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Davis Evans and Toni St John win the IHOP Invitational at GCU

By August 24, 2016No Comments

Evans goes 8-under par on the front 9 over two rounds on way to victory at final Junior Master Series event of the season

(left to right) Aaron Ramos, Brock Goyen & Davis Evans.

(left to right) Aaron Ramos, Brock Goyen & Davis Evans.

Davis Evans of Phoenix posted a 7-under-par 135 (67-68) to place first at the IHOP Invitational at GCU, contested August 20-21 at Grand Canyon University Golf Club. Evans started out hot both days of the 36-hole tournament firing 5-under and 3-under par on the front nine in rounds one and two, respectively. For the season, Evans notched top 10s in all four events entered, including first- and second-place finishes. Brock Goyen of Gilbert finished in second place with a score of 68-69—137 (5-under par), and Aaron Ramos of Goodyear finished at 4-under par (68-70—138).
(left to right) Toni St John, Ashley Menne & Michelle Nguyen.

(left to right) Toni St John, Ashley Menne & Michelle Nguyen.

Toni St John of Gilbert posted four-over par (73-73—146) to take first place in the Girls Championship Division by one stroke over Ashley Menne of Surprise (76-71—147). Michelle Nguyen of Phoenix placed third with a score of 78-75—153 (11-over par).

The IHOP Invitational at GCU marks the final of seven Junior Masters Series events JGAA’s schedule.

“Our goal is to provide a competitive place for aspiring players to play,” said George Getz, Chairman of the Board of the JGAA. “This tournament series will allow kids to earn national-level points and will serve as a launching pad into nationally chartered events.”

Qualified junior players can sign up for the Junior Major Series by visiting To learn more about the JGAA and the Junior Masters Series, contact Scott McNevin, JGAA Executive Director,, 602-944-6168.

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