High school golf: CDO junior wins state title in playoff

2011-10-29T22:00:00Z High school golf: CDO junior wins state title in playoffBy Daniel Berk, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
October 29, 2011 10:00 pm  • 

Jaime Waltmire's heels were on the edge of a sand trap on the third hole, and the pin was a good 255 yards away.

Playing Glendale Cactus' Kale Davidson on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff, the CDO junior had two options.

He could lay up on the fairway like Davidson, leaving a decently long third shot or go for the green.

He went for it.

Waltmire blasted a 5-wood and saw his ball blow by Davidson's and land just short of the green. After a short chip, Waltmire birdied the par-5 third and held off Davidson, who parred, to claim the Division II state championship at Randolph North with a two-day, 2-under score of 142.

 

Read this entire story in Sunday's Arizona Daily Star.

 

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