The IJGT traveled to North Carolina for the Major Championship at Dormie Club in West End, N.C. Temperatures in the low 40s greeted juniors as the tournament kicked off at 7:48 a.m. on Saturday, November 8, 2014. The sun allowed temperatures to rise to the mid 50s while winds remained light and variable. In review, below are each division’s leaders’ rounds, in numbers.
76 – The round-one leading score, one stroke ahead of the division
10 – The Major Championship is O’Donovan’s tenth IJGT event of his career
2 – Total number of birdies for the round
7 – Longest par-or-better streak on holes 12 through 18 to finish his round
15 – Stokes is coming off of a top-20 finish at the IJGT Island Open at Palmetto Hall on November 1-2, 2014
1 – His round-one birdie came on the par-3 hole No. 9
The Boys 14 & Under Division, Thomas Pfoestl of Schenna, Italy, leads after round one. His round in numbers:
79 – His round one score after 18 holes making for a 10-hole lead
3 – The number of holes Thomas carded a par or better in a row
6 – The Major Championship is Pfoestl’s sixth IJGT event of the season. He has placed in the top-five in all events thus far
Kelly Whaley of Farmington, Conn., leads the Girls Division. Her round in numbers:
69 – Whaley’s round-one, 2-under-par score, the only junior to record a score under par for the round
5 – Total number of birdies in round one
3 – Whaley scored par or better on all of the course’s par-3 holes
The final round of the Major Championship at Dormie Club will take place tomorrow, November 9, 2014, with tee times starting at 8:00 a.m. For full results from round one, click here. Keep up to date with up-to-the-minute updates and other news by following on @IJGT Twitter.