Leeyen Peralta a 9 year old from Fullerton, CA. finished in 2nd place at the U.S. Kids Regional Championship’s held at Las Positas Golf Club in Freemont, CA. Leeyen shot 42-43 for a two day total of 85. Sabrina Iqbal, of San Jose, CA. won the 9 year old division with 38-36 (74).
Leo Lu, 8 year’s old shot a two day total of 77 (38-39) and finished in 3rd place in the Boy’s 8 year old age group. In a telephone conversation following the tournament, Leo told his coach, George Pinnell, “We need to work on my putting when I get back to Los Angeles. I did not putt well and that cost me the championship.” Kristopher Stiles, Lancaster, CA., won the age group with a 2 day total of 74.
Leo, from Diamond Bar, CA., finished 13th at the 2010 U.S. Kids World Championship’s played at Pinehurst in North Carolina.