Jonathan De Los Reyes, a 19-year Antioch amateur golfer, is determined to someday play in the professional circuit.
He moved a step closer to that goal Sunday, Oct. 5, at Tracy Golf and Country Club, where he won the Tracy City Championship — his third title in a month.
The St. Mary’s College junior carded a six-under-par 138 during the two-day tournament with scores of 68 and 70.
He edged Tracy resident Jeff Poore by three strokes. Poore, who a week earlier had won the Tracy Golf and Country Club title, posted scores of 73 and 68 for a 141 total.
After playing two years on the St. Mary’s golf team, De Los Reyes is sitting out this year before returning to the team next year. In the meantime, he is remaining in competition by playing in — and winning — regional tournaments. Within the past month, he has captured titles in city tournaments in Concord, Antioch and now Tracy.
“I definitely want to be a professional golfer,” he said after completing Sunday’s final round. “I know it will take a lot of work, but I am confident I can do it.”
Senior gross-score winner in the Tracy City Championship was Bob Williams. The Tracy physician shot a 142 over the two days.
Senior low-net winner was Rodolfo Paez of Manteca, who finished with a 135 when subtracting his handicap from his gross score.
In all, 48 players competed in the annual tournament.
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