2018 State Fair Junior Girls 12-18
21st California State Fair Junior Championship
August 25, 2017
Mather Golf Course
The weather was ideal with a light breeze and temperatures reaching the mid to low 80s. The event featured 19 girls in the 12-14 age division and 21 girls in the 15-18 age division. Play was from the purple (Mustang) tees at 5,257 yards, par 72.
The two girls divisions competed for the overall girls winner and for first, second and third position within their respective division. There was a two-person playoff to determine the overall girls champion with two low scores of 68. The playoff started on hole one. Both players three-putted for bogey on the first hole. Anitra Khoth, age 16 from Stockton, won the playoff with a birdie on the second hole over Ellie Bushnell, age 13 from Granite Bay. Anitra is a two-time champion, having won in a three-way playoff in 2016.
Following is a summary of the results.
Overall Girls Champion
- Anitra Khoth, age 16, from Stockton – Won on the second playoff hole with a birdie 4
12-14 Girls Division
- First place with a 68 – Ellie Bushnell from Granite Bay
- Second place with 73 – Meghan Paracuelles from Folsom
- Third place with a 74 – Christine Yu from Folsom
15-18 Girls Division
- First place with 71 – Yewon Jang from Roseville
- Second place with 72 – Misa Church from Antioch
- Third place with a 73 – Savannah Wyrick from Folsom
Larry Glasmire, Tournament Director
21st State Fair Junior Championship, Girls 12-18