March 05, 2017

Tuttle & Miller Conquer at LPGA

Lauren Miller (16-18) & Karoline Tuttle (13-15) defeat the FJT girls at LPGA International GC, March 4-5.

Florida Junior Tour

LPGA International – Jones Course – March 4-5, 2017
Girls (13-18) - 5,836 yds., 74.1/135


Saturday & Sunday – Wind gusts up to 30 mph. with temperature high in upper 60’s 

Girls 16-18 Division

Lauren Miller, of Niceville, held a strong four stroke lead going into Sunday after a three under-par 69 in the first round. Miller carded birdies on holes seven and nine in her second round to turn at two under-par (34). With two bogies on the back nine, Miller finished even par for a three under-par total of 141. Lauren went wire-to-wire to win by four strokes over Alexa Pano. Pano, of Lake Worth, had the low second round of two under-par 70 to capture second place with a 145 total. Erika Smith, of Orlando, rounded out the top three with rounds of 74-72—146. Morgan Baxendale came back after a round one 76 with a one under-par second round for a 147 total and fourth place finish.

Girls 13-15 Division

Karoline Tuttle, of Lake Mary, overcame a two stroke deficit after round one to win by three strokes on Sunday. Tuttle birdied holes five, nine, and 14 to post a second round even par 72 and claim first place! Earning her first FJT win, Tuttle finished with a 146 total. Phoebe Beber-Frankel, of Miami, played consistent golf with rounds of 74-75—149 to take second place. Megan Schofill and Taylor Roberts tied for third place with a 150 total.

Tournament Facts

  • Morgan Baxendale had the highlight from round one with a hole-in-one on number 17 using a 60 degree wedge!
  • Round one saw a total of 100 birdies with 50 each on the front-nine and back-nine
  • This win marks Lauren Miller’s second FJT win in 2017 after winning in Tallahassee at Southwood GC in February.
  • Karoline Tuttle claimed her first FJT victory by three strokes.

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