Whitehouse’s Walker LaRue placed ninth in the Martin Lawrence Junior Open at the Dallas Athletic Club June 11-12.
LaRue carded a 78-70—148 to place among the top ten in a field of 71 linksters. Matthew Griggs of Prosper fired a 69-66—135 to win the tournament. Matthew Watkins of Heath placed second after he posted a 73-67—140.
The tournament was hosted by the North Texas PGA Junior Tour.
LaRue led the Wildcats to the District 17-5A championship at Pine Dunes Golf Course in Frankston in April. He fired a 71-73—144 at the district tournament for top medalist honors.
LaRue signed a letter of intent in April to participate in golf at Oklahoma Christian University.