Call it home court advantage earlier this week when several Blacksburg golfers claimed wins on the Blue Ridge Golf Tour during a stop at the Blacksburg Country Club.
Here is a summary of the results:
17-18 Age Group Par 72 6364 Yards
Major Ewing of Blacksburg fired a 4 under par 68 to win the age group. Ewing made five birdies along the way posting the lowest round of the day, and of the BRJGT season. Ewing said, “I hit it well off the tee and made a lot of putts.”
McKenzie Weddle of Floyd posted a score of 2 under par 70 to finish second. Samantha Skinner of Blacksburg shot a round of even par 72 to finish third.
15-16 Age Group Par 72 5903 Yards
Jack Skinner of Blacksburg shot one under par 71 to win the age group. Skinner got off to fast start making the turn at 3 under. Though the second nine holes wasn’t as productive, it was enough to hold on for the win. Connor Catterson also of Blacksburg shot 74 to finish second three shots back. Josh Cummins of Christiansburg and Carson Iroler of Galax tied for third with scores of 76.
13-14 Age Group Par 72 5665 Yards
Rocky Frye of Bramwell, WV fired a 2 under par 70 to win the age group. Frye made five birdies on his way to victory. Ryan Highfield of Blacksburg shot 74 to finish second. Cooper Hurst of Richlands was third with a score of 79.
10-12 Age Group Par 36 2474 Yards
Rylan McGinnis of Blacksburg shot 38 to win the age group. Liam Smith of Elliston posted a score of 42 to finish second. Anderson Lilly of Oak Hill, WV was third with a score of 44.
9 and Under Age Group Par 36 1562 Yards
JJ Robertson shot 3 under par 33 to win the age group. Robertson made an eagle and two birdies on his way to victory. Marco Beato of Blacksburg shot 39 and finished second, while Adrian Wallace of Floyd finished third with a score of 46.