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Max Lyons Wins Wire-to-Wire at Chandler City Junior Championship

By September 15, 2020September 17th, 2020No Comments
Calynne Rosholt edges out two players by one stroke.

Calynne Rosholt and Max Lyons


The Chandler City Junior Championship, played September 12-13 at Whirlwind Golf Course, started out in the Boys Championship division with an incredible first-round, bogey-free, 11-under-par 61 by eventual champion, Max Lyons. He made the turn at 4-under par before finding another gear on the back nine, carding five birdies and an eagle for a 29. Lyons went on to maintain the seven-shot lead he carried into the final round, thanks to four birdies over the last five holes, to shoot a final-round 66 and 17-under-par 127 for the tournament.

After a first-round 70, second-place finisher, Trevor Lewis, of Prescott made a valiant final-round charge, going 4-under par for the first five holes. He then picked up five more birdies to fire 9-under 63. Lewis’ 11-under-par finish edged out third place finisher Joseph Lloyd of Scottsdale at 10-under-par 127 (68-66).

In the Girls Championship division, Kylee Loewe of Scottsdale shot a first-round, 6-under-par 66 to take the lead by four strokes over Calynne Rosholt (70) of Cave Creek. Rosholt answered with a 3-under 69 in the second round to finish in first place at 5-under-par 139. Carolyn Fuller of Phoenix also shot a final-round 69, added to a 71 in the first round, to finish tied for second place alongside Loewe at 4-under-par 140.

Michael Kuhl of Scottsdale won the Boys 15-18 division at 2-under par (70-72—142). Ryan Hanawalt of Leveen shot 3-under-par 139 (73-66) to win the Boys 13-14 division contested at Trilogy Golf Club at Power Ranch. Alexander Kaufman (39-34—73, +1) of Scottsdale won in the Boys 11-12 division, contested on the back 9 of Devil’s Claw at Whirlwind. And Scottsdale’s Cason Dezzani fired 41-43—84, +12 to take the Boys 10 and Under division, also played on the back of Devil’s Claw.

Isabelle Junio of Goodyear won in the Girls 15-18 division, posting a 6-over-par 150 (72-78). Raegan Capizzi of Scottsdale defended her title in the Girls 13-14 division at 8-over par (77-73—150). Isabella Piazza of Phoenix (37-35) took first place at even-par 72 in the Girls 11-12 division. And Hannah Nguyen win in the Girls 10 and Under division at 22-over par (47-47—94).