DRIVE, CHIP & PUTT LOCAL QUALIFYING WINNERS FROM THE POWDER HORN
LOCAL DRIVE CHIP AND PUTT QUALIFIERS ON THEIR WAY TO UTAH
Local Qualifying Event Held at The Powder Horn on June 18th is Complete
The weather on Father’s Day was ideal for the 53 children who attempted to qualify for the next level of the Drive, Chip & Putt competition. Twenty-four skilled players (12 girls and 12 boys) qualified to move on to the sub-regional competition to be held on August 1st at Rose Park Golf Course in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Congratulations go out to the 7 to 9 year old qualifiers, Khloe Romo of Casper, Wyoming, Ella Hiller of Sheridan, Wyoming, Olivia Bracke of Cody, Wyoming, Jaxson Bratton of Casper, Wyoming, Tate Nichols of Wheatland, Wyoming and Drew Wagner of Sheridan. In the 10 to 11 year old division, Shelbi Gardner of Sheridan, Camryn Wagner of Sheridan, Clara Murray of Sheridan, Justin Jones of Miles City, Montana, Isaac Schmidt of Casper and Toby Dinges of Bozeman, Montana, will be traveling to Utah. The 12 to 13 year old group saw Sophia Spiva of Casper, Gabriella Wright of Sheridan, Lily Nichols of Wheatland, Peyton Wasson of Gillette, Wyoming, Anderson Murray of Sheridan and Brock Owings, also from Sheridan, qualify for the sub-regional. The 14 to 15 year old qualifiers include Barrett Lloyd of Casper, Libby Gardner of Sheridan, Ellie Willams of Sheridan, Alex Sanders of Sheridan, Elijah Cole of Cheyenne, Wyoming and Brent Morrison of Gillette. The Rocky Mountain Section PGA wishes each competitor the very best of luck throughout the competition.
Participants in the 2018 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship will advance through local and regional qualifiers conducted throughout the United States. Competitors will be comprised of boys and girls ages 7-15, who will compete in separate divisions in four age categories. The regional champions in each of the boys’ and girls’ divisions from the four age categories will advance to the finals, to be held at Augusta National the Sunday before the Masters, April 1, 2018.