Doyle siblings forces on courses

La Jolla’s Ben Doyle finished fifth in the 13-14-year-old division of the Calloway Junior World Golf Championships held last week around San Diego scores were 69, 75, 72 for the three days at Riverwalk Golf Course.

Not to be outdone, his sister Taylor, finished second in the Los Angeles County Women’s Amatuer golf championship on July 18. A LJHS grad now attending the University of Colorado on a golf scholarship, was recognized as an Academic All Big 12 as a sophomore last semester.

After winning Junior World championship as a 7-year-old and a second place finish the next year, Ben has placed sixth or better in every age group of this world junior golf championship. There were 151 boys competing in Ben’s age group this year. In 2003 and 2007 he won the U.S. Kids World Championshps. He will be a freshman at La Jolla High in the fall and is looking forward to playing on the golf team.