ATLANTIS, Fla. – This week, the South Florida PGA Junior Challenge Tour presented by The Honda Classic held Challenge Tour Event #6 on the South Course at Fort Lauderdale Country Club. Warm conditions made the event a grind for the 72 player field.
Stephen Weisman of Jupiter, FL opened up round one with a 1-over par 73 to put himself tied atop the leaderboard with TJ Boros of Pompano Beach, FL. Weisman put together a final round 1-over-par 73 to capture his first South Florida PGA Challenge Tour Victory. McLean Morton of Jupiter, FL took home the boys’ 13-15 age division after rounds of 78-72. TJ Boros took home the boys’ 16-18 age division after rounds of 73-76.
Kelly Shanahan captured her third straight Challenge Tour victory this week. Shanahan fired rounds of 76-71 to take home the Overall Girls’ Division by six strokes. Angelica Holman of Fort Pierce, FL took home the girls’ 13-15 age division after rounds of 76-81. Allison Dusek of Fort Lauderdale took home the girls’ 16-18 age division after rounds of 80-73.
Jackson Langer of Coral Gables, FL took home the boys’ 11-12 age division after rounds of 76-77. Aiden Arce of Davie, FL and Eric Nguyen of Pembroke Pines, FL finished tied for second place with a tournament total 158. Sara Davey of Fort Lauderdale, FL took home the girls’ 11-12 age division, while Pearl Jenkins would finish in second place.
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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.