Thailand Duo Takes Titles In California
Thailand natives KK Limbhasut and Pailin
Ruttanasupagid topped the competition at the
Under Armour/Gary Woodland Championship,
earning not only their first AJGA career wins,
but their first victories on U.S. soil. Limbhasut
finished with a 5-under-par 139 total in the Boys
Division while Ruttanasupagid claimed the Girls
Division with a 2-under-par 140.
Trailing by five at the start of the final round,
Limbhasut kicked off his day with a birdie on No.
1 and made five additional birdies en route to a
4-under-par 68 at Diablo Grande Golf & Country
Club in Patterson, Calif. David Kim, of Glendale,
Calif., finished second at 4-under-par 140.
Ruttanasupagid used birdies on Nos. 1, 7 and
14 to card a final-round 69 and pull away from
the rest of the field. Finishing two strokes back
in second was Marissa Hinchman, of Lodi, Calif.,
with an even-par 142 total.
PRITCHETT, LIN EARN CO-MEDALIST HONORS
consecutive birdies en route to a 1-over-par 71
and was able to best the field by three shots.
Alessandra Kutz, of Sanford, Fla., finished in
second at 9-over-par 149.
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performance when it matters most
The Bridgestone Award recognizes those players
who performed when it mattered most, speeding
ahead of the competition at American Junior Golf
Association events across the country, and carding
ow first round totals.