Maguire Continues Great Play, Kurey Wins
Jack Maguire and Emily Kurey captured their respective division titles at the Florida Junior Tour’s (FJT) event conducted at Southwood Golf Club, in Tallahassee, February 25-26.
In the Boys 16-18 Division, Jack Maguire, of Saint Petersburg, posted a tournament total of four-under par 140, to capture his second title of the season. Maguire fired a first round of four-under par 68 to take a one stroke advantage heading into the final round. Maguire continued his solid play in the final round shooting an even par round of 72, to hold on for a one stroke victory. Ryan Borg, of Orangeville, Canada, and Jeffrey Meltzer, of Bradenton, finished tied for second place with a tournament total of three-under par 141
In the Girls 16-18 Division, Emily Kurey, of Alpharetta, GA, went wire-to-wire to capture the title in her first career FJT event. In the first round, Kurey fired a five-over par 77, to take a one stroke lead heading into the final round. Kurey pulled away from the field in the final round after posting an even par round of 72, for a tournament total of five-over par 149. Alison Armstrong, of Tampa, finished in second place after rounds of 78-75. Angela Gaines, of Ocala, finished in third place with a tournament total of 157.