Shamblin, junior golfers perform at Moccasin Bend
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May 28, 2014 | 503 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
CHATTANOOGA — A number of young, local golfers took to the Moccasin Bend Golf Club Tuesday, which was one of the opening stops on the summer TGA Junior Tour.

Rising fifth-grader Kyndall Shamblin led the way in the Girls 12-18 Tour contest after shooting 38 on the front nine and 40 on the back, for a 6-over par 78.

Shamblin’s closest competition in the 11-player division finished seven strokes behind her.

Competing in the nine-hole event in the Grils 12-18 Tour class, Gracie Medley tied for fourth, shooting a 53.

Battling in the Girls 16-18 Masters Division, Heather Ellis of Benton finished just a stroke out of the lead with a 41-43 — 84. Bethany Burns of Signal Mountain edged her out with an 83.

Drew Linkous finished second in the Boys 13-15 Masters.

Linkous shot 38 on the first nine and then 39 after the turn, finishing five strokes over par with a 77.

In the Boys 16-18 Tour, Caleb Craig came in third after shooting 42 on the opening side and 47 on the back nine.

Gage Brakebill placed sixth in the Boys 13-and-under Masters, and was six strokes over after shooting 42 in the nine-hole contest. Riceville’s John Houk won the division with an even-par 36.

In the Boys 10-11 Micro division, Luke Neighbors finished fourth after posting a total of 68 in the nine hole contest.

Seth Neighbors came in seventh in the Boys 10-13 Tour, shooting 61 in the half-course contest.

In the Boys 13-15 Tour, Noah Grady finished 17th, shooting 53 on the first nine and 51 on the back.