Day Two Recap of the Junior Amateur Championships at Frankfort Country Club

FRANKFORT, KY- Day Two of the Junior Amateur Championships at Frankfort Country Club ended with five new nine-hole division champions and completed Round 2 of the Girls 45th Junior Amateur.

Max DeHaven was the Boys 11-12 champion after carding a phenomenal score of 79, including a 39 in Round 1 and a 40 in Round 2. DeHaven had two birdies and eight even-par scores for the two rounds, helping him to achieve his seven-shot lead. Parker Haddix was once again the champion in the Girls 10-12 division. A phenomenal eagle on hole 3 led to her star-studded day, finishing with a total score of 75 (+3). 

The Boys 10 & Under champion was Jamison Welch, who turned in an impressive 40 for Round 1 and 43 for Round 2. 
Maximus Schadler had another strong two rounds, shooting 86 (+10), making him the Boys 8 & Under champion once again. Madeline Sherertz had another stellar tournament, finishing as the Girls 9 & Under champion after shooting 84 (+12). 

In addition to our 9-hole divisions, the golfers competing in the Girls’ Junior Am had quite the challenging Round 2 of play. Kylah Lunsford had an amazing round as she was the only competitor that shot below par for the entire day, carding a 71. This exceptional play shot her up the leaderboard where she lies +2, which is 10 strokes ahead of the golfer in second place.

The 13-15 age division features a close leaderboard, with Heidi Mitchell of Louisville sitting in first with a total gross score of 151 after today's 72. Mitchell was the only player throughout all age divisions to shoot even par today. Caroline Lankford is close behind with a gross score of 152 after a 74 for the day. 

The Kentucky PGA Tour extends its utmost gratitude to General Manager Clay Hamrick, PGA, and Head Pro Eric Charron, PGA, and all the Frankfort Country Club staff and members who worked tirelessly to make this esteemed event happen. A special thanks go to the three supporting sponsors that allowed players an enhanced and special experience at FCC. Our appreciation extends specifically to these company representatives:

  • Mr. Josh Landacre and Mr. Evan Calvin from LandCal Logistics
  • Mr. Stephen Horn from Athlete Essentials
  • Mr. Donny Proffitt and Mr. TJ Hood from HD Construction 

Additionally, the Junior Tour would like to thank the many women from the Frankfort Country Club Ladies Golf Association for the donation of their time and effort to help transport our contestants throughout the week. Their excitement was contagious and their assistance was very much appreciated.


  • Hole #7 played the hardest with a stroke-to-par average of +1.74. Max DeHaven, the Boys 11-12 champion, made the only birdie of the day on that hole for the 9-hole groups. 
  • There was one eagle carded on the course today by the 9-hole group: Parker Haddix, the Girls 10-12 champion.
  • The par-five 3rd hole played the easiest at +0.83. The hole allowed one eagle, two birdies, and eight par scores. 

The Kentucky PGA Junior Tour continues its summer schedule next week with the Boys Junior Amateur Championship at Nevel Meade. The tournament will be held Monday through Wednesday and will host over 140 golfers vying to become the new Boys Amateur champion. 

Kentucky Junior Golf will continue to have full coverage of the tournament on its Facebook and Instagram pages. 

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