Gore Wins SoCal Open

Jason Gore of Valencia shot 2-under-par 70 in the final round to win the Southern California Open by one stroke over Stephen Gangluff of Carlsbad at Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point.

Gore, who claimed his 12th professional victory including the 2005 84 Lumber Classic on the PGA Tour, birdied three of his first seven holes in the final round and held on despite two bogeys on the back nine to finish at 63-72-68–203.

Galgluff, who has won three times on the Canadian Tour, posted a score of 67-69-68–204, including a birdie on the par-5 final hole, where Gore wrapped up his victory with a par.

Jarin Todd of Carlsbad shot 68-70-68–206 and tied for third with Dino Giacomazzi of Chandler, Ariz., who finished at 67-69-70–206, and Austyn Karle of Scottsdale, Ariz., who came in at 71-64-71–206.

John Ellis of San Jose, the 36-hole leader, wound up at 65-69-73–207 and tied for sixth with Christopher Cunningham of Milford, Mich., who posted a score of 71-66-70–207.

Amateur Jonah Texeira of Porter Ranch was tied for the lead with Gore before carding three bogeys and a double bogey in his last seven holes to wind up at 68-69-71–208 and tied for eighth with Kenny Pigman of Norco, who totaled 70-71-67–208.

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