Spring Series VI – Monarch Bay GC (First Flight)
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CIG-Sponsored Junior Golf Tour of Northern California Crowns Winners at Spring Series VI First Flight Championship at Monarch Bay Golf Course in San Leandro
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (May 21, 2018) – Sponsored by Capital Insurance Group, the 2017-2018 Junior Tour of Northern California (JTNC) crowned champions Sunday at the Spring Series VI Championship at Monarch Bay Golf Course in San Leandro.
Youth on Course East Bay member Matthew Almajano shot 4-over 76 and YOC Easy Bay member Kati Wilkes shot 7-over 149 to win their respective divisions at the Spring Series VI Championship held Sunday at par-71 Monarch Bay GC.
Almajano birdied the par-4 14th hole and finished with four straight pars to hold off runner-up Nathan Park of YOC East Bay by a stroke. Park was tied for the lead but bogeyed the 17th.
Calton Kang of YOC Santa Teresa was also in the hunt but bogeyed three of his final four holes.
Three players–Akbar Hasam and Ashwath Ekambaram of YOC East Bay and Ryan Zhong of Palo Alto Hills–finished T-4 at 79.
Wilkes finished her round with three straight clutch pars to hold off runner-up Malia Loo of YOC South Bay by a shot. Loo was stung by a double-bogey on the 17th.
Brenna Preap of YOC East Bay was third at 81. Lauren Sung of YOC Santa Teresa and Darla May Dela Torre of YOC East Bay were T-4 at 82.