Three Earn Wins at Heritage Oaks
Madison Hewlett, Luke Clanton & Jacqueline Putrino
Florida Junior Tour (Boys 13-15 & Girls 13-18)
- Heritage Oaks Golf & Country Club - Sarasota
- Yardage & Rating
- Boys 13-15 - 6,530 yds. 72.2/134
- Girls 13-18 - 5,851 yds. 74.5/131
- Round 1 - High of 81 degrees, with gusty PM Winds
- Round 2 - Pleasant, partly cloudy, light breeze
Girls 13-15 Division
Madison Hewlett picked up her first Florida Junior Tour win, going wire to wire, with rounds of 72 and 74 at Heritage Oaks. She was able to hold off Helena Noel and Rachel Carlson, by two strokes, who would both tie for 2nd.
Girls 16-18 Division
Jacqueline Putrino would go wire to wire, firing rounds of 74 and 77 to win the Girls 16-18 Age Division. The 13 year old Putrino has now become the first FJT player to win in each the 9-12 Age Division, 13-15 Age Division, and 16-18 Age Division. Lauren Heinlein would finish second two stokes behind Putrino, while Sophia Warren was third with rounds of 79 and 75.
Boys 13-15 Divison
Song Bai would open with a 69 (-2) to have a two stroke lead heading into the final round. On Sunday however, a familiar face would rise to the top. Luke Clanton would turn in 34 (-2) on the front, and come home in even par on the back to post 69, along with his opening 74, and sit in the clubhouse at 143 (+1). As the final groups would come in, and leaders faultered, Clanton would end the day on the top of the leaderboard for his 3rd FJT win of 2017, and 6th overall. Kuangyu Chen would come in second, one stroke back. While Frankie Harris, would match Clanton's final round 69, to move up into 3rd after starting the day 7 stroke behind.