Dixon cards 69 to claim first in Gateway Jr. event

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Drew Hosp putts on the eighth green during the Gateway Junior PGA Series tournament Monday, July 11, 2011 at Kimbeland Country Club. (Fred Lynch)

Brady Dixon shot a 69 to win the boys ages 16 to 19 tour division Monday at the Gateway Junior Series golf event at Kimbeland Country Club.

Dixon finished one shot ahead of Hunter Pyland and four shots in front of third-place finisher Gunnar Knudtson.

Nick Cantoni claimed first in the boys 14 to 15 tour division with an 81.

Boys winners in the 18-hole regular divisions were Kobe Beasley (12 to 13, 81), Adam Way (14 to 15, 79) and Austin Cooper (16 to 19, 83).

Connor McKinney won the girls 18-hole regular in the ages 16 to 19 division with an 86, edging Morgan Schumer by one stroke.

Connor Thrower hits a fairway shot to the eighth green during the Gateway Junior PGA Series tournament Monday, July 11, 2011 at Kimbeland Country Club. (Fred Lynch)

Nine-hole winners were Jonathan Bell (boys 10 to 11, 43), Karsten Short (boys 12 to 13, 43), John Burcham (boys 14 to 15, 44), Sarah Bell (girls 12 to 13, 43) and Adele Soutar (girls 14 to 15, 43).

Gateway Junior Series

at Kimbeland Country Club

Results

Nine holes

Morgan Schumer hits a drive from the tenth teebox during the Gateway Junior PGA Series tournament Monday, July 11, 2011 at Kimbeland Country Club. (Fred Lynch)

Boys 10 to 11 -- Jonathan Bell 43, Carson Miles 45, Nathan Woolard 49, Tanner Walton 49, Will Pratt 49

Boys 12 to 13 -- Karsten Short 43, Wyatt Pratt 45, Nick Westrich 46

Boys 14 to 15 -- John Burcham 44, Tom Burcham 57, Casey Gray 60

Girls 10 to 11 -- Sarah Bell 43

Girls 12 to 13 -- Ashlee Younghouse 60

Nick Cantoni hits from the eighth tee during the Gateway Junior PGA Series tournament.

Girls 14 to 15 -- Adele Soutar 43, Adrea Younghouse 48, Maris Parker 60

18 holes (regular)

Boys 12 to 13 -- Kobe Beasley 81

Boys 14 to 15 -- Adam Way 79, Myles Urhahn 83, Austin Battles 84, Ryan West 84

Boys 16 to 19 -- Austin Cooper 83, Corbin Matthews 85

Conner McKinney hits her drive on the 10th hole during the Gateway Junior PGA Series tournament Monday at Kimbeland Country Club. (Fred Lynch)

Girls 16 to 19 -- Connor McKinney 86, Morgan Schumer 87

18 holes (tour)

Boys 14 to 15 -- Nick Cantoni 81, Gabe Wheeler 82, Brian Whitson 83, Trenton Thomas 83

Boys 16 to 19 -- Brady Dixon 69, Hunter Pyland 70, Gunnar Knudtson 73

-- From staff reports

Cody Cox watches his putt on the eighth green during the Gateway Junior PGA Series tournament.
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