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Richey wins BG Junior Championship

Richey wins BG Junior Championship

Reed Richey can add his name to a rundown of other Bowling Green Purples to win the Boys’ Bowling Green Junior Golf Championships.

The rising sophomore shot a 27-opening complete of 1-more than 106 Thursday at Paul Walker Golf Course to guarantee the 2021 title.

“It was amazing to get my name called and get those prizes,” Richey said in an instant message. “It was significantly cooler to see my previous colleagues Collier (Curd) and Clark’s (McDougal) name on it from where they had won.”

Charlie Reber, a rising junior at Bowling Green, was the sprinter up with a 4-more than 109 27-opening aggregate.

Both shot 2-over 72s through 18 holes to progress to the nine-opening title round, where Richey recorded eight standards and a birdie – which went ahead a 20-foot putt on No. 6 – to guarantee the title.

“Shot a strong even standard on my initial nine. Had some truly downright awful putts on 6 and 7 on my back nine that removed me from the lead. However, I had the option to end on a positive note with two standards on 8 and 9 to get in,” Richey said.

“My driver was placing me in great spots the entire day and all I needed to do was hit greens and perhaps make a few putts to a great extent.”

Last year’s city title was dropped in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Curd asserted a triumph in the 2019 occasion after a three-opening season finisher. McDougal was the boss the year earlier.

For the 2021 boss and second place, the competition denoted the start of the great educational season’s tryouts. The two were the main two golf players in the Purples’ turn last season. Reber completed tied for eighth in the 2020 KHSAA Boys’ State Golf Championship with a two-day 4-more than 148 at Bowling Green Country Club. Richey passed up capability for the occasion, yet is satisfied with his advancement entering the fall and his group’s first competition, which is booked July 30 at Rolling Hills Golf Course in Russellville.

“This time last year I was in a development spray and not actually in a decent spot with my golf match-up,” he said. “What’s more, this year I’ve grown a ton intellectually and actually to assist my game with getting where I realize it should’ve been all of last year.”

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