SFPGA 2012 Junior Tour Season Will Kick Off This Weekend at Club Med

On Saturday and Sunday, February 4-5, one-hundred and four junior golfers will compete at Club Med at Sandpiper Bay in Port St. Lucie, FL.  The first event of the 2012 South Florida PGA Junior Tour season has a very strong field.  Competing this weekend are the following: 2011 Boys 14-18 Player of the Year Derron Peyton of Boynton Beach, 2011 Ed Ficker award winner Jackson Shoenfelt of Boyton Beach, 2011 Girls 12-13 Player of the Year Emily Faulkner of Palm City, as well as Port St. Lucie residents: Jackson Huang, Taylor Sukmana, and David Torres.


This 36-hole, stroke play event is a 9am shotgun start both Saturday and Sunday.  Players will be re-paired on Sunday by low score.  Awards will be given to the first through third place winners in each age division (Boys/Girls 12-13, 14-15, 16-18) as well as to the overall boy and overall girl winners of the event on Sunday, following play.  All South Florida PGA Junior Tour events are ranked by the national Junior Golf Scoreboard ranking system.  Pairings are now available on the South Florida PGA website.


The SFPGA Junior Tour presented by The Honda Classic is a membership-based tour open to boys and girls ages 12-18 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 schedule for this season includes a wide array of first class facilities in South Florida.


The South Florida PGA Junior Tour is proudly presented by The Honda Classic and supported by Allianz Championship, Club Med Golf Academy, Don Law Golf Academy, Palm Beach County Sports Commission, 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 seventeen championship courses throughout South Florida over the course of the Junior Tour season.  For more information on the Junior Tour, please visit the South Florida PGA website at www.sfpgagolf.com and click on Junior Golf.   


The South Florida PGA Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded to support the South Florida community, with a focus on junior golf, education and scholarships, and charitable gifting.  The South Florida PGA Foundation falls under the direction of the of the South Florida PGA, a not-for-profit organization comprised of over 1,600 men and women PGA Professionals dedicated to growing participation in the game of golf.


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