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Jacob Oaks Birdies Final 4 Holes to Win T-O Jr Title

Jacob Oaks of Ardmore, Oklahoma birdied his final four holes on his way to a 3-under 69 in the final round to clinch the Texas-Oklahoma Junior Golf Tournament Boys' Open Championship.

Oaks led from the end of the second round through the end of the tournament, trailing only after a 1st-round 72 that put him two shots behind Stratton Nolen.

Nolen, from Austin, finished in second place for the second straight year at the T-O, but at just 16 he still has two more chances at the title. He finished with a 1-over 73 for a 2-over 288 overall.

Nolen was playing in honor of his best friend, Blaine Smith of Wichita Falls, who died of Muscular Dystrophy last year.

Through sponsorships and donations, he pledged $229.75 for each birdie he made during the tournament to the MDA of Wichita Falls, and with 8 birdies on the week, he made $1,838.

He will continue collecting "Birdies 4 Blaine" at three more tournaments this summer: The HP Byron Nelson Junior, the Firecracker Amateur Championship, and the AJGA Valero Texas Open Junior.

For more information on his efforts, click here.

Here are results for other players with Texoma ties:

3. Derek Oland, McKinney (Committed to MSU): 70-292 +6
5. Cullen Stahl, Lawton: 75-297 +11
11. Matt Porter, Seymour: 78-306 +20
T32. Derrick Whitecotton, Frisco (Formerly of Electra): 77-315 +29
34. Weston Ward, Lawton: 79-316 +30
35. Blake Posey, Iowa Park: 81-317 +31

For the full scoreboard for the 2011 T-O Junior Golf Tournament, click here.

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