Killearn CC (13-15)

Killearn Country Club - Tallahassee
February 13-14, 2010

Celestino and Kutz Capture Titles

Nick Celestino and Alessandra Kutz captured their respective titles at the Florida Junior Tour’s (FJT) event at Killearn Country Club & Inn in Tallahassee, February 13-14.

Nick Celestino, of Sarasota, went wire to wire in the Boys Division, to win his first FJT event by five strokes. Celestino, carded an even par 72 in the first round, which included five birdies to hold the lead by one stroke heading into the final round. In the final round Celestino continued his solid play by firing a one over par 37 on the front nine, and an even par 36 on the back nine, for a tournament total of 1-over par 145. Jordin Corchis, of Watersound and Collin Engelhardt, of Orlando, finished tied for second place with a tournament total of six over par 150.

Alessandra Kutz, of Sanford, jumped to an early lead in the Girls Division, by shooting the low round of the tournament with a three under par 69 in the first round. Kutz’s first round 69 included four birdies and just one bogey. In the final round Kutz held it together to fire a five over par 77, for a dominating ten stroke victory. This is Kutz’s second career FJT victory. Stephanie Liu, of Bradenton, finished alone in second place with a tournament total of 155. Lauren Gros, of Gainesville, finished in third place with a tournament total of 156.

Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Nick Celestino 72 73 145 1000
T2 Collin Engelhardt 75 75 150 600
T2 Jordin Corchis 73 77 150 600
4 Joshua Lee 76 75 151 400
5 Wade Chen 76 76 152 350
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Alessandra Kutz 69 77 146 1000
2 Stephanie Liu 76 79 155 700
3 Lauren Gros 78 78 156 500
4 Samantha Wagner 78 79 157 400
5 Ashley Holder 83 75 158 350
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Tournament rounds are scheduled on the NORTH (front) and SOUTH (back) Nines.

The site of 21 PGA Tour and four LPGA Tour tournaments, Killearn Country Club's three nine-hole layouts offer a challenging yet fun golf experience. The South/East Course is the longest and most challenging with rolling hills and tree-lined fairways. The North Course has a large lake coming into play on several holes, while the East Course is a little more forgiving with generous fairways and water on two holes

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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.
    Click here for further details.

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 13th        11:00 AM -12:57 PM         1st and 10th Tees
Sunday, February 14th            8:00 AM - 9:57 AM      
    1st and 10th Tees

Practice Round
Players can set up a practice round at a special discounted rate of $35 plus tax by calling 850-893-2144. 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,, 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 $20 plus tax per day. Spectator carts may be limited and are available on a first-come, first served basis.

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