The Jacksonville Space Golf Affiliation returned to the standard website for its 18th JAGA Scholarship Belief Golf Traditional, and to greater than two dozen present and incoming school college students, it is going to have been well worth the wait.
The event, which was launched in 1993 by the late Invoice Black, a former JAGA president, raised greater than $20,000 for the scholarship belief, which is able to go to help as much as 28 college students who signify 16 JAGA-member golf equipment. They’ve swelled the overall record of scholars to obtain help to 375 for the reason that scholarship belief was established in 1974, with greater than $1.8 million awarded.
The event is sponsored by Nader’s Pest Raiders and the Karl G. Estes Basis.
The crew of Mark Rutland, Lee Fields, Wealthy Scott and Mark Luc received the gross division on the Ponte Vedra Inn and Membership Ocean Course in a scramble format with a 16-under 55, beating the crew of Jordan England, Andre Inexperienced, Cameron Hooper and Ted Smith by one shot. Mike Vallencourt, Mike Vallencourt, Jr., Eddie Chesser and Len Kellerman completed one other shot behind.
Chris Petney, Hank Veno, Rusty Holsworth and Billy Drake shot 21-under 50 to win the online division by one shot over Judd Nieman, Jeremy Thole, Donnie Allison and Todd Smith. Mark Rutland, Lee Fields, Wealthy Scott and Mark Luc shot 52.
The event missed its fall date due to the renovation to the Ocean Course.
Gamers Army Job Truthful set
The Gamers Championship is holding its tenth annual Army Job Truthful on Saturday on the TPC Sawgrass, with 25 corporations sending representatives and further corporations offering their job alternatives on a digital foundation.
The job honest will probably be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Grove, an out of doors venue on the Stadium Course behind the seventeenth tee and close to The Gamers Welcome Expertise. Within the occasion of inclement climate, it will likely be held contained in the Championship Membership hospitality space. Candidates ought to half within the Gamers basic lot off County Highway 210, 5360 Palm Valley Highway.
Among the many corporations and municipalities represented with be Amazon, Grant Thornton, Morgan Stanley, Optum, United Leases, Walmart, the College of North Florida, Jacksonville College, the town of Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Workplace, Jacksonville Hearth and Rescue, Clay County and the Tallahassee Police Division.
First responders get Gamers tickets
The Gamers Championship has made tickets to the event subsequent week obtainable to important health-care employees and first responders through the aggressive rounds Marh 11-14 at hospitality venues overlooking the seventeenth gap’s Island Inexperienced of the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.
The tickets had been obtainable via The Gamers presenting sponsors, Morgan Stanley, Grant Thornton and Optum.
“After all the pieces that these important employees have gone via over the past yr, collaborating with our proud companions to supply these heroes with entry to the event is the very least we might do,” stated Jared Rice, govt director of The Gamers, in a assertion. “We’ve got a duty to honor and acknowledge their selflessness in addition to the various sacrifices they’ve made, and are persevering with to make, through the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re honored to offer them a particular expertise at this yr’s championship.”
All-Stars collect at Sawgrass
The Tesori Household Basis will host one other in its sequence of All-Star Youngsters Clinics on March 10 on the Sawgrass Nation Membership, starting at 4 p.m. The individuals are a mixture of special-needs college students between the ages of 8 and 18 from Duval and St. Johns County who will obtain golf instruction from 2018 Gamers champion Webb Simpson, his caddie, Paul Tesori and eight-time LPGA winner Brittany Lincicome.
Additionally aiding will probably be instructors from First Tee-North Florida.
The clinic is by invitation solely however data on the Tesori Household Basis and the providers it supplies for the mother and father of special-needs kids may be discovered by visiting tesorifamilyfoundation.org. The purpose is to have an All-Star clinic through the week of each PGA Tour occasion.
The Tesori Household Basis was launched in 2009 by Tesori, a St. Augustine native, and his spouse Michelle.
Space juniors win at Palatka
Ashley Huffman of Ponte Vedra Seaside and Jackson Runquist of Atlantic Seaside received their age divisions in a Florida Junior Tour occasion on the Palatka Golf Clu b.
Huffman received the ladies 16-18 division with scores of 75-76–151, edging Thanya Arasu of St. Johns by two pictures. Runquist received the boys 13-15 division with scores of 71-73–144, topping Henry Robards of Jacksonville by two pictures.
Annabelle Mozingo of Jacksonville (161) tied for seventh within the women 16-18 division and Madelyn Campbell of Fernandina Seaside (162) completed ninth. Connor Hess of Jacksonville and Bryson Hughes of St. Johns each shot 149 to tie for fifth within the boys 13-15 behind Runquist, and Luke Balaskieicz (151) of Jacksonville tied for eighth.
J.P. English of Ponte Vedra (143) tied for sixth within the boys 16-18 division and Adam Waller of Jacksonville (145) tied for eighth. Within the women 13-15 division, Shanya Arasu, Nancy Cox of Ponte Vedra and Victoria Barned of Ponte Vedra tied for eighth at 169.