The Tommy Fleetwood Academy at Jumeirah Golf Estates once again hosted another edition of their Junior Medal Series in which 43 juniors took part in the event over the front nine of the Fire Course.
The event comprised of seven categories catering to various skill levels and tee markers. These included the net winners from four distinct tee markers: Signature Tees, Forward Tees, TFA Junior Tees, and the newly introduced St James’s Place (SJP) Tees, spanning distances of 100-150 yards from each green.
Additionally, the event featured categories for the overall girls winner, gross winners from both forward and signature tees, and the best net performances from SJP & TFA tees.
Further more, there was a “Beat the Pro” challenge on the second hole, completed by TFA Professional Joe O’Connor, and the “Nearest the Pin” competition on the eighth hole.
Alexander Rushika emerged as the gross winner from the Signature Tees, delivering a remarkable score of one over par. His round featured two bogeys and an impressive birdie on the par five seventh hole. In the Forward Tees category, Milana Rozhko secured the win with a score of 11 over. Her round included noteworthy performances with three pars achieved on holes four, five, and eight.
Paulina Murach clinched the title of overall girls champion, delivering a score of eight over. Notably, she achieved a remarkable gross birdie on the challenging par five seventh hole. Additionally, Camelia Sebti secured the title of the best girl from the TFA tees, posting a score of 10 over. Meanwhile, Iraisa Kaul claimed the best girl from the SJP tees title with a score of 12 over from the 100-150 yards range from each green.
Ethan Alan secured victory from the Signature tees, boasting an impressive net score of three under. His exceptional performance included consecutive net birdies on holes three and four. Samarbir Kochar claimed the second spot with a level par performance. Following closely was Dhruv Sharma and Kabir Mishra secured the third and fourth places, respectively.
Eugenio Galeppini claimed victory from the Forward tees, delivering an impressive level par performance. His round featured two net birdies on the fourth and ninth holes. Milana Rozhko secured the second position with a commendable score of two over, closely followed by Gary Feng in third place with a score of three over. Aditya Tomar rounded off the top positions with a score of four over.
Victoria Rushika emerged victorious from the TFA tees with a solid score of three over, showcasing a remarkable gross birdie on the fifth hole and consistent play throughout the round. Securing the second position was Kiaan Maharaj with a commendable score of seven over. Arjun Koduro followed in third place with a score of nine over, while Aditya Tomar claimed the fourth position, posting a score of +11.
Ansh Dutta secured victory from the SJP tees with an impressive level par score, featuring two notable gross birdies on the second and sixth holes. Frankie Fleetwood claimed the second position with a score of five over, closely followed by Reese Hitchen in third, also posting a score of five over. Alex Andrews rounded off the top positions with a score of +12.
In the on-course competitions, Samarbir Kochar triumphed in the “Nearest the Pin” challenge. Additionally, the “Beat the Pro” raffle was claimed by Gary Feng.
Concluding the prize-giving presentation, Adam Stastny, Assistant Golf Services Manager, thanked everyone for participating. “Thank you for your participation in the TFA Junior Medal Series. Congratulations to all our prize winners and we hope to see you again for the next month!”.
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