Jiang & Zeng Earn First FJT Victories
Tony Jiang and Courtney Zeng prevailed at the Florida Junior Tour’s (FJT) 13-15 event at Worthington Country Club, in Bonita Springs, on August 24-25.
Tony Jiang, of Lake Mary, went wire-to-wire to earn his first FJT victory on Sunday. Jiang opened up the event with a five-under par 67 to take a one shot lead into the final round. Jiang continued his solid play in the final round making two birdies on 4 and 11, to go along with only one bogey, for his round of one-under par 71. Jiang posted a tournament total of six-under par 138, which was good enough for a two stroke victory. Manuel Girona, of Windermere, and Andrew Kozan, of Palm Beach Gardens, finished tied for second place with a tournament total of four-under par 140. Girona fired the low round of the event on Sunday, carding an impressive round of six-under par 66.
Courtney Zeng, of Orlando, who was playing in her first FJT event, emerged victorious with an impressive six stroke victory. Zeng held a share of the overnight lead with Emma Bradley, of Naples, after their first rounds of one-over par 73. Zeng pulled away on Sunday posting a three-under par 69, which included birdies on 2, 4, 10, 11, and 16. Emma Bradley finished alone in second place with a tournament total of four-over par 148. Kaely Krayeski, of Wellington, finished in third place after her rounds of 76-75.