The George Pinnell Golf Academy has an excellent stable of junior player’s that perform well on the Southern California Junior Tour. That trend continued with Matthew Huo, Corona, CA who shot a 42 (+6) in the Boys 9-11 age group at the General Old Spring Classic. Ricky Cen, Monterey Park, CA, shot +9 to finish tied for sixth place. In the Girls 9-11, Leeyen Peralta finished in a tie for fifth place with a +10 (46). Tiffany Po, Corona, CA, shot 98 (18 holes) in the Girls 15-18 age group.
Kat Muzi, Walnut, CA, won the Shorecliffs Spring Classic Girls 9-11 age group with a _1 (37) to win the tournament by 2 shots. Kat has been a consistent performer this year and has made major swing changes that have helped her perform well. Trussy Li, San Marino, Ca, finished in third place with a +4 (40) while Leeyen Peralta, Fullerton, CA finished in fifth place with a +6 (42).
Leo Lu finished in a tie for fourth place in the Boys 9-11 age group with a +5 (41) at the Shorecliffs Spring Classic. Nina Novilla, Carson, CA, finished fifth in the Girls 12-14 age group with a +15, 87 (18 holes) while Felicia Chang, La Habra Heights, CA, finished in a tie for seventh with a +23, 95.
Nicholas Lee, Los Angeles, CA, shot a +1, 28 to win the JDL Boys 11 & under JDL @ Heartwell Golf Course while his brother,Noah, shot a +3, 30 in the JDL Boys 12 & over. Aaron Chang, La Habra Heights, CA, finished tied for eighth place at +9.
In the JDL Girls 9 & under, Elyse Kim, South Pasadena, CA, shot a +9 (36) to finish in a tie for sixth place while Sunny Whang, Diamond Bar, CA, finished a shot behind Elyse at 37.
In the JDL Girls 12 & over, Lulin Liu, Rowland Heights, CA, finished in a tie for third place with Elizabeth Fung, West Covina, at +6 (33).
George Pinnell who coach’s all of these junior’s is super proud of their consistent effort and performance in learning to compete at the junior level. These youngster’s are the future of golf as a former SCPGA Junior Tour player and NCAA All-American, Jay Choi, exhibited last week with his first victory on the Japan Golf Tour that moved him up to sixth on the Money List in Japan. Choi continues to be coached by Pinnell.