Antonelli could extend hot streak on home course |

Antonelli could extend hot streak on home course

Silt’s Luke Antonelli is on a roll.

On Wednesday the Rifle High School graduate won the Colorado Golf Association State Boys’ Stroke Play Championship at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver, and last weekend he set a course record of 62 on his home links in the club championship tournament at Rifle Creek Golf Course.

This weekend he will see if he can extend his hot streak at the CGA West Chapter Championship, also held at Rifle Creek.

The West Chapter Championship begins today with the pro-am starting at 1 a.m.The two-day amateur tournament kicks off Saturday with tee times starting at 7:30 a.m.

Many of the top amateurs in the state will be participating, and Antonelli will have his hands full trying to keep pace. Rifle Creek head pro Steve LeDonne said 50 of the players entered in the tournament boast a handicap of of two or better, with a number of Eastern Slope golfers making the trip.

Along with Antonelli, other local players to watch are Roger Walters, Doug Choate and Bob Campiglia.

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