Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Luke Tichi excelling on golf course, trails

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Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Luke Tichi excelling on golf course, trails

Durango junior impresses while juggling two sports and school
Luke Tichi of Durango High School tees off on Tuesday during the Dalton Ranch Invitational. Tichi has balanced golf and cross-country this season while excelling at both for the Demons.
Behind the scenes

Do you have a nickname?: “Tichi”

Who is your favorite athlete?: Rory McIlroy for golf and Eliud Kipchoge for running

What is your favorite sports movie?: “McFarland, USA”

What is your favorite song?: “The River” by Sam Garrett

What is your dream car?: An Audi

If you could have any superpower, what would you pick?: To not ever be tired because then you’ve got 12 extra hours every day. I’m always energetic.

If you could take a trip anywhere in the world, where would you go?: Somewhere more remote in Europe, like Ireland.

What is your favorite local restaurant?: Rice Monkey

What is your favorite outdoor activity?: Hiking Hogsback

What teacher has had the greatest impact on you?: My eighth-grade math teacher, Mr. Andrew Dejong.

What is your favorite book?: “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” by Kate DiCamillo

Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Luke Tichi excelling on golf course, trails

Luke Tichi of Durango High School tees off on Tuesday during the Dalton Ranch Invitational. Tichi has balanced golf and cross-country this season while excelling at both for the Demons.

Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Luke Tichi excelling on golf course, trails

Luke Tichi of Durango High School was the low Demons at Monday’s tournament at Hillcrest Golf Club. He shot 2-under-par on the back nine with three birdies on his scorecard.

Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Luke Tichi excelling on golf course, trails

Luke Tichi of Durango High hits over a water hazard on Tuesday during the Dalton Ranch Invitational.
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