Steve Waugh, PGA General Manager at The Old Collier Golf Club, headlines the list of winners for this year’s SFPGA Awards.
Taylor Collins of Fort Lauderdale made history Sept. 16 by becoming the first woman to win the South Florida PGA Professional Championship in the tournament’s 42-year history.
This week, 23 South Florida PGA professionals alongside 69 amateurs from 17 facilities traveled to Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina to compete in the 2021 Travel Pro-Am. The event was set to feature three rounds along with three formats, but bad weather canceled the second round and the event was split into two tournaments.
Weston’s Valentina Hurtado and Palm Beach Gardens’ Alexander Weinberg took top honors in the SFPGA Junior Tour event at Mayacoo Lakes Country Club in West Palm Beach over the weekend.
Jack Shoenfelt played his first 10 holes in 4-under to get the lead Tuesday, Aug. 24 and won the South Florida PGA Senior Section Championship Presented by Cadillac at Banyan Cay Resort & Club in West Palm Beach. Shoenfelt, the owner of Oriole Golf and Tennis Center in Margate, led a group of eight who earned spots in the 33rd Senior PGA Professional Championship.
Evan Bowser shot an 8-under 64 Tuesday to win the National Car Rental SFPGA Assistant Professional Championship at Wyndemere Country Club in Naples on Tuesday, Aug. 10. Jason Robinson of the Country Club at Mirasol (Palm Beach Gardens) was the top finisher from our area, T2 at 7-under 137.
The South Florida PGA Doral Junior Open at Trump National Doral Miami produced a second consecutive major champion in the overall girls’ division, Vilda Westh Blanc of Palm Beach Gardens (and Tennessee).
Vilda Westh-Blanc and Eman Lim won the girls’ and boys’ overall titles in the SFPGA’s Patty Berg Junior Championship.
Coral Springs’ TJ Thompson and Miami’s Gabriella Gomez won the top titles at the Nicklaus Junior Championship – an event won previously by four-time major champion Brooks Koepka, Daniel Berger and other top golfers.
Fort Lauderdale’s Brett White and Delray Beach’s Nicole Yugay snag top honors in the South Florida PGA Junior PGA Championship
Miami Shores’ Antonio Justo (left) and Weston’s Ignacio Hurtado (not pictured) won SFPGA Challenge Tour titles June 5-6 in Bonita Springs.
Royal Palm Beach resident Alan Morin, assistant professional at The Club at Ibis, fired a 4-under 68 Tuesday, May 11 to cruise to a six-shot victory in the South Florida PGA Senior Open at Imperial Golf Club in Naples.