10/02/17 – Leachman/KHSAA State Golf Championships Begin Tuesday

October 2, 2017 2017-2018 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2017

The first state championships of the 2017-18 season will be contested this week at the Bowling Green Country Club with the 2017 Leachman Buick•GMC•Cadillac/KHSAA State Golf Championships. The boys’ tournament begins Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7 a.m., with the final 18 holes slated for Wednesday, Oct. 4. The girls’ championship gets underway with first round action on Friday, Oct. 6, followed by the second round on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Tee times and pairings for each event can be found through the tournament homepage links below, which will also be the source for live scoring throughout the championships:

Boys – http://khsaa.org/2017-leachmankhsaa-boys-state-golf-resultstee-timesinfo/

Girls – http://khsaa.org/2017-leachmankhsaa-girls-state-golf-resultstee-timesinfo/

On the boys’ side, Lyon County’s Cullan Brown will look to repeat as individual medalist while St. Xavier will be in search of its fourth-straight team title. Brown claimed the 2016 state title with a five-under par 139 (66-73), while St. Xavier posted a 606 team score (288-318) to finish atop the leaderboard. For the girls, Sacred Heart will look to repeat as team champion after capturing the 2016 state title with a 628 total (315-313).

To view the championship program, visit: http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20172018/Golf/issue1/

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About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 281 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 44 state championships in 13 sports and 5 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.