WEST Vancouver golfer Alix Kong dominated the field to win the British Columbia Juvenile Girls Championship by 15 strokes at Myrtle Point Golf Club in Powell River Aug. 17-19.
Kong led throughout the tournament and finished as the only player under par with a three-round total of eight-under-par 211. Kong ended the tournament with a course record five-under-par 68 in the final round, topping the previous course record of 70, which she set the day before in the second round. Kong played error-free golf on the final day, carding five birdies without registering a bogey.
"I really feel like I accomplished something today," Kong, 15, said in a British Columbia Golf press release. "I tried my best to keep loose all day by talking with my playing partners and I really limited the damage. I've had some great finishes in tournaments before but this is definitely the biggest win for me so far."
Earlier this month Kong finished fourth in the juvenile division - placing her 11th overall - at the 2011 Royale Cup Canadian Junior Girls Championship played at QGolf Club in Richmond, B.C.
Kong shot four-over-par 296 for the four round tournament, finishing eight strokes back of Coquitlam's Jisoo Keel who won the juvenile (16-andunder) division with a score of four-under par. Jennifer Yang, also of Coquitlam, won the junior (18-and-under) title with a score of seven-under par.