LA City Championship: Lim's Sunday 66 is enough
09 Jun 2008
see also: Griffith Park Golf Course - Wilson Course


LOS ANGLELES, Calif. (June 8, 2008)--John (Jong-Yeop) Lim of Torrance, a rising sophomore at Loyola Marymount University, fired a 6-under-par 66 today at Rancho Park Golf Course to come from off the pace and win the 91st Los Angeles City Amateur Golf Championship by four shots over two-time defending champion Tim Hogarth of Northridge and Brian Woolf of Granada Hills.

Lim posted rounds of 73-71-70-66--280, 18-under-par over the venerable course. Hogarth, a six-time winner looking for the three-peat, led through two but posted his second consecutive even-par round of 72 Sunday to finish at 284; Woolf shot 2-under-par 70 today to tie Hogarth for runner-up honors.

Another shot back were recently crowned CIF-SCGA Southern Regional High School champion Johnny Mac Arthur of Newhall, who shot 69 today, and Min-Wook Woo of Los Angeles who had the day's best round with a 7-under-par 65. Third-round leader Edc Susolik of Newport Beach ballooned to an 80 today and finished tied for 11th.

Hogarth, who was bidding for a seventh L.A. City title as well as three in a row, said afterwards, "I just didn't have it today; didn't have it all week, really. You've got to hand it to him [Lim] -- he kicked our butts today."

--Courtesy SCGA

ABOUT THE Los Angeles City

Play is at Rancho Park Golf Course all four days for the championship flight. There is a cut to 50 and ties after 36-holes. Entry forms on website, at LA city courses and Golf Division Hqtrs. 6 weeks in advance. Minimum age is 16 and maximum handicap is 30.

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Results For Los Angeles City Men's Golf Championship
Place  PtsScores
1CAJong Yeop LimTorrance, CA18073-71-70-66--280
T2CABrian WoolfGranada Hills, CA12070-72-72-70--284
T2CATim HogarthNorthridge, CA12073-67-72-72--284
T4CAMin-Wook WooDavis, CA6075-76-69-65--285
T4CAJohnny MacArthurHart, CA6072-74-70-69--285

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