Quitman’s Eli Walker wins Front 9 Tour President’s Day Classic

Eli Walker of Quitman High set a lofty goal at the beginning of the 2023 LHSAA prep golf season to win every tournament he entered. Following his season-opening entry in the President’s Day Junior Classic held at the Trails End Golf Course in Arcadia he’s one for one.

Battling cold and windy conditions, Walker fired a 7 over par round of 79 to outduel LSU commit Noah Williams of Benton High School and Carter Priestly of Airline High by one stroke to bring home the medalist title in the boy’s high school division.

Weston High representative Tayt Culpepper also turned in a fine effort to finish in a tie for fourth, shooting a nine-over par 81 along with Cason Toms of Benton High and Memphis Singleton from Sterlington.

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