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Thursday, 16 August 2012 13:35

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PHOTO BY JIM KNOWLES

Sabina Iqbal, 10, of Antioch taps in a putt on the 9th green at the City of San Leandro Junior Golf Championship last Thursday. Below, 8-year-old Gregory Lee tees off on the first hole of the par-3 Marina Course.

Young golfers from Northern California came to the Monarch Bay Golf Club in San Leandro last Thursday for the annual tournament that started in 1963.

Jimmy Castles of Cupertino shot a 68 and Elizabeth Shultz of Lafayette shot a 74 to be crowned the overall winners of the San Leandro City Junior Golf Championship, one of the biggest youth golf tourneys in the state.

The golfers hit the links on a glorious day by the marina as Steven Sunwoo Choi of Dublin won the Boys 16-17 division, shooting a 70.

Xin Fang of Menlo Park won the Boys 15-17 division with a score of 75, and Matt Lloyd of San Jose won the Boys 12-13 division with a 67.

Michelle Xie of Palo Alto won the Girls 12-14 division with a 78.

The golfers 11 years old and under played 9 holes on the par-3 Marina Course where Aashish Achanta of Cupertino won the Boys 10-11 division with a 33, and Sabrina Iqbal of San Jose won the Girls 10-11 division also with a 33.

Ian Gillgan of Corte Madera won the Boys 7-9 division with a 33, and Jaqueline Ha of San Ramon won the Girls 7-9 division with a 36.

 

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