The first round of this weeks OJS took place at Manakiki in Willoughby, Ohio. Chris Sloe came out firing with a opening round 6 under 66. He hit 16 of 18 greens which helped lead him to a bogey free round. He will have a 7 shot lead going into the final round at Legend Lake Thursday. Kaylee Neumeister is leading the girls division after her round of even par 72. Neumeister’s ball striking was in top form as she hit 15 greens in regulation.
For the single day event, Chris Sloe won the Boys 16-19 Divsion with his 66. His 66 is the low round of the season and only 2 away from the tour record of 64 (Nick Palladino at Legend Lake). For the Boys 14-15 Division, there was a tie at the top with Michael Petrus fired a 78 to win by one over Nolan Adams and Roni Shin who tied with 7 over par 79. Roni Shin got hot on the back nine when he went birdie, eagle on holes 12 & 13. There was a tie in the Boys 13 & Under Division with Aditya Achar and Jay Magyari at 1 over par 73. They found a way to make pars even though they only hit 3 fairways between the two. Kaylee Neumeister won the Girls 16-19 Division by 4 with her even par 72. Grace Gao collected another win today with her 3 over 75 that included 5 birdies.