Lompoc City: Tongun Lako wins by two shots
28 Apr 2024
by Amit Pandey of AmateurGolf.com

see also: View results for Lompoc City Amateur, La Purisima Golf Course

Tongun Lako (Purisima Golf photo)
Tongun Lako (Purisima Golf photo)

Tongun Lako shot rounds of 76-74 to win the Lompoc City Amateur Championship by two shots at La Purisima Golf Club.

Lako stood one behind Elias Moncrief after 18 holes and carded a brilliant 74 to keep off the challenge and emerge victorious at the tournament.

Brett Patton and Ethan Ashbrook shot matching totals of 152 to finish as joint runners-up in the tournament. Patton carded rounds of 79-73, while Ashbrook achieved the feat with back-to-back scores of 76.

Lako, a Math teacher at Chaffey Junior College, previously won the Nevada State Mid-Amateur Championship and the SCGA Match Play Championship in 2022.

Ryder Epson finished 4th with a score of 153, while Bobby Neary and opening round leader 13-year-old Elias Moncrief, the youngest competitor in the tournament shared fifth place with scores of 155.

In the Net division, Mark Pata shot two consecutive rounds of 70-70, securing a six-shot win over Bob Bolusan (73-73). Interestingly, Bolusan also finished as the runner-up in the Net division during the 2018 edition of the tournament.

Results: Lompoc City Amateur
1CATongun Lako LoSarahUpland, CA7576-74=150
T2CABrett PattonSanta Barbara, CA5079-73=152
T2CAEthan AshbrookSanta Maria, CA5076-76=152
4CARyder EpsonLong Beach, CA5078-75=153
T5CABobby NearyVentura, CA2577-78=155

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Individual 36-hole gross and net stroke play competition open to all amateur golfers. Limited to the first 90 entries. Net competitors must have a valid USGA handicap. Entry fee includes green fees for both days, prize fund and Sunday barbecue.

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