Golf: Butler’s Greaser wins Justin Thomas Junior Championship

Greaser notches second straight AJGA win

Austin Greaser is on quite a roll.

The Butler High School golfer won the Justin Thomas Junior Championship on Sunday outside of Louisville, Ky. Greaser carded a 54-hole total of 4-under-par 209 to win by one shot at Harmony Landing Country Club.

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Centerville’s Marissa Wenzler was the runner-up in the girls division after losing in a playoff to Alyssa Montgomery of Knoxville, Tenn.. Wenzler, a University of Kentucky recruit, and Montgomery tied at 4-over-par 214. Montgomery made birdie on the first playoff hole.

Greaser went wire-to-wire to record his second straight AJGA win.

The previous week in Lompoc, Calif., Greaser blitzed the field by eight shots to win the AJGA Preview event at La Purisima Golf Course. He shot a 36-hole total of 4-under 140. The runner-up finished 4-over.

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