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Drive, Chip and Putt Subregionals Conclude; Players Advance to Regional Qualifier at The Bear's Club

August 29th, 2021

The Drive, Chip and Putt Subregional Qualifiers have concluded for the season here in south Florida and players are one step closer to competing on the big stage at Augusta National. The top two participants in each age division have advanced on to the Regional Qualifier set to take place on October 3 at The Bear’s Club. 


The first of the two Subregionals took place at Old Collier Golf Club in Naples on August 21. Congratulations to the top two players in each division who will be moving on to the regional qualifier:

Girls 7-9: Bella Simoes (98) and Karina Marie Gonzalez (76)

Girls 10-11: Kinley Mills (94) and Alexandra Lohuis (79)

Girls 12-13: Elyse Meerdink (136) and Krishny Elwin (128)

Girls 14-15: Jamie Lowry (117) and Gia Culler Guerra (114)


Boys 7-9: Cameron Middleton (104) and Luke Williams (85)

Boys 10-11: Axel Monssoh (130) and Jack Zejda (117)

Boys 12-13: Patrick Pinkey (117) and Kaden Latreille (112)

Boys 14-15: Braden Miller (124) and Luis Cortes (124)


The second Subregional Qualifier took place at Old Marsh Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens on August 28. Congratulations to the top two players in each division who will be moving on to the regional qualifier:

Girls 7-9: Alyna Yensabai (132) and Gemma Hughes (110)

Girls 10-11: Leah Gram (130) and Grace Carter (122)

Girls 12-13: Callie Nelson (141) and Fernanda Carrion (139)

Girls 14-15: Margaret Luce (158) and Kierra Williams (140)


Boys 7-9: Jake McMillan (139) and Gavin Dornevil (131)

Boys 10-11: Ryan Nana Tanke (150) and Dallas Duffie (142)

Boys 12-13: Cooper Foegen (154) and Ryder Kenney (140)

Boys 14-15: Aiden Miller (140) and Colton Smith Nash (133)



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