Zhang & Donovan Win at Lake Wales
Andy Zhang and Nicolette Donovan captured their respective titles at the Florida Junior Tour’s (FJT) event at Lake Wales Country Club, in Lake Wales, December 10-11.
Andy Zhang, of Kissimmee, carded an impressive final round four-under par 68 for his second career FJT victory. Zhang posted a first round two-under par 70, to share the lead with Jake Leffew, of Vero Beach. In the final round Zhang would go on to make six birdies with just two bogeys for his round of 68, to win by three strokes. Matthew Mourin, of Miami Lakes, finished alone in second place with a tournament total of three-under par 141. Robin Wang, of Lake Mary, finished in third place with a tournament total of one-under par 141.
In the Girls’ 13-15 division, Nicolette Donovan, of Ponte Vedra Beach, fired a tournament total of 149, to capture her first career FJT title. Donovan posted a first round one-over par 73 to share the lead heading into the final round of play. In the final round, Donovan would turn at two-over par 38, and finished strong by making a birdie on her final hole to post 76, and win by two shots. Athena Yang, of Winter Haven, finished alone in second place after posting a tournament total of 151. Jamie Freedman, of Miami, finished in third place with a tournament total of 152.