Hawaii teen wins first event on mainland
Hawaii teenager Tadd Fujikawa has won for the first time on the
mainland with a nine-shot victory in the eGolf Professional Tour’s
Fujikawa closed with a 4-under 68 for a nine-shot victory in the
eGolf Tour Championship. He earned $25,000 and finished among the
top 20 on the mini-tour’s money list. That means the tour will pay
for his entry to Q-school on the PGA Tour.
Fujikawa, 19, turned pro with two years left in high school.
He first became known in 2006 as the youngest player at the time
to qualify for the U.S. Open at Winged Foot. A year later at age
16, he tied for 20th in the Sony Open on the PGA Tour.