2012 Junior America’s Cup BanBury Golf Club, Eagle

Team Arizona, at the opening ceremonies. From left to right: Scott McNevin, Grady Bourguignon, Jaime Waltmire, Anthony Quezada, Blake Cannon and Tom Cunningham.

The 40th Annual Junior America’s Cup wrapped up on July 26 at BanBury Golf Course, in Eagle, Idaho. The international team competition was won for the 10th time  by Northern California who edged out British Columbia by 5 shots with a team total of 210-206-207 = 623 (7 under par).

Team Arizona finished 12th and were led by Anthony Quezada who individually finished tied for 36th in the field of 68 players. Individual Medalist honors (the Sally Pini Award) was won by Southern California star Rico Hoey with a three day total of 201 – 9 under par on the par 70 layout at BanBury (#18 was played as a 499 yard Par 4). 

The Junior America’s Cup features 17 four-man teams from the western U.S., western Canada and Mexico, and it includes both team and individual competitions. The Idaho Golf Association has hosted the event for the third time.

Arizona Players:  Anthony Quezada- 70-73-79=222; Jaime Waltmire- 71-79-73=223; Grady Bourguignon- 76-79-69=224 and Blake Cannon- 76-75-74=225.

Boys Junior America’s Cup
Par-70, 6846 Yards BanBury Golf Club
Team Results:

Rank Gross Scores
1 Northern California (-7) 210-206-207–623
2 British Columbia (-2) 209-210-209–628
3 Southern California (+3) 211-210-212–633
T4 Colorado (+11) 215-215-211–641
T4 San Diego (+11) 217-212-212–641