Las Vegan wins division at U.S. Kids golf championship

Las Vegan Veronica Joels carded a 6-under-par 210 over 54 holes to win the Girls 13 division at the U.S. Kids Gold Teen World Championship last month.

The event took place in Pinehurst, N.C., from July 25 through 27.

More than 500 players from 30 countries between the ages of 13 and 18 competed, with champions crowned in six age divisions for boys and girls.

Joels finished under par in all three rounds to win by three strokes.