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Miller and Marcelino Capture Challenge Tour Event #8
David Miller of Davie, FL had a breakout week. Miller, who had two victories on the Prep Tour in 2017, managed to capture his first Challenge Tour victory this week. Miller opened round one with a 1-under par 70 to take the round one lead in the boys’ division. Miller finished with a final round 74 to capture the boys’ overall title by one stroke. Jackson Langer of Coral Gables, FL took home the boys’ 13-15 age division, while Kody Finn of Parkland, FL, who fired a final round 68, took home the boys’ 16-18 age division. Victor Herrera captured the boys’ 11-12 age division after rounds of 74-71.
Erin Marcelino of Plantation, FL captured her first Challenge Tour victory this week. Marcelino fired an opening round 80 to find herself two strokes off the lead. Marcelino fired a final round 72 to capture the girls’ overall title by one stroke. Daria Korovina of Pompano Beach, FL took home the girls’ 13-15 age division, while Makenna Brown of Boca Raton, FL took home the girls’ 16-18 age division. Sara Davey of Fort Lauderdale, FL took home the girls’ 11-12 age division.
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The SFPGA Junior Tour presented by The Honda Classic is a membership-based tour open to boys and girls ages 11-18 in South Florida with the aspirations and skill levels to compete at the High School and Collegiate level and features some of South Florida's most talented junior golfers. The Junior Tour offers twenty-nine two day championship events for junior golfers in South Florida. The 29 events are divided between the Championship Tour, an invitational tour featuring extended yardages, and the Challenge Tour.
The South Florida PGA Junior Tour is proudly presented by The Honda Classic and supported by Don Law Golf Academy, Junior.Golf, Precision Pro Golf, Florida Institute of Performance, The Boca Raton Regional Hospital Championship, SACSN, Palm Beach County Sports Commission, Pukka, The Men’s Fun Group at Mirasol, and Titleist.
The South Florida PGA Junior Tour, run under the South Florida PGA Foundation, is committed to its mission of keeping membership and tournament-related costs low while providing first-class quality golf at twenty-nine championship courses throughout South Florida over the course of the entire Junior Tour season.