FJT University of Florida (13-15) *54-Hole Major*
January 18-20, 2020
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Battling the cold weather in the final round, Erik Plenge and Jordan Fischer came out on top at Mark Bostick Golf Course on Monday. This was the first Florida Junior Tour win for both Plenge and Fischer.
Boys 13-15 Division
Plenge captured the win with a 6-over 216 for the three-day tournament. He began the day in a tie for third place with Sam Davis and Diego Passos at 4-over 143, one shot behind the second-round leaders.
In the final round, the 2022 graduate closed out the front nine by birding two of the four final holes. He sat in a tie for first place at 6-over with Sam Davis heading to the back nine. A birdie on the 17th hole gave Plenge the outright lead. The Peru native pared the final hole to secure his first FJT win.
He posted a 2-over 72 in Monday’s final round to earn the win, the low round of the day.
Davis and Sebastian Kawas finished in a tie for second place at 9-over 219. Davis posted one of only two even-par or better rounds, an even-par 70 in the second round. Justin Burroughs, Andres Atrio and Frank Kennedy finished in a tie for fourth at 10-over 220.
Girls 13-15 Division
Fischer secured her first FJT win with a five-stroke victory in the Girls’ Division, finishing the weekend with a 7-over 217. She held a three-stroke lead over the field after the second round, posting an even-par 70 on Saturday, the only even-par or better round for the tournament.
In the final round, the Cape Coral native posted a 1-over on her first nine, birding two of the three last holes. Fishcer finished the day with a 2-over on her second nine. She carded a 1-over 73 in the final round, the low round of the day, to capture the win.
This is second top-three finish of the year for Fischer, who earned a second-place finish at the Next 100 Junior Invitational earlier this month.
Sabree Lefebvre took home a second-place finish at 13-over 223, while Katelyn Huber finished third with a 16-over 226.
Follow the FSGA:
|Tee||Yardage / Info|
|Boys 13-15||6,397 yds., 72.3/130|
|Girls 13-15||5,525 yds., 73.6/127|
|Sunny with a steady breeze||78 °F|
|Morning rain showers; partly cloudy afternoon||75 °F|
|Clear skies and subtle breeze||58 °F|
Format: 54 holes individual gross stroke play
Eligibility: Boys and Girls 13-15 (age calculated from the last day of the event)
Entry Fee: $170
Field Determination: JGS Ranking, 84 player field
Practice Round Information: $30 +tax (players walk)
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 (Different than 36-hole events)
- Players with an unused FJT exemption will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis (if submitted before the entry deadline).
- After the close of entries, all non-exempt players will be ranked by their standing on Junior Golf Scoreboard. The better ranked players will be placed in the tournament field until the limit is reached.
- 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, January 18th
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Tournament Registration (near pro shop) 10:30 AM - 12:27 PM - Round one tee times off of the 1st and 10th tees
Sunday, January 19th
10:30 AM - 12:27 PM - Round two tee times off of the 1st and 10th tees
Monday, January 20th
8:00 AM - 9:57 AM - Final round tee times off of the 1st and 10th tees
Awards ceremony 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 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 (352) 375-4866 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.
Mark Bostick Golf Course at The University of Florida
2800 SW 2nd Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32607
Click here for directions.