NEWPORT BEACH, CA – The Southern California PGA’s 2019 Junior Development Tour (JDT) Championship was hosted December 14-15 at Newport Beach Golf Course where 150 players competed in the final event of the year.
Contested across four age divisions, each player competed for the opportunity to be crowned one of the 2019 JDT Champions! As is tradition, the JDT Championship winners earn a spot at the SCPGA Junior Tour Banquet of Champions. JDT Players in the 12 & Over divisions who traditionally play 9 hole matches, competed in an 18-hole stroke play format on day one. Day two saw the 11 & Under players competing in their traditional 9 hole matches for the title.
Congratulations to our champions!
Boys 12 & Over: Jason Tun, Santa Monica (+3, 63)
Girls 12 & Over: Lily Huynh, Chatsworth (+9, 69)
Boys 8 to 11: Keita Yobiko, West Covina (+3, 32)
Girls 8 to 11: Angeleia Ortiz, Chino (+7, 36)
Boys 5 to 7: Hugo Nakamura, Torrance (+3, 35)
Girls 5 to 7: Roxanne Phillips, Harbor City (+5, 37)
Special thanks to John Leonard, PGA, with Newport Beach Golf Course for hosting the Southern California PGA Junior Tour!