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San Ramon All-Stars Win PGA Jr. League Section, Advance to Regionals

The San Ramon All-Stars (a co-ed team of junior golfers, ages 13 and under) won the Nor Cal PGA Jr. League Section Championship

Update: San Ramon Wins PGA Jr. League Regionals!

The San Ramon All-Stars won the PGA Jr. League Regional at Boulder Creek Golf Club to advance to the PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental at Grayhawk Golf Club (Scottsdale, Arizona) Oct. 11-14.

Below are the final results, along with the team roster denoting returning players.

San Ramon All-Stars win the PGA Jr. League Regional at Boulder Creek

San Ramon All-Stars win the PGA Jr. League Regional at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Advance to PGA Jr. League Championship Scottsdale, Oct. 11-14.

1st Place: San Ramon All-Stars (2-0-1 Record, 23.5 Points)

2nd Place: San Diego County League 1 All-Stars (2-0-1 Record, 23 Points)

3rd Place: Grayhawk All-Stars (1-2-0 Record, 17.5 Points)

4th Place: The Island Pacific All-Stars (0-3-0 Record, 8 Points)

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LOCAL PGA JR. LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAM TO COMPETE IN REGIONAL AT BOULDER CREEK GOLF CLUB IN BOULDER CITY, NEVADA, SEPT. 14-15

The San Ramon All-Stars (a co-ed team of junior golfers, ages 13 and under) won the Nor Cal PGA Jr. League Section Championship. The event was presented by National Car Rental Aug. 17-18 at Haggin Oaks to advance to the Regional.

Winner of Regional advances to PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental Oct. 11-14

They will compete against three All-Star teams from Scottsdale, AZ, Encinitas, CA, and Kapolei, HI, for the opportunity to advance to the PGA Jr. League Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Oct. 11-14.

All-Star teams competing in the Regional at PGA National include:

  • San Ramon All-Stars (San Ramon, California) – Players are all from San Ramon Golf Club (San Ramon, California).
  • San Diego County League 1 All-Stars All-Stars (Encinitas, California) – Players are all from Encinitas Ranch Golf Course (Encinitas, California).
  • Grayhawk All-Stars (Scottsdale, Arizona) – Players are all from Grayhawk Golf Club (Scottsdale, Arizona).
  • Island Pacific All-Stars (Kapolei, Hawaii) – Players are all from Island Pacific Golf Academy (Kapolei, Hawaii).

Following the regular season, 10-player All-Star teams are formed from a combination of players in each league.

Teams move through Section Championships in August to earn a spot at one of 12 Regionals held across the country in September. Twelve Regional champions advance to the PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental, which has been held at Grayhawk Golf Club since 2016 and will stay through 2022.

San Ramon All-Star Roster

NOTE: All players competed with San Ramon Golf Club during the Spring/Summer Season, as the facility hosted its own league.
 
Captain: Jim Collins, PGA – San Ramon Golf Club
Coach: Scott Keith, PGA – San Ramon Golf Club
Colin Keith, 13, from Alamo, California
*Kush Arora, 14, from Pleasanton, California 
Darla May Dela Torre, 13, from Fairfield, California
Jaden Dumdumaya, 13, from Fairfield, California
*Curtis Da Silva, 13, from Monterey, California
Edan Cui, 12, from Atherton, California
Joshua Kim, 12, from Danville, California
Matthew Almajano, 12, from Fremont, California
Max Thomas, 13, from Rocklin, California
Andre Chung, 13, from San Francisco, California 
 
*Player Participated in the PGA Jr. League Regional in 2018

PGA Jr. League:

PGA Jr. League brings boys and girls together to learn and play golf on co-ed teams, all with expert coaching from PGA and LPGA Professionals. Kids wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with friends, competing in a two-person scramble format that builds confidence and encourages sportsmanship. While the focus of PGA Jr. League is primarily on the recreational nature of its spring, summer and fall seasons, the PGA Jr. League Postseason presented by National Car Rental presents competitive golfers a fun and aspirational finish to regular season play.

The PGA Jr. League Postseason presented by National Car Rental is designed to celebrate the regular recreational season held in April through July, and reward players who have given their best effort and improved during the regular season. As a premium, internationally recognized brand serving the daily rental needs of frequent airport travelers worldwide and the Official Partner of PGA Jr. League, National Car Rental is committed to growing future business leaders by growing junior golf.

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