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May 21, 2013

Stephens brings home Oklahoma Youth State Title

DUNCAN — After another impressive performance on the golf course this weekend, Caden Stephens can now call himself something every kid dreams to become: a state champion.

Competing at the 2013 U.S. Kids Golf Oklahoma State Championship Saturday and Sunday in Sapulpa, Stephens  took home first place, beating out eight other players in the eight-year old division.

En route to clinching the championship, Stephens shot a  four-over-par 76 with a 39 in the first round and a 37 on the tournament’s final day. The closest anyone came to challenging Stephens was the runner up, who finished seven strokes back with an eleven-over-par 83.

Stephens is no stranger to state and national competition, as he competed in the state tournament last season and finishing 14th out of more than 1,200 participants from around the world at last year’s U.S. Kids Golf World Championship.

Stephens was able to attend that tournament with funds raised at the first annual Team Caden Classic Scramble last year at the Twin Oaks Golf Course. The Stephens family will once again try to give him a chance to face the top youth golfers in the world at the tournament’s second installment on Saturday, June 1.

The 2nd Annual Team Caden Classic Scramble will again be hosted at the Twin Oaks Golf Course and will tee off at 8 a.m.. With proceeds going toward Caden making the trip to the world championship in Pinehurt, North Carolina, the event will include an entry fee of $50 per person or $200 per team. A free lunch will be provided for all participants.

There are still holes at the tournament looking for sponsors, with a $100 cost to sponsor a hole. For more information on the tournament, contact the Twin Oaks Golf Club at (580)-252-4714 or Sam Stephens at (580)-606-8174.

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