Paolucci, Rodgers to face off at Polo

Paolucci, Rodgers to face off at Polo


Paolucci, Rodgers to face off at Polo

The top-seeded player on the girls’ side of the match-play bracket was eliminated Wednesday at the Polo Golf Junior Classic as the boys’ side saw the beginnings of a Rolex All-American showdown.

Moriya Jutanugarn, who earned medalist honors Tuesday at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., lost in the second round of match play to Jessica Vasilic. Vasilic, of Anaheim Hills, Calif., beat Alison Lee in the first round before taking down Jutanugarn, 5 and 4.

Yueer Cindy Feng and Rolex Player of the year Kristen Park also lost in the rist round of match play, while U.S. Girls’ Junior champion Doris Chen advanced to the quarterfinals.

On the boys’ side, top-seeded Emiliano Grillo advanced through two matches, beating Trey Valentine of Melbourne, Fla., and Beau Titsworth, of Avon, Ohio. Defending champion Oliver Schniederjans also advanced to the quarterfinals.

Heading into Thursday’s quarterfinal matches, Rolex Player of the Year Anthony Paolucci and Western Junior champion Patrick Rodgers will square off in the final match-up of the third round.

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Results from the first and second rounds of match play at the Polo Golf Junior Classic, played Nov. 24 at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens:



Emiliano Grillo def. Trey Valentine, 3 and 2

Beau Titsworth def. Tyler Dunlap, 1 up

Michael Kim def. Mads Sogaard, 5 and 4

J.D. Tomlinson def. Yi Keun Chang, 22 holes

Oliver Schniederjans def. Lee McCoy, 5 and 3

Tom Lovelady def. Connor Black, 2 and 1

Joanthan Garrick def. Jonathan Sanders, 3 and 2

Rak Cho def. Jonah Texeira, 3 and 1

Cody Proveaux def. Motin Yeung, 20 holes

Michael Johnson def. Stewart Jolly, 3 and 2

Shugo Imahira def. Joshua Martin, 1 up

Michael Bernard def. Stephen Behr Jr., 5 and 4

Daniel Berger def. Robby Shelton IV, 1 up

Jay Hwang def. Victor Tarnstrom, 8 and 6

Patrick Rodgers def. Nicholas Scott, 4 and 3

Anthony Paolucci def. Beau Hossler, 2 and 1


Grillo def Titsworth, 5 and 4

Kim def. Tomlinson, 1 up

Schniederjans def. Lovelady, 5 and 4

Garrick def. Cho, 20 holes

Proveaux def. Johnson, 20 holes

Bernard def. Imahira, 1 up

Berger def. Hwang, 6 and 5

Paolucci def. Rodgers, 2 and 1

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Moriya Jutanugarn def. Ashlan Ramsey, 2 and 1

Jessica Vasilic def. Alison Lee, 5 and 4

Celine Boutier def. Yueer Cindy Feng, 1 up

Shannon Aubert def. Jordan Lippetz, 1 up

Allisen Corpuz def. Manon Gidali, 5 and 4

Kelli Oride def. Christine Lin, 21 holes

Ri Hyang Park def. Monifa Sealy, 3 and 1

Jaye Marie Green def. Lauren Diaz-Yi, 2 and 1

Mariah Stackhouse def. Summar Roachell, 2 up

Tiffany Lim def. Vivian Tsui, 2 and 1

Michelle Butler def. Esther Lee, 1 up

Doris Chen def. Kyle Roig, 2 and 1

Anne Cheng def. Grace Na, 4 and 2

Erynne Lee def. Emma Talley, 2 and 1

Marijosse Navarro def. Kristen Park, 2 and 1

Karen Chung def. Samantha Marks, 1 up


Vasilic def. Jutanugarn, 5 and 4

Boutier def. Aubert, 2 and 1

Oride def. Corpuz, 2 and 1

Green def. Park, 23 holes

Lim def. Stackhouse, 3 and 2

Butler def. Chen, 1 up

Lee def. Cheng, 4 and 3

Chung def. Navarro, 3 and 2


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