Brown and Wu become First-Time FJT Winners
RUSKIN, Fla. – Two first-time Florida Junior Tour winners were crowned on Sunday at Cypress Creek Golf Club. Jaxon Brown and Tsamue Wu ended the year by picking up their first FJT wins.
Brown went wire-to-wire to end his season with a victory, finishing the weekend at 1-under 143. He got the tournament started with a 1-under 71 in Saturday’s first round to take a one-shot lead over the field.
The Lakewood Ranch native began the final round with an even-par front side, carding two birdies. After a bogey on the 11th, Brown played the next six holes at even par. He rolled in a birdie on the 18th to secure the one-shot win. His two-day total of 1-under 143 was the only under-par round of the weekend.
Carson Yonge used rounds of 72-72 to earn a runner-up finish at even-par 144. Ibby Carrington finished third at 7-over 151 with rounds of 76-75.
Wu took home a three-shot victory with a final-round 74, finishing the weekend at 11-over 155. She began the weekend with a first-round 81, carding an eagle on the par-5 18th hole.
Beginning the final round trailing the leader by four shots, Wu got off to a solid start with an even-par first nine. The Davenport native finished the day with a 2-over final nine to secure the win with a 2-over 74 on Sunday.
Darby Hancock took second place with a 14-over 158 for the weekend. Three players finished the weekend in a tie for third at 15-over 159: Jamie Lowry, Kierra Williams and Sydney Young.