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Dingus, Panagos and Odaiyar win FSGA Match Play

DADE CITY, FL (July 30, 2011) - Dustin Dingus, Jack Panagos and  Kristine Odaiyar captured their division titles at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club in Dade City. The event was held July 27 - July 30.

Dustin Dingus, of Palm Harbor, won the Boys 16-18 age division Championship Bracket by beating  Connor Baldwin, of Lakewood Ranch, 3 & 2. Dustin shot 68 in the seeding round to earn the 4th seed. Through his five match victories Dustin never had a match go to the 18th hole. He beat Joey DeStefano 5 & 4, Conner Dolan 3 & 1, and Anthony Maccaglia 4 & 3 before facing Baldwin in the finals. In the final match, Dustin grabbed a quick lead and was never down in the match. On the 16th hole Dustin hit his approach to 3 feet for the birdie and his first state championship.

Tenth seed, Jack Panagos, of Orlando, won the Boys 13-15 age division Championship Bracket after beating Jin Zhang, of Bradenton, 6 & 5 to win the Championship. In route to the finals Panagos defeated, Charles Wang, of Bradenton, 4 & 2, Philip Knowles, of Bradenton, 1 up, and Jorge Garcia, of Miami, 2 & 1. This is Panagos’s first State Championship. In the Boys 13-15 Byron Nelson Bracket, Bradley Wonka, of Vero Beach, defeated Anthony Gabriele, from West Palm Beach, 2 up for the bracket title.

Kristine Odaiyar, of Ocala, won the Girls 13-18 age division Championship Bracket after beating  Erica Stoner, of Ocala, 4 & 3 in the final. In route to the finals Odaiyar defeated Shelby Johnson, of Plant City, 8 & 6. Odaiyar then defeated Julia McQuilken, of Riverview, 1 up, and Athena Yang, of Winter Haven, 1 up. This is Odaiyar’s second Junior Match Play title.

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ABOUT THE Florida Junior Match Play

This match play invitation-only event features the top junior golfers ages 13-18. Boys 16-18 play on one course, and boys 13-15 and all girls play on another. Invitations are based on the Junior Championship and Florida Junior Tour (FJT) rankings.

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