Rain can't spoil opener of Coca Cola Junior golf tour

By NEMS Daily Journal

The first event of the Coca Cola Junior Tour hit the links on Tuesday at Natchez Trace Country Club.
It’s the 17th season for the tour, which attracts some of the best young golfers, ages 10 through 18, in Northeast Mississippi and Northwest Alabama.
Despite some showers on the course, the 70 golfers in the field were able to complete the 18-hole event.
Top finishers by age group:
9-11: Eli Taylor 47, Isaiah Jackson 48, Korlan Trull 48.
12-13: Kirk Reeder 85, Parker Brooks 89, Brandon Walker 90.
14-15: Brock Currey 71, Tucker Jenkins 73, Clayton Gray 76.
16-18: Daren Farrar 78, Nick Rainey 79, Austin Sparks 80.
The next event will be next Tuesday at the Starkville Country Club. For more information, visit the tour website, www.nemsjrtour.com.

See photos from the tournament in Wednesday’s NEMS Daily Journal.

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