Junior golfer Chou works on her game wherever she goes

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Megan Chou watches her drive at last week’s Alison Lee Championship. She tied for 16th place.

When Megan Chou goes on vacation, she almost always brings something that won’t fit in the overhead compartment – her golf bag. The Los Altos resident said she took her clubs on family trips to Hawaii and Japan this summer.

For Chou – one of the top junior golfers in the area – a vacation just isn’t a vacation without at least one round of golf. So even on last month’s 10-day trip to Japan to visit relatives, Chou managed to sneak in 18 holes and hit the driving range.

Hills golfer Edan ties for 10th place in his age group at major tourney

Edan Cui of Los Altos Hills tied for 10th place in his age group at the 2018 U.S Kids Golf World Championship, held Aug. 2-4 in North Carolina.

Edan shot an even-par 144 over two rounds at the Talamore Golf Club, tying two other golfers for 10th in the Boys 11 division. There were 170 players in the field.

Dinsmore leads trio of locals at ACDS event

Three local golfers finished among the top 40 in the boys division of the ACDS Junior Championship, held July 16-18 at San Jose Country Club.

Los Altos Hills resident Tyson Dinsmore tied two other golfers for 19th place with a 4-over-par 214, while Los Altos residents Seth Pope and Carlos Arieta Winsett tied for 33rd (8-over-par 218) and 38th (11-over-par 221), respectively.

Wins keep coming for young golfer Edan

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Edan Cui competes at last month’s California State Invitational in Downey. He won his division for the second year in a row.

Entering sixth grade, Edan Cui is building a reputation for being an adept closer on the golf course.

While many of his 53 tournament wins weren’t close – the Los Altos Hills resident dominated from the start – others required him to make big shots down the stretch when threatened.

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