LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 11, 2013) -- Jeremy Sanders fired rounds of 66-67-69-66--268 to win by six shots over Niall Platt and large field at the 96th annual Los Angeles City Men's Championship.
The event featured a cut after 36 holes with the last two rounds played on the Wilson Course at Griffith Park.
Sanders, who recently wrapped up a solid junior year at Pepperdine, was one shot up on Platt entering the final round and fired a final-round 66 to win with ease.
Platt, a Notre Dame junior, made a run with weekend rounds of 68.
In the final round, Sanders separated himself from the field. He punctuated the win and his final-round 66 with a 40-footer on No. 18.
Brennan Amirkhizi of Encino shot a red-hot 65 in Round 2 and followed it up with a 69 on Sunday. But he couldn't remain hot, finishing with a Monday 75 to take eighth place.
Mark Anguiano managed rounds of 66-67-73-70--276 to take third place, one shot ahead of Paul McNamara III and Rico Hoey, who closed well with rounds of 66 and 69, respectively.
ABOUT THE Los Angeles City
72 Hole Stroke Play at Griffith Park (Wilson and
Harding) and Rancho Park Golf Course. The field will
be cut to 48 players and ties for the weekend. To
qualify to play in the Championship Flight you must
have an index of 3.5 or less. If you do not have an
official index number you may play in the
Championship Flight but you must provide a letter
from your PGA Golf Professional or College Coach
stating your ability to play in the Championship
and you will be placed at the end of the field. The
Maximum number of entries is 148. If entries are
oversubscribed players will be put on standby list in
order of applications received.
Handicap Flights play 54 Holes of Stroke Play. The
field will be cut to 30 players (top 6 in each flight)
Sunday’s final round.
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