Jupiter, Fla. (PRWEB) July 18, 2012
More than 100 golfers participated in the South Florida PGA Junior Tour, presented by The Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens.
The two-day, 36-hole competition too place at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, where West Palm Beach resident Tim Cahill won the overall title and finished with a two-shot lead. The victory marked Cahill’s second overall title.
Several additional Palm Beach County teens fared well in the Keys. Palm Beach Gardens’ Gage Marino tied for first place in the boys’ 16-to-18 division, and Boca Raton’s Zachary Bariso captured the boys’ 14-to-15 division. Tequesta resident Nick Gagliardi came in second, and Jake Holt, of Jupiter, came in third.
The South Florida PGA Junior Tour, an event put on by the South Florida PGA Foundation, also received support from the Allianz Championship in Boca Raton, Don Law Golf Academy, also in Boca Raton, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission and Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens.
The goal of the Junior Tour is to provide affordable golf for its young membership throughout the 13-tournament season.
Also taking place at the Ocean Reef Club was the South Florida PGA Pro-Pro Championship, which Jerry Impellittiere, a Palm City resident, won with partner Bud Taylor, the golf pro at Old Palm Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens. Impellittiere and Taylor defeated Lost Tree Village’s Brian Peaper and Ed Humenik.
The number of junior golfers from Palm Beach County who turned out at the Ocean Reef Club, as well as the number of golf pros from the area’s leading country clubs who are active with the South Florida PGA Foundation, is a testament to the areas deep roots in the popular sport. The northern part of the county has been labeled the nation’s newest golf capital and boasts Tiger Woods and Greg Norman, who live on Jupiter Island, Rickie Fowler, Camilo Villegas, Robert Allenby and Ernie Els, of Jupiter, Mark Calcavecchia, of Tequesta, and Jack Nicklaus, of North Palm Beach.
Many of those pros have migrated to the area because of its year-round seasonal weather and its world-class golf clubs. Waterfront Properties and Club Communities specializes in golf-course real estate, including BallenIsles homes for sale and homes for sale in PGA National.
The 33 neighborhoods within BallenIsles feature single-family and estate-style homes with modern architectural features, high-tech amenities, open floorplans and sweeping view of one of the three championship links.
At PGA National, which comprises 34 subdivisions, a variety of home styles are offered and include everything from villas and townhouses, to larger and more spacious dwellings.
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