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Webb tied for 35th in national tourney

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By Josh Cook

Shelby County High School senior Jordan Webb is tied for 35th place heading into today’s final round of the girls’ 38th Junior PGA Championship.

Webb shot a 3-over-par 74 Thursday in the third round of the tourney at Trump National Golf Club in Potomac Falls, Va. Webb has a 224 total through three rounds. She was tied for eighth place after her even-par 71 in Tuesday's first round before following that up with an 8-over 79 in Wednesday’s second round.

Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas, and Abbey Carlson of Lake Mary, Fla., are tied for the tourney lead with 4-under 209s.

 

GOLF: Long, Cain fail to qualify for Senior Amateur

Shelbyville’s Dennis Long and Rick Cain failed to take one of the top two spots at the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship qualifier on Thursday at Big Spring Country Club in Louisville.

Long finished tied for 11th with a 6-over-par 78, and Cain tied for 16th with 80.

Louisville’s David Pohlmann and Bowling Green’s Steve Rogers earned berths for the championship, which will be held at Wade Hampton Golf Club in Cashiers, N.C., on Sept. 21-26.

Pohlmann finished first with an even-par 72, and Rogers beat Somerset’s Ray Mickey in a 1-hole playoff after both carded 74s.

 

GOLF: 2 in Kentucky Open

One golfer from Shelby County  and another with local ties will play next week in the 94th Kentucky Open.

Simpsonville’s Robert Costello and Daniel Iceman, the new boys’ golf coach at Collins High School, will tee off at 9:10 a.m. and 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, respectively, at The Club at Olde Stone in Bowling Green. The tourney runs through Thursday.