2007 Albia Country Club Championship
The Albia Golf Club Junior Championship was held Monday, July 23 with a total of 27 golfers participating in 11 age divisions.
Kevin Fitzpatrick was the 14-15 year old boys division champion with a nine hole total of 45, defeating Dillon Wilson by eight shots. Erik Schofield won the 12-13 year old trophy firing a 51 over nine holes to win by eight shots over Andrew Starcevic. Zach Sulentich shot 64 for third place.
Drew Schofield made it two trophies for the Schofields by defeating Trevor Fitzpatrick in the boys 10-11 year old division. Drew shot a 47 over seven holes.
Tyler Maddison and Nikki Maddison made it another brother's Championship Monday by winning their respective divisions. In the 8-9 year old boys division, Tyler shot 50 over seven holes to defeat Tyler Piper, who had a 58 and Landon Hermsen, who had 59. Matthew Starcevic was fourth with a 67. Nikki Maddison took home the trophy in the 6-7 year old age grouping after firing a 40 over 7 holes from shorter tees. Dawson Hermsen had 47, Cade Crall had 53 and Garrett Gray shot 84.
Nicholas Piper shot a 29 while Ian Flahive had 42 to win the five and under age division for boys.
In the girls division, the 12-13 year old bracket was very close as Hannah DeBruin won the title in a playoff over Ariel Lawrence. Both girls shot 61 in seven holes and were closely followed by Liz Gardner with a 67 and Anna Riley with a 68.
The 10-11 year old girls division was won by Lexie Van Polen, shooting a 59 in seven holes to defeat Cassie Crall by just four shots. Maria Maddy finished with a 75 for third place.
Macy Lawrence won the 8-9 year old grouping with a 48 for seven holes from shorter tees and Lexie's sister, Jade Van Polen made it a family win by capturing the 6-7 year old division with a 65. Jena Lawrence added another trophy to the Lawrence shelf with an 81 over four holes to win the five and under girls division.
A total of 35 junior golfers participated in the different events held at the Albia Golf Club the past eight weeks.