Kirkland junior earns inaugural championship at Ryan Moore event

Updated: August 1, 2013

Frank Garber of Kirkland, Wash., shot a 3-under-par 67 in the final round to claim the championship title at the AJGA’s Ryan Moore Junior Championship at Oakbrook in Tacoma.

In the Girls Division, Ashley Fitzgibbons of Sammamish, Wash., won her first AJGA event with a final-round -3-under-par 207.

Garber carded three birdies on Nos. 2, 5 and 8 to shoot a front-nine 3-under-par 32. He tallied an even-par 35 on the back nine, finishing the round at 3-under-par 67 for a tournament total 4-under-par 206. The win is Garber’s first top finish at an AJGA event.

Gregory Gildea of Lakewood, Wash., finished in second place with a tournament total 3-under-par 207. RJ Manke of Lakewood, Wash., took third place with a tournament total 2-under-par 208. In fourth place, Jefferson Kao of Walnut, Calif., shot a tournament total 1-under-par 209.