Arizona Residents Jimmy Kozikowski and Sun Park Qualify for 2009 Junior PGA Championship

The Southwest Section PGA announced that Jimmy Kozikowski of Mesa and Sun Park of Vail, Ariz., have qualified for the 2009 Junior PGA Championship in the 16-18 age division. The prestigious 36-hole stroke play tournament will be conducted July 28-31 at TPC River’s Bend in Maineville, Ohio.

Kozikowski shot a 76-65 (3-under par) at local section qualifying on June 18-19 at the par 72 McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale, while Park shot a 77-67 (even par). Kyle Jones of Snowflake and Anna Kim of Chandler qualified in the 13-15 age division, while Jack McDevitt of Phoenix and Kathryn Ottman of Show Low qualified in the 12 and under division.

Only one boy and one girl champion from each of the 41 PGA Sections will participate in the National Championship. And only participants who compete in the older divisions (13-15 and 16-18) will be eligible to qualify for the National Championship. For more information contact Frank Calvin, junior golf director at the Southwest Section PGA, at (480) 443-9002.


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