VanMeter Classic

Greenwood's Emma Harmon tees off during the VanMeter Classic on Monday, August 19, 2019, at Bowling Green Country Club. (Austin Anthony/

Bowling Green's Emma Harmon held a share of a three-way tie for fourth place after Thursday's opening round of the Kentucky Girls Junior Amateur (Boys 9&6 Division) championship division at Cherry Blossom Golf Club in Georgetown. 

Harmon, a rising junior at Greenwood High School, shot a first-round 3-over par 75. Mt. Washington's Macie Brown, Calvert City's Savannah Howell and Lexington's Delia Gibbs shared the first-round round lead after each shooting 2-over 74.

Rockfield's Faith Martin was tied for 10th at 5-over 77, while Glasgow's Abbie Lee was tied for 16th at 6-over 78.

Other area golfers in action Thursday were Bowling Green's McKenna Stahl (tied for 31st, 85) and Bowling Green's Emily Morgan (tied for 35th, 86).

In the boys' 8 and under division, Bowling Green's Paxton Fuqua took a three-shot lead at 5-over 29.

Bowling Green's Sydney McClanahan was eighth with a 15-over 87 after one round in the girls' 13-15 division.

The tournament concludes Friday.

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