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Palm Desert Boys Golf forfeits golf championship

Palm Desert High School has self-reported a violaƟon of CIF-SS bylaws and will forfeit the 2022 CIF Southern Section-Ford Division 1 Boys Team Golf title.

CIF-SS bylaws 504.M and 2212 state: In order to provide at least one day of respite from involvement in interscholastic athletics each week, no interscholastic games or practices of any kind are to be held on Sunday.

Page 27 of the CIF Southern Section Boys Golf Playoff Bulletin states the following: No practice or instruction from the school coach of any type (team or individual) may be conducted on Sunday. What constitutes organized practice?

Organized practice shall be interpreted as meaning the association of a coach with team members for the purpose of learning or practicing the skills of golf.

Corona del Mar will now claim the divisional title. Servite becomes runner-up.

This article was released by CIF Southern Section.