Sacquitne tours Iowa courses
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 3:49 AM
Decorah sophomore Sam Sacquitne had a great summer on the links.
Decorah sophomore Sam Sacquitne spent his summer competing in seven golf tournaments throughout the state, taking first three times. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Sacquitne competed in seven golf events this summer, competing in the boys 14-15 year-old division.
Sacquitne's first event was the Junior Tour Kick Off June 7 at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. He shot a +8 to tie for sixth with an 80. He was the champion of the Eagle Junior Kick Off at Mason City, firing a +11 83 to get the win.
He competed in a two-day state qualifier for Big "I" Trusted Choice at Blue Top Ridge at Riverside June 25-26. He fired an 84 the first day and 76 the second for a 160, taking third.
June 15-16 was the Junior Tour Mid-Summer Classic at Briarwood Club of Ankeny. He carded an 81 the first day, then 74 the second for a 155. He finished 13th.
It was a championship day July 24 at Cedar Ridge Golf Club at the Cedar Ridge Junior eet. Sacquitne fired a +2, 74 to win the event. July 30 was the Iowa City Junior at Finkbine. He shot a 79.
The final event of the summer was the Pheasant Ridge Junior at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. Sacquitne improved his score by 10 strokes from earlier in the summer, fashioning a -2 to card a 70.
Sacquitne is the son of John and Ruth Ann Sacquitne of Decorah.