For 32 junior golfers, the heat meant little Thursday.
Those 32 played in a Franklin County Junior Golf event at Wolf Hollow Golf Club.
“Everything went well,” said Wolf Hollow Golf Club General Manager Doug Warden. “We started at 7 a.m., so were able to get all of the kids around before it got too hot.”
The next Franklin County Junior Golf event will be held Wednesday, July 11, at Meramec Lakes Golf Course near St. Clair. Following events will be Thursday, July 19, at Sullivan Golf Club and Thursday, July 26, at Franklin County Country Club near Krakow.
Golfers still can register at www.fcjuniorgolf.org.
The low round for Thursday was turned in by Cade Jones in the boys 9-11 age group at 42. Jones won by 11 strokes over Logan Lanfersieck in that age division. Lanfersieck’s 53 was one stroke ahead of Andrew Patton, who placed third.
The boys 9-11 group tied in popularity with the boys 12-14 age division. A total of nine golfers competed in each of those groups.
In the boys 12-14 division, the winner was Tommy Alferman, who shot 43 for nine holes.
Matt Hoemann took second at 45 and Oscar Buesking shot 49 to place third.
In the boys 6-8 division, Clayton Swartz was the winner with a score of 46.
William Warden was second with a round of 50. Ethan Etter shot 58 to finish third.
In the girls 11-14 division, Holly Swartz was the winner with a round of 47. Kassidy Phillips shot 53 to finish second and Mycala Kaputska finished third at 58.
In the girls 6-10 division, Jordan Aholt won the championship with a round of 56. Emily Young and Sydney Brown tied for second at 61. Aarica Jones was the third-place golfer at 64.
Golfers playing, but not placing, were:
• Boys 9-11 — Jacob McNeil (57), Adam Bell (58), Alex Nettell (62), Gus Burrow (63), Aidan Piar-Shaw (65) and Evan Kaputska (67);
• Boys 12-14 — Jeffery Phillips (50), Zach Harms (51), Corey Staudinger (53), Tyler Patton (56), Will Schroeder (60) and Brady Hindersmann (70);
• Boys 6-8 — Ty Shelton (73), Caydan Rolling (74) and Ryan Maciejewski (85); and
• Girls 11-14 — Sarah Hoemann (59).