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Tribune-Herald Athlete of the Week: Junior golfer Lacey Uchida

Lacey Uchida • golf

It’s not just that the Waiakea freshman won her age group Sunday at the Kiahuna Junior Classic on Kauai, but how she won it.

Uchida carded a 1-under 69 in the first round Saturday, making her the only player in any age group at the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association event to score under par.

At 145, Uchida carded a six-stroke victory.

5 questions

Favorite food: Pepperoni pizza

Favorite song: “Glorious,” by Macklemore

Favorite sports role model: Marcus Mariota

What makes you happy: Golfing and being around my friends

Favorite cartoon character: Pluto

 

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