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HANOVERTON OH- United High School’s senior golfer, Mati Zines, has proven to be a force to be reckoned with on the golf course. Zines has consistently demonstrated remarkable skill and determination, amassing a remarkable collection of achievements throughout her high school career.

In 2022, Zines showcased her exceptional talent with a series of achievements that set the tone for her future success. Notably, she clinched the title of Sectional Champion at Pine Lakes and District Champion at Sable Creek. Zines’ prowess was evident as she secured the 11th spot in the State Finals held at OSU Grey, further cementing her reputation as a rising golf star. Not content with these laurels, she set school records for both 18-hole and 9-hole games, underlining her commitment to excellence.

The following year, in 2023, Zines continued to shine, amassing an impressive seven tournament wins and securing top-three finishes in five additional events. Her dominance was undeniable as she clinched the Greatest Golfer of the Valley long drive championship, a testament to her power on the course. Zines’ unwavering dedication led to further school records, with an astounding 31 for 9 holes and a new team record for both 18-hole and 9-hole games.

However, Zines’ achievements extend beyond high school tournaments. During the Women’s Adult Open Division tournament at Millcreek, she achieved a personal best with a remarkable score of 72. Her remarkable consistency and growth did not go unnoticed, as she announced his verbal commitment to Youngstown State for 2024, signaling a bright future ahead.

Mati Zines’ impact on the golfing world is undeniable. Her dedication, remarkable skill, and consistently outstanding performances have solidified her legacy at United High School. As she prepares to embark on the next chapter of his golfing journey, it’s clear that Zines will continue to leave an indelible mark on the sport she’s mastered.


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HANOVERTON OH- United golf is a fairly new program, but boy has it seen a ton of success in a small period of time. One of the headliners in the program this season is junior Mati Zines. Mati had had a career full of accolades, but this year especially she is racking in the ribbons. Here are just a few of her accomplishments so far in her career at United.

1)      1st Girls District qualifier
2)      18 hole record 87 (broke 2022)
3)      9 hole record 40 (broke 2022)
4)      All EOAC boys team
5)      Greatest Golfer of the Valley Championship Qualifier
6)      Greatest Golfer of the Valley Par 3 and Long drive finalist

1)      18 hole school record 79
2)      9 hole school record 1 over 37
3)      1st place Mahoning Valley Girls invitational @ Salem Hills
4)      T2 – Alliance Girls invitational @ Alliance CC
5)      1st place Squaw Creek Greatest Golfer of the Valley qualifier
6)      1st place Tam O Shanter Greatest Golfer of the Valley Qualifier
7)      2nd Place Salem Hills Greatest Golfer of the Valley Qualifier
8)      18 hole average = 83.1
9)      9 hole average = 38.1
10)   Greatest Golfer of the Valley Long Drive and Par 3 finalist. (par 3) – 2nd place finish.


Mati was kind enough to join YSN’s Running Point this week to talk about her career. She joined Amill Creek PGA Golf Professional Brian Tolnar, Richie Juliano, and Anthony Hartwig and talked about the lessons she’s learned through golf, her favorite clubs, and much more! Check out the first United Golf Player Profile only on YSN!

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