Tim Hogarth of Northridge rallied from five strokes down in the final round to capture the 102nd Los Angeles City Championship, winning the title for a record ninth time by one stroke over three players on the Harding golf.lacity.org/course_harding and Wilson golf.lacity.org/course_wilson courses in Griffith Park.
Hogarth, the 1996 U.S. Amateur Public Links champion, posted a score of 66-73-71-67—277, 11-under par, while defending champion Damon Krause of Los Angeles, who led much of the way, finished at 64-70-71-73—278 to tie for second with Austin Fox of Folsom, who totaled 75-64-68-71—278, and Sam Choi of Anaheim, who wound up at 71-70-69-68—278.
Blake Brothers of San Juan Capistrano was fifth at 70-67-73-71—281, followed by Erick Liscio of Temecula at 70-69-71-72—282, Devin Schafer of Burbank at 69-72-71-71—283, and Ryan Kyaw of Chatsworth at 75-70-71-70—286.
Chuck Ruiz of Santa Clarita shot 71-74-74-69—288 to tie for ninth with Tongun Lako LoSarah of Upland, who came in at 72-69-73-74—288.
Bryan Banks captured A Flight with a net score of 66-73—139, followed by Jeff Ortiz at 71-70—141, Reggie Casasola at 74-69—143, Charon Arnold at 72-72—144 and Justin Hannah at 68-77—145.
Erwin Ripoll shot 68-73—141 to tie for first in B Flight with Keith Shill, who totaled 69-72—141, while Eric Yn was third at 69-73—142, followed by Matthew Senna at 69-75—144 and Matt Soule at 69-77—146.
Karl Kaul took C Flight with a score of 66-69—135, followed by Campbell MacDonald at 70-66—136 and James Moylan at 69-69—138, while Jerry Piro totaled 73-70—143 to tie for fourth with Kiran Mistry, who wound up at 69-74—143.
Ron Tom claimed D Flight with a score of 65-68—133, followed by Frank Anderson at 64-74—138, while Miles Basurto shot 69-72—141 to tie for third with Peter Griffes, who came in at 73-68—141, and Larry Cloud was fifth at 77-75—142.
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