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Posted 8/20/09

Howe, Gillespie Earn CJGA Junior Series Championships Andrew Howe of Longmont and Sydney Gillespie of Highlands Ranch made their first Colorado …

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In the cup:

Keeping up with the action on local greens

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Howe, Gillespie Earn CJGA Junior Series Championships

Andrew Howe of Longmont and Sydney Gillespie of Highlands Ranch made their first Colorado Junior Golf Association victories significant ones as they claimed titles Tuesday in the CJGA Junior Series Championship for 11-13 year-olds.

Howe, 13, shot a 2-over-par 67 at The Homestead Golf Course to win the boys championship by two strokes over CJGA 11-13 points leader Jake Staiano of Englewood. Jackson Burke of Centennial fired a 70 to finish third.

Gillespie, 12, carded a 6-over-par 71, winning the girls division by one stroke over Calli Ringsby of Denver and Elizabeth Wang of Parker.

The Junior Series Championship features many of the top performers from 2009 CJGA tournaments.

CJGA Junior Series Championship (11-13 year-olds) results

Senior Women’s Amateur Sectional Qualifying

Marian Barker of Lubbock, Texas, earned medalist honors after firing a 3-over par round of 75 Aug. 12 at The Club at Pradera during the USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Sectional Qualifying. Eight other women advance with Barker to the USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Championship which is Sept. 12-17 at The Homestead (Cascades Course) in Hot Springs, Va.

USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Sectional Qualifying results

Gunderson medalist in U.S. Senior Amateur Qualifying

Roger Gunderson of Aurora, a past champion in both the CGA Senior Stroke Play and Senior Match Play, shot a 2-under-par 70 Monday at Blackstone Country Club to earn medalist honors in qualifying for the U.S. Senior Amateur.

Joining Gunderson in advancing to the national tournament were nine-time CGA senior champion John Olive of Colorado Springs (74), Robert Cloud of Denver (75) and Jim Pierce of Oro Valley, Ariz. (76). The U.S. Senior Amateur will be played Sept. 12-17 at Beverly Country Club in Chicago.

U.S. Senior Amateur Qualifying results

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