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.
Plantation’s Steve Sponder (second from left) and partner David Anthony took first in the Senior Flight in the FSGA’s Two-Man Scramble on Aug. 28-29 at Black Diamond Ranch, north of Tampa.
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.