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Shin and Oishi Capture Junior Championship Tour Event #4
Atsuya Oishi of Port St. Lucie is new to the South Florida PGA in 2018. After only four events, the youngster has found his way to the winners circle. Oishi opened up round one with a two-under par 69 to take the early lead in the boy’s division. Oishi fired a final round 73 to capture the overall boy’s title by four strokes. Nicholas Estrada of Lake Worth, FL took home the boy’s 13-15 age division, while Stuart, FL native Chase Sholze captured the boy’s 16-18 age division.
Skylee Shin of Doral, FL has multiple wins on the Challenge Tour, but is still searching for her first Championship Tour victory. Shin has finished in the top 5 in the first three Championship Tour Events of 2018 but has yet to claim the top spot. That all changed this weekend as Shin captured the overall girl’s title after back to back rounds of even-par 71. Amelie Alcantara of Plantation, FL took home the girl’s 13-15 age division, while Laura Lou of Miramar, FL 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.