Sixty-one junior golfers took to Copperleaf Golf Club in Bonita Springs for the sixth Challenge Tour event of the season. Through rain and shine on Sunday, June 6, resulting in a short weather delay, these players were eager to get back out on the course.
The boys 13-18 division resulted in a tie between Miami Shores' Antonio Justo and Braden Miller of Naples. Justo won in a playoff. With a total of six birdies during his two rounds, Justo finished the tournament at even-par to win his first Challenge Tour event.
With a 2-over-par 146 finish, Pearl Jenkins of Naples claimed the girls 13-18 division title. Jenkins’ two rounds saw her six birdies, including back-to-back birdies on holes 4 and 5 on Sunday. This is her first win on the Challenge Tour. Sara Vitasek of Naples placed second with a two-day total of 152.
Weston's Ignacio Hurtado took home the boys 11-12 division title with a 1-over-par for the weekend. Hurtado’s second round included back-to-back birdies on the front for a total of five birdies at the tournament. This marks Hurtado’s first win on the Challenge Tour. Finishing behind Hurtado was Liam Ly of Delray Beach with a two-day total of 151.
For more information on the South Florida PGA Junior Tours, please visit the South Florida PGA Junior Tour website at www.sfpgajuniorgolf.com.