Wang Leads Rolex Junior Championship After 36 Holes


Published 06/11 2014 03:01PM

Updated 06/11 2014 03:26PM

The Country Club of Rochester is proving to be quite the foe at the Rolex Girls Junior Championship.

Elizabeth Wang was the only golfer in the 72-player field under par after the opening round. After 36 holes, Wang still leads, but is now over par like all of the rest. The 14-year old from San Marino, CA leads by three strokes at +1.

Christine Schmitt of Pittsford is the only local golfer in the field. The Mercy senior will be attending Georgetown University in the fall. She sits in a tie for 56th at +17.

The tournament will wrap up on Friday at CCR. Past winners of the Rolex Girls Junior Championship include In-Bee Park (2002), Paula Creamer (2003), and Morgan Pressel (2005).

1st        Elizabeth Wang        San Marino, CA             +1
T-2        Mariel Galdiano        Pearl City, HI                +4
T-2        Hannah O'Sullivan    Paradise Valley, A          +4
T-4        Kristen Gillman        Austin, TX                    +5
T-4        Amy Lee                Brea, CA                      +5

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