Lake Wales CC (13-15)

Lake Wales Country Club - Lake Wales
March 6-7, 2010

Geminiani and Gros Take Home Titles

Domenico Geminiani and Lauren Gros grabbed first place honors to capture their respective titles at the Florida Junior Tour’s (FJT) Lake Wales Country Club, in Lake Wales, March 6-7.

Domenico Geminiani, of Bradenton, carded a two under par 70 in the first round to trail the first round leader by two strokes. In the final round Geminiani fired a one under 35 on the front nine and continued his solid play on the back nine carding a three under par 33, which included three of his seven birdies on the day for a four-under par 68. Geminiani’s tournament total of 6-under par 138 was good enough for a one stroke victory. Geminiani incredible season continued Sunday by winning his fourth event of the season. Sawyer Shaw, of West Palm Beach, grabbed second place honors by firing a final round one-under par 71, for a tournament total of five under par 139. Peter Mathison, of Jupiter finished in third place with a tournament total of three under par 141 with rounds of 70-71.

Lauren Gros, of Gainesville, fired a final round even under par 72 to win her first career FJT title. In the final round Gros played a solid round of golf, recording a three under par 33 on the front nine, and held in together down the stretch carding a three over par 39 on the back nine to give Gros a three stroke victory. Christina Foster, of Concord, Canada, and Ashley Holder, of Orlando, finished tied for second place with a tournament total of 149.

Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Domenico Geminiani 70 68 138 1000
2 Sawyer Shaw 68 71 139 700
3 Peter Mathison 70 71 141 500
4 Jimmy Stanger 71 73 144 400
T5 Daniel Jaramillo 71 74 145 325
T5 Ryan Orr 71 74 145 325
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Lauren Gros 74 72 146 1000
T2 Ashley Holder 74 75 149 600
T2 Christina Foster 72 77 149 600
4 Jordan Lippetz 76 74 150 400
T5 Madison Lellyo 74 77 151 307
T5 Anna Newell 74 77 151 307
T5 Stephanie Liu 78 73 151 307
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Amid the Golf Courses of Central Florida you’ll find Lake Wales Country Club with a golf course that has its roots in Old Florida and in the early days of great golf courses in America. The course at Lake Wales was built in 1923 and designed by Donald Ross, the nation’s first great golf course designer, and the man who laid out Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina, Oakland Hills in Mich. and Seminole in Florida.

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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, March 6th: 11:30 AM -1:27 PM off 1st and 10th tees
Sunday, March 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 863-676-6519. 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

National Rankings
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, 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 $20 plus tax per day. Spectator carts may be limited and are available on a first-come, first served basis.

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