10/03/16 – Leachman Buick•GMC•Cadillac/KHSAA Golf Championships Start Tuesday

October 3, 2016 2016-2017 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 3, 2016

The 2016 Leachman Buick•GMC•Cadillac/KHSAA State Golf Championships get underway tomorrow morning when the girls’ tournament begins with 7 a.m. (CT) tee times at the Bowling Green Country Club. The girls’ championship concludes with second round action on Wednesday, starting with tee times at 8 a.m. (CT). The boys’ competition begins Friday morning with the first 18 holes of the event, with groups teeing off at 7 a.m. (CT), followed by Saturday’s championship round at 8 a.m. (CT).

Tee times and pairings for the boys’ and girls’ championships are available at the following links:

Girls’ First Round Tee Times
http://khsaa.org/2016-leachmankhsaa-girls-state-golf-resultstee-timesinfo/

Boys’ First Round Tee Times
http://khsaa.org/2016-leachmankhsaa-boys-state-golf-resultstee-timesinfo/

Madison Central captured the 2015 girls’ team title with a two-day total of 629 (316-313), edging runner-up Elizabethtown (632) by three strokes. Paducah Tilghman’s Teri Doss earned medalist honors with a six-under par 138 total (69-69), with Madison Central’s Tristyn Nowlin finishing one-shot back at five-under par 139 (72-67).

On the boys’ side, St. Xavier enters this year’s event in search of its third-straight team title. The Tigers set a state record last season with a 19-under par 557 team score (278-279) to repeat as team champions. The individual title needed extra holes to be decided, with Franklin County’s C.J. Jones edging Lyon County’s Cullan Brown on the fourth playoff hole to claim medalist honors. The duo finished the 36 holes with matching eight-under par 136 totals.

A complete list of top qualifiers from the regional tournaments can be found on the golf homepage at KHSAA.org. Live scoring will be available for each round of the golf championships, with links available at http://khsaa.org/2016-leachman-buick-gmc-cadillackhsaa-state-golf-resultsentries/

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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 278 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 sports and 4 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.