Sahith Theegala runs away with Coronado City
CORONADO, Calif. (Sept. 28, 2014) — Sahith
Theegala, a senior at Diamond Bar High School (in
California's Inland Empire) headed down to the
scenic Coronado Golf Course for the weekend and
ran away with the Coronado City Championship.
On a day where the wind was a bit breezier than
day one and the pins were tucked, Theegala --
perhaps inspired by seemingly endless birdies made
over the weekend at the Ryder Cup -- shot a
blistering seven-under par round of 65 to extend his
two-shot opening-round lead to eight, winning the
event in wire-to-wire fashion. He has committed to
attend Pepperdine, and judging from his play here,
and earlier this summer at the Los Angeles City
Championship, he will make a fine addition to the
Finishing alone in second place was Tyler Moore,
who shot 70-71.
Moore's sister, Haley, won the women's division
by 12 shots, shooting 70-65. Moore, a 15-year-old
high schooler from Escondido, shot 62 last year as a
14-year-old at Twin Oaks Golf Course at the San
Diego Junior Spring Championship.
In the Senior division, John Hoffman fired back-
to-back rounds of 72 to win by four. Ken Kubis
finished in second place at 148 with consecutive
ABOUT THE Coronado City Championship
stroke play event with Open and Senior divisions. Must
be at least 16 years of age with current amateur
status. Max handicap 6.0. Played in memory of
longtime Coronado GC Professional John Ruedi.
Coronado GC is one of San Diego's most scenic
golf courses -- with views of the bay and city
skyline from famous Coronado Island.
View Complete Tournament Information