Illini Recruits Capture Points Junior Golf Titles

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University of Illinois recruit Luke Armbrust of Wheaton fired a 2-under-par 70 and to win the D.A. Points Junior Golf Open by one shot at the Pekin Country Club on Thursday.

Armbrust finished the 54-hole tournament at 4-under-par, one shot ahead of Edwardsville’s Ben Tyrrell, an Illinois State recruit.

Illinois recruit Kornkamol Sukaree of Taiwan easily won the girls division at the American Junior Golf Association event. Powered by her 65 on Wednesday, Sukaree coasted to an 11-stroke win.

She shot a final round 70.

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