Kevin Aylwin Wins Amateur Public Links Championship

Kevin AylwinKevin Aylwin fired a 54-hole tournament total of 13-under-par 203 to win the Florida State Public Links Championship at PGA Golf Club in Port Saint Lucie on June 11-13.

Aylwin posted scores of 66-68-69 to win the Championship by two strokes. Aylwin played steady down the stretch to hold off a late charging defending champion, Tommy Mou, of Bradenton. 

This is Aylwin’s third Amateur Public Links Championship in the last four years. He currently attends and plays for the University of North Florida golf team which finished the season ranked 21st in the nation. By winning the Public Links Championship Aylwin will be awarded an exemption to play in the 93rd State Amateur Championship at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando June 24-27.

Tommy Mou, of Bradenton, finished in second place with a tournament total of 11-under par 205. Mou’s final round included a one-under par 35 on the front nine and a five-under par 31 on his back nine, which included five birdies in a row to jump up the leaderboard. David Arnold, of Ocala, Alexander Medinis, from Fort Myers, and Don Bell, of Port Orange all finished tied for third place with a tournament total seven-under par 209.

The Public Links Championship is open to bona fide public course players who are not members of a private club and also do not have a handicap index any higher than 6.4. Competitors played 18 holes of stroke play on each of the three days with the field flighted after 36 holes.

 

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