UCLA commit Cole Ponich, Morgan Goldstein win FCG Las Vegas Titles
Primm Valley Golf Club
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PRIMM, NV (April 16, 2017) - Rounds of 66-69 and a 9-under finish have propelled Cole Ponich to the title at the Future Champions Golf Las Vegas Championship. Ponich, a 2019 UCLA commit, was even-par through nine holes at Primm Valley Golf Club on Sunday before putting together a bogey-free 3-under back nine to take home the title.
During his back nine run, Ponich birdied the 13th, 15th and 16th holes.
Austin Carnese at 8-under finished second and had a chance to tie with a birdie on the par-5 last only to par the hole. Carnese charged hard on the back nine with an eagle on the par-5 13th and 16th, 17th hole birdies.
Michael Sun was third at 6-under while Canon Olkowski and Trevor Olkowski shared fourth at 5-under.
In the Girl's Division the title went to Morgan Goldstein who finished 10-under and three shots ahead following 65-67 tallies. Over the course of two rounds the best stretch of golf for Goldstein came on Saturday when she played the back nine in a sparking 7-under 28. The side included five birdies and eagle on the closing hole.
Annick Haczkiewicz was second at 7-under, Hunter Pate; Yoonju Shin shared third at even-par and Sydney Smith; Alyson Bean tied for fifth at 1-over.
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ABOUT THE FCG Las Vegas Championship
Held at the beautiful Tom Fazio designed Primm
Valley Golf Club on the border of CA/ NV.
Located just 30-Minutes from the Las Vegas
A great tournament venue with 36 holes of
fantastic golf and a practice facility to dream
This is the 3rd event for points on the FCG World
Series Schedule and an OPEN QUALIFIER for IMG
Junior World with the winner of each age
division earning ane exemption into the 2016
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