FJT Jacksonville Beach Open (13-15)

Jacksonville Beach Golf Club, Jacksonville Beach, FL
January 21-22, 2023

Josiah Wang | Krishny Elwin

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Josiah Wang reigned victorious for the Boys Division on Sunday at the FJT Jacksonville Beach Open carding a tournament total of (+3). In addition, Krishny Elwin captured the victory for the Girls Division carding a tournament total of (+12). Resilience was key for this tournament and both Wang and Elwin persevered through the tough playing conditions each day to secure the win.

Boys 13-15

The Saturday forecast brought cold rain off and on all day, which made the playing conditions very hard. Maxwell Vandermolen and Josiah Wang shared the lead after the first round carding a (+1) 72. Birdies were hard to come by on Saturday, but Wang managed to card five birdies, while Vandermolen carded an eagle. Miles Russell and Mateo Desmond tied for third place just two strokes off the lead. Russell took the lead early making the turn at (-1). However, the back nine proved to be the hardest nine on Saturday, and Russell carded a total of (+2) 74 to sit tied for third.

Sunday was much sunnier but also much windier. Vandermolen held the lead by two strokes through the first nine. However, Josiah Wang carded an even par back nine on his way to an 18-hole total of (+2) 73 to capture his first Florida Junior Tour victory. Wang explained that he missed celebrating the Chinese New Year with his family but said that winning his first event on the Florida Junior Tour made it all worth it. In addition, Miles Russell finished in second place after shooting a (+2) 73 and only two strokes from the win.

Girls 13-15

Alyssa Hardy took the lead after nine holes on Saturday making the turn at (+3), and she carded an 18- hole total of 75 (+4) to hold the lead by four strokes after the first round. Krishny Elwin and Natalie Angelo sat tied for second on the leaderboard at (+8) heading into the final round.

However, it was Krishny Elwin that came back to capture the victory by six strokes on Sunday. Elwin was tied with Alyssa Hardy through nine. She made one birdie on her second nine to secure a (+4) 79 and the win. Elwin delivered great rounds and earned a well-deserved victory. Addison Vogt secured a second place finish carding a tournament total of (+18).



Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Boys (13-15) 6373 yds. 71.3/130
Girls (13-15) 5447 yds. 72.2/122

Par: 71

Weather Information

Description Temp
LightRain Rainy/Cold 57 °F
Windy Sunny/Windy 70 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Zi Ang (Josiah) Wang 72 73 145 750
2 Miles Russell 74 73 147 525
3 Taeyoung Lim 75 73 148 375
4 Maxwell Vandermolen 72 77 149 300
T5 Mateo Desmond 74 76 150 245
T5 Giuseppe Puebla 75 75 150 245
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Krishny Elwin 79 75 154 750
2 Addy Vogt 81 79 160 525
3 Alyssa Hardy 75 86 161 375
4 Danielle Dailey 81 82 163 300
T5 Ana Boone 84 81 165 245
T5 Alejandra Botaya 84 81 165 245
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Tournament Summary

Format: 36 holes individual gross stroke play

Eligibility: Boys and Girls (13-15) (age calculated from the last day of the event)
- FJT Membership 
- Florida GHIN required (18.0 or less) - free with Junior Membership 

Entry Fee: $130

Field Determination: FJT exemptions, random draw, 84 player field

Practice Round Information: $15 + tax

Divisions and Approximate Yardages

  • Boys (13-15) - 6,700 yards (gross only)
  • Girls (13-15) - 5,700 yards (gross only)

How Entries are Accepted

  • Players with an unused FJT exemption will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis (if submitted before the entry deadline).
  • Players without an FJT exemption - all other entries are held until the entry closing date.  Shortly after the closing date, a computer-generated random draw is performed to determine which entries are accepted, and the order of the alternates. All players are notified of their status after the random draw is conducted,
  • An alternates list will be posted to the FSGA website under "Tee Times & Player Information".
  • Entries submitted after the entry deadline will be added to the bottom of the alternates list or used to fill any openings in the field.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, January 21st

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Tournament Registration (near pro shop)
11:15 AM - 1:12 PM - Round one tee times off of the 1st and 10th tees

Sunday, January 22nd

7:45 AM - 9:42 AM - Round two tee times off of the 1st and 10th tees
Awards presentation immediately following the completion of play

How to Enter

Entries are submitted through the FSGA website. To enter, each player must create an FSGA account on this website (free to set-up), purchase a current Junior Membership ($40), and have an active Florida GHIN Handicap (included in membership if golfer does not already have one). To proceed, click the "Enter" button above once entries have opened.

Late Entry Fee: A late fee of $10 will be applied to entries submitted after the close of entries date. The entry fee and late fee will only be applied if the player gets accepted in to the tournament field.

Practice Rounds

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the tournament on a space-available basis. Tee times are only available after 12:00 noon the weekend prior.  The price for a practice round is $15.00 + tax. Please call (904) 247-6184 to arrange your practice round. The proper place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range, hitting multiple shots on the course, not filling divots, and not repairing ball marks are unacceptable and may cause removal from the tournament without a refund.

National Rankings


AJGA Performance Based Entry (PBE

Boys Girls
Champion - 2 stars Champion - 2 stars
Top Five - 1 star Top Three - 1 star

Florida Junior Tour Policies


Host Hotel

There is currently no host hotel for this event


Jacksonville Beach Golf Club
605 South Penman Road
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Click here for directions.

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