CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (July 8, 2019) – Kylee Vaughan, Riley Lewis, Drew Nienhaus and Brooke Biermann will represent the Gateway Junior PGA at the 44th Girls Junior PGA Championship, hosted at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford, Connecticut on July 9th through July 12th.
Vaughan, Lewis, Nienhaus and Biermann join the nation’s top female junior golfers in the PGA of America’s premium junior event, the 44th Girls Junior PGA Championship. Keney Park Golf Course is home to the Hartford Women’s Open and was recently restored in 2014.
Each of the 41 PGA of America Sections has the opportunity to send 2 players to Connecticut, however, the Gateway Junior PGA is sending (4) players this year.
The Girls Junior PGA Championship is where some of the best in the world get their start. Many of today’s LPGA Tour professionals made their debut at the Championship. Notable past participants include: Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson, Cristie Kerr, Grace Park, Michelle Wie, and Dottie Pepper.