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Wycliffe Golf & Country Club Host Ninth Prep Tour Event of 2017!

Wellington, Fla. – Saturday, October 14th, the South Florida PGA Junior Prep Tour presented by The Honda Classic held the ninth Prep Tour Event of the 2017 season at Wycliffe Golf & Country Club on the west course. The field was comprised of 63 players aging from 9-18 ready for a great day until the storms rolled in and play was suspended. After a long delay featuring heavy rain, it was determined that the course was unplayable, and only those who had completed an entire nine were able to be scored.  Three of the six divisions competing in the event were awarded, while the others unfortunately were not.  Tristan Wieland of Jupiter took home the boys 9-10 age division with a 1-over par 36. Pembroke Pines native Eric Nguyen took home the runner-up spot in the boys 9-10 age division with a 2-over par 37. Pavel Anisimov of Port Saint Lucie captured the boys 11-12 age division with a 1-over par 38. Fort Lauderdale native Sam Davey took home the runner-up spot in the boys 11-12 age division with a 3-over par 40. Rachel Gomez of Pembroke Pines took home the girls 11-12 age division with a 4-over par 39. Hobe Sound native Morgan Pichler took home the runner-up spot in the girls 11-12 age division with a 5-over par 40. The tenth and final Prep Tour event of the season will be held November 12th at Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club at Old Trail. Click here for complete results The South Florida PGA Junior Prep Tour is proudly presented by The Honda Classic and supported by Antigua, Don Law Golf Academy, Florida Institute of Performance, Junior.Golf, Lipman, Palm Beach County Sports Commission, Pukka, Skimp, and [...]

By | 2017-10-14T19:20:06+00:00 October 14th, 2017|0 Comments

South Florida PGA 1st Annual High School Championship Event

BOYNTON BEACH, FL – Friday and Saturday, October 6th and 7th ten High School teams and sixteen individuals from all across south Florida comp eted in the 1st Annual South Florida PGA High School Championship presented by the Seminole Tribe supported by Titleist at Quail Ridge Country Club on the South Course. Great weather made for a wonderful event.  Within the event four competitions were administered crowning one Overall Boys Team Champion, one Overall Girls Team Champion, the Overall Individual Boy Champion, and the Overall Individual Girl Champion.   The team for Spanish River High in Boca Raton proved to be the strongest boys team in the field today capturing the overall boys title by firing an impressive 584.  The team was coached by Aaron Lampman and comprised golfers of Ryan Adams (146), Jack Braverman (149), Michael Checo (146), Adiraj Sibia (162), and Drew Steiner (143).  Drew Steiner of Spanish River also captured the Overall Individual Boys Champion title with his one under par two round total.  The Girls Overall Team Champion was The Benjamin School coached by Wesley Logsdon and comprised of  golfers Sarah Beqaj (145), Jenna Fonda (151), Sabrina Fonda (155), Hannah Foster (155) and Ava Marano (160) bringing their team total to 603.  Firing two impressive sub par rounds of 68 and 70 to capture the overall girls individual title was Jillian Bourdage.  Jillian was the South Florida PGA Junior Championship overall winner in 2015 representing South Florida at the national championship.  Scoring method in the team competition was comprised of the four best scores from round one and the four best scores from round two. This event was created in an effort to provide local high school golf programs with an opportunity [...]

By | 2017-10-07T20:03:39+00:00 October 7th, 2017|0 Comments

GITTENS AND NAKANO WIN POWER CRUNCH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

ATLANTIS, Fla. – This weekend, the South Florida PGA Junior Championship Tour presented by The Honda Classic held the Power Crunch Junior Championship on the Golden Palm Course at Trump National Doral.  The field featured many of South Florida’s top junior golfers.       Port St. Lucie native Daisuke Nakano has been a big name in Junior Golf in South Florida over the past few years.  Nakano, the 2016 South Florida PGA Championship Tour Player of the Year opened up round one with an even par-71.  Nakano was 3-under-par on his round before finishing with a triple bogey on his final hole during Saturday’s round.  Nakano found himself tied atop the leaderboard with Boynton Beach native Nicklas Staub heading into Sunday’s final round.  Nakano redeemed himself on the Golden Palm Course on Sunday after by a 4-under-par 67 to capture the overall boy’s championship by four strokes.  Nakano’s round featured 5 birdies to just one bogey.  Jupiter native Sabastian Nachilly took home the boy’s 13-15 age division are a solid weekend of 72-70 to finish at 1-under-par for the tournament.  Davie native Derek Li would take home the boy’s 16-18 age division.    Boynton Beach native Zora Gittens had a breakthrough weekend at Trump National Doral.  Gittens opened up round one with an even-par 71 to take the early lead in the girl’s division.  Doral native Skylee Shin put herself one stroke off Gittens lead after an opening round 1-over-par 71.  Gittens put together a great final round 4-over-par 76 to capture the overall girl’s title by one stroke over Shin.  Shin would capture the girl’s 13-15 age division, while West Palm Beach native Hannah Rizzolo would take home the girl’s 16-18 age division.  Click [...]

By | 2017-09-03T18:51:24+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|0 Comments
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