Junior Golf Tour of Northern California Crowns Winners at Fall Series II Championship at Chardonnay Golf Club in Napa
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 29, 2022) –The 2022-2023 Junior Tour of Northern California (JTNC) crowned champions Sunday at the Fall Series II Championship at Chardonnay Golf Club in Napa.
Will Hoff shot 1-under par 143 and defeated Kailer Stone and Mario Stump in a playoff and Asterisk Talley shot 2-over par 146 to win their respective divisions at the Fall Series II Championship at par-72 Chardonnay GC.
Hoff picked up his first win of the 2022-23 season in dramatic fashion, as he’d knock off Stone and Stump in a sudden-death playoff. During regulation, Hoff carded rounds of 71-72. He’d play his final four holes at 1-under par to finish tied with Stone and Trump.
Stone had a final round 69 with three birdies to get into the playoff. Stump shot a first round 68 that featured a back-nine 31 with an eagle on the par-5 18th.
Kyle Krupp and Ian Vodopich also nearly joined the playoff. The two finished T-4 at 144 after final rounds of 74 and 75, respectively.
In the Girls’ Championship, Talley notched her first win of the 2022-23 season and 13th of her JTNC career. The defending Girls’ Player of the Year had a second round 70 that featured four birdies and just two bogeys.
Abigail Lin came in second at 148 after a final round 70. Third place went to Gianna Singh at 149.
Sophie Lee was fourth at 150 and Millie Wang was fifth at 151.
In the Boys’ First Flight Championship, Jayden Jew shot a final round 75 to come in at 144 and defeat runner-up Sahil Nathoo by five shots. Nathoo had a final round 77.
Third place went to Jack Gladys at 151. Caleb Ma was fourth at 152 and Alexander Thu was fifth at 155.
In the Girls’ First Flight Championship, Hayley Fong shot a final round 76 to come in at 148 and defeat runner-up Sai Kaneshiro by two shots. Kaneshiro had a final round 72.
Cynthia Liu was third at 155. Kayla Corcoran was fourth at 156 and Nailah Jackson was fifth at 158.
Julian Koehler had the shot of the weekend, acing the par-3 3rd.
The next event on the JTNC calendar is the Fall Series III Championship, to be held Sept. 3-4 at Baylands Golf Course in Palo Alto. Also the First Flight Tournament, Sept. 4 at Shoreline Golf Links in Mountain View.