South Carolina Open at Kiawah Island – Round one recap (Feb. 14, 2015)

On a windy but sunny Valentine’s Day, the IJGT traveled to Kiawah Island, S.C., for the South Carolina Open at Kiawah Island. After an hour-long frost delay, juniors teed off beginning at 9 a.m. on the renowned Ocean Course for the first of two rounds. The second round will be played tomorrow at Turtle Point. In review, below are each division’s leaders’ rounds, in numbers.

Bruce Kozel of Annapolis, Md., leads the Boys 15-19 Division. His round in numbers:

8 – Kozel made par on eight of nine holes on the front nine

38 – His division-best score on the back nine

76 – His 4-over round one score to carry the lead

2- Kozel leads the division by two strokes

The Boys 14 & Under Division is led by Thomas Pfoestl of Schenna, Italy. His round in numbers:

10 – Pfoestl made par a division-best 10 times in round one

83 – His round one score to lead the division

1 – Pfoestl leads the division by a single stroke

1- Pfoestl is coming off a first place finish in the Carolina Classic at Colleton River

Ami Gianchandani of Short Hills, N.J., leads the Girls Division. Her round in numbers:

4 – Her longest par-or-better streak lasted from the par-5 hole No. 2 through the par-3 fifth hole

87 – Her round one score to carry the lead

2- She leads the division by 2 strokes

1 – Her lone birdie came on the par-4 third hole

The second round of the South Carolina Open at Kiawah Island will take place tomorrow, February 15, 2015, beginning with a 10 a.m. shotgun start at Turtle Point. For full results from round one, click here. Keep up-to-date with up-to-the-minute updates and other news by following the IJGT on Twitter @IJGT.