Tap-In Birdie

Ronnie Wilharm of Vermillion won the 10-11 year old girls division in SDGA Junior Golf Tour play in Pierre June 14 with a score of 40 for nine holes. She is pictured tapping in a birdie at the third hole after hitting the flagstick with her approach shot.

The SDGA Junior Tour was at Rocky Run Golf Course in Dell Rapids on Tuesday. Trey Hansen won the 12-13 boys division with a 72. He shot 38 on the front nine and 34 on the back, with a birdie on number 9 and an eagle on the 16th.

Easton Vellek of Yankton was second with a 75. Rylan Moran was 17th with 98. Among the 14-15 boys, Carter Hansen tied for first with Tycen Van Zee from Rock Valley, Iowa. They each shot 77. Carter birdied 8, 9 and 14.

Meanwhile, in the girls 10-11 division, Ronnie Wilharm played the last four holes one under par to get a one stroke victory over Kylin and Maicy Baker of Orange City, Iowa. She shot 39 in the 9 hole division. Willis Robertson shot 84 in the 16-18 boys division, which earned him a 4th place finish. The tour resumes next week with events in Hartford and Brookings.

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