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May 5-6, 2012

Big Weekend for Local Junior Jonathan Bryan

Jonathan receives the 3rd place medal from US Kids Golf Atlanta Tour Manager John GodwinLocal junior Jonathan Bryan placed 3rd in a US Kids Golf event Saturday, then qualified for the AJGA Skills Challenge Championship on Sunday.

Saturday saw Jonathan, 12,  card a 91 at Mystery Valley Golf Club in Lithonia, Georgia in the 6th event of the US Kids Golf Atlanta Spring Local Tour.  The score was good enough for a 3rd place finish in the 12 year-old boys division and keeps him in 4th place overall for the tour.  He's looking forward to next week's event on Mother's Day at TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth.

Jonathan's Skills scorecard; out of 165 possible points, he earned 105On Sunday, he competed in the Atlanta Junior Golf Association's Skills Challenge Series at the Oaks Course in Covington, Georgia.  This challenge included chipping, putting, and driving.  Of the 165 points possible, Jonathan scored 105.  This gave him not only the most points of the 12 others in his division, but the highest overall on the day.  The top two point earners in each age division will compete for the championship held at Heritage Golf Links in Tucker on August 12.

Last summer, Jonathan earned Tournament Champion in the 10-11-year-old division in the 2011 Rome Junior Golf Tournament.