FJT Florida Club Open (16-18)

The Florida Club - Stuart
March 27-28, 2021

Holcroft & Zhang Pick Up Wins at Florida Club


STUART, Fla. – Connor Holcroft and Caiyi(Flora) Zhang came out on top on Sunday at The Florida Club. Both players earned victories at the 16-18 event, with Holcroft picking up his first FJT win and Zhang taking home her second. 

Boys 16-18 

Holcroft used a strong back nine in the final round to secure his first FJT win, finishing the weekend at 3-under 141. He took the first-round lead with a 1-over 73 on Saturday, finishing the day with a bogey-free back nine.

The Saint Augustine began the final round with an even-par front nine. He got it going on the back side with a birdie on the 12th and the 14th. Holcroft added back-to-back birdied on the 16th and the 17th to post a final-round 68 and capture the one-shot victory.

Bennett Stone took home the runner-up finish, posting rounds of 74-68 to finish at 2-under 142. Holcroft and Stone both shot the low round of the weekend, with final-round 68s.

Three player finished the weekend in a tie for third place at 1-under 143: Moses Compaan, Alexander Hall, Hans Risvaer and Reinaldo Simoni.

Girls 16-18

Zhang survived a playoff to take home her second FJT victory, posting a 1-under 143 for the weekend. The Bradenton native took the first-round lead with a 2-under 70 on Saturday, finishing the day with a bogey-free back nine and four birdies on the day.

Beginning the final round with a two-shot lead, Zhang got off to a quick start with a birdie on the 10th. She closed out the front side with two bogeys to make the turn at 1 over for the day.

Zhang finished the day with an even-par back nine with two birdies to sit in a tie for first with Mayumi Umezu at 1-under 143. Zhang secured the victory on the second playoff hole with par. Umezu finished runner-up after rounds of 75-68. She carded six-straight birdies in the final round to post a 4-under 68, the low round of the weekend in the Girls Division.

Skylee Shin took third place at 3-over 147 with rounds of 72-75.

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Boys (16-18) 6,770 72.2/130
Girls (16-18) 5,900 74.7/130

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
Sunny Sunny with a nice breeze every now and then 82 °F
Hot Sunny, occasionally windy 86 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Connor Holcroft 73 68 141 1000
2 Bennett Stone 74 68 142 700
T3 Reinaldo Simoni 73 70 143 388
T3 Hans Risvaer 74 69 143 388
T3 Alexander Hall 74 69 143 388
T3 Moses Compaan 74 69 143 388
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Caiyi(Flora) Zhang 70 73 143 1000
2 Mayumi Umezu 75 68 143 700
3 Skylee Shin 72 75 147 500
4 Elizabeth Kondal 73 75 148 400
5 Kelly Shanahan 78 72 150 350
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Tournament Summary

Format: 36 holes, individual gross stroke play

Eligibility: Boys and Girls 16-18 (age calculated from the last day of the event)
- FJT Membership
- Florida GHIN required (24.0 or less) - free with Junior Membership 

Entry Fee: $110

Field Determination: FJT exemptions, random draw, 84 player field

Practice Round Information: $40 +tax


Divisions and Approximate Yardages

  • Boys 16-18 Age Division - 7,000 yards (gross only)
  • Girls 16-18 Age Division - 6,000 yards (gross only)

How Entries are Accepted

  • Players with an unused FJT exemption will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis (if submitted before the entry deadline).
  • Players without an FJT exemption - all other entries are held until the entry closing date.  Shortly after the closing date, a computer-generated random draw is performed to determine which entries are accepted, and the order of the alternates. All players are notified of their status after the random draw is conducted,
  • An alternates list will be posted to the FSGA website under "Tee Times & Player Information".
  • Entries submitted after the entry deadline will be added to the bottom of the alternates list or used to fill any openings in the field.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, March 27th

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM - Tournament Registration (near pro shop) 12:00 PM - 1:57 PM - Round one tee times off the 1st and 10th tees

Sunday, March 28th

7:45 AM - 9:42 AM - Final round tee times off the 1st and 10th tees
Awards presentation immediately following the completion of play

How to Enter

Entries are submitted through the FSGA website. To enter, each player must create an FSGA account on this website (free to set-up), purchase a current Junior Membership ($40), and have an active Florida GHIN Handicap (included in membership if golfer does not already have one). To proceed, click the "Enter" button above once entries have opened.

Late Entry Fee: A late fee of $10 will be applied to entries submitted after the close of entries date. The entry fee and late fee will only be applied if the player gets accepted in to the tournament field.


Practice Rounds

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the tournament on a space-available basis. Tee times are only available after 12:00 noon the weekend prior.  The price for a practice round is $40.00 + tax. Please call (772) 287-3680 to arrange your practice round. The proper place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range, hitting multiple shots on the course, not filling divots, and not repairing ball marks are unacceptable and may cause removal from the tournament without a refund.

National Rankings

    AJGA Performance Based Entry (PBE

    Boys Girls
    Champion- 8 stars Champion- 8 stars
     Top Five- 4 stars Top Three- 4 stars
     Top Ten- 1 star

    Top Five- 1 star

Florida Junior Tour Policies


Host Hotel

There is no host hotel.

Directions

The Florida Club
9005 SW Old Royal Dr
Stuart, FL 34997
772-287-3680

Click here for directions.

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