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FISCHER AND HILTUNEN CAPTURE CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR EVENT #6
November 20th 2019 - ATLANTIS, Fla. – Championship Tour Event #6 was held at The Estates Course at PGA National in West Palm Beach, FL this past weekend. Players faced tough conditions with temperatures in the mid-upper 50’s and winds gusting upwards of 25 MPH.|
Duncan Fischer of North Ft. Myers found himself in the winners’ circle after carding a final round 3-under par 69. Fischer started the second round five shots behind current Player of the Year points leader Garrett Giles after opening with a 75 in round 1. Fischer birdied #17 and #18 to close out his final round and secure his first Championship Tour victory by 1-shot while carding his career-low tournament round. Giles would take home the boys’ 16-18 age division with scores of 70-75, while James Key of Palm Beach Gardens would take home the boys’ 13-15 age division with scores of 74-73.
Kerttu Hiltunen of Palm Beach Gardens put on a dominating display this week. Hiltunen fired rounds of 73-71 to capture the overall girls’ title by eight strokes. This was Hiltunen’s first Championship Tour event of the year. Agatha Alesson of Weston took home the girls’ 16-18 age division with scores of 78-74. Jordan Fischer, sister of the Boys’ overall champion Duncan Fischer, took home the girls’ 13-15 age division with scores of 78-74.
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