GRAND BLANC – High schoolaged golfers in the Flint Junior Golf Association’s (FJGA) Jack Nicklaus group made their way to the prestigious Warwick Hills Country Club to compete for the second major award of the season, the Mallon Cup, on Monday. In the girls’ championship flight, Jolie Brochu of Flint Powers Catholic earned her second win of the FJGA season – and second-consecutive Mallon Cup title – with her round of 78. On the boys’ side, it was Ranveer Ajimal of Grand Blanc shooting an even-par 72 to come out on top.
Goodrich’s Elizabeth Gibbs finished second in the girls’ division with an 80, while Davison’s Isabel Mabry finished with an 84 and Kearsley’s Grace Hoffman and Fenton’s Brook Herbstreit tied with a pair of 88s. Madison Brigance of Grand Blanc carded an 89, Alexandra Sexton finished with a 91 and Brianna Ales added a 94. Davison’s Chloe Evoy finished with a 96, while Brooke Kalisz, also of Davison, finished with a 97. Swartz Creek’s Emily Wilson and Powers’ Olivia Canaday both had 98s and Fenton’s Angela Hanners finished with a 99.
Finishing tied for second on the boys’ side with a pair of 80s was Swartz Creek’s Cameron Beckwith and Grand Blanc’s Ashton Gaulin. Dominic D’Anna of Lapeer and Jack Kolka both finished with 81s, Dylan Conte of Fenton, Andrew Nestor of Flushing and Connor Jewell of Swartz Creek all carded 82s and Robert Burns and Powers’ Sean Spidle finished with 83s. Travis Gist of Davison carded an 86, Coy Wilson finished with an 88 and Zach Limas, Jake McGeary of Lapeer, Grant Foren of Grand Blanc and Andrew Campbell all carded 89s. Ryan Truchan of Grand Blanc finished with a 90, along with Austin Buchanan and Lapeer’s Sean Nolan.
Last Monday, the Jack Nicklaus Group competed for the Henrickson Award, the first of three major awards throughout the FJGA’s summer season, at Clio Country Club. Winning the award on the girls’ side was Brochu, who carded an 82, while Conte won on the boys’ side with a 79.
Other scores on the girls’ side included an 85 from Hoffman, an 86 from Herbstreit and an 89 from Gibbs. Brigance finished with a 92, Wilson carded a 93, Canaday finished with a 95 and Victoria Carnell added a 96. Evoy carded a 97 along with Hanners and Goodrich’s Madeline Swett finished with a 98.
On the boys’ side, Gist finished second with a 79. Beckwith carded an 80, Ajimal and Grand Blanc’s Brendan Silpoch finished with a pair of 81s and Robert Burns finished with an 85. Gaulin carded an 88 along with McGeary and Dylan Crocker. Kolka finished with an 89, Foren carded a 90 and with 91s were Grant Carr, Limas and Logan Carlson. Wilson finished with a 92, Nathan Reynolds had a 93 and Craig Banes of Davison finished with a 94.
The Jack Nicklaus group travels to the Flint Elks on Monday to compete for its final major award of the season, the Mancour Cup. For full weekly results and to see the upcoming schedule, visit www.fjga.org.