dK Cactus Call: Tucson Turf and Mackenzie McRee - Tucson News Now

dK Cactus Call: Tucson Turf and Mackenzie McRee

Mackenzie Mcree scored a seven on chipping at Drive, Chip and Putt (Photos courtesy: The Golf Channel and Tucson Turf) Mackenzie Mcree scored a seven on chipping at Drive, Chip and Putt (Photos courtesy: The Golf Channel and Tucson Turf)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Turf is bringing another 1st place trophy back to the desert.

The youth football club won the Indiana Regional of the Pylon 7-on-7 National Championship Series this weekend.

Tucson Turf went 8-0 to take the title.

It’s the second Pylon 7-on-7 event the group from Marana has won this year.

They took the Pylon’s Las Vegas event in February and are the reigning Pylon 7-on-7 national champions.

Tucson Turf also this year won the NFL Flag national championship in both the girls and boys 13-14-year old divisions.

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Makenzie McRee finished seventh Sunday in the girls 14-15 division at the PGA’s Drive, Chip and Putt national finals at Augusta National.

The 8th grader from Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic School had qualified for the event by winning the Southern California regional last fall.

McRee received scores of seven (chip), three (drive) and two (putt) for a final score of 12.

Katherine Schuster won the event with a score of 24.5.

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David Kelly awards a Cactus Call to an athlete/s with local ties who has shown an extraordinary performance in the world of sports and a Cat Call to an athlete/s who has shown an extraordinary performance in the world of sports and is an alumni of the UA Athletics program.

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