Youth golfers from Madison County have turned in impressive results in several recent events around the region.

Richmond's Landon Howard claimed championships in a pair of tournaments this past week.

Howard took the title in the boys 14-and-under division of the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour's Players Series event on Friday at Nevel Meade Golf Course in Prospect.

He shot a +2, 74, and beat out Owen King by two strokes.

Over the weekend, Howard rolled to another title.

The Richmond native competed in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour's College Prep Series event at University Club of Kentucky in Lexington.

Howard was the only golfer in his division to shoot rounds in the 70s both days.

He had a 74 on Saturday and a 73 on Sunday and finished at +2, 147. He won the event by 14 strokes over Nate Benson of Fishers, Ind.

The victory earned Howard a spot in the Summer World Junior Tournament this August in Orlando, Fla., where he will compete against some of the best junior players from around the globe.

Richmond's Charlie Spiller shot a +29, 171, and finished fifth in the boys 11-13 year-old division.

Several golfers from Richmond finished near the top of the leaderboard at the Precision Pro Golf Junior Championship, which was held June 18 and 19 at the Lakeside Golf Course in Lexington.

Cooper Eberle started off the two-day event by collecting seven birdies on the way to a -3, 69 in the first round. He shot a 75 in the second round and finished as the runner-up in the boys 13-18 year-old division.

Eberle (144, E) lost in a playoff to Jakob Begley of Manchester.

Richmond's Cameron Travis shot a 72 in the opening round and a 76 on the final day. He finished at +4 (148) and tied for fourth in the 13-18 year-old division.

Warren Thomas, of Richmond, took the title in the boys 14-and-under division. He won by two strokes after shooting rounds of 72 and 73.

In the girls 13-18 division, Richmond's Elizabeth Eberle shot a +13, 157, and finished fifth. She shot rounds of 77 and 80.

Claira Ramsey tied for eighth (+23, 167), Katherine Taylor tied for 10th (+25, 169), Allison Shaffer tied for 16th (+33, 177) and Abigail Barrett was 20th.

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