UCLA commit Cole Ponich, Morgan Goldstein win FCG Las Vegas Titles
Primm Valley Golf Club
(Primm Valley Golf Club Photo)
PRIMM, NV (April 16, 2017) - Rounds of 66-69 and a 9-under finish have propelled Cole Ponich to the title at the Future Champions Golf Las Vegas Championship. Ponich, a 2019 UCLA commit, was even-par through nine holes at Primm Valley Golf Club on Sunday before putting together a bogey-free 3-under back nine to take home the title.
During his back nine run, Ponich birdied the 13th, 15th and 16th holes.
Austin Carnese at 8-under finished second and had a chance to tie with a birdie on the par-5 last only to par the hole. Carnese charged hard on the back nine with an eagle on the par-5 13th and 16th, 17th hole birdies.
Michael Sun was third at 6-under while Canon Olkowski and Trevor Olkowski shared fourth at 5-under.
In the Girl's Division the title went to Morgan Goldstein who finished 10-under and three shots ahead following 65-67 tallies. Over the course of two rounds the best stretch of golf for Goldstein came on Saturday when she played the back nine in a sparking 7-under 28. The side included five birdies and eagle on the closing hole.
Annick Haczkiewicz was second at 7-under, Hunter Pate; Yoonju Shin shared third at even-par and Sydney Smith; Alyson Bean tied for fifth at 1-over.