FJT CC of Winter Haven (13-18) *Exempt Only*
May 8-9, 2021
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Campbell Kennedy and Elan Zhang came out on top on Sunday at the Country Club of Winter Haven, taking home Florida Junior Tour victories. Kennedy took home his first FJT win and Zhang earned her second FJT victory.
Kennedy fired a pair of 68 to capture the two-shot victory at 8-under 136. Saturday’s first round saw a lot of red numbers in Boys’ Division, with 12 players finishing the first round under par.
Reggie Zhu opened the first round with a 5-under 67. Kennedy sat one shot back of Zhu after a first-round 68, finishing the day with two eagles and two birdies.
Kennedy got off to a solid start in the final round with an even par on the front side. He went on a run on the back nine, going birdie-birdie-eagle on Nos. 11-13. The Green Cove Springs native added a birdie on the 17th to post a final-round 68 and secure the two-shot win.
Zhu finished the weekend in second place at 6-under 138, finishing with a final-round 71. James Hassell used rounds of 68-71 to finish third at 5-under 139.
Zhang took home the win in wire-to-wire fashion, putting together round of 76-72 to finish the weekend at 4-over 148. The Orlando native began the weekend with a 4-over 76 on Saturday to sit in a tie at the top of the leaderboard.
She got off to a quick start in the final round with an eagle on the second hole of the day, making the turn at even par. Zhang finished the day with an even-par back side, carding three birdies, to card a final-round 72 and earn the win.
Ava Zeng finished second at 6-over 150 after rounds of 78-72, while Posie Farrelly and Yingshi (Lydia) Lin finished tied for third at 9-over 153.
|Tee||Yardage / Info|
|Boys (13-18)||73.6/133 6,820 yds.|
|Girls (13-18)||74.0/127 5,922 yds.|
|A beautiful day for golf||84 °F|
Format: 36 holes individual gross stroke play
Eligibility: Boys and Girls 13-18 (age calculated from the last day of the event)
Entry Fee: $110
Field Determination: Fully exempt players entered on a first-come-first-serve basis, rest of entries ranked by number of exemptions, 84 player field
Practice Round Information: $30 +tax
Divisions and Approximate Yardages
- Boys 13-18 Age Division - 6,800 yards (gross only)
- Girls 13-18 Age Division - 5,800 yards (gross only)
How Entries are Accepted
- Players with full exemptions will be given priority and entered into the field on a first-come-first serve basis
- After that, if there is still space available in the field, entries will be accepted based on how many active exemptions a player has (most to least).
- If necessary, a random draw will be used to break exemption ties for the last available spots in the field.
- STEP exemptions only count towards the number of active exemptions if there is still space available to fill the field.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, May 8th
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM - Tournament Registration (near pro shop)
12:00 PM - 1:57 PM - Round one tee times off the 1st and 10th tees
Sunday, May 9th
8:20 AM* - 9:50 AM - Final round tee times off the 1st and 10th tees
*Starting time moved back 20 minutes from original Sunday starting time.
Awards presentation immediately following 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 (863) 324-6666 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- 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
There is no host hotel.
The Country Club of Winter Haven
4200 Country Club Road South
Winter Haven, FL 33881