YOUTH GOLF: SVEC’S BANKS COMPETES IN STATE AMATEUR
(2022-08-01)Tioga County Sports Report
HORSEHEADS — SVEC boys golf standout Jacob Banks competed in the 2022 NYS Boys’ & Girls’ Junior Amateur Championship at Soaring Eagles Golf Course here last week.
The rising senior placed 50th in a field of 75 competitors in the Boys’ 15-18 age division with a two-day total of 159 on the par-71 layout.
Banks shot a 6-over 78 on Tuesday and was tied for 50th. He carded an 81 on Wednesday and remained tied for 50th.
Jack Berl of Victor captured the medalist honor with a 1-under 141.
In early June, Banks wrapped up his high school season at the NYSPHSAA Boys’ Golf Championships at Mark Twain Golf Course in Elmira posting a two-day score of 166 and finishing 69th in the state in a field of 99 golfers.
PHOTOS BY BRIAN FEES.
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