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Walnut’s Anabelle Chang is Tribune Golfer of the Year
Anabelle Chang had to be persistent and consistent. The Walnut High School golfer did not necessarily have to break par in CIF postseason play. She did not even need to have her team’s best round in the season’s five important tournaments. But what the senior had to do was persistently be consistent. Her play helped the Mustangs earn their first CIF State championship and earned her San Gabriel Valley Tribune Golfer of the Year honors.
“I’m really happy to go out with a bang,” she said. “It’s my last high school golf tournament. We made it here and we won.” Read more...
CONGRATULATIONS NEXT STOP STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS
The 2016 Girls golf team is one step from realizing there season final and ultimate goal. Despite not playing up to their usual standards they qualified for the Stats Championship. On a course that does not play to there strengths they fought and scratch there way to the finals. Two time League MVP Katherine Muzi led the way with a 75 followed by Current League MVP. Anabelle Chang 76 and Freshman Naomi Wiranatha 76. Despite her bad luck on hole one when she hit her ball in her own pitch mark Trussy Li manage a respectable 77. Sophomore Nicole Le shot 79 was followed by Abagail Wiranatha 80. The Championship will be on Tuesday November 15 at Red Hill Country Club in Rancho Cucamonga
Walnut players recognized
27 July 2016 >> Congratulations to Alison Chang and Alrik Pan. They both were recognized by the City of Walnut City Council last night for there outstanding play.
Alison and Alrik were both named San Gabriel Newspaper players of the year.
Alrik won the Hacienda League MVP, The team MVP and finish 10th in the Boys State Playoffs. He is the first boys player to make it to the State Playoffs in the school history.
Alison finish 2nd in the CIF playoffs shooting 67, She help led the Girls Golf team to there 2nd straight CIF Championship and to the State final twice in her 4 years. She is the 1st and only player in Walnut history to have 4 straight rounds under par in the Golf playoffs.
They want all the players and parents who came out to support them
Walnut’s Alrik Pan, Arcadia’s Edward Wu advance in CIF golf
DESERT HOT SPRINGS >> The hat blew off Alrik Pan. His golf bag blew over and the golf ball seemed to move in the crazy winds blowing through Mission Lakes Country Club on Thursday.
But the Walnut High School golfer did not blow over in the CIF Southern Section all-division team and individual championships. He shot a 3-over-par 74 and earned a spot in next week’s CIF/SCGA Southern California state qualifier at Brookside Golf Club. Also advancing with the same score is Arcadia’s Edward Wu. Read more >>
RAMI ABDOU AND ALRIK PAN SHOOTS 75 IN TOURNAMENT PLAY
Senior Rami Abdou and Freshmen Alik Pan shoots 75 to lead the boys team in the Beaumont High Golf Tournament. The team finish with an overall score of 390, That was good enough for a 2nd place finish. The team 390 score was the lowest in Walnut boys history. The boys will get ready to play Diamond Ranch next week where they can win there 2nd consecutive Hacienda League Championship and there 3rd in the last 4 years. With 4 league matches left and a 2 match lead the boys will no doubt finish undefeated in league play for the 2nd consecutive year.
CONGRATULATIONS NICOLE LE!
2016 Spring TTC Qualifying School
Menifee, CA – Saturday, February 6 & Sunday, February 7 @ Menifee Lakes Golf Course Country Club. In this 2-day event, 88 girls from various countries and cities trying to qualify playing 36 holes to earn their spot in the 2016 Season Toyota Tour Cup. Only the top 10% of the girls, plus a tie, will earn their 2016 Toyota Tour Cup membership. Nicole Le, a freshman from Walnut High School Girls Golf team, entering this event for the first time not expecting anything, but just to compete. Her first round on Saturday on the Palms Course, she shot a 78, a 6 over PAR and tied for 12th place going into the final round on Sunday. With knowledge of last year’s stats, she would need to shoot 75 or below to have a chance to qualify. On Sunday Round 2, she started on the back 9 of the Lakes Course, shot a 1 over PAR. Then on the front 9, she had a beautiful EAGLE on hole #1 PAR 4, bogeyed on holes 3,5,6,7 & 9 and finished with a round of 76, a 4 over PAR round. She ended her 2 rounds with a total score of 154, a 10 over PAR, which put her in a tie for the 8th spot and qualified to the 2016 Season Toyota Tour Cup. It was an exciting finish with the best overall results. We’re so proud of our Lady Mustang!!!
Mustangs finish first and second at state
After an exhausting round at Poppy Hills, Walnut girls Mustangs lost the first place trophy by three strokes to the other Mira Costa Mustangs. But with such a young team, they're sure to be back next year in an attempt to capture their first state title. Despite their second place finish, the team won its second straight Eastern Division CIF section title and its second straight Southern Section team title. The team will take the rest of the week off and start practicing next Monday for next year's championship. Don't be late, girls!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Read all about it at the San Gabriel Valley Tribune article: Walnut finishes second in CIF State golf finals.
Walnut girls golf team will attempt to qualify for the state championship on Thursday at Goose Creek Golf Course in Corona. Senior Allison Chang, Junior Annabelle Chang, and Catherine Yu sophomores Katherine Muzi, and Trussy Li along with freshman Abigail Wiranatha will do their best to lead Walnut back to the State Championship for the second time in three years. Only the top three teams will qualify to go to Pebble Beach. They will be playing against the top two teams from San Diego, the top three teams from LA City, and the top three teams from the Fresno area along with San Marino High School, Palm Desert High School, and Mira Costa High School. If the team continues to play the way they did, when they won the CIF Championship and the Southern Section Championship, they will have a very good chance to qualify.
Read all about it at San Gabriel Valley Tribune article: Walnut takes second to advance to CIF State finals
Repeat CIF Champions
Congratulations to the Walnut girls' golf team as they won their second consecutive CIF championship yesterday (11/2/2015) at Jurupa Hills. The team was led by Princeton bound senior Alison Chang's one-under par 70, followed by league champion sophomore Katherine Muzi's 71 and sophomore Trussy Li's 71. The team seems to be rounding into shape just at the right time. On Thursday, they will play at Western Hills Country Club in the first round of the state qualifying. Of the 21 teams that were there, Walnut was the only team that had all its players shoot in the 70s; Keisha Lugito 75, Anabelle Chang and Abigail Wiranatha 77. If they continue to play like they did today, they should be able to advance to the next stage. They will face off against the 12 best teams in the southern section, with the top four advancing to the final stage of state qualifying at Goose Creek on Thursday, November 12.
See result at CIF-SS 2015 Eastern Division Team Championship