Tigard golfer wins title at Peter Jacobsen Junior event

Updated: June 29, 2010

Nigel Lett or Tigard, Ore. survived 4 consecutive bogeys on the ninth through twelfth holes but was still able to shoot a 2-under par round for the day and finish at 8-under par 66-70–136, just barely holding off both Sulman Raza of Eugene, Ore. and Zach Foushee of West Linn, Ore. to take the Junior (16-17) Division title at the Peter Jacobsen Junior Challenge at Emerald Valley Golf Course. With his win, he also qualified to compete in the prestigious 2010 Callaway Junior World Championship, July 12-16 at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif.

In the Girls (15-17) Division, Ashlee Pickerell of Salem, Ore. scored an even-par 72 and finished at 76-72–148 to win.