The Quintero Cactus Cup, a JGAA match-play tournament pitting two teams made up of five boys and five girls, ended in dramatic fashion after Sydney Colwill found herself four holes…
After a second-place finish last year, team Arizona, representing the Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA), won the 50th Hogan Cup, contested August 11-12 at Riverside Golf & Country Club in Portland, Ore. The win marks Arizona’s second victory in the tournament’s 50-year history with the first coming 32 years ago in 1986.
The best junior golfers from the Western United States and Canada will converge on Riverside Golf & Country Club to compete in the 50th Eddie Hogan Cup Team Matches, taking place August 11-12. Teams representing Oregon, Southern California, Washington, Idaho, Hawaii, Utah, San Diego, Arizona, Northern California, Nevada and British Columbia are in the field.
Mesa’s Damon Vilkauskas topped the field at the Arizona Junior Match Play Championship held at Mirable Golf Club August 2-3. Vilkauskas’ margin of victory grew tighter as the event went on with a 3 & 2 victory in the first match followed by 2 & 1 in the second and 1 Up in the third before winning 3 & 1 over Pierce Braun of Phoenix in the championship match.
Gilbert’s Kohl Kubler fired two subpar rounds (71-67) at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club to place first in the Boys Championship Division at 6-under-par 138 at the Maricopa Junior Championship, July 25-26. He finished five strokes clear of Scottsdale’s Jake Benanti (69-74—143) who ended up in second place at 1-under par. Jack Nethers of Paradise Valley came in third place at 5-over-par 149 (68-81).
Team Mexico won the 40th annual Girls Junior America’s Cup held July 23-27 at Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, Colorado by 11 strokes over runner-up and last year’s defending champion, Southern California (+23).
Team Colorado won the 46th Annual Junior America’s Cup being held at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Golf Course, hosted by the Montana State Golf Association. Team Arizona finished in 4th place (626 team total), only 4 strokes behind team champion Colorado (622).
Team Arizona – made up of Ashley Menne of Surprise, Kelly Su of Scottsdale, Madeleine Laux of Goodyear and Toni St. John of Gilbert – climbed four spots to 6th place after second-round action at the 2018 Girls Junior America’s Cup held at Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, Colorado – shooting a collective 11-over (221). They are currently 14 shots off the lead.
The second round of the 46th Annual Junior America’s Cup, hosted by the Montana State Golf Association is, in the books with the team from Mexico represented by Mauricio Figueroa, Alejandro Gutierrez, Alejandro Madariaga and Gabriel Ruiz still leading the pack after round two.
Ashley Menne, Toni St John, Madeleine Laux and Kelly Su take on international field. The 2018 Girls Junior Americas Cup kicks off July 23-27 with team Arizona set to…
Ben and Blake Lorenz, Hayden Sayre and Tony Hendricks take on international field. The 2018 Junior America’s Cup kicks off July 22-26 with team Arizona set to compete at…