This week Alan Morin, PGA Assistant Golf Professional at The Falls Country Club in Lake Worth will compete in the 2017 Puerto Rico Open at Cocoa Beach Golf & Country Club. Morin earned a spot in the tournament by winning the SFPGA Professional Championship/Section Championship for a record fifth time. He won by three shots firing a three day total of 10-under 206 at Wyndemere Country Club and Quail Creek Country Club. Morin also won the 2016 South Florida PGA OMEGA Player of the Year, a title he has been named nine times. We wish Alan the best of luck; click here to follow his progress throughout the tournament.
ATLANTIS, Fla. – This weekend, the South Florida PGA Junior Challenge Tour presented by The Honda Classic held Challenge Event #2 at Sandridge Golf Club in Vero Beach. Two of South Florida’s top young juniors took home big wins over the weekend. Miami Lakes native Luke Clanton went back to back this weekend after winning Challenge Event #1 in February and capturing the overall title this weekend. Vero Beach native Ben Wiggins opened up round one with a 3-under-par 69 on the narrow Dunes Course at Sandridge Golf Club. Wiggins birdied the 10th, 11th and 12th holes on Saturday to put together the low first round while giving himself a one stroke lead over Clanton who fired a 2-under-par 70. Sunday’s final round featured a stiff wind that challenged many of the players. Clanton was able to steady the ship and fire a final round 79 to capture the overall boy’s title. Wellington native Cameron Owens would go on to take home the boy’s 13-15 age division, while Wellington native Dylan Skinner would take home the boy’s 16-18 age division title. Boca Raton native Chloe Kovelesky has been under a lot of pressure this week. Kovelesky is gearing up to represent South Florida at Augusta National Golf Club in two weeks for the Drive, Chip and Putt finals. This is also the first time the 10 year old has played a Challenge Tour event in the overall girl’s division. Kovelesky fired an opening round 81 to find herself two strokes back of Weston native Ana Maria Lopez. Kovelesky put together a strong final round 79 to capture the overall girl’s title by five strokes. Jupiter native Kiley Malmberg would go on to win the girl’s [...]
ATLANTIS, Fla. – Today, the South Florida PGA Junior Prep Tour presented by The Honda Classic held the second Prep Tour Event of the 2017 season at Sandhill Crane Golf Club. This event featured a full field of 72 players aging from 9-18 years old. With amazing weather, outstanding course conditions, and a competitive field of players, seven individuals went home with a win. Eric Nguyen of Pembroke Pines took home the boys 9-10 age division with an even par round of 72. West Palm Beach native Michael Nardone took runner-up for the boys 9-10 age division with a 1-over par 73. Dalton Payne of Estero took home the boys 11-12 age division with a 5-over par 77. Boca Raton native Reed Greyserman was runner-up in the boys 11-12 age division with a 6-over par 78. Roger Serrano of Port St. Lucie captured the boys 13-18 age division with a 5-over par 77. Jupiter native Stephen Wiseman took home runner-up for the boys 13-18 age division with a 7-over par 79. Morgan Rodriguez of Delray Beach captured the girls 9-10 age division with a 5-over par 77. Boca Raton native Kayla Bryant took home the runner-up spot in the girls 9-10 age division with a 7-over par 79. Rachel Gomez of Pembroke Pines took home the girls 11-12 age division with a 7-over par 79. Loxahatchee native Christina Lee Marcellus was the runner-up for girls 11-12 age division with an 8-over par 80. Amanda Harper of Jupiter won the girls 13-18 age division with an 88. Davie native Morgan Herring took home runner-up in girls 13-18 age division with a 92. Click here for full results. The South Florida PGA Junior Prep Tour is [...]