2009 SDGA Scholarships have been awarded. click above
You can all start your calendar for next year check out next years dates for the
Classic and Disrict .
Congratulations to Eric Edmunds and Derek Bard for winning the Jr Player of the
Year and Boys Player of the Year awards and will receive those awards 8/25/09 at
the SDGA Awards dinner after the Inter Club Championship at Cortland Country
Led by Luke Smith, SDGA juniors placed second in the inter district. SDGA boys, led
by Derek Bard, also placed second. To see scores and results click
SDGA's Jr and Boys Inter-District teams will play Bristol Harbour CC against
Rochester and Buffalo teams. Junior team members are Eric Edmunds, Ryan
McGinnis, Erik Davis,Jake Merola,Luke Smith and Dan Dunnigan. Boys team member
are Andy Leary, Derek Bard,Michael Engstrom,John Clare , Bryan Semple and Alec
Brad. Todays contest will also determine the Boys player of the year with Andy
Leary leading Derek Bard by 25 points with this event being the last chance to earn
Eric Edmund shots 74-77 on Oak Hills CC west and east courses to lead the SDGA Jr
Williamson team to tie for 8th. for all results go to Williamson page
After a short rain delay our Jr Williamson team got a practice round on Oak Hill East.
The greens were fast but true. The bunkers deep and many. Fairways plush and
narrow. If you hit it in the trees best a boogie, if in the rough around or over the
greens good luck. Our Jr's played from the Back tees Very Long. We get to play the
West today if the weather holds. There will be live scoring on Tuesday www.rdga.org
Tournaments, Williamson Cup.
With his second place finish at the NYSGA Championships. Eric Edmunds locked up
the SDGA Jr Player of the Year, Eric along with Jeff Baldetti, Ryan McGinnis and Erik
Davis with represent the SDGA Juniors at the Williamson Cup on 8/10/09 at Oak Hill
CC in Rochester. This event can be followed live by going to RDGA web site.
With his fifth place at the NYSGA Boys Championships Derek Bard moves to within
25 points of Andy Leary for the SDGA Boys Player of the Year. With only the
Inter -District event on Sunday 8-23-09 at Blue Heron CC left.
Eric Edmunds shoots a 2 over 73 today in the NYSGA JR Championship and is one
stroke of the Lead. Jeff Baldetti has a 75 and is 3 shoots back. Click NYSGA link
above to check out all the scores.
Eric Edmunds races out to 3 up after for 4 holes and Baldetti comes back to win the
District Jr Championship 4 and 2 in a steady rain for the entire match. LaFayette Hills
was in great shape and played long and fast for the conditions. Brandon Payne
marched through the Boys Flight with another solid round of golf to beat John Clare 5
and 4. See results on District page
Edmunds comes back from two down to win 1up over Davis. Baldetti wins other Semi
and will meet his follow high school team mate for an all Skaneateles Final. Brandon
Payne continues to march through the Boys Flight with a 2&1 win over Byran Semple
and now must meet LaFayette Hills member John Clare 4-2 over Gus Gosson in
tomorrows Boys Final. For tee times and all results go to District page.
Eric Edmunds and Erik Davis win to matches today and will meet tomorrow at
LaFayette Hills in the upper bracket District Jr Championship flight. Erik Davis 15 yr
old newly crowned Club champ at LaFayette Hills will try to slow Edmands down, with
some home cooking, Edmunds who is looking for his third Match play championship
in a row. (2007 Boys, 2008 JR).
Brandon Payne, using so home cooking,today upset medallist Andy Leary in the
Boys District Champion Bracket at Greenview CC. For all today results go to District
Eric Edmunds shoots his second round of sub par 69-70-139 to take #1 seed and
medilist of the 2009 SDGA Jr District Championship. Andy Leary continues his solid
play 78-78-156 to take Boys Medal and #1 seed. For Scores and Brackets for match
play go to District page
Jeff Baldetti's charge from 16 strokes back, after first round, falls short by two
strokes to place second. Eric Edmunds after a poor start of the final round of the
2009 Jr Classic and finding himself losing his six shot lead after hole 13 plays one
over par for the final five holes for a two shot win.
Andy Leary has a steady final round and maintains his 3 shot lead to win the 14 and
under 2009 Jr Classic over Bryan Semple. For all results go to Classic page.
Luke Smith has a hole in one on the 198 yard 13th hole using a 3 Iron during the
final round at Oswego CC.
Baldetti keeps up his fine play with another one under par round 70 to move into
second place after three rounds, but couldn't gain on Team member Eric Edmunds
(70) who leads by six strokes going to round four at Oswego CC on Friday July 17th
Andy Leary (77) was the only 14 and under to break 80 and takes a three stroke
lead over Bryan Semple going to Fridays final round For all scores go to Classic page.
After an nightmarish opening front nine at Rogues Roost 2007 Boys Player of the
Year returns to form and crafts a one under 70 at the challenging Links at Erie
Village to roars back into contention mid way through the 2009 SDGA Classic lead by
first round Medalist Ryan McGinnis and Eric Edmunds.
Byran Semple's steady play has him leading the Boys (14 & unders).
Ryan McGinnis firers even round 71 at Rogues Roost East to take a one stroke lead
over Tyler Kingsley (72) after round one. For SDGA JR Classic results go to Classic
Congratulations to Eric Edmunds for Qualifying for the USGA JR Championship @
Tromp International the week of July 20-25. Our best wishes to you Play well!
Tee times for 2009 SDGA JR Classic Round 1&2 are above. Points were update
threw the CNY PGA Championship. Congratulations to Jeff Brown for winning!!!! Click
CNYPGA above to see all the results
Jeff Baldetti's one under 70 captures 2009 Onondaga County Championship
click above for results
SDGA JR Classic entries close Tomorrow July 1 (postmark)
Entry Closing Date For the NYSGA JR and Boys Championships at Skaneateles CC
will close next Tuesday June 23 rd at 5pm. Applications must be in if you plan on
playing. Remember that round will count for the second round of the classic if you
play in the Syracuse Qualifier. Also the Jr Classic closing date is July 1st. Click
above link NYSGA for application
New sites for District Championship day two Qualifier (Rogues Roost W
8/28/09 and first two rounds of match play at Greenview CC 8/29/09
A special thank you to both our member clubs for helping us out with such
short notice. Don't forget to get some practice rounds in at all our event sites
and let them know your from the SDGA Jr's.
Sites for the Jr District second round Qualifier and first to rounds of Match play
on July 28 & 29 will be changed . Drumlins W will be used during those days
for the Futures clinics and First Tee events. I'd like to thank Drumlins for the
many years and events they have hosted for the SDGA Jr's.
I will post a new application with the new sites once they have been
Eric Edmunds ties for 14th at NYS High School Championships. Click above for
Congratulations to our Four players who made it onto the Section Three State Team
Eric Edmunds (157) Champion, Eric Davis (158) Second, Jake Merola (159) Third,
And Tyler Dattmore (160) Fourth. Good luck next week!!! Click above for results
Scores were high at Section 3 State Qualifier today at Seven Oaks 21 players will
play for Nine spots on Saturday. 11 of the 21 were SDGA Jr's Click above for scores
of todays round.
Good Luck to Everyone who's playing at Seven Oaks for the Sect 3 State team. I'll
see you at Cornell. (Fairways and Greens)
Onondaga County Junior Championship date is Sat June 27 with a new
site Northern Pines of Cicero click above to get application
Semi and final rounds of Jr District Championship are set to play at LaFayette Hills
Golf and Country Club. Thank you!! Semi July 30, Finals July 31
Check out Williamson Cup update Information on its page.
FYI: 7-9-09 NYSGA Syracuse Qlf and Second round of the 2009 Jr Classic will both
be at The Links at Erie. When you sigh up for the Qualifying round you will do
everything through the State Association Tee time etc for that day. Anyone who
plays in the State Qlf and who enters the Jr Classic will us the State score for their
classic score that day.
Remember the State Championship will be held at Skaneateles CC. Click on the state
link above to get a application.
First Round of 2009 Jr Classic set July 8 at Rogues Roost East Golf Club
Good News Schedule conflict on July 17 between CNY PGA Tour and final round of
the SDGA Jr Classic has been resolved! Alan was able to change his event to July
24th. Thank you. Make sure everyone gets Mom some flowers or a nice card for
everything she does for you!!!
Happy New Years
Dates are up for 2009 SDGA JR Classic and SDGA District