Dunham, Russell, Bryant & Pedrique Victorious
Fort Pierce, Fla. – Phillip Dunham, Miles Russell, Kayla Bryant, and Marley Pedrique earned victories at Fairwinds Golf Course. Victories at this event mark Dunham’s, Russell's, Bryant's third career FJT wins and Pedrique’s first ever FJT win!
Phillip Dunham, of Ponte Vedra Beach, carded a second round 68 (-4) to pass overnight leader Tyler Chapman (-6) and capture his second FJT win of 2019. Chapman fell from the lead after a second round 73 and ended up tied for third with Matvey Golovanov at 139 (-5). Five birdies on day two sealed the one stroke win for Dunham at seven-under par 137. Second place finisher, Mateo Desmond, of Pompano Beach, finished one behind with rounds of 68-70—138 (-6).
In the 9-10 division, Miles Russell went wire-to-wire to win by four strokes! Russell, of Jacksonville Beach, earned his third win of the year in red numbers at four-under par 140. Russell carded seven birdies over both days for scores of 69-71. Luke Parsons, of Salley, SC shot two rounds of even par to claim second place at 144. Arya Patel, of Orlando, carded a 72 in round two and finished in third place, at 152.
Red numbers were key for Kayla Bryant, as she earned her third FJT win with rounds of 71-70 (-3)! Bryant, of Boca Raton, went wire-to-wire to win by one over Ryleigh Knaub, of Winter Springs. Knaub entered round 2 one back of Bryant and despite shooting 70 (-2) in round two, could not catch the overnight leader. Siuue Wu posted a score of 74 in round two to finish in third.
Following the first round, Pedrique held a commanding lead, carding an opening round 73 (+1). The West Palm Beach native would card a final round 78 (+6) to win her first ever FJT title! Ashley Balcom would go on to finish second after carding rounds of 86-79 for a two-day total of 165.
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