INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – There were 85-junior golfers on the KCJT battled the difficult Drumm Farm Golf Course on Thursday, July 23.

It was a sunny and 88 degree day as the junior golfers faced the blind tee-shots and difficult approaches at Drumm Farm. It is a long 6,564-yard, par-72 course filled with rolling fairways, creeks, ponds, prairie grasses and many hazards to deal with.

The 16 and up division played from the blue tees, a 6,564-yard course as Zack Toussaint led the way as he inked a 71 (-1) on the day. Two-strokes behind Toussaint was a four-way tie for second between Jackson Koenig, Sam Parrott, Tripp Walsworth and Kyler Waisner as the four posted 73 (+1).

The boys 13 to 15 division played the silver tees, a 6,114-yard course that consisted of a 29-golfer field. Thomas Luger controlled the field as he posted the lowest score of the day 69 (-3). Three-strokes behind Luger was the runner-up Garrett Clark at 72 (E).

Both the girls divisions played from the red tees, a 5,110-yard course. Anna Zech posted the lowest score of the girls as she led the 16 and up division as she fired 73 (+1). The runner-up was Teagan Noblit falling one stroke short of Zech at 74 (+2). Julia Misemer dominated the girls 13 to 15 division as she won by ten-strokes, firing a 78 (+6). The runner-up was Isabella Hadden at 88.

The prep division consisted of seven golfers as they played the front nine from the red tees. Ryan Lee directed the way as the he fired a 38 (+2). Three-strokes behind Lee was Drake Krumme at 41 (+5).

The Kansas City Junior Tour will host three events before the Championship at Shadow Glen Golf Club.

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The 2015 Mini-Masters was a success at Drumm Farm Golf Course as the three divisions battled one another for the victory.

Participants were broken into three age groups; boys and girls will compete in the same division: ages 6-7 played three holes of 50 yards, ages 8-9 played six holes of 75 yards, and the 10-12 age group played six holes at 100 yards.

William Whitebird-Griffith won the 10-12 division as he shot 24 on 6 holes.  The winner of the 8-9 division was Justus Standlea as he won in a one-hole playoff against Fletcher Noblit.  The winner of the 6-7 age division was Carson Standlea as he fired 17 on three holes.