Junior golfers winning on tour

A pair of local golfers were among the leaders in a field of more than 70 who took part in the Maple Leaf Junior Tour event...

Cecile Kwon of Maple Ridge tees off on the first hole during the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour at Swan-E-Set Bay Resort on Saturday. She finished tied for second.

Cecile Kwon of Maple Ridge tees off on the first hole during the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour at Swan-E-Set Bay Resort on Saturday. She finished tied for second.

A pair of local golfers were among the leaders in a field of more than 70 who took part in the Maple Leaf Junior Tour event at Swan-e-Set Bay Resort in Pitt Meadows over the weekend.

In the girls division, 13-year old Tiffany Kong shot 78-74 (152) to win by four strokes over second-place finishers Annie Songeun Lee, 18, of Surrey (80-76-156) and Cecile Kwon, 14, of Maple Ridge, (76-80-156).

“Cecile and Annie are great competitors and golfers – it was a very close competition.” said Kong. “This is my first MJT win and I feel very proud of myself.”

In the junior boys division Ryan Hunt, 19, finished fourth, shooting 76-77-153. It was won by Coquitlam’s Shayne LaRochelle, who shot 148.

Alex Park of Vancouver won the Juvenile Boys (age 15-16) title with scores of 80-73-153.

Isaac Lee, 14, of Coquitlam and a Swan-e-Set member, won the bantam boys class, shooting 74-76-150.

Hunt was the winner of the skills competition in his age class, while Lee won the bantam boys skills event. Daniel Hyun, a Swan-e-Set member from Langley, won the juvenile boys long drive competition.