FJT Palm Harbor Open (13-15)
February 8-9, 2020
Amuso and Prieto Capture Win at Palm Harbor
PALM COAST, Fla. - Nicholas Prieto and Kaley Amuso were victorious on Sunday at Palm Harbor Golf Club picking up the Florida Junior Tour win. It was the first FJT win for both Prieto and Amuso.
Prieto captured the win on Sunday with a 2-over 146 for the two-day tournament. The Miami native posted a 1-under 71 in the first round, the only under-par round in the division. He posted four birdies on the day and finished the round in a tie for first place with a three-shot lead over the field.
He carded a 3-over 75 for the final round to secure the one-stroke victory.
Jackson Klauk, Asher Joseph, Jon Wang and Reggie Zhu all finished in a tie for second place at 3-over 147. Klauk and Joseph both posted a 2-under 70 in the final round, the low round of the day. Wang and Zhu used a final-round 1-under 71 to earn a runner-up finish.
Gabriel Zhang and Shawn Coultoff took home a tied for sixth-place finish at 4-over 148.
Amuso picked up the win in Palm Coast with a 7-over 151. She carded a 5-over 79 in the first round to finish the day three shot behind Layla Pedrique in first place. Amuso began the final round with a 1-over on the front nine.
The Orlando native shot a bogey-free back nine to post a even-par 72, the low round of the day, and secure the two-shot victory.
Pedrique and Arenui Faana finished in a tie for second place at 9-over 153, while Siuue (Masa) Wu and Sarah Loza finsihed tied for fourth at 10-over 154.
|Tee||Yardage / Info|
|Boys 13-15||6,493 yds., 72.3/136|
|Girls 13-15||5,738 yds., 73.6/132|
|Chilly and Sunny||57 °F|
Format: 36 holes, individual gross stroke play
Eligibility: Boys and Girls 13-15 (age calculated from the last day of the event),
Entry Fee: $110
Field Determination: Random Draw, 84 player field
Practice Round Information: $30 +tax
Divisions and Approximate Yardages
- Boys 13-15 Age Division - 6,700 yards (gross only)
- Girls 13-15 Age Division - 5,700 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, February 8th
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Tournament Registration (near pro shop) 7:45 AM - 9:42 AM - Round one tee times off the 1st and 10th tees
Sunday, February 9th
7:45 AM - 9:42 AM - Final round tee times off the 1st and 10th tees
Approximately 2:00 PM - Awards presentation
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 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 $30.00 + tax. Please call (386) 986-4653 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.
AJGA Performance Based Entry (PBE)
|Champion- 2 stars||Champion- 2 stars|
|Top Five- 1 star||Top Three- 1 star|
Florida Junior Tour Policies
There is no host hotel.