The IJGT traveled to Ellwood, Pa., to host the Summer Series at Olde Stonewall GC at Olde Stonewall Golf Club on June 30-July 1, 2015. Juniors competed in wet conditions for IJGT Merit Points, national rankings, and AJGA Performance Stars during the two-day, 36-hole event.
Friend bounced back from his first round of 83 to shooting a 5-over 75, improving his score by eight strokes. He carded only pars and bogeys during his steady final round. Friend had a great par streak as he came made the turn to his second nine making par on holes Nos. 8-12 to keep his round going. By doing this he earned a three-way tie for sixth place. He finished the tournament with a two-day total of 158 for the Boys 15-19 Division, even in the wet conditions.
In the Girls Division, Petrone rebounded from a first round of 92 to improving her second day score by 9 strokes, shooting an 83. Pounding the ball far down the fairway, she was able have a fantastic par streak as she made par on holes Nos. 6-10. This helped Petrone secure her second-place finish as she carded a total of 175 for the two-day tournament.