Golf Notes: Geneva’s Abigail Luchtenburg takes second at IWGA junior meet

Geneva’s Abigail Luchtenburg finished second in the 35th annual Illinois Women’s Golf Association Junior Championship Wednesday, after being tied for the lead following Tuesday’s first round.

Luchtenburg shot 77 at the par-72 University of Illinois Orange Course in Savoy to finish five shots behind champion Madasyn Pettersen of Rockford.

Elgin’s Jenna Kurosky finished at 164 and Plano’s Rylie Loux at 168. Josie Kurosky of Elgin shot 173.

Area junior results

Plano’s Rylie Loux and Geneva’s Hailey Farmer shot 81 to tie Mt. Prospect’s Kacie O’Donnell for first in girls 16-18 play July 24 at Bartlett Hills in an IJGA open tourney, but O’Donnell claimed the playoff. In the 14-15 age division at that tourney, St. Charles’ Reagan Stanton shot 86 for third, eight behind winner Lauren Guiao of Arlington Heights.

Ryan Orr of West Chicago shot 3-over-par 74 for the 16-18 boys title at Bartlett Hills’ July 24 IJGA open tourney. Aurora’s Jackson Clark was a shot back and St. Charles’ Gary King and Ronnie Griggs another stroke behind. In the boys 14-15 competition at the tourney, Plainfield’s Thomas Huang won with a 74, while St. Charles’ Danny Buetow was tied for sixth with a 79.

Matthew Murlick of Winnetka won the 34th Chick Evans Junior Amateur championship Friday over Hunter Nesselroad of Wataga, 3 and 2.

Aurora’s Brett Seward was one of three golfers to shoot 76 Monday at Broken Arrow in the 14-15 division of an IJGA event, but Patrick Akaniroj of Willow Springs won the playoff.

Naperville’s Eric Berggren and North Aurora’s Jacob LeHotay shot 6-over-par 78 to tie for second in the 12-13 division Tuesday at Springbrook in an IJGA open tourney.

CDGA team title

Ian MacKenzie and Blake Johnson of Glen View Club won the CDGA’s Centennial Team Championship Monday while Paul Susner and Kirk Blakney of Woodruff Golf Club were the net champions in a format at Midlothian that included six holes of better ball, six team total and six alternate shot. St. Charles Country Club’s Keith Pettri-Brendon Ross tied for second in the event at 104, eight behind the winners. They also were second for net honors.

Naperville Senior sign-up

Springbrook and Naperbrook will host the Naperville Senior City Championship Aug. 27 and 28 with a cost of $100 per player. Sign-up ends Aug. 20 and competition will be held in the seniors flight (55-69) and legends flight (70 and older).

The $100 fee includes greens fee, cart fee, range balls, prizes and lunch

Contact Springbrook at 630-848-5060 or Naperbrook at 630-378-4215 or register at www.golfnaperville.org/seniorcitychampionship.

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