San Diego youth golfer advances to in Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Eight area golfers, four boys and four girls, were crowned as National Finalists and earned an invitation to compete in the seventh Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, on Sunday, April 5, 2020, prior to the start of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.

The of the golfers are from San Diego County, including Lucy Yuan of San Diego. Yuan played and won a San Diego Junior Golf Association pairs tournament at Torrey Pines, which she said warmed her up for a solid afternoon performance. Of returning to Augusta National, Yuan said, “I really want to be on that golf course again. It was a magical feeling out there. That grass is so green, so perfect.”

The other two from San Diego are Jessica Hudson, San Marcos and Sofina Firouzi, Rancho Santa Fe.

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