8 Kaua‘i golfers in Junior World qualifier

Eight Kaua‘i Junior Golf Association players are scheduled to participate in the 2011 Junior World Qualifier, which tees off June 7 and 8 at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course.

At stake is a spot to play in the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship, which will be held in San Diego, Calif. from July 9 through 15.

There are four spots for boys in the 7-8 age division and two for the girls; five spots each for boys and girls in the 9-10 division; four spots for boys and three for girls in the 11-12 division; five spots each for boys and girls in the 13-14 division and six spots each for boys and girls in the 15-17 division.

Pono Tokioka, the top golfer for the Kaua‘i High School boys team during the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation, will be joined by Kenji Miyata, a Kapa‘a High School golf team member, in the Boys 15-17 age division, playing 6,528 yards, Par 72.

Naea Oda of Kapa‘a will be playing 6,211 yards, Par 72, in the Girls 13-14 division.

Trevor Kua of Lihu‘e and Rilen Loo of Lihu‘e will be playing 5,585 yards, Par 72 in the 28-player Boys 11-12 division.

Bryden Salvador of Kilauea, Jamie Amimoto of Lihu‘e and Keegan Loo of Kapa‘a will play 6,211 yards, Par 72 in the Boys 13-14 division.

Visit www.juniorworldgolf.com for more information on the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship.

For more information on the qualifier, call Parker Anderson, PGA, Tournament Director for the Hawai‘i State Junior Golf Association at (808) 532-0559, or email hsjgaoffice@gmail.com.

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