Jason Fan, Arnold Lee Jr. and Joon Ho Kim finished in a three-way tie at 32 points over 18 holes on the New Course at Fanling. Fan finally claimed the overall boy’s title by countback. Jasmine Kwan notched an impressive 30 gross points on her way to a comprehensive victory in the overall girl’s division, 7 points more than runner-up Chloris Lee (23 points).
The long-running championship, which is open to junior golfers aged seven through 17, is named after the late Albert KW Lai, who in 1995 generously donated HK$1 million to the development of junior golf in Hong Kong.
July’s crammed schedule also featured the 2018 HKGA July Stableford Tournament at the Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club. Derik Leung won the Men’s Gross division with 30 points over 18 holes, just 1 point over Jonathan Brock and Jonathan Lee, tied 2nd with 29 points. Jasmine Kwan is the winner of the Ladies Gross division with 34 points, completed her July double a week later at the Albert Lai Championship as above. Stephanie Wong took home the runner-up prize with 33 points.