SHAWNEE — Putnam County golfers played well at the season ending Lima
Junior Golf Association Tournament of Champions at the Shawnee Country
In the boys 12-13 and 14-15 age groups, local golfers went one-two to finish the summer season.
the boys 12-13 age group, Austin Radcliff, Ottawa, shot a 40 to win the
age group by one stroke over Christian Nartker, Kalida, and Ryan Moody.
Radliff finished his nine hole round with a par for his 40, as NArtker
and Moody both bogeyed the final hole.
In a playoff for second place, Nartker defeated Moody to finish as the runner-up on the day.
the boys 14-15 age group, Jeffrey Knueve, Kalida, defeated high school
teammate Collin Nartker by two strokes for the win. Knueve finished the
day with an 83, while Nartker shot an 85. Knueve was one stroke better
than Nartker on the 16th and 17th holes for his two shot edge. Both
players parred the final hole.
In the boys 16-18 age group, Joshah
Rager and Spencer Stubb tied for low round of the day with 78s. Rager
won the tournament as he defeated Stubbs in a playoff. Grant Ricketts
finished third with a 79.
Wesley Markward, Ottoville, shot an 89 on Monday.
In the girls 15 and under division, Jill Schmitmeyer won with a 42 and Mary Kelly Mulcahy was second with a 49.
In the girls 16-18 age group, Emily Knouff was the winner with a 69 and Jennifer Mitchell was second with an 87.
Lima Junior Golf Association helds its season ending banquet Monday
evening at Shawnee as they handed out their awards for the summer.
Bowman was the Male Player of the Year and Emily Knouff was the Female
Player of the Year. Grant Rickets was the Oscar Schuefler Sportsmanship