More than 100 Junior Golfers to Compete at Turtle Creek Club, May 5-6, 2012

Atlantis, FL - On Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6, a sold out field of one-hundred and four junior golfers will compete at Turtle Creek Club in Tequesta. Five players who have already won Overall Titles in 2012 are looking for their second victory of the season; Derron Peyton of Boynton Beach, Alexandra Papell of Boca Raton, Daniel Whelan of Coral Springs, Zachary Smith of Palm Beach Gardens, and Claudia De Antonio of Weston. A strong field will provide for exciting competition this weekend.

This 36-hole, stroke play event is an 11:30am double tee start Saturday and an 8:00am double tee start on 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. (Click here to see the pairings.)

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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