First Place at the Kingsmill Championship, Williamsburg Virginia.
Lizette shot 67, 68, 65, and 71 to Win her first LPGA tournament as a professional golfer, and she won it by 4 strokes over the 2nd place finishers. She started day 3 one stroke behind Hee Young Park of South Korea, but by the end of the day, Lizette held on to first place position all by herself at 13 under. She finished her final round with par, but that was plenty to hold on to first. Tied for second were Lexi Thompson (USA), Yani Tseng (Taiwan), and Sarah Jane Smith (Australia). For LPGA Scoring, click here.
San Gabriel Junior Golf congratulates our LPGA coach, Lizette, on her first of many tournament championships! Way to go!
Lizette Salas named as one of LPGA-USGA National Ambassadors
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA, March 19, 2014 – The LPGA announced today that Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lincicome, Lizette Salas, Lexi Thompson and Tiffany Joh have been named National Ambassadors for LPGA-USGA Girls Golf. In this capacity, they will help communicate the benefits of the Girls Golf program, whose mission is to improve the lives of girls and women through the game of golf.
Lizette is pictured, right, 2nd from left in the rear row.
Please visit the LPGA page (click here) for the entire article.
Jonathan Pai (left) and Loi Pai (right) pose with Volvik Chairman Moon Kyung-ahn (center). Volvik sponsored the putting clinic at Industry Hills Golf Course recently attended by San Gabriel Junior Golf participants, including Jonathan. Volvik is a popular golf ball company, and the top colored golf ball on tour. See their site at volvik.com , or their products at your local golf retail store.
Nikki and Tiffany Le of San Gabriel Junior Gofl pose with Demi Runas (left photo) and Stefanie Kenoyer (right photo) at Industry Hills Golf Club. Both Demi and Stefanie are professional golfers playing on the Symetra Tour.
This is Demi's first year as a professional, having just graduated from the University of California. Stefanie is a Golf Channel Big Break alumni, having competed in the Big Break Mexico competition in 2013.
Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club
Many Thanks to Anil Koripelly from Quadratic Systems for sponsoring our program to participate in this year's Tee Off Fore Youth program. It was a great day at The Riviera Country Club for San Gabriel Junior Golf.
Thank you also to Kristi Lee Fowlks with the PGA Tour for coordinating everything and all your hard work!!!!
San Gabriel Junior Golf attended The Northern Trust Open, held at the historic Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades. Above picture is of San Gabriel Junior Golfers with Rick Waddell, President of Northern Trust, the sponsor of the the event.
This is a beautiful golf course, and has a great player field. Golf legends like Ernie Els, Fred Couples, Jim Furyk, Padraig Harrington, Dustin Johnson, Matt Kuchar, Freddie Jacobson, Davis Love III, Francesco Lolinari, Louis Oosthuizen, Ian Poulter, and many, many more big names.
Thanks to everyone that participated and helped make the San Gabriel Junior Golf Fund Raiser a big success!
San Gabriel Junior Golf Staff Federico de Magistris, Johnny Ramirez, Ramon Salas, Greg Puga, Lizette Salas, Eric Evans, Jerry Herrera
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