Tom Katsenes and Michelle Nguyen take top honors at Tempe City Junior Championship

Left to Right: Boston Richardson, Andrew Stineman, Trey Sendler, Tom Katsenes

Tom Katsenes of Scottsdale came away with a victory after edging out Mesa’s Trey Sendler and Scottsdale’s Andrew Stineman by two shots at Ken McDonald Golf Course during the Tempe City Junior Championship held August 4. 

Katsenes, who finished regulation play at 35-34—69 (-3), notched his fifth victory of the season. So far this year, Katsenes has walked away with wins at the Desert Mashie Spring Championship, the Antigua Milt Coggins AZ Junior Stroke Play, the Thunderbird Junior Classic and the PING Arizona Junior Masters.


Michelle Nguyen of Phoenix clinched the girl’s title over Scottsdale’s Katie Wilson. Both fired solid rounds – Nguyen with a two-over-par 75 and Wilson with a four-over-par 77. The Tempe City Jr. Championship is Nguyen’s first win after three top-5 finishes earlier this season.