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Junior Florida Cup Invitational

The Old Collier Golf Club - Naples

July 30-31, 2012

North Team Wins the Junior FL Cup

The Old Collier Golf Club provided an excellent setting for the Junior Florida Cup.

The North Team claimed the 7th Junior Florida Cup at The Old Collier Golf Club in Naples earning 21 points to the South Team’s 11 points on July 30-31. This marks the North Team’s sixth consecutive victory as the 1st Junior Florida Cup ended in a tie. Click here for full results.

After the first day of the Junior Florida Cup, the North Team led by only three points after securing 9 1/2 points to the South’s 6 1/2. The teams were tied at 4 points apiece after the morning four-ball matches. Playing for the North, Emma Albrecht and partner Latanna Stone defeated Emma Bradley and Ashley Malinchak, 3 and 1. Ryan Stovash and Kevin Reilly defeated Alex Rios and Matthew Mourin, 6 & 4 in the morning round. Playing for the South, Hunter O’Mahony and Connor Baldwin defeated Luis Gagne and the 2012 (13-15) Boys’ Junior Champion Andy Zhang 5 & 4  and Stephanie Carlozzi and partner Annie Dulman defeated Madison Opfer and Anna Newell, 1up, to help the South earn key points entering the afternoon matches. In the afternoon round of mixed foursomes, the North Team built a lead entering the final day earning 5 1/2 points to the South’s 2 1/2.

On the final day of singles matches, the North Team dominated earning 11 1/2 points for a team total of 21 points, to retain the cup for yet another year. Logan Lanier, Gabriel Lench, Ryan Stovash and Latanna Stone all went 3-0 for the North team. Other key contributors were Emma Albrecht and Travis Trace who went 2-0-1 for the tournament.

The Junior Florida Cup matches 16 players from the North against 16 players from the South in a Ryder Cup format. Each team consists of 10 boys and 6 girls selected mostly from the Florida Junior Tour (FJT) points list. The first morning, each boy and girl is paired with a partner to compete in a four-ball match. In the afternoon round, the boys and girls are paired together to play mixed-foursomes matches. The final day each player competes in a singles match against a player from the opposing team. Points are awarded to each match similarly to the Ryder Cup to determine the winning team. Last year, the North team claimed the 6th Junior Florida Cup earning 18 points to the South team’s 14 points.

The North team featured: Emma Albrecht, Tyler Bakich, Mary Dawson, Dustin Dingus, Luis Gagne, Pureun Kim, Logan Lanier, Gabriel Lench, Summer Moser, Anna Newell, Madison Opfer, Kevin Reilly, Latanna Stone, Ryan Stovash, Travis Trace and Andy Zhang.

The South Team featured: Connor Baldwin, Emma Bradley, Stefano Butti, Stephanie Carlozzi, Annie Dulman, David Gao, Jamie Freedman, Phillip Knowles, Jalen Ledger, Ashley Malinchak, Taylor Moody, Matthew Mourin, Alex Rios, Hunter O’Mahony, Michael Visacki and Bradley Wonka.

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Tournament Results

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The Junior Florida Cup will head to the Old Collier Golf Club in Naples. The Old Collier Golf Club's 18-hole championship course was designed by noted golf course architect Tom Fazio. Set in a gently elevated park-like setting, and favored by cooling breezes from the nearby Gulf of Mexico, the Club has no residential real estate whatsoever. It is pure golf.The final stretch of holes is ideal for this match play format.

This event is invitation only. Boys and girls are invited by their standing on the Florida Junior Tour points list on Wednesday, May 16th.

Entry Fee

$100 includes practice round, two Nike team shirts, team hat, towel, one lunch and one dinner (pairings dinner).


Ryder Cup style format between the North Team and the South Team. Each match is worth one point to the team total. First team to 16 1/2 points wins the Cup for one year. A 16-16 tie results in the defending champions retaining the Cup for an additional year.

July 29th PM - Team meetings and practice rounds

July 30th AM - Four-ball matches (best ball)

July 30th PM - Foursomes matches (alternate shot)

July 31st AM - Singles matches



Each team consists of 10 boys and 6 girls selected primarily based on their position on the FJT points list.


Defending Champions

The North team defeated the South 18 - 14. The North team has won the Junior Cup the last five years.

Practice Rounds and Team Meetings

Practice rounds are "team practice rounds" and are held after the team meeting on July 29th. Team meetings will be held shortly after noon and players will play their practice round immediately after the meeting. More information will be provided to participants from their team captain.

Hard Card; Local Rules and Conditions of Competitions

Click here to read the Hard Card and additional Conditions of Competitions.


Championship Policies

Click here to read the withdrawal, dress code, caddie and spectator and other policies.


Spectators and Caddies

Spectators are always welcome at FSGA Championships. Spectators are allowed to ride and the cost of a spectator cart is $25 plus tax.  Players are not allowed to employ a caddie. Spectator carts will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and the number of carts allowed may be limited. Click here for spectator policies.

Conditions; Schedules

The FSGA Championships Committee/on-site Rules Committee reserves the right to alter any of the conditions, provisions and/or schedules.  The decision of the Championships Committee/on-site Rules Committee in any matter will be final.


Reduced rates have been set up at the Doubletree Suites Naples for players and parents.

Rate:  One King bed and one pullout couch - $79.00 plus tax per night
          Two double beds and one pullout couch - $89.00 plus tax per night

Click here to reserve your room online or call 239-593-8733 and use the Group Code “Junior Florida Cup.”

Method of Payments

Old Collier Golf Club will accept cash, Visa/MasterCard, and American Express for payment.




(239) 254-7240
790 Main House Drive
Naples, FL 34110