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.

LA's Inkster comes in second at U.S. Senior Women's Open

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Juli Inkster hits a shot on the 16th hole during Sunday’s final round of the 2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Open at Chicago Golf Club.

Los Altos resident Juli Inkster finished second at the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open, held last weekend at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill., earning $108,000.

Inkster entered Sunday’s final round five strokes behind leader Laura Davies, who doubled her advantage by day’s end. Davies shot a 16-under-par 276 for the tournament; Inkster shot a 6-under 286, two strokes ahead of third-place finisher Trish Johnson.

After nearly quitting pro golf, Kim keeps her dream on course

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Lauren Kim, a Stanford University graduate from Los Altos, is on the LPGA Tour. Almost a year ago, she nearly quit pro golf.

It’s been nearly a year since Lauren Kim contemplated giving up golf – at least professionally.

The Los Altos native had finished her round at a tournament in Sioux Falls, S.D., when she got the call every competitive golfer dreads: She had been disqualified.

Inkster to play in U.S. Senior Women's Open this weekend

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Juli Inkster of Los Altos is set to play in this weekend’s U.S. Senior Women’s Open at Chicago Golf Club.

Los Altos resident Juli Inkster has committed to play in the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open, scheduled Thursday through Sunday at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill.

A member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, Inkster was the second woman in LPGA history to complete the modern-day LPGA Career Grand Slam.

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