Young Chautauquans compete in annual Golf Junior Club Championship

Photos by Brett Phelps

  • Adam Powell, center, tees off while others in the 13 to 18 category watch during the Golf Junior Club Championship Wednesday at the Chautauqua Golf Club.
  • From left, 12-year-old Nico Fadale, first-place winner in his category, and 10-year-old Carter Crabtree, second place, read the putt.
  • Evan Steffan, who took first in the 13-18 category, crouches and calculates as he looks to line up his putt.
  • Curtis Hannon follows through after successfully playing out of a sand trap.
  • Fadale hits his ball out of the rough.
  • Steffan takes a practices putt.
  • Jack Leahy, left, and Cole Johnson, right, watch as Powell putts to finish out the fifth hole.

The author Brett Phelps

Brett Phelps is a visual journalist from Bardstown, Kentucky. Entering his junior year, Brett studies photojournalism, marketing, data analytics and computer information systems at Western Kentucky University. In his first summer at Chautauqua, Brett looks forward to soaking in all of the culture and knowledge that the season has to bring. In his downtime, he enjoys taking long drives through the country backroads (with the windows down), going on hikes, traveling to new destinations, attending concerts and playing the piano. Brett’s life endeavor: Capturing the celebration of life!