76th Junior Fall Cities Championship

LOUISVILLE, KY- The 2024 Fall Cities Championship took place at Long Run Golf Course on June 1st and 2nd. With nine different age divisions competing on the course. Junior Golf KY was able to send many winners home from Louisville on Sunday. 

After a suspenseful playoff against Xavier Huestis, who birdied #18 to tie for the lead, Luc Kelty was crowned the Boys 16-18 champion. Kelty and Huestis shot -2, with tied scores of 142, but the playoff secured Kelty’s win after leading for the duration of the tournament. Kelty finished with nine birdies after battling bouts of rain throughout the weekend. 

Anika Okuda was awarded the Girls 16-18 champion after finishing an impressive six shots above the competition. Okuda, a sophomore on the Ryle High School girls golf team, led for the duration of the tournament and finished with a total gross score of 161. 

Jackson Burrice took home the win in the Boys 13-15 division, after shooting 149 for the two days and scoring an impressive five birdies and one eagle. 

Avery Suter was crowned the Girls 13-15 champion with a score of +10. Suter wowed the audience with 7 birdies and a final score of 75 on day two of the tournament. 

Matthew White took home the Boys 11-12 title after finishing with a total score of 76. Max Denver was not far behind, shooting +7 (79) after two days. Parker Haddix blew away the competition in the Girls 10-12 division, shooting a stunning -5 (67) with five birdies in round one alone. 

In the Boys 10 & Under division, Jamison Welch had an impressive two days, finishing with a score of 73.  Madeline Sheretz won the Girls 9 & Under division with the same score of 73, wowing spectators once again with her talent.

Maclan Foley stepped away with the Boys 8 & Under win, after shooting a total gross score of 74 and after a personal best score of -1 (35) on the first round of competition. Trey Perez was right behind Foley after shooting his personal best score of 37 on Sunday.



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Golf House Kentucky is the umbrella organization for Kentucky’s Family of Golf Organizations: Kentucky Golf Association, Kentucky PGA and Kentucky Golf Foundation. The vision of Kentucky’s golf leaders, Golf House Kentucky was founded in 1978, and is headquartered in a picturesque country setting in Louisville, Kentucky. Golf House Kentucky conducts competitions for golfers of all ages, gender and skill levels (amateur, professional and junior), and provides valuable services to Kentucky PGA professionals and member golf facilities. Working in partnership with the USGA, Golf House Kentucky provides individual golfers and member golf facilities with a wide range of services: Handicapping, USGA Course and Slope Rating, award programs, club consulting and golf management software. The family’s philanthropic affiliate, Kentucky Golf Foundation promotes the Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame, Kentucky golf museum and provides grant and scholarship programs for youth in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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