Sat, 23 Jun 2018 00:37:38 +0000USGA Junior Amateur Qualifier11pm sports PKGhttp://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12516/7377575?cpt=8&wpid=2637WKTVgolf club for the junior amateur championships came through here. nats: "the final player in this group, from canada, jake bryson..." that's the sound of one of the best young golfers in the world teeing off in the u-s- g-a junior amateur quifier earlier today. it brought some of the best of the best to new hartford to take part in the competition at yahnundasis golf club. todd riolo: "well its amazing and that's what you oot f when you'the director of golf at a facility like this is to bring the best kidsi an ajga tournament here. the facility, and erything just great, get herearly in t morning anto get the course rea and to g the compliments from the parents and everying it's st fantasc." it was broken into two divisions - boys and girls with the top three in eachqualifyinge championship in late july. some of the golfers were from right here in the mohawk championship in late july. some of the golfers were from right here in the mawkvalley - play in such a high stakes tournament so close thome. michael mandel: "it's pretty exciting, i mean it's great for new harord, youcan see there's a buf people here. it's great for this countrylub,they do a lot for th so i'm glad for them." with some from rit arounthe cors came here from all around the world. it made this event a unique melting pot of talent...one tha a day of competition but of friendship. michael mandel: "it's exciting, i mean there's people from china and new zealand, i think i'm playing withsomeone om cana so i'm loing forward to that, meeting them it should be exciting." kaitlyn lee: "i think that's one of the main reasons why i love this gamso much, it really drove my interest meeting these friends, making these friendships,he team envird everything, that just makes the game really unique." not only is it good for friendships - but it's also a good networking opportunity for people to learn about the sport of golf worldwide. lindsay may: "you get to see all the different cultures and get to see golfs in thr type of countand how they bring it all together with all of us, but i learn a lot from their games and we learn a lot, it's just fun being able to play with people like that." with a day on the course complete - one other thing bonded all these golfers together...whether from near or far - all enjoyed their time in the area and playing at yahnundasis in new hartfor lindsay may: "oh yeah, everyone was great, the pro is great, i came up ftwo practice rounds, he was really welcoming. some of the members came out and watched and they were so nice so i was just happy to behere." kaitlyn lee: i mean the food here is great, i had dinner at a really ni italian restaurant yesterday, it's really out in the open, there's not really a lot of buildings around here so it's really nice to be out here in ne in new hartford - spencer davidson - newschannel two sports.