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Junior Athletes to Compete in SFPGA Junior Championship at Boca Grove

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Young Athletes Vie for Coveted Spots in Junior PGA Championship

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 18 and Thursday, June 19, Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club, a premier golf club in Boca Raton, will host the 35th South Florida Junior PGA Championship.  Boca Grove will welcome 96 talented young athletes as they contend for a spot in The PGA of America's Junior PGA Championship.

Boca Grove Hosting the 2014 SFPGA Junior Championship

All players must qualify to attend the South Florida Junior PGA Championship at Boca Grove. There were three (3) qualifiers held throughout the section, and players in the championship are required to have participated in one (1) of the three (3) qualifiers.

Qualifier #1 – June 1 – Indian Spring Country Club – Boynton Beach, FL
Qualifier #2 – June 1 – Diplomat Golf Club – Hallandale Beach, FL
Qualifier #3 – June 8 – Olde Hickory Golf Club – Ft. Myers, FL

"Boca Grove is proud to serve as the host facility for this extraordinary event for the third consecutive year. We wish the best of luck to all of the young athletes participating," said Emerson "Chuck" Lehner, COO/General Manager of Boca Grove.

The top-finishing boy and girl from the South Florida Section will advance to represent the Section in the Junior PGA Championship that will be held from July 27 to August 1, 2014 at Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas.

The SFPGA Junior Tour presented by The Honda Classic is a membership-based tour open to boys and girls ages 11-18 in South Florida with the aspirations and skill levels to compete at the High School and Collegiate level and features some of South Florida's most talented junior golfers. The Junior Tour offers twenty-eight two day championship events for junior golfers in South Florida. The 25 events are divided between the Championship Tour, an invitational tour featuring extended yardages, and the Challenge Tour. For more information, visit www.sfpgagolf.com.

About Boca Grove:
Boca Grove is a boutique country club located in the heart of beautiful Boca Raton, Florida. With approximately 450 member families, Boca Grove exhibits style and grace afforded only to the most elite private clubs in South Florida. For more information on Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club, please visit www.bocagrove.org or call (561)487-5300.

Boca Grove Media Contact:
Jessie Bowen | 561.487.5300 ext. 133 | jbowen@bocagrove.org
21351 Whitaker Drive, Boca Raton, Florida 33433

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