Petronio and Odaiyar Win at Amelia National
Joey Petronio and Kristine Odaiyar grabbed first place honors to capture their respective titles at the Florida Junior Tour’s (FJT) Amelia National Golf Club, in Fernandina Beach, February 6-7.
Joey Petronio, of Orlando, carded a two under par 70 in the first round and continued his solid play in the final round firing a one over par 73 for a tournament total of 1-under par 143 total, giving Petronio a three stroke victory, and his third career FJT victory. Petronio capped off his victory with an incredible shot from out of the water on the 18th hole to secure the victory. Peter Sterner, of Bradenton, grabbed second place honors by firing a final round one under par 71, for a tournament total of two over par 146. Peter Mathison, of Jupiter and Motin Yeung, of Beijing, China finished tied for third place with a tournament total of three over par 147.
Kristine Odaiyar, of Ocala, fired a final round even par 72 to win her third FJT title of the season. In the final round Odaiyar played a solid round of golf, recording the low round of the day and of the tournament for the girls division, giving Odaiyar a six stroke victory. Alexandra Milan, of Lutz, and Samantha Wagner, of Clermont finished tied for second place with a tournament total of 155. Milan, who started the round tied for seventh, shot up the leader board with her final round one-over par 73.