Newport Laparojkit, shot 79-77-75 (231) to finish in a tie for 32nd place in the Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Open at Butte Creek Country Club, Chico, CA. Newport struggoled in the first round with a triple bogey and double bogey enroute to his 79. In his second round, Newport was able to eliminate any big mistake’s and shot 38-39 for a 77. The third round improved to a 75 with a 38-37.
Newport is undergoing a restructuring of his golf swing that should allow him to get the club back from the top of the swing to the ball and improve his shot making capabilities according to his new swing coach, George Pinnell.