GOLF: Jonathan Walters & Alexandra Quihuis are top-ranked heading into playoffs

Jonathan Walters (Andy Morales/

OMNI Tucson National
Division II: Oct. 23-24
Division I: Oct. 30-31

First Round: Sonoran Course
Second Round: Catalina Course

First Round: Catalina Course
Second Round: Sonoran Course

The state championships for golf are less than two weeks away and lots can happen before the first golfer tees off on Monday, Oct. 23.

Tuesday, Oct. 17 was the last day a D-II team can practice at the OMNI Tucson National and that was also the last day for qualifying.

Saturday, Oct. 21 is the last day a D-I team can practice at the OMNI Tucson National and Oct. 24 is the last day for qualifying.

As of today (10/18) Canyon del Oro standout Jonathan Walters is the top-ranked boy regardless of division classification (IWR -3.129) and Salpointe’s Alexandra Quihuis (-0.962) is the top-ranked girl in Division II. Quihuis is third overall.


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at


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