The 2015 PGA Jr. League Champions are headed to Scottsdale for another shot at the title!
The Southern California PGA Section Champion San Diego County All-Stars captured the Regional with a 3-0 winning record on Sunday. To start the weekend, the San Diego County All-Stars faced the Southwest PGA Section Grayhawk All-Stars, edging the team 6 ½ to 5 ½. The Northern California PGA Section Champion Crow Canyon All-Stars faced the Aloha PGA Section Champion Island Pacific All-Stars, defeating the team 11 to 1.
The Crow Canyon All-Stars had the lead after the first session, but the San Diego County All-Stars pulled ahead with a win in the afternoon against their Northern California counterparts. The San Diego County All-Stars sealed the deal Sunday with a final win against the Island Pacific All-Stars, while the Crow Canyon and Grayhawk All-Stars finished tied 6-6 in their final match-up. The Grayhawk All-Stars captured the runner-up spot by two points.
Crow Canyon All-Star friends at the Regional!
San Diego County and Island Pacific All-Stars shake hands following their match Sunday.
With PGA Professional John Mason and Jackie Dewald-Mason at the helm, the team competed in the 2015 PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental at Disney’s Palm Course in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., where they won in a play-off thanks to a 35-foot birdie putt by Krando Nishiba. One team member from the 2015 Championship team, 12-year-old Jay Leng, Jr., currently competes on the All-Star team and will be making his second trip to the Championship!
First Place: San Diego County All-Stars
Third Place: Crow Canyon All-Stars
Runners-Up: Grayhawk All-Stars
Fourth Place: Island Pacific All-Stars