Pair collects four-stroke wins
By WAYNE GRUMET
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When a championship is on the line sometimes experience can make the difference. Last week at Scotland Yards, a pair of Eustis youngsters showed that learning along the way can be just as valuable.
Gi Won Suh and In Bee Park won the boys and girls overall titles at the Westfield North Florida Section PGA Championship last Thursday and Friday. With their victories, Suh and Park, playing in the 13- to 15-year-old age group, earned berths in the Westfield Championship in Ohio on July 18-21. The pair advanced past 24 16- and 17-year-olds.
Suh blazed out of the gate with a tournament-low 67 and held off Robert Gates, of Gainesville, to claim a four-stroke win.
Meanwhile, Park trailed Wesley Chapel's Hana Young by two strokes after the first round. But she bore down and fired 71, the lowest round among girls, to win by four strokes.
Young, who slipped to third in the 13- to 15-year-old division with a second round of 81, was the highest Pasco County finisher at 154.
Jonathan Inglefield, of Wesley Chapel, was the county's top boy. Inglefield finished 10th in the 16- to 17-year-old division with a two-day total of 165.
A pair of Pasco siblings also impressed. Raymond and Cole Cisbani represented New Port Richey. Raymond finished with 174 in the 16- to 17-year-old division while Cole totaled 181 in the 13- to 15-year-old group.
The Zephyrhills duo of Kent and Erick Dokendorf tallied 193 and 213 respectively. Kent was in the 16- to 17-year-old group while Erick competed in the 13- to 15-year-old group.
Two other county girls competed in the 13- to 15-year olds. New Port Richey's Christina Beach and Hudson's Amanda Moore each finished with 207.
JUNIOR GOLF: Meadow Oaks will host a golf minicamp each Monday until Aug. 6. Buzz Walker and Alex Koskos will instruct students ages 8 to 17.
The camp will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and costs $8 a week.
Walker and Koskos will cover basics from the full swing and short game to rules and etiquette. Clubs can be provided.
Call (727) 856-2878 for information.
HOOPS CAMP: Saint Leo University will host a basketball day camp July 9-13. The camp is open to boys and girls entering the third through ninth grades. Saint Leo men's basketball coach Mike Madagan will direct the camp. Madagan and his staff will emphasize the improvement of fundamental skills.
Campers of all skill levels are welcome. Participants will be placed in groups based on size, age and ability.
Both half- and full-day sessions are available. A full day costs $150 and a half-day costs $125. All campers will receive a ball, T-shirt and lunch.
For information, call Madagan at (352) 588-8224.
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