Sports

Arlington's Allen is runner-up at state tourney

Anthony Allen at Everett Golf and Country Club. - Courtesy Photo
Anthony Allen at Everett Golf and Country Club.
— image credit: Courtesy Photo

ARLINGTON — Anthony Allen has gotten used to playing in Washington Junior Golf Association state tournaments.

His experience from seven state tournaments showed, July 30 as he finished runner-up, shooting an even-par 216 over three days at Everett Golf and Country Club, and Legion Memorial Golf Course.

“I struck the ball pretty well, but even when I didn’t, I was able to go up-and-down to stay in it,” Allen said.

Allen, who made the WIAA state tournament for Arlington High School as a freshman in 2010, has credited his solid play to working on his short game during the past year.

Finishing in first was Frank Olav Garber, who won by one stroke. Allen and Garber have been competing with one another in WJGA play for a number of years.

Our Mobile Apps

Community Events, April 2014

Add an Event
We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Apr 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.