Weekly Spotlight Recap: And the Winner of the PGA Junior League Section Championship is...
After a day of intense and rigorous competition, Team Marriott All-Stars walked away victorious at the 2021 National Car Rental PGA Jr. League North Florida Section Championship!
The scorching heat could not keep the young all-stars down! In fact, it only energized each and every one of them to seek triumph! Four 13u and two 17u All-Star teams hit the course at Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course Saturday, August 21st for the Section Championship after landing within the top two of their respective Section Qualifying rounds in Daytona Beach and Tampa, held on August 4th and 15th.
The day began with Team Marriott (Orlando, FL) facing off against Team Daytona Beach (Daytona Beach, FL), and Team Ponte Vedra (Ponte Vedra, FL) facing off against Team Tampa 5 (Tampa, FL) in the 13u Division Semi-finals.
As the first match wrapped up, the final Championship match was set with Team Marriott and Team Ponte Vedra teeing off in the afternoon. Let the games begin!
The Championship, which was conducted in match play format, led to Marriott Golf Academy’s All-Star teams sealing a clean sweep defeat in both the 13u and 17u Divisions. Team Marriott defeated Team Ponte Vedra in the 13u Division Championship round (8-4). Team Marriott was also victorious in the 17u Division, overcoming Team Cheval (Tampa, FL) by (9-3).
Both teams will advance to the Regional Championship at the Baytowne Golf Club at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, FL September 10-12th. Well played, Team Marriott, and good luck as you continue your conquest to victory! Additionally, great job to all of the teams that participated in the event!