NIKE GOLF JUNIOR AT HAGGIN OAKS

Haggin Oaks Golf Complex – Arcade Creek Course

Sacramento, California

August 9-12, 2004

 

PATIPAKSIRI SETS NIKE GOLF ALL-STAR SERIES SCORING RECORD AT 199

  Salvo captures second win of the year

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Andrew Patipaksiri of Cypress, Calif., ran away from the field, capturing his first AJGA victory at the Nike Golf Junior at Haggin Oaks, firing a bogey-free final-round 67. The tournament total of 199 breaks the Nike Golf Junior All-Star Series tournament scoring record. Sarah Salvo of Glendale, Calif., followed her second-round 68, with a final-round 70, to earn her second victory of the summer. 

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Nike Golf Junior at Haggin Oaks was a 54-hole stroke play event, held at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex – Arcade Creek Course. The tournament featured 81 of the nation’s premier junior golfers, ages 12-15, from 8 states, Mexico and Peru, including 69 players from California.

After the second round, Patipaksiri casually mentioned that he wanted to win “one of those glass trophies.” That glass trophy is now his, after he fired a tournament total of 17-under-par, for a nine-stroke victory.

Patipaksiri began his day with a seven-stroke advantage, and after his first three holes he had it up to nine.  He made birdies on holes Nos. 2 and 3, hitting approach shots to within 10 feet and rolling in the birdie putts.  Patipaksiri did not stop there; he went onto birdie the 7th and 8th holes, for his third consecutive nine of 32.

“I hit my driver well all week and just kept rolling in putts,” Patipaksiri said. “I felt really confident all day in all parts of my game, especially the putter."

By the turn the only question was if Patipaksiri was going to shoot below 200 for his tournament total.  After a couple of 10 foot birdie putts on his back nine slid by the hole, he was able to sink one on No. 15 to move to 17-under-par and 199 for the tournament. 

“It feels really awesome to win this event,” Patipaksiri commented. “I wasn’t nervous at all today. I just tried to shoot as low as I could,” the fifteen year old remarked. Prior to this victory, his best AJGA tournament finish was a tie for seventh at the 2004 Nike Golf Junior at Las Cruces.

Carding a final-round 67, Alan Lee of Lima, Peru, was able to capture second place.  He finished the tournament at 208, eight strokes under-par.  Also recording a 5-under-par final-round, was Andrew Yun from University Place, Wash.  His tournament total of 209 placed him tied for third with Josh Dupont of Poway, Calif.  First-round co-leader Peter Gibbs of Granite Bay, Calif., finished the tournament in fifth position at 6-under-par.             

In the Girls Division, Salvo started the day with a two-stroke cushion over her final-round playing partners.  After a bogey on hole No. 4, and some early birdies from Wonjoo Choi and Lalita Patipaksiri, her lead gradually narrowed.  Salvo would continue her consistent play and make a birdie on No. 8, recording a front nine 36, sharing the lead at the turn with Patipaksiri.

“I was trying to see where I stood with the group in front me all morning,” Salvo explained. “I could not see the scores of the group in front of me, so I just had to try to make birdies.”

Salvo would start the back nine by birding the par-4 12th hole, giving her a lead she would not relinquish.  She would follow her birdie up at No. 12 with two more. On No.15, Salvo hit her approach shot to within three feet of the hole for birdie, and matched that birdie with another on No. 16. Her final round 70 gave her a six-stroke victory.

“It feels really good to win this tournament,” Salvo remarked. “I had a lot of fun with the other girls this week.”

Earlier this summer Salvo won the Nike Golf Junior at Colonial presented by the Mississippi Farm Bureau.

Finishing in second place was Choi of Murrieta, Calif., with a final-round 72 and tournament total of 1-under-par 215.  Grace Chung of La Habra, Calif., Diane Kwon of Fremont, Calif., and Patipaksiri of Cypress, Calif., finished in a three-way tie for third.

The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.  The AJGA has a membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 50 states and 30 foreign countries.

Titleist, the AJGA’s National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association’s success since 1989. Rolex Watch USA, a supporter of the AJGA since 1983, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004.

For more information on the Nike Golf Junior at Haggin Oaks, please contact tournament headquarters at (770) 868-4200.

 

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