Despite hours of a whirlwind delay, the 13u and 17u champions were crowned at the National Car Rental PGA Jr. Regional at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla., Sept. 9-11.
Marriott Golf Academy 13u Florida All-Stars Return to National Championship
Port St. Lucie, FL – Two Florida teams compete on Saturday––Marriott Golf Academy 13u Orlando All-Stars
and the North Palm Beach 13u All-Stars––both shot a 90 from 9 holes overall (lowest
three scores from four pairs of teammates), with Marriott Golf Academy named the top seed due to the
tiebreaker of the lower overall score of the four pairs.
The Marriott team faced fourth seed Birmingham (Ala.) Makos 13u All-Stars (105) on Sunday
semi-final match, beating them 11-1 to earn their place in the championship game.
Second seed North Palm Beach 13u All-Stars beat third seed David Toms 265 13u
All-Stars (102) from Shreveport, La., 10.5-1.5 to advance and face their North Florida
counterparts on Sunday afternoon.
In the championship game, the Marriott Golf Academy would defeat the North Palm
Beach team 9-3 to earn return to 2022 National Car Rental PGA Jr. League
Championship Oct. 6-9 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, which will be televised live
on select ESPN networks.
Wellington National 17u stars win division title
In the 17u division, the National All-Stars of Wellington (Florida) won the regional title. Competing in
the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League championship season for the second year, the
the growing 17u (14-17) division completes its All-Star journey at the Regional.
After the abbreviated qualifying rounds in stroke play on Saturday, the Wellington National 17u
The All-Stars won the top seed with a 65, followed by the All-Stars Heal My Swing 17u of
Daphne, Ala., with a 66. The third seed was Bradenton, Fla. All-Star Team 17u at 68, and the
Fleming Island (Fla.) 17u All-Stars is seeded fourth with a 71.
In Sunday’s semi-finals, Wellington National beat Fleming Island 6.5-2.5 to advance to
the championship round. Heal My Swing defeated the Bradenton team 5-4.
It was the Florida-based Wellington National 17u All-Stars who won the Heal My Swing
17u All-Stars 6-3 to win the division title.