Rolex Girls Junior Championship in Rochester this week

Created: 06/09/2014 7:49 PM WHEC.com

Before Inbee Park won the LPGA Championship, she won the Rolex Girls Junior Championship. The 2013 LPGA champ competed as a 13-year-old in Rochester.

On Monday, the Rolex Championship kicked off their 23rd event in the Flower City. This is the first time the tournament will be held at the Country Club of Rochester. Girls ages 12-18 will compete over four days for the championship.

Our Lady of Mercy graduate Christine Schmitt competed Monday. She says it is an honor to represent her hometown in a prestigious tournament. 

The tournament tees off Tuesday for the first round at 7:00 a.m.

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