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Aaron Jarvis Easily Win The 2020 South Florida PGA Junior Open

July 18, 2020

Aaron Jarvis won the boys overall title by nine shots, shooting 71 to finish at 6-under 207 at the 2020 South Florida PGA Junior Open at The Naples Beach Resort & Golf Club. He had a six-shot lead after 36 holes heading into the final round.

“The first two days my ball-striking was good and today it was my putting,” said Jarvis, a 17-year-old who works on his game at the Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy. “This is a nice win for me.”

His only hiccup Friday was a double bogey on the final hole he finished just before play was stopped for the second time.

“I didn’t mind the double just to get the round over with,” Jarvis said.  With the uncertain weather on the final hole, the last group literally ran down the 18th fairway after they tee off to finish the tournament before thunderstorms rolled in again!

Jarvis finish T11 at the 42nd Junior North & South Amateur Championship

July 08, 2020

Aaron Jarvis participated in the North & South Junior Amateur Championship from July 5-8, 2020.  The North & South Junior Amateur Championship put you through a complete test of skill by playing two of the world’s best golf courses at Pinehurst.  Aaron finished T11 with a three round total of 216.

 

In round 1, the players tee off on The Centennial Course No, 8, which was designed by Tom Fazio and opened in 1996 – combines classic Donald Ross Course 2 concepts with the whimsical snarls that have become Fazio’s calling card.  Fazio took full advantage of the 420 acres of rolling terrain and natural wetlands to fashion a course that’s visually enthralling and challenging yet fun to play.  Aaron’s round on The Centennial Course 8 was challenging but he finish the day with an impressive 1 under 71, 6719 yards course that placed him T9 on the leaderboard.

 

Round 2 was played on the famous Course No. 2, designed by Donald Ross and opened in 1907.  This is acenterpiece of Pinehurst Resort, remains one of the world’s most celebrated golf courses. It has served as the site of more single golf championships than any course in America and hosted back-to-back U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open Championships for the first time in 2014. The U.S. Open will return in 2024.  Aaron’s round on this famous Par 70, 6818 yards PGA course started with a challenge with three back to back bogeys and windy rainy weather.  However, he responded with a couple birdies which he finished the round 2 over 72.

 

Round 3 was back on Course No. 8 with another impressive 1 over 73, with difficult pin locations which was very challenging.  

 

Jarvis said “The field and courses were very challenging. I had the pleasure of playing on the famous Course No. 2 which hosted the U.S. Open. I played very well throughout the tournament with the guidance of my Coach, Andy Leadbetter. 

 

Pinehurst is where the American golf story is rooted, and where it continues to flourish. Most know of its modern history – with stories like the Payne Stewart putt that won the 1999 U.S. Open. But locked with its archives are thousands of moments that define each generation for the past 100 years. 

Aaron Jarvis finish top 5 at NFPGA Boys Junior North Florida PGA Championship

June 16, 2020

Aaron Jarvis participated in the NFPGA Boys Junior North Florida PGA Championship at the famous St. Cloud Golf Links, St. Cloud, FL on June 15-16, 2020. Jarvis finished T4 out of 101 participants with a total score 140, with 2 under par in both Round 1 & 2 on a 6541 yards, Par 72 challenging links golf course.  The tournament consists of 36-Hole stroke.

Players in this year’s Championship enjoyed the Royal St. Cloud’s magnificent links course. Royal St. Cloud Golf Links has a rolling layout of wide-terraced fairways, punctuated by classic links bunkers that feature names like Spectacles, Feather, Devil’s Pocket, Hoofprint and Hell’s Bunker. Royal St. Cloud Golf Links has a great combination of Scottish-styled links features with a notable American flair for flawless fairways and silky-smooth Tifeagle greens.

The North Florida Section (NFPGA) is one of 41 Sections that make up the PGA of America. Formed in 1979, the North Florida PGA is the 4th largest of the 41 geographic Sections that make up the PGA of America. Approximately 1,250 PGA Members and 189 Apprentices strive to promote the enjoyment and growth of the game of golf in the North Florida region.

For more information click on:  https://nflapga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/nflapga20/event/nflapga20110/contest/7/leaderboard.htm

Aaron Jarvis finish T1 at golf tournament to earn ranking on WAGR

June 01, 2020

Aaron Jarvis participated at the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour 54-Hole Junior Open at Celebration from May 30th to June 1st, in the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18. The tournament was made up of a 54-hole format with a field of five divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and Justin Rose Division Girls Under 13.

Aaron finished T1 that lead to a dynamic performance against Alex Long on the last round of the tournament. Long finished with scores of 75, 67, 70 with a weekend total of 212, but was able to seal his victory after a staggering tense 5-hole playoff with second place finisher Aaron Jarvis. Jarvis who took home the second-place honours with scores of 73, 69 and 70 for a weekend total of 212.  This finish earned both players on the World Amateur Golf Rankings.

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2007 with the intention of providing junior golfers between the ages of 8-18 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. The tour’s vision is to provide superb hospitality and make every event a memorable one. With play open to both males and females, nearly every junior golfer is eligible to participate on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour. Currently the HJGT is the largest junior golf tour in the United States hosting more 2-day nationally ranked events than any other tour. The HJGT has been able to achieve this goal by running the most professional events and providing an exceptional value to all of our players and families over the last 13 years. 

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