31 May '11, 12am

Dalke, Chung claim AJGA Thunderbird titles: Brad Dalke and Karen Chung both earned maiden AJGA

Dalke, Chung claim AJGA Thunderbird titles: Brad Dalke and Karen Chung both earned maiden AJGA

Brad Dalke undoubtedly turned some heads last year when he committed to Oklahoma as a 12-year-old. Monday, he let his golf do all the talking. Dalke, 13, became the youngest invitational winner in AJGA history, closing in 2-under 70 to finish one shot ahead of Billy Kennerly and Jake Higginbottom to win the Thunderbird International Junior. Dalke finished at 5 under par on Grayhawk Golf Club’s Raptor Course in Scottsdale, Ariz. Playing in the second-to-last group, Dalke's tee shot at the final hole, a par 5, found the fairway bunker and left him with 193 yards to the hole for his second shot. Dalke went for the green, leaving his approach in the hazard, but he converted his up-and-down for what proved to be a tournament-clinching 20-foot par. “I was pretty confident over that putt, actually,” Dalke said. “I was shaking but I felt like I had a good read on it and it went in...

Full article: http://www.golfweek.com/news/2011/may/30/dalke-chung-clai...

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