Eagle Creek G & CC (13-15)
October 22-23, 2011
Wonka and Li Grab First Wins at Eagle Creek
Bradley Wonka and Ai lin Li grabbed first place honors to capture their respective titles at the Florida Junior Tour’s (FJT) Eagle Creek Golf and Country Club, in Naples, October 22-23.
Bradley Wonka, of Vero Beach, overcame a three stroke deficit to capture his first career FJT title. Wonka posted a first round three-over par 75, to trail the first round leader by three strokes. In the final round Wonka recorded the low round of the tournament in the boys division, with a round of one-under par 71, to secure the victory by one stroke. Philip Knowles, of Bradenton, and Youxin Wang, of Sarasota, finished tied for second place with a tournament total of three-over par 147.
Ai lin Li, of Windermere, fired an impressive final round five-under par 67 for her first career FJT title. After posting a first round four-over par 76, Li would trail by one stroke heading into the final round. In the final round, Li posted the low round of the tournament with a final round five-under par 67. Li also provided the shot of the tournament making an eagle on the par-4 third hole in the final round, to go along with her five birdies. Li’s tournament total of one-under par 143, was good enough for a seven stroke victory. Jamie Freedman, of Miami, Epiphany Prophet, of Hialeah, and Latanna Stone, of Valrico, all finished tied finished for second place with a tournament total of 150.
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Eagle Creek Golf and Country Club is a premier Naples private golf
club where members enjoy year-round golfing events organized by its Golf
Committee and superbly run by its golf professional team. The creation of an
active walking program for golfers makes Eagle Creek unique among Naples area
golf course communities.
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Male or female amateur golfers that are members of the FJT may apply for participation. Entries are subject to rejection at any time, including during the event by the FJT. The reason for rejection may include unbecoming behavior. Please see the Code of Conduct for further details.
- Tournament applications must be submitted on-line at www.floridajuniortour.org. Telephone and fax requests will not be accepted.
- Applicants must be current FJT members.
- Entries must be received by 4:30:00 PM EST of the closing date.
- Players should read the Tournament Policies and Pace of Play policy.
- Players will receive an e-mail that their entry has been received and a second e-mail will be sent if the player is accepted into the field. As a player is not automatically confirmed into the tournament, travel arrangements should not be made until the second confirmation e-mail is received. Review Tournament Policies for further details.
- Players with an unused FJT exemption will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Players without an FJT exemption are automatically placed in a random draw. The random draw is held after the entry deadline.
- An alternates list will be posted to the
FJT website under the Tee Times & Info folder.
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The entry fee of $95 (for GHIN members) or $115 (for non GHIN members) includes tournament rounds of golf, range balls prior to the tournament rounds and a tee prize.
Schedule of Play
Saturday, October 22nd: 11:00 AM - 12:57 PM off 1st and 10th tees
Sunday, October 23rd: 8:00 AM - 9:57 AM off 1st and 10th tees
Players can set up a practice round at a special discounted rate of $35, which includes a cart, plus tax by calling (239) 774-2202. Times are available one week prior to the event and after 12:00 PM on weekends on a space available basis. One playing guest may play for $45 plus tax.
Walking and Pull Carts
Players must walk and carry their clubs during the competition rounds. Pull carts are permitted. Caddies are not permitted.
Tees To Play
Tees are not set until the tournament staff arrives on site. Tournament set up can change, including yardages, to offset inclement weather or other course conditions (i.e. wet course conditions). Typical yardages are below:
- Boys 13-15 will play approximately 6,700 yards
- Girls 13-15 will play approximately 5,800 yards
This event is ranked by Junior Golf Scoreboard.
AJGA - PBE (Performance Based Entrance)
Champion - 1 Junior All-Star Exemption
Champion - 1 Junior All-Star Exemption
Registration will be available prior to the first round. ALL players are expected to register. General tournament information will be distributed at registration.
Tee Times & Pairings
First round tee times and pairings will be available on the FJT website, www.floridajuniortour.org. After the completion of the first round all competitors will be repaired by score within their age group for their next round. Final round pairings will be available approximately one hour after the final score has been posted. Pairings will be posted to the FJT website and at the club. It is the players' responsibility to be at his/her respective tee at least 10 minutes prior to teeing off. We recommend that you always see your tee time in black and white and if you still have questions, please contact a FJT Official at the host facility.
Pace of Play
Pace of play will be strictly enforced with anticipated rounds less than 4 hours and 30 minutes. We strongly recommend that all players read and understand the FJT Pace of Play policy.
Spectators will be authorized to rent carts, but must follow the Spectator policies. Spectator carts will cost $20 plus tax per day. Spectator carts may be limited and are available on a first-come, first served basis.