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Atlanta’s Sahish Reddy wins Drive, Chip and Putt title at Augusta National

NRI Pulse Staff Report

Atlanta, GA, May 1, 2019: Atlanta’s Sahish Reddy was one of eight junior golfers (4 boys and 4 girls) crowned at the sixth annual Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club on April 28, 2019.

Reddy won the male 10- and 11-year-old competition at the event, open to ages 7 to 15. Reddy and others qualified for the national event through 290 local qualifiers in all 50 states, followed by 57 sub-regional qualifiers and 10 regional qualifiers.

Conducted in partnership between the Masters Tournament, the PGA of America and the USGA, Drive, Chip and Putt is a free, nationwide youth golf development program open to boys and girls, ages 7-15, in four age categories.

Points were awarded in each individual skill category (drive, chip and putt), with the winner receiving 10 points, second 9 points, third 8 points, etc. The player with the most points following all three competitions was declared the overall winner of the age group.

Reddy made his victory with a 30-foot putt on Augusta National’s 18th green.

“Probably making the first 30-foot putt was my favorite moment,” Reddy said. “I am always going to remember that. I worked hard to come here and just putting on that green is such an accomplishment, so I feel great.”

The four female champions were: Angela Zhang of Bellevue, Washington (ages 7-9); Sophia Li of Fresh Meadows, New York (ages 10-11); Yana Wilson of Henderson, Nevada (ages 12-13); Nicole Gal of Oakville, Ontario (ages 14-15).

The four male champions were: Conner Ford of Mount Vernon, Kentucky (ages 7-9); Sahish Reddy of Duluth, Georgia (ages 10-11); Matthew Vital of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (ages 12-13); Treed Huang of Katy, Texas. (ages 14-15).

A total of 80 young golfers played in Augusta.

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