skirted just past the hole and he settled for par. Temple’s Dallas Hankamer finished third in the division at 7-under 137, while five players tied at 6-under 138 overall, including Texas Junior Amateur Champion Jacob Sosa. Cedar Park’s Calynne Rosholt, who won the Girls 12-18 Division last year, and Dallas’ Hailey Jones finished tied for second in the Girls 12-18 Division at 1-under 143. Richardson’s Meagan Winans finished fourth in the division at even-par, while Austin’s Hallie Kuhns finished fifth at 1-over. Three players tied for second in the Boys 14 & Under Division. Ryder Cowan of Edmond, Okla. posted rounds of 71-72 to get to 1-under overall, while Tyler Lee of Dallas shot 70-73 and Daniel Zou of The Woodlands shot 73-70. Grant Yerger of Driftwood finished fifth in the division at even-par.

Golf Course: Brownwood Country Club has hosted the Bluebonnet Championship every year since its inception in 2000. The club sits in central Texas and features ample opportunities for players to go low and make birdies. The course stretches out to 6,300 yards for the boys and 5,800 yards for the girls.

Weather: Weather was again perfect on Sunday, with blue skies and sunshine throughout the day. The wind was steady at 10 to 15 miles per hour again offering players a little test as they navigated the course.

Tournament Format: The Bluebonnet Championship is a 36-hole stroke play event for players ages 12-19 that have a valid membership with a member of the Texas Junior Golf Alliance. The tournament field features 144 players across three divisions: Boys 15-18, Boys 14 & Under and Girls 12-18.

Past Champions: Past champions of this event include Patrick Reed, Cody Gribble, Brett Spencer, Cory Whitsett, Cooper and Luke Dossey, Maddie Szeryk, Greta Bruner, Noah Goodwin, Scottie Scheffler, Hailey Jones, Cole Hammer and Stratton Nolen.

What’s Next: The next event on the Legends Junior Tour schedule is the Veritex Bank Byron Nelson Junior Championship, which will be celebrating its 20th year on June 4-6 at Lakewood Country Club. The event is a boys-only event and the top five finishers in the overall Boys Division from the Bluebonnet Championship qualified for the event.

For more information about the Bluebonnet Championship, click here. To see all the scores from Sunday’s action, click here.

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Foster, Bade and Moore Lead Divisions at Bluebonnet Championship

Briefly: Reed Foster of McKinney shot 6-under 66 in the opening round of the Bluebonnet Championship and leads the Boys 15-18 Division by one stroke heading into Sunday’s final round. Jackson Bade of New Braunfels leads the Boys 14 & Under Division at Brownwood Country Club, while MacKenzie Moore of Trophy Club leads the Girls 12-18 Division.
Leaderboard:

Boys 15-18 Division
1. Reed Foster, McKinney, TX                    66
T2. Dallas Hankamer, Temple, TX              67
T2. Ty Holbrook, Granbury, TX                   67
T4. Seven Tied                                            68

Boys 14 & Under Division
1. Jackson Bade, New Braunfels, TX          68
T2. Tyler Lee, Dallas, TX                             70
T2. Trenton Mierl, Austin, TX                       70
T2. Grant Yerger, Driftwood, TX                   70

Girls 12-18 Division
1. MacKenzie Moore, Trophy Club, TX        68
2. Meagan Winans, Richardson, TX             69
3. Olivia Mitchell, Plano, TX                          71
4. Hailey Jones, Dallas, TX                           72

In Contention: Trailing Foster in the Boys 15-18 Division is Temple’s Dallas Hankamer and Granbury’s Ty Holbrook, who both shot 5-under 67 in the first round. Seven players sit in a tie for fourth at 4-under 68, while two sit at 3-under and 10 more at 2-under. In the Boys 14 & Under Division, Dallas’ Tyler Lee, Austin’s Trenton Mierl and Driftwood’s Grant Yerger are tied for second and two strokes back at 2-under-par. Ryder Cowan of Edmond, Okla. sits alone in fifth at 1-under. Richardson’s Meagan Winans trails Moore in the Girls 12-18 Division at 3-under, while Plano’s Olivia Mitchell is third at 1-under and Dallas’ Hailey Jones is fourth at even-par.

Golf Course: Brownwood Country Club has hosted the Bluebonnet Championship every year since its inception in 2000. The club sits in central Texas and features ample opportunities for players to go low and make birdies. The course stretches out to 6,300 yards for the boys and 5,800 yards for the girls.

Tournament Format: The Bluebonnet Championship is a 36-hole stroke play event for players ages 12-19 that have a valid membership with a member of the Texas Junior Golf Alliance. The tournament field features 144 players across three divisions: Boys 15-18, Boys 14 & Under and Girls 12-18.

Weather: The skies cleared up and the sun came to shine on Saturday, giving players a beautiful day for golf with temperatures creeping upwards of 80 degrees. The winds were steady at 10 to 15 miles per hour.

What’s Next: The final round of the Bluebonnet Championship will begin at 7:30 am on Sunday, May 5. Players will tee off the No. 1 tee throughout the day, with the Girls 12-18 Division going first, followed by the Boys 14 & Under Division and then the Boys 15-18 Division.

For more information about the Bluebonnet Championship, click here. To see all the scores from Saturday’s action, click here.