The first half of the Livingston County branch of the Kensington Junior Golf Tour has created some pretty solid results for some tri-county girls junior golfers.
As the tour took a little break around the Independence Day holiday, incoming Fenton senior Elise Roberts has had an outstanding season in the Girls 18 Hole Division of the Livingston County Junior Golf Tour. She was fourth in the overall point standings after posting two top-four finishes in her Livingston County events and was in first place in the Washtenaw portion of the tour after earning a victory in that tour’s only event prior to the Fourth of July.
Roberts won the event at the Links of Whitmore Lake with a score of 81 (+8) in the 18 hole tournament. She won the eight-player field by seven strokes.
In the Livingston portion of the tour, Roberts finished in a tie for third in an 18-team field with an 81 (+10) at Hunter’s Ridge Golf Course in Howell. Finally, she also earned a fourth-place effort at the event competed at Hartland Glen Golf Club. She recorded a score of 88 (+16) in the 23-player field.
Fellow Fenton resident Katelyn Burkett competed in two events and was tied for ninth in the overall league standings. She took second in a field of 35 golfers at the event held at Faulkwood Shores Golf Course in Howell. She posted a score of 87 (+15), falling four strokes short of the lead. She also earned a ninth-place finish at Hunter’s Ridge with an 89.
Fenton’s Jillian Roberts also had competed in two events and placed in a tie for sixth at Hunter’s Ridge with an 88. Two Linden residents had top-10 performances at Faulkwood Shores as well. Kaitlyn Straub finished in a tie for sixth with a 96, while Caitlin Draper was eighth with a 102.