CARLSBAD, CA – Congratulations to Mason Greene of Tustin & Angela Liu of Irvine who are the 2017 Toyota Tour Cup Championship winners! This years championship was hosted at the splendid La Costa Resort & Spa. An elite 90 player field, consisting of the top Toyota Tour Cup Player of The Year Points earners, with 33 girls and 57 boys competing for the title. Along with this strong field came stiff competition, and a veritable who’s who of college coaches to scout this elite list of junior athletes.
Leading the Girls Division after 18 holes was Kamille Dimayuga of Buena Park firing a 68 with five birdies! Hot on her heels was Angelia Liu of Irvine after carding a two-under in the first round. Liu posted four birdies, and finished her round strong, going birdie, birdie on 17 and 18 respectively. Also tied for second at two-under was Lauren Gomez of San Diego after carding five birdies. Going into the final round, Liu and Gomez kept pace together, finishing for a tie in first place at an even-par, 144. This forced a sudden death playoff between Angelia Liu and Lauren Gomez. The ensuing playoff lasted three holes, until Angelia Liu birdies the par three 16th to claim the title! Finishing runner-up was, Lauren Gomez after hard fought battle in the playoff. Lastly, rounding out the top three for the girls division was, Veronica Joels of Las Vegas, NV, with a 75-71 for a two day total of 146, claiming third place via a card off. Congratulations to our girls division winners.
A tight pack at the top of the leaderboard in the boys division after 18 holes, Edwin Kuang of Murrieta was the round one leader after caring a 67. Kuang had a strong first round notching six birdies, and sits three strokes above three players who are tied for second. Those three players are Tommy Stephenson of Carlsbad, Mason Greene of Tustin, and Guy Clauss of Newport Beach, all at two-under. Heading into the final round, Mason Greene really let loose and blasted his way to a final round 67, claiming first place by two strokes, with a two day total of seven-under par, 137. Finishing in the runner-up position for the boys was Edwin Kuang, going five-under par, for two day total of 139. Lastly, rounding out the boys division in third place after a card off for a four way tie was Joseph Zambri of Camarillo with a 74/67, for a two day total of 141. Congratulations to our boys division champions!
Special thanks to Omni La Costa Resort & Spa for hosting this years championship. The course was in wonderful condition and the players enjoyed their weekend. Thank you Toyota for supporting the Toyota Tour Cup throughout the year, their support is monumental to the success of the Tour Cup! Also, we would like to recognize T-Link for donating the champions prizes of GPS watches! Thank you to Taylormade & Adidas for their support.
2016: Boys – Charles Reiter (132) – 36 holes | Girls – Yukino Yoshihara (140 )- 36 holes
2015: Boys – Matthew Wolff (148) – 36 holes | Girls – Crystal Wang (157) – 36 holes
2014: Boys – Matthew Wolff (144) – 36 holes *Won Playoff | Girls- Brigitte Dunne (149) – 36 holes
2013: Boys – Franklin Huang (142) – 36 holes | Girls – Brigitte Dunne (150 )- 36 holes
2012: Boys – Rico Hoey (136) – 36 holes | Girls – Lydia Choi (147 )- 36 holes
2011: Boys – Jonathan Sanders (204) -54 holes | Girls – Avery French (215) – 54 holes
2010: Boys – KK Limbhaust (140) – 36 holes | Girls – Andrea Lee (145) – 36 holes
2009: Boys – Mike Moorhead (147) | Girls – Monica Petchakan (149) *Won playoff
2008: Boys – Ryan Tetrault (138) | Girls – Jessica Vasilic (141)
2007: Boys – Ramsey Sahyoun (143) | Girls – Pearl Jin (147)
2006: Boys – Josh Anderson (137) | Girls – Rachel Morris (141)
Mike Muleford, PGA – Assistant Golf Professional
Jeff Larsen, PGA