Inaugural Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf Tour a success
The inaugural event of the Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf Tour was held June 26 at Old Greenwood, with 27 juniors ages 8-17 competing in their respective age groups.
Lauren Hickam out of Old Greenwood Golf Course captured first place in the girlsand#8217; 10-11 age group with a score of 65 for nine holes. She was followed closely by Jillian Ferre of Tahoe Donner with a score of 67.
Carly Davis, who plays out of Ponderosa Golf Course, won the girlsand#8217; 8-9 girls division with a score of 79. All girls ages 8-11 competed from the Green Bear junior tees.
Patrick Volkman placed first among the 8-9 boys with a fine score of 57. Jake Tedsen, who attends Truckee Elementary, was a close second with a 59. Jack Brown from Glenshire Elementary was lurking just behind with a 62. The 8-9 year old boys played the Green Bear junior tees.
Isaac Mozen from North Tahoe claimed first place in the boysand#8217; 10-11 division, playing the 1 Tree tees with a very well-played 46, while Cooper Davis of Ponderosa Golf Course placed second with a 60.
Quinn Earley out of Tahoe City Golf Course won the 12-13 boysand#8217; division with a score of 91. The 12-13 boys produced the largest field of players with nine competitors. Airon Yarbrough came in second place with a score of 106.
Logan Lowe led the field and took first place in the 14-15 boysand#8217; division with a fine score of 81. Peter McDowell came in second place. Logan and Peter both play out of Alta Sierra in Grass Valley.
Zack Kirby won the 16-17-year-old division. Zack plays his golf at Old Brockway while visiting for the summer from New Jersey.
Players compete for awards at each event and points for the overall Truckee Tahoe Junior Cup Winners for each age group. Point total updates are available on the website. Go to http://www.ttjgt.com to see the results for the entire field from Old Greenwood.
The Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf Tour is a nonprofit junior golf tour aimed towards supporting junior golf in the Truckee Tahoe area.
Tour information, registration information, tournament schedule and general information is available on the website for the Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf Tour. The next event is July 10 at Coyote Moon. Entries are currently being accepted.
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