Blacksburg golfers Major Ewing, Jack Skinner, and Marco Beato and Elliston’s Liam Smith won their respective age groups Tuesday as Auburn Hills Golf Club in Riner welcomed the Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour.
15-16 Age Group Par 72 6026 Yards
Ewing posted a score of one over par 73 to win the age group. He played consistently throughout the round, mixing three birdies with 12 pars to secure the victory. Walker Gillespie of Pearisburg shot 76 and finished second. Samantha Skinner of Blacksburg was a stroke back in third with a score of 77. Ryne Bond of Floyd finished in fourth place with a 78.
13-14 Age Group Par 72 5335 Yards
Skinner made a birdie on the first hole of a playoff to defeat Isaiah Cantrell of Floyd and win his age group. Skinner and Cantrell had finished with identical scores of 77. Ryne Highfield of Blacksburg shot 78 and finished third.
10-12 Age Group Par 36 2492 Yards
Elliston’s Smith posted a 42 to win the age group. Jack Herbert of Blacksburg finished second with a score of 44. Rylan McGinnis, also of Blacksburg, shot 45 and finished in third place.
9 and Under Age Group Par 36 1957 Yards
Beato shot 41 and won the age group. JJ Robertson, also of Blacksburg, was a shot back at 42. Anderson Lilly of Oak Hill, W.Va. finished third with a score of 47.
17-18 Age Group Par 72 6352 Yards
Logan Douthat of Pearisburg won the age group with a score of 5-over par 77. Douthat got off to a roaring start with three birdies in the first four holes and finished with an eagle 3 on the par\-5 18th. Alex Brannock of Galax finished second with a score of 86. Jack Davis of Radford was third with a score of 88.
The summer tour continues Monday with a stop at the Blacksburg Country Club.