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Indian Springs Country Club Plays Host to Sixth Prep Tour Event of 2016

ATLANTIS, Fla. – Today, the South Florida PGA Junior Prep Tour presented by The Honda Classic held the sixth Prep Tour Event at Indian Springs Country Club. This event featured a field of 46 players aging from 9-16 years old. With tough weather conditions but good course conditions, seven individuals battled until the end to take home the win. Hollywood native Brett Moore took home the boys 9-10 age division with a 1-over par, 72. West Palm Beach native Michael Nardone took the boys 9-10 age division runner-up with a 3-over par 74. Boca Raton native Alex Heard took home the boys 11-12 age division with a 5-over par, 76. Boca Raton native Jack Kantowski was the runner-up for boys 11-12 age division with a 7-over par, 78. Boca Raton native Jack Kantowski took the runner-up spot in boys 11-12 age division with a 4-over par 76.  Naples native Myles Weeks won the boys 13-15 age division with a 6-over par 77.  Jupiter native Valdimir Dieffenbach was the runner-up for the boys 13-15 age division with a 9-over par 80. Palm City native Cooper Carmody captured the boys 16-18 age division with a 90. Weston native Alessandra Tabora-Lorenz captured the girls 9-10 age division with an 8-over par 78. Weston native Gabriela Sierra took home the runner-up spot in girls 9-10 age division with an 89. Coral Springs native Kelly Shanahan captured the girls 11-12 age division with a 9-over par 80. Port St. Lucie native Shannon Fitzpatrick was the runner-up for girls 11-12 age division with an 85. Delray Beach native Zoey Robinson won the girls 13-15 age division with an 89. Delray Beach native Amanda Harper took home runner-up in girls 13-15 age [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Michael Chesnover Receives 2016 Bobby Goodman Scholarship

Michael Chesnover has been named the 2016 Bobby Goodman Scholarship recipient.  The Bobby Goodman Scholarship is a $2,500 grant annually given to a high school senior or college student entering into his/her freshman or sophomore year of undergraduate studies whose parents or grandparents either work in or are retired from the golf industry. The scholarship is named after PGA Professional Bobby Goodman, who is recognized for his numerous contributions to the game of golf at all levels. Michael’s father, Michael Chesnover is a PGA Assistant Professional at Kensington Golf and Country Club in Naples, Florida. A graduate from Fort Myers High School, Michael has excelled at balancing academics, athletics and extracurricular activities. His GPA was in the top 9% in the district and he accumulated over 250 hours of community service throughout his high school career. Michael was a 4-year member of the varsity golf team in high school and was captain his junior and senior years. Some of the extra activities he participated in included: National Honors Society, Humanity Club and the Newspaper. Richard Erick, PGA Director of Golf at Kensington Golf and Country Club describes Michael as having “a very strong work ethic both in his commitment to school work as well as his employment and charity work.” He also describes Michael as “honest and trustworthy”. In the fall, Michael will attend Florida State University and will study finance and accounting. Congratulations to Michael and we look forward to seeing what his future holds.

By | July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Biltmore Golf Course Plays Host to Fourth Prep Tour Event of 2016

ATLANTIS, Fla. – Today, the South Florida PGA Junior Prep Tour presented by The Honda Classic held the fourth Prep Tour Event at the Biltmore Golf Course in Coral Gables.  This event featured a field of 42 players aging from 9-16 years old. With challenging weather conditions but great course conditions, seven individuals went home with a win. Weston native Mateo Gray captured the boys 9-10 age division with a 6-over par 77. West Palm Beach native Michael Nardone took runner-up in the boys 9-10 age division with a 10-over par 81. Boynton Beach native Maximilian Jelinek took home the boys 11-12 age division with a 7-over par round of 78. West Palm Beach native Townsend Childress took the runner-up spot in boys 11-12 age division with a 14-over par 85.  Boca Raton native Bradley Hoppenstein won the boys 13-15 age division with a 9-over par 80.  Jupiter native Riley Banker was the runner-up for the boys 13-15 age division in a scorecard playoff with a 10-over par 81. Miami native Joel Garcia-Lee captured the boys 16-18 age division with a 7-over par round of 78 Weston native Alessandra Tabora Lorenz captured the girls 9-10 age division with a 12-over par 83. Weston native Gabriela Sierra took home the runner-up spot in girls 9-10 age division with a 15-over par 86. Coral Springs native Kayla Holden won the girls 13-15 age division with a 14-over par 85. Palm Beach Gardens native Amanda Harper took home runner-up in girls 13-15 age division with a 95. Miami native Ally Jackman captured the girls 16-18 age division with a 94. Click here for full results. The South Florida PGA Junior Prep Tour is proudly presented by The Honda [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|0 Comments