Round one results of the Louisiana Junior Golf Tour at University Club Championship held at University Club in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Tuesday, August 1st, 2023.
78 players competed in round one of the 2023 LJGT at the University Club Championship. Tee times began at 9:15 AM off the 1st tee. The final group finished right on time at 5:15 PM. The course played to a par 72 at 6,597 yards for the Overall Boys Division and approximately 5,598 yards for the Overall Girls and Boys 11-13 Division.
Maci Williams of Brusly dominates the Girls’ Division with an impressive opening round of 68, the only player under par, leading by nine shots over Vivian Voilon of Shreveport, who is at five over par. Williams, playing on her home course, showed great confidence, tallying 7 birdies and only one bogey and double bogey in the first 18-holes, with a bogey-free back nine. Her recent victory in the 58th Girls’ Louisiana Junior Amateur Championship adds to her momentum, and she also leads in the race for LJGT Girls’ Player of the Year.
Hudson Partin of Denham Springs takes the lead in the Overall Boys’ Division after round one of the championship with an impressive score of two-under par (70). His solid performance featured two birdies and an eagle, with only two bogeys in the first 18-holes. Defending champion Dax Reaux follows closely in second place, at even par. Meanwhile, a five-way tie for third position at one over par includes David Marsh of Baton Rouge, Alston Manne of Baton Rouge, Carter Schmitt of Baton Rouge, Drew Sliman of Lafayette, and Kye Hanks of Lake Charles.