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Ellie Mae Classic Qualifier – Poppy Ridge GC

The winner of this event will earn a full sponsors exemption into the PGA’s Web.Com Tour 2019 Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrea.  This event is open to boys with an index of 4.0 or less who are active JTNC members.

 

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June 27, 2019

 

Reno resident Ian Gilligan will get a chance to tee it up with the pros at this year’s Korn Ferry Tour Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward.

Gilligan, a cancer survivor, shot a medalist-earning 4-under in Thursday’s JTNC Ellie Mae qualifier held at par-72 Poppy Ridge GC in Livermore. The 16-year-old posted six birdies to go against just two bogeys. On the back-nine, Gilligan carded a solid 32 that included back-to-back birdies on holes No.11 and No12.

Joseph Hayden of Dublin was second at 70.

This year’s Ellie Mae Classic, which has featured Warriors star Steph Curry in the field in recent years, will tee off July 29-Aug. 4.

Fall Series IV – Haggin Oaks, MacKenzie & Arcade Courses

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Fall Series IV at Haggin Oaks GC

Please note: Pairings will be live on Aug. 30th. 

CIG-Sponsored Junior Golf Tour of Northern California Crowns Winners at Fall Series IV Championship at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento

 PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (September 9, 2019) – Sponsored by Capital Insurance Group, the 2019-2020 Junior Tour of Northern California (JTNC) crowned champions Sunday at the Fall Series IV Championship at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento.

Sam Sommerhauser shot 4-under 140 and Kiara Romero shot even-par 144 to win their respective divisions at the Fall Series IV Championship held Saturday and Sunday at par-72 Haggin Oaks Golf Complex.

Boys’ Championship third place finisher Leonardo Veira, winner Sam Sommerhauser, and runner-up Kursh Arora (left to right)

Sommerhauser notched his first win of the 2019-2020 season after making a clutch birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to defeat runner-up Kush Arora. Both Sommerhauser and Arora had shot identical rounds of 70 each day.

During regulation, both players were clutch, making birdie on the closing 18th to get into the playoff.

Leonardo Veira and Ryan Meyer also tied, for third place, with identical finishing scores of 141. Veira, who was awarded third place in a card-off, made the biggest move, carding a final round 67 that featured seven birdies. Paramdeep Sodhi was fifth at 142.

Girls’ Championship winner Kiara Romero, runner-up Nicole Kaminski and third place finisher Yewon Jang (left to right)

In the Girls’ Championship, Romero made par on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff to defeat runner-up Nicole Kamsinski.

Romero, who also notched her first win of the new season, had a Sunday 70 with three birdies. Kaminski had a clutch par on the closing 18th for a 69.

Yewon Jang was third at 147 after a final round 72. Ellie Bushnell and Sophie Thai finished T-4 at 148 after final rounds of 68 and 69, respectively.

Boys’ First Flight winner Jayden Lizama, runner-up Giuliano Kaminski and third place finisher Ansen Train (left to right)

In the Boys’ First Flight Championship, Jayden Lizama shot a final round 71 to come in at 149 and defeat runner-up Giuliano Kaminski by two shots. Kaminski shot a final round 70.

Ansen Tran and Ishdeep Sodhi finished T-3 at 152 after final rounds of 70 and 74, respectively. Tran was awarded third place in a card-off. Alexander Kao was fifth at 153.

Girls’ First Flight winner Lily Peng, third place finisher Gianna Singh and runner-up Cathy Zhang (left to right)

In the Girls’ First Flight Championship, Lily Peng shot a final round 77 to come in at 154 and defeat runner-up Cathy Zhang by three strokes. Zhang had a final round 77.

Third place went to Gianna Singh at 158. Kara Lee was fourth at 159 and Lea Han was fifth at 160.

The shot of the weekend went to Andre Chung on the par-3 16th hole on MacKenzie Course.

The Ace: Andre Chung

The next event on the JTNC calendar is the Fall Series V Championship, to be held Sept.21-22 at Pajaro Valley Golf Course in Pajaro.

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