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LCC student Kento Yamawaki has big-time golf resume

LCC student Kento Yamawaki has big-time golf resume

For someone who claims that he’s not very “interesting,” rising La Costa Canyon senior golfer Kento Yamawaki has a summer schedule that most high schoolers would only dream about. The Encinitas resident, who has finished second, first and third at San Diego’s CIF Golf Championships in his first three years at the Carlsbad school, teed off on the “summer of 2018” by shooting the low score (66) at the U.S Junior Golf Qualifier hosted by Tucson Country Club, shortly after the LCC prep season had finished. That performance landed him a coveted slot in the July 16-21 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at the prestigious Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, NJ.—an event whose list of past...

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