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Moon and Jin Lead at Alamo Shootout

Spring Branch – Daniel Moon shoots 4-under 68 at River Crossing and leads the Boys 12-18 Division of the Alamo Shootout. Grace Jin leads the Girls 12-18 Division at even-par 72.


Boys 12-18

1. Daniel Moon                68

2. Davis Grindle                70

3. Joe Stover                      71

Girls 12-18

1. Grace Jin                         72

2. Karina Duran                 73

2. Marissa Loya                  73

2. Avery Thompson           73

2. Jiyu Han                          73

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Leaders: Daniel Moon is looking to win his second Alamo Shootout title, after winning the Boys 14 & Under Division in 2018 at The Club at Sonterra. Moon, of Temple, made six birdies on the day to take a two-stroke lead in the Boys 12-18 Division. In the Girls Division, Grace Jin is looking to secure her first LJT win in tomorrow’s final round. Jin, of San Antonio, leads the Girls 12-18 Division by one shot after shooting a steady round of even par with three birdies and three bogeys. Jin is trailed by four players who are tied at 1-over par.

In Contention: Trailing Moon in the Boys 12-18 Division is Round Rock’s Davis Grindle who currently sits two shots back at 2-under 70. Cockeysville’s Joe Stover finished today in third at 1-under, while Boerne’s Jacob King, Andrew Hill of Corpus Christi, Jackson Hymer of San Antonio, and Houston’s Tyler Gardner are tied for fourth at even par. In the Girls 12-18 Division, Schertz’s Karina Duran, Marissa Loya of San Antonio, Avery Thompson of Houston, and Cedar Park’s Jiyu Han all trail by one shot after posting rounds of 1-over par 73.

Event Format: The Alamo Shootout is a 36-hole stroke play event with players competing in two divisions: Boys 12-18 and Girls 12-18. The field was selected based on the order of player signups.

Weather: Temperatures started in the high-40s in the morning and rose to the mid-60s by the end of the day. Players faced light winds in the first round and enjoyed sunshine throughout the afternoon.

Golf Course: The 18-hole championship golf course was designed by Larry Hawkins and opened for play in 2001. The oak tree-lined fairways and rolling terrain of the Hill Country create a scenic test of golf for players of all skill levels. The course is being played at 6,700 yards in the Boys 12-18 Division, and 5,800 yards in the Girls 12-18 Division.

What’s next: The Final Round of the Alamo Shootout is scheduled for an 8:00 am start on Sunday, with tee times going until 9:48 am off the No. 1 & 10 tees. At the conclusion of play on Sunday, the top finishers will be awarded.

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