OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — William Boyd of California was one of 10 division champions Monday in the Missouri Golf Association’s Junior Tour Championship at Osage National Golf Club.
Boyd took first place in the 14-15-year-old boys division in the two-day event, which concludes the Missouri Junior Tour season. Boyd finished with a 2-over 146, shooting a 73 in each round Sunday and Monday, which were played on the Links and River courses.
On Sunday, Boyd birdied the par-5 seventh hole and eagled the par-5 14th hole. On Monday, he birdied the 14th, as well as the par-4 third and 10th holes.
Eldon’s Teagen Hull finished runner-up in the 14-15 boys division with a 6-over 150, recording a total of eight birdies on his 36 holes.
Jefferson City’s Camryn Swinfard took second place in the 16-18 girls division with a 15-over 159, finishing one shot behind champion Lilly Knipfel of Mexico.
Swinfard matched Knipfel with an 81 in her first round and followed that with a 78 on Day 2. Swinfard birdied the par-4 12th hole Sunday and the 14th hole Monday.
Jefferson City’s Greta Hinds was third in the 16-18 girls division with a 19-over 163, posting three birdies, while Eldon’s Kassidy Hull — the two-time defending champion — was fourth with a 24-over 168.
Columbia’s Joe Devoy won the 16-18 boys division with an 11-over 155, while Bolivar’s Aiden Asby was second (156) and Columbia’s Andrew Fallis took third (157).
Eldon’s Aidan Wells had the top finish of area golfers, placing fifth with a 19-over 163. He recorded a pair of birdies in each round.
Hanna Maschhoff of Lake Ozark took second place in the 14-15 girls division with an 8-over 152, finishing one shot behind Columbia’s Kate Ryan. Maschhoff opened with a 77 and closed with a 75, finishing the tournament with three birdies.
Osage Beach’s Sophia Sindlinger was third with a 170 and four birdies, while Jefferson City’s Sophie Hinds was fifth with a 182 and Jaycie Lowery was sixth with a 196.
In the 12-13 boys division that play 18 holes each round, Jefferson City’s Grayson Moore and Dawson Schnieders tied for second with a 6-over 150.
Moore had four birdies in his 36 holes, as well as an eagle Monday on the par-5 seventh hole, while Schnieders tallied seven birdies.
Columbia’s Anson Munzlinger won the division with the low score of the weekend, a 6-under 138.
In the divisions that played nine holes each day:
Eldon’s Eli Cummings shot a 6-under 66 to win the 12-13 boys division. He finished with seven birdies and a pair of eagles.
Eldon’s Haven Evers won the 10-13 girls division with a 15-over 87.
Jefferson City’s Ty Brandt took first in the 10-11 boys division with a 5-over 77, shooting par of 12 of the 18 holes he played.
Columbia’s Blaine Munzlinger won the 8-9 boys division with a 3-under 69.
Jefferson City’s McKenzie Martin posted a 14-over 86 to win the 8-9 girls division.
For the full list of results from the Junior Tour Championship, see page C2.
Following Monday’s final round, the MGA awarded player of the year honors for its 10 age divisions, based on a season points system.
On the boys side, Aidan Wells took the top honor in the 16-18 division with 210 points, followed by Teagen Hull (269 points) in the 14-15 division, Anson Munzlinger (300 points) in the 12-13 division on 18 holes, Eli Cummings (315 points) in the 12-13 division on nine holes, Eldon’s Jackson Bennett (339 points) in the 10-11 division and Blaine Munzlinger (340 points) in the 8-9 division.
For the girls, Greta Hinds was named the player of the year in the 16-18 division with 334 points. Other players of the year were Kate Ryan (290 points) in the 14-15 division, Haven Evers (415 points) in the 10-13 division and McKenzie Martin (305 points) in the 8-9 division.