FJT Mission Inn Open (16-18)

Mission Inn Resort & Club - El Campeon, Howey-in-the-Hills, FL
January 9-10, 2021

Logan Hunter  |  Alex Crafton

HOWY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – Logan Hunter and Alex Crafton started their years off right with Florida Junior Tour victories at Mission Inn Resort & Club on Sunday. Hunter took home the win in the Boys 16-18 Division and Crafton was victorious in the Girls 16-18 Division.

This is the first FJT win for both Hunter and Crafton.

Boys 16-18

Hunter used an even-par 144 to earn his first FJT victory. The Tampa native posted a 1-over 73 in Saturday’s first round to sit one shot back of the leaders.

He began the final round with an even-par front side. Hunter birdied two of his three first holes to being the back nine. The 2021 graduate finished the day with a final-round 71 to secure the three-shot victory. Hunter was the lone player in the field to finish the tournament at even-par or better.

James Bradley finished runner-up at 3-ver 147. Bradley and Hunter were the only two players to post under-par rounds on the weekend, both carding a 1-under 71 on Sunday. Three players finished the weekend in a tie for third at 4-over 148: Joshua Stewart, Jon Wang and Wyatt Pattner.

Girls 16-18

Crafton used a 12-over 156 to secure the one-shot victory and her first FJT at Mission Inn. She began the weekend with a 4-over 78 to sit one shot back the leader heading into Sunday’s final round.

The Lake Mary native posted a 1-over front nine to start off the final round. Crafton finished the day with a 5-over back nine to finish the day at 6-over 78 and take home the win. Olivia Lu took home a runner-up finish 13-over 157, while XiMiao Zhai finished third at 14-over 158.

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Boys (16-18) 6,812 yds. 73.8/141
Girls (16-18) 5,900 yds. 74.5/136

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
Overcast Cold and light breeze 50 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Logan Hunter 73 71 144 1000
2 James Bradley 76 71 147 700
T3 Wyatt Plattner 72 76 148 417
T3 Jon Wang 72 76 148 417
T3 Joshua Stewart 74 74 148 417
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Alex Crafton 78 78 156 1000
2 Olivia Lu 77 80 157 700
3 XiMiao Zhai 78 80 158 500
4 Thanya Arasu 84 75 159 400
5 Sabree Lefebvre 83 84 167 350
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Tournament Summary

Format: 36 holes, individual gross stroke play

Eligibility: Boys and Girls 16-18 (age calculated from the last day of the event)
- FJT Membership
- Florida GHIN required (24.0 or less) - free with Junior Membership

Entry Fee: $110

Field Determination: FJT exemptions, random draw, 84 player field

Practice Round Information: $40 +tax



Divisions and Approximate Yardages

  • Boys 16-18 Age Division - 7,000 yards (gross only)
  • Girls 16-18 Age Division - 6,000 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, January 9th

7:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Tournament Registration (near pro shop) 8:00 AM - 9:57 AM - Round one tee times off the 1st and 10th tees

Sunday, January 10th

8:00 AM - 9:57 AM - Final round tee times off the 1st and 10th tees
Awards presentation 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

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 $40.00 + tax. Please call (352) 384-3885 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.

National Rankings

    AJGA Performance Based Entry (PBE

    Boys Girls
    Champion- 8 stars Champion- 8 stars
     Top Five- 4 stars Top Three- 4 stars
     Top Ten- 1 star

    Top Five- 1 star

Florida Junior Tour Policies


Host Hotel

There is no host hotel.

Directions

Mission Inn Resort & Club
10400 County Road 48
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 34737
(352) 324-3885

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