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10/04/19 – Leachman/KHSAA State Golf Championships Begin Tuesday in Bowling Green

October 4, 2019 2019-2020 News Releases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 4, 2019

The fall championship season gets underway next week when the Bowling Green Country Club hosts the 2019 Leachman Buick•GMC•Cadillac/KHSAA State Golf Championships (Oct. 7-12). The girls’ tournament begins at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8 with the opening round, followed by the second 18 holes on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The boys’ championship opens with first round action on Friday, Oct. 11, with the final 18 holes slated for Saturday, Oct. 12.

Lexington Christian Academy will look to repeat as girls’ team champion after claiming the 2018 state title with a 639 total (324-315) led by individual medalist Laney Frye (72-74 – 146). On the boys’ side, Taylor County will also try to repeat as team champions after capturing the school’s first state title in 2018 with a 592 total (294-298) – edging St. Xavier by two strokes (291-303 – 594). John Marshall Butler (Trinity (Lou.)) enters the 2019 championship in search of his second-consecutive state title after taking medalist honors in 2018 with a five-under par 139 total (70-69).

Tee times and pairings for each event can be found through the tournament homepage link below, which will also be the source for live scoring throughout the championships. Fans interested in following the event with their mobile devices, can also download the BlueGolf Junior Golf app for iOS or Android or the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour app for live results.

2019 Leachman Buick•GMC•Cadillac/KHSAA State Golf Championships
Official Program – https://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20192020/Golf/issue1/
Tournament Central – https://khsaa.org/2019-leachman-buick-gmc-cadillac-khsaa-state-golf-results-entries/
BlueGolf Junior Golf App – http://bit.ly/2Oq2d95

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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 280 member schools both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and 6 sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches, and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.

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