At Menifee Lakes Summer Championship, Matthew Huo, shot a personal best 69 (-3) to win the event by 5 shot’s in the Boys 12-13 Division. Matthew who is going through a growth spurt, is working hard on his game this year so that he can compete on the AJGA Tour.
Felicia Chang returned from an AJGA event in Georgia to tee it up at the SCPGA/LA County Two-Day Series event at The Links at Victoria Golf Club. The 15 year old who qualified for the Toyota Tour Cup by finishing in the top 5 of the Spring Series Points Race, shot 82-80 (162) to finish in a tie for 2nd place in the two day event in the Girls 15-18 division.
In the Boys 12-13 division, Jomar Veloso finished in 7th place with scores of 90-88 (178). Aaron Chang shot 91-86 (177)to finish in 17th place in the Boys 14-15 Division.
Patrick Ordonez, packing a new 7 wood shot 44-43 (87) to finish in 2nd place. Patrick might have won the event if he and a fellow competitor had not hit the wrong ball, causing penalties for both youngster’s.
Reina Tain shot 84-83 (167) to finish in 8th place in the Girls 12-14 Division while Mylan “Frenchy” Hirata shot a pair of 92’s to tie for 17th place.
At Scholl Canyon, Matthew Huo shot even par 60 to finish in third place. Leeyen Peralta, after a prolonged rest, returned to action and finished in 2nd place with a 67 in the Girls 12-14 Division. Esther Lee shot 39 and finished in 5th place while Isabelle San Antonio, finished in 6th place with a 43 in the Girls 9-11 Division.
On the National scene, Katherine Muzi is on the road for 2 weeks, playing a USGA Girls Qualifier in Indiana and then moving to Ohio to play in an AJGA event next week. She will return home and then embark on a vacation to Italy for 10 days. Kat is ranked 140 on the Titliest/GolfWeek/Sagarin rankings.
Elizabeth Wang is in Rochester, NY, playing in the Rolex Girls Championship, a 72 hole event. Elizabeth will return home for a week to 10 day’s and then fly to Nashville, TN, and compete in the Rolex Tournament of Championship. The AJGA run’s both events. Elizabeth a 14 year old incoming freshman at San Marino High School, is ranked 16 in the Titliest/GolfWeek/Sagarin rankings.
Congratulations to all of the juniors who are teeing it up each week on junior tours all over America.