Ben Kern tees off on the 15th hole on Wednesday, June19, 2002 at The Links at Continental Ranch during the Junior World Qualifying golf tournament on June 19, 2002. Photo by Jim Davis / Arizona Daily Star

Jim Davis / Arizona Daily Star

Kern, the son of seven-time Tucson City Amateur champion Jeff Kern, won going away, by 5 strokes, shooting a 31 on the front nine the final day. Kern played at Kansas State. 

Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.