Peterson, Evans, Bloch and Keel earn medalist honors at AJGA Qualifier

By: American Junior Golf Association
By: American Junior Golf Association

BRYAN, Texas -- Ryan Peterson of Houston, Bryant Evans of Flower Mound, Texas, Andrew Bloch of Tyler, Texas and Cameron Keel of Houston, recorded a 4-over-par 76 and claimed medalist honors Wednesday in the AJGA Qualifier for the Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions hosted by Traditions Club at Texas A&M. In the Girls Division, Addison Mitchell of Fort Smith, Ark., medaled with a 4-over-par 76.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the AJGA Qualifier Series for the Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions was an 18-hole stroke play event held at Traditions Club at Texas A&M. The tournament field featured 67 boys and 19 girls, ages 12-18, from 13 states. The boys played the par-72 course at 6,963 yards and the girls played at 5,959. The AJGA Qualifier Series gives juniors an opportunity to "play their way in" to coinciding AJGA Open tournaments or earn a Tournament Exemption or Performance Star for a future event. The AJGA Qualifier Series offers opportunities for AJGA juniors at approximately 50 AJGA Open events.

Also qualifying for the Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions were McClure Meissner of San Antonio, Conner Parish of Fort Worth, Texas, Kade Stewart of Tomball, Texas, Alejandro Soto of Newton, Mass., and Maya Walton of Austin, Texas.

The Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions will begin Friday with first-round tee times running from 8:15 – 9:55 a.m. and 12:45 — 2:25 p.m. off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees at Traditions Club at Texas A&M. For more information, please contact tournament headquarters at (770) 825-1001, or visit

About the AJGA

The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 49 states and more than 40 countries. To ensure scholarship opportunities for all junior golfers who have the skill, the AJGA created the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program to provide financial assistance to young players in need.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 500 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Stewart Cink, Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Inbee Park and Morgan Pressel.

Summary of players who qualified and advanced to the Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions

TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier results from the Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Traditions Club at Texas A&M
Boys Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6963. Rating: 69.8. Slope: 128
Girls Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 5959. Rating: 73.3. Slope: 133

Boys Division

Andrew Bloch, Tyler, Texas (2015) 36-40--76 4
Bryant Evans, Flower Mound, Texas (2014) 39-37--76 4
Cameron Keel, Houston, Texas (2015) 38-38--76 4
Ryan Peterson, Houston, Texas (2015) 40-36--76 4
McClure Meissner, San Antonio, Texas (2017) 39-38--77 5
Conner Parish, Fort Worth, Texas (2015) 38-40--78 6
Alejandro Soto, Newton, Mass. (2016) 38-40--78 6
Kade Stewart, Tomball, Texas (2016) 40-38--78 6

Girls Division

Courtney Bryant, Houston, Texas (2018) 39-41--80 8
Maya Walton, Austin, Texas (2016) 42-40--82 10

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