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Headed to the Pro-Am

Angie Frederickson
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Austin Ye

Austin Ye

Austin Ye (pictured) won first place in the Texas Junior Fall Series Championship held at the Horseshoe Bay Resort in the Hill Country. He defeated 15 competitors in the 11/12 age group in the invitation-only tournament. Competing against players from all around Texas, Austin dominated on the Apple Rock golf course to win the two-day tournament by eight shots. Hole number two, a par four, was the toughest on the course, and Austin managed to finish with a birdie. With this win, he qualifies to play in a Pro-Am tournament in April. After that, he hopes to qualify for the national championship that will be broadcast on the Golf Channel on NBC.

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