Local Golf Notebook, April 10: JPGA's Quevedo wins at Savannah Quarters

Isi Quevedo, a student at Hilton Head Island's Junior Players Golf Academy, won the Girls Division in the AJGA Preseason Junior at Savannah Quarters.

Competing in her third AJGA event and playing in the final group, Quevedo earned her first AJGA victory with an even-par 72 in the final round to get her to a tournament total of 1-over 145 and a nine-shot victory.

"Today I played well," Quevedo said in a release. "I hit a lot of greens, and my misses were on the green. I always gave myself a chance for birdie."

The Preseason Junior at Savannah Quarters was a 36-hole stroke-play competition played on the par-72 course at Savannah Quarters Country Club. The event featured 63 boys and 21 girls, ages 12-18, from 14 states and nine countries.

The Boys Division played the course at 6,636 yards, while the Girls Division played the course at 5,746 yards.

Bluffton's Matt Lehman, who plays for Hilton Head Christian Academy, finished third in the boys division with a two-day total of 3-over-par 74-73--147, two strokes behind winner James Wohler of Savannah.


Bluffton's Jeff Wong shot a three-day total of 10-over-par 77-75-74--226 to tie for 20th this past weekend at the 34th Carolinas Mid-Amateur Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by The Reserve Golf Club in Pawleys Island.

Matthew Crenshaw of Burlington, N.C., led wire-to-wire to win his fifth CGA career title. Crenshaw carded a final round 73 to finish at 7-under-par 209.

Bluffton's J.D. Hoft shot 74-76-80--230 to tie for 27th. The top 30 and ties won merchandise and an exemption into next year's Carolinas Mid-Amateur that will be played April 17-19 at North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh, N.C.


  • Chuck Minster hit a hole-in-one April 5 on the 17th hole at Okatie Creek Golf Club. He used a 6-hybrid. Witnesses were Bill Oremus, Paul Paris and Mike Schwartzkopf.
  • Jim Hope had a hole-in-one March 27 on the 115-yard fifth hole at Argent Lakes Golf course. He used a 3-wood. Witnesses were Mike Armogida, John Pekarcik and Rich Walz.
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