Hull leads the 14-15 division and Wilson leads the 16-18 division

The 2018 Missouri Junior Amateur Championship kicked off Monday in New Bloomfield, Mo., at Meadow Lakes Country Club. The Missouri Golf Association has 140 juniors play in the event.

The day consisted of a morning wave and afternoon, beginning the day with tee times starting at 7:30am, and an afternoon wave starting at noon. The junior golfers faced the heat today with temperatures in the 90s.

In the male 8-9 division, the top three leaders include Anson Munzlinger (31) from Columbia, Ty Brandt (36) from Jefferson City and Bryan Carden (46) from Jefferson City. For our male 10-11 division, the top three leaders include Will Kimes (43) from Columbia, Dawson Schnieders (44) from Jefferson City and Marco Boccardi (45) from Fenton, Mo. Lastly, for our male 12-13 division, the top three leaders include, Archer Schnieders (72) from Jefferson City, Quinn Thomas (73) from Hannibal, Mo., and Patrick Johnston (73) from St. Joseph, Mo.

For our female 14-15 division, the top three leaders include Kassidy Hull (77) from Eldon, Audrey Rischer (81) from Columbia and Madison Moller (82) from Columbia. For our female 16-18 division, the top three leaders include Amber Wilson (68) from Camdenton, Olivia Sowers (73) from Columbia and Claire Solovic (77) from Imperial, Mo.

For our male 14-15 division, the top three leaders include, Jeffrey Johnston (70) from St. Joseph, Mo., Carsen Silliman (73) from Jackson, Mo., and Drew Higgins (75) from Jefferson City. For our male 16-18 division, the top three leaders include a tie between, Brooks Jungbluth (68) from St. Joseph, Mo., Hank Lierz (68) from St. Joseph, Mo., and Cameron Rosenberg (69) from Overland Park, Kan.

The Missouri Junior Amateur Championship will wrap up on Tuesday. Throughout the course of the championship, the most up-to-date information, news and results involving the Missouri Junior Amateur Championship can be found on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat @Missourigolf.

The Missouri Golf Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf throughout the State of Missouri. The MGA conducts several statewide championships each year, including the Missouri Junior Amateur Championship. The MGA distributes an annual schedule of tournament events and entry forms for each event, provides advice and information for golf, handicap and rules chairpersons, and provides educational seminars.