U.P. junior golf tour stops at Oak Crest

NORWAY – Hunter Eichhorn, a 15-year-old from Carney, posted the low round Monday in the U.P. Golf Association junior tournament at Oak Crest Golf Course.

Eichhorn, medalist in this spring’s MHSAA U.P. Division 3 tournament, fired a four-under par 68.

Norway’s Austin Hansen and high school teammate Justin Anderson each shot 73 for the second-best round. Hansen downed Anderson in a one-hole playoff for age 16-17 honors.

Mike McGee, 74, of Marquette and Bryce Kelly, 78, of Norway also challenged.

Oak Crest Golf Course pro Ryan (Spike) Gordon reported 31 golfers age 8-17 participated. Golfers age 14 and older played 18 holes; age 8-13, 9 holes.

The tournament schedule resumes Wednesday, July 9, at Lac Vieux Desert Golf Course in Watersmeet.

Results follow:

Age 16-17 Boys – Austin Hansen 73, Justin Anderson 73, Mike McGee 74.

Age 16-17 Girls – Hayley Holik 101, Alyce Krumm 104.

Age 14-15 Boys – Hunter Eichhorn 68, Trevor Anderson 89.

Age 12-13 Boys – Noah Thomson 44, Dylan Junak 56.

Age 12-13 Girls – Paxton Johnson 50, Danae Anderson 68.

Age 10-11 Boys – Bryson Mercier 47, Jeff VanHolla 48, Nathan Thomson 48, Evan Anderson 49, Drew Anderson 51.

Age 8-9 Boys – Carson Chartier 68.