Playing for Pinehurst
First photo: Ben Cafferio tees off on Maui Country Club’s 10th hole on his way to winning the boys 13-14 division at the U.S. Kids Golf Championship on Saturday. The event was the finale of the Maui Local Tour for boys and girls ages 5-14. Based on season scores, Cafferio, Dillon Jonke, Reagan James Miles, Case Ralar, Lakota Lee and Hazel Peters all qualified for the national tournament, set for July 30-Aug. 1 at Pinehurst in North Carolina. Second photo: Boys 11 champion Ralar watches his tee shot on No. 10. Third photo: Miles, runner-up in the boys 13-14 division, follows through on his tee shot on No. 10. Fourth photo: Boys 10 champion Raiden Okita smiles after chipping close to the cup on the ninth green. For full results and more photos from the tournament, see Valley Isle Scoreboard.
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