Green Lea Junior Club champs

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 26, 2005

ALBERT LEA &045; The annual junior club championship was held Aug. 18 and 19 at Green Lea Golf Course.

Though participation was below average, the play was anything but.

A total of 11 juniors teed it up in what was a two-day tournament.

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Thursday consisted of an 18-hole qualifying round, which was used to seed the players for Friday’s nine-hole match play format.

Casey Marka was the day’s medalist, blistering the course in 88 shots, giving him the No. 1 seed in the championship flight.

Marka followed up his medalist performance by winning his first junior club championship.

He was dominant in his first match defeating Luke Michels 5 and 3.

In the finals he defeated Mike Falk 3 and 2.

Sam Matheson captured the title in first flight action.

His victory included wins over Eric Carlson and Robert Peterson.

In ladies’ championship flight action, Taylor Nelson defeated Whitney Rasmussen for the title.