Thursday, July 26, 2012

Junior City Results

U-High was well represented at the 2012 Bloomington/Normal Junior City Golf Tournament at Ironwood Golf Course on July 23-24.

Leading after the 1st round, senior Adam Baracani finished 2nd in the boys 16-18 division with a 72-73 - 145.  Senior Cole Sondgeroth carded 6 birdies on his Day 2 round to finish in 3rd with a 76-73 - 149.  Juniors Nolan Harris (73-77 - 150) and Evan Sloneker (83-84 - 167) also participated, giving the U-High "team" a 2-day total of 304-307 - 611.  Sophomore Mason Galvan carded a 89-85 - 174 while competing in the 13-15 division.

On the girls side, junior Erin Sondgeroth posted a 100-93 - 193 to post a 17-stroke victory and claim the title.

Complete results were printed in the July 25th edition of The Pantagraph.

Great Job Pioneers!

Friday, July 13, 2012

Special at The Links @ Ireland Grove

The Links at Ireland Grove is offering to great specials for local high school golfers ...
- $5 for a 9-hole round of golf
- $5 for a large bucket of balls at the range
In either case, the player is then allowed to work in the "private" short game area located south of El Toro Restaurant.

Just check in at the front desk and tell them that you are on the U-High Boys Golf team.  I gave them a list of all boys interested in playing at U-High next year.  If you have any questions, have them call me @ 309-530-2297.  Additionally, if you know of any incoming freshman who might want to take advantage of this offer, have them contact me at this e-mail and I will get their name added to the list.

Monday, April 23, 2012

2012 Central Illionois Golf Junior Tour

The first stop on the Central Illinois Golf Junior Tour was contested under cold and windy conditions at ISU's Weibring Golf Club on Sunday, April 22. But the poor conditions didn't stop 2 U-High golfers from experiencing some early season success.  Junior Sheinnera Gerongay won the girls 14-18 division, while junior Cole Sondgeroth finished in 3rd place in the boys 16-18 division.

For more information on the 2012 junior tour, visit their website Central Illinois Golfer.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

2012 Country Youth Classic

Entry forms for the 2012 COUNTRY Youth Classic are now available  The tournament will take place June 25-27, 2012 in Bloomington-Normal, IL, USA.  If you register prior to April 15, you can take 20% off of your registration fee.  And every participant will receive outstanding tee gifts.

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44th Big I Junior Classic Golf Tournament

The local Big I Junior Classic Golf Tournament will be held at Kappa Golf Course, El Paso, IL on June 13, 2012.  It is open to all golfers through age 18.  Boys and girls participate in separate divisions and local qualifiers advance to the state tournament which will be held at Lick Creek Golf Course in Pekin, IL on July 11-12, 2012.

This year the qualifiers from the State Tournament will play at University of Texas Golf Club, Austin, Texas.
Paul Laiming, Laiming Insurance has been the Sponsor for this tournament over the last 20 years.  For more information or a registration form, please call 309-747-2133. Registration forms may also be found at:  

All golfers must pre-register with Laiming Insurance.  Registration fee is $30.00.