ATLANTIS, Fla. – This week, the South Florida PGA Junior Challenge Tour presented by The Honda Classic held Challenge Tour Event #7 at Plantation Preserve Golf Course & Club. The challenging course provided a great tournament for all juniors.
Chase Caterbone of Plantation, FL captured his first SFPGA Challenge Tour victory this week. Caterbone fired an opening round 74 and followed it up with a 1-under par 71 today to capture the boys’ division by one stroke over 3 other players. NaShawn Tyson of North Palm Beach, FL took home the boys’ 13-15 age division, while Leif Sinclair Stuart, FL too home the boys’16-18 age division.
Ana Maria Lopez of Weston, FL captured her first SFPGA Challenge Tour victory this week as well. Lopez fired rounds of 76-76 to take home the girls’ division by three strokes. Katherine Schaefer of Southwest Ranches, FL took home the girls’ 13-15 age division, while Makenna Brown of Boca Raton, FL took home the girls’ 16-18 age division.
Carson Baez of Palmetto Bay, FL took home the boys’ 11-12 age division after rounds of 78-70. Baez’s round featured an eagle on the par-4 13th
hole during his round. Logan Stachkunas of Lake Worth, FL finished in second place in the boys’ 11-12 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, 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