MAURICIO FIGUEROA AND CALYNNE ROSHOLT EARN MEDALIST HONORS AT UNITED STATES JUNIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIERS

Lafayette, LA — June 26, 2018

Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette hosted both the U.S. Junior Amateur and Girls’ Junior Amateur Qualifiers on Tuesday. Mauricio Figueroa, 17, of Guadalajara, México fired the low round of the day, a three-under par 69 to earn medalist honors in the boys’ qualifier. Figueora shot 33 on his front nine and an even par 36 on his back nine. Calynne Rosholt, 15, of Cedar Park, Texas carded a one-under par 71 to take home medalist honors on the girls’ side. Rosholt was the only girl to finish under par on Tuesday, and she now advances to compete in the championship proper which will be conducted at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, California, July 16-21. Rosholt won the Women’s Southern Amateur earlier this month and will certainly be a favorite contend at Poppy Hills if she can maintain this high level of play. Figueroa is committed to play college golf for the University of Arkansas, and he will now get the opportunity to tee it up at famed Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey in the 71st U.S. Junior Amateur.

Rosholt’s round included four birdies (Holes # 6, #11, #12, and #16), one bogey (#7), and one double bogey at the par 5 13th Hole. Yoonmin Han from the Republic of Korea also qualified for the U.S. Girls’ Junior Amateur Championship after winning a sudden death playoff over Julia Gregg of Farmers Branch, Texas. Han and Gregg both carded an 18-hole total of two-over par 74. Hann and Gregg both made back-to-back pars at the par 4 1st hole and the par 4 2nd hole. Han made a birdie at the par 5 3rd hole to punch her ticket to Poppy Hills. Gregg is First Alternate, and Cassidy Lambert of Gretna, LA is 2nd Alternate (76).

Padraic Sim of Spanish Fort, Alabama shot a one-under par 71 and is the First Alternate from the boys’ qualifier. Ryan Fulton of Crowley bested Charlie Flynn of Alexandria and Johnathan Ellis of Baton Rouge in a playoff for the 2nd Alternate spot.

The Dick Wilson designed Oakbourne Country Club course played to a par 72 at approximately 6,007 yards for the girls and 6,844 yards for the boys.