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Slatton wins junior golf championship at Myrtle Beach
Lauren Slatton, left, receives her first place award for girls 13 and under in the second annual Stars and Stripes Jr. Classic July 1-2, at Myrtle Beach.

On Saturday, July 1, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Myrtle Beach for the 2nd annual Stars and Stripes Jr. Classic at the World Tour golf course.
The golfers fought through a windy Saturday to find sun and lower scores on Sunday. Overall, the players had a great weekend competing not only on a regional level, but also against top international players.
Lauren Slatton from McMinnville is the girls 13 and under champion. Slatton claimed the title after a 95 Saturday and an 86 Sunday for a two-day total of 181. It was noted that Slatton displayed tremendous fortitude while trekking through the difficult course layout.