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Creekside Classic For Kids Skills Contest and Outing Winners


More than thirty junior golfers age 12 and under participated in the Creekside Classic For Kids Skills competition on July 22. They played at Creekside Golf Course and Training Center in Valparaiso. Juniors competed in six skill areas and the winners were:

Eight and Under:

  • Long drive – Sean Elliott
  • Chip – Aleah Ferngren
  • Pitch – Sean Elliott
  • Sand – Kaitlyn Gilleo
  • Putt – Sean Elliott
  • Three Hole – Wynne Aldrich

Nine and Ten Year Olds:

  • Long drive – Riley Woodward
  • Chip – Jonny Zemaitis
  • Pitch – Riley Woodward
  • Sand – Riley Woodward
  • Putt – Reed Smith
  • Three Hole – Graham Gonzales

Eleven and Twelve Year Olds:

  • Long drive – Nick Wolf
  • Chip – Emily Harvey
  • Pitch – Eric Lewis
  • Sand – Daniel Coil
  • Putt – Tim Cahillane
  • Three Hole – Eric Lewis

The afternoon 12-hole scramble, which consists of two adults and two juniors in each foursome, was won by junior golfers Grant Jakubowski and Tim Talley, paired with Todd Jakubowski and Dylan Kittle with a score of 38. The runner up team paired junior golfers Alyssa and Emily Harvey with David Harvey and Jack Felton, finishing with a team score of 39. The third place finish went to junior players Anthony Denger and Jonathan Gross, golfing with Matt Denger and Kelly Copeland.

In the photo: Left to right is Tim Tally, Dylan Kittle, Todd Jakubowski and 8 year old Grant Jakubowski, the 2010 Creekside Classic for Kids Golf Outing winners. The Classic for kids benefits the Valpo Parks Foundation and The First Tee Valparaiso junior golf initiative.

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