Amelia National GC (16-18)

Amelia National Golf Club - Amelia Island
February 6-7, 2010

Petronio and Odaiyar Win at Amelia National

Joey Petronio and Kristine Odaiyar grabbed first place honors to capture their respective titles at the Florida Junior Tour’s (FJT) Amelia National Golf Club, in Fernandina Beach, February 6-7.

Joey Petronio, of Orlando, carded a two under par 70 in the first round and continued his solid play in the final round firing a one over par 73 for a tournament total of 1-under par 143 total, giving Petronio a three stroke victory, and his third career FJT victory. Petronio capped off his victory with an incredible shot from out of the water on the 18th hole to secure the victory. Peter Sterner, of Bradenton, grabbed second place honors by firing a final round one under par 71, for a tournament total of two over par 146. Peter Mathison, of Jupiter and Motin Yeung, of Beijing, China finished tied for third place with a tournament total of three over par 147.

Kristine Odaiyar, of Ocala, fired a final round even par 72 to win her third FJT title of the season. In the final round Odaiyar played a solid round of golf, recording the low round of the day and of the tournament for the girls division, giving Odaiyar a six stroke victory. Alexandra Milan, of Lutz, and Samantha Wagner, of Clermont finished tied for second place with a tournament total of 155. Milan, who started the round tied for seventh, shot up the leader board with her final round one-over par 73.



Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Joey Petronio 70 73 143 1000
2 Peter Sterner 75 71 146 700
T3 Motin Yeung 73 74 147 450
T3 Peter Mathison 74 73 147 450
T5 Harrison Winger 75 73 148 307
T5 Gary Buffington III 75 73 148 307
T5 Taylor Hancock 72 76 148 307
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Kristine Odaiyar 77 72 149 1000
T2 Samantha Wagner 77 78 155 600
T2 Alex Milan 82 73 155 600
4 Heather Proctor 79 77 156 400
T5 Madison Opfer 84 74 158 307
T5 Kaitlyn Price 81 77 158 307
T5 Olivia Lugar 77 81 158 307
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The entire experience of Amelia National is geared to those well acquainted with the world's finest private golf club destinations. A charming, French Provincial clubhouse will welcome you with a relaxing atmosphere of quality and elegance. Steeped in the traditions of the world's most renowned golf clubs, fine dining as well as the casual camaraderie of a 19th hole bar and grill will be accompanied by superlative service and fabulous views of the course and grounds.

With private meeting rooms and convivial gathering areas the clubhouse has been planned to cater to your every need. Outdoors a sparkling pool complex set among lushly landscaped gardens will be a delightful place to meet friends and neighbors.

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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.

Application Procedure

  • Tournament applications must be submitted on-line at 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.

Field Determination

  • 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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Entry Fee
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, February 6th:  11:00 AM  - 12:57 PM off 1st and 10th tees
Sunday, February 7th:  8:00 AM - 9:57 AM off 1st and 10th tees

Practice Round
Players can set up a practice round at a special discounted rate of $30 plus tax by calling 904-652-0660. Times are available one week prior to the tournament and & 12:00 PM on the weekend on a space available basis. Parents may play for $85 plus tax. Price includes cart. Players may not walk during practice rounds and must have a drivers license to drive a cart.

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 16-18 will play approximately 6,900 yards
  • Girls 16-18 will play approximately 6,000 yards

National Rankings
This event is ranked by Junior Golf Scoreboard.

AJGA - PBE (Performance Based Entrance)
Champion - 1 Exemption
Top 5 - 1 Performance Star

Champion - 1 Exemption
Top 3 - 1 Performance Star

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,, typically three days after the closing date. 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.

USGA Rules of Golf will govern play. Review the FJT Hard Card and Pace of Play policy. The Notice to Players (local rules and hole locations) will be distributed on the starting tee.

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.

Spectator Carts
Spectators will be authorized to rent carts, but must follow the Spectator policies. Spectator carts will cost $24 plus tax per day. Spectator carts may be limited and are available on a first-come, first served basis.

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