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Five Junior Golfers Claim Victory at Championship Tour Event #5
April 8th 2018 - ATLANTIS, Fla. – This weekend, the South Florida PGA Junior Championship Tour presented by The Honda Classic held Championship Tour Event #3 at Lost City Golf Club in Atlantis, FL. After high winds in the opening round tested everyone’s skills, Sunday’s final round was washed out after strong storms rendered the golf course unplayable. |
Nicholas Estrada of Lake Worth, FL fired a two-under par 70 to capture the overall boy’s title. Estrada’s round featured four birdies to just two bogies. Lake Worth resident Tyler Stachkunas took home the boy’s 13-15 age division after a round of 72. Jupiter resident Troy Stribling took home the boy’s 16-18 age division after a round of one-under par 71.
After round one, four girl’s found themselves tied at the top of the leaderboard. After Sunday’s final round was canceled all four girls were crowned Champions. Nicole Cee of Port St. Lucie, Isabel Herrera of Wellington, Jenna Fonda of Wellington, and Amelie Alcantara of Plantation each fired rounds of two-over par 74 to capture the overall girl’s title. Skylee Shin of Doral took home the girl’s 13-15 age division, while Brianna Farrell took home the girl’s 16-18 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, The Boca Raton Regional Hospital Championship, Precision Pro Golf, Florida Institute of Performance, Florida Gulf Coast University, 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.