Vinny Papa Tied 12th After Round 1 of AJGA Debut

Battling extremely windy conditions in upstate New York, Rhode Island’s Vinny Papa is in a tie for 12th place after the first round of the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Preview Tournament in Webster, NY. 

This is her first AJGA event. 

Papa is 12-over for the tournament and eight shots out of first place with one round left to play. 

Vinny Papa

Canada’s Angela Cai has the lead at four-over. 

Papa tees off for round two at 8:10 a.m. 

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Papa’s 1st Round 

After opening with four straight pars, Papa made double-bogey on the par-3 fifth hole, followed by a bogey and another double on the eighth and ninth holes to turn at 41. 

On the back side, Papa opened with a bogey on ten, but bounced right back with a birdie on the 12th hole. 

Her only birdie of the day. 

She then went double, bogey, double, bogey bogey to close the round and shoot 84. 

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