The FCWT Junior Golf Tournament Bayonet 2019 took place January 12-13, 2019. Junior golfers played 36 holes of stroke play at Bayonet & Blackhorse in Seaside, CA. This is one of the FCWT junior golf tournaments on the 2018-2019 schedule.
Final Round of the FCWT Junior Golf Tournament Bayonet 2019
Ryan Zhang led wire-to-wire in the Boys 12-14 division of the FCWT Junior Golf Tournament Bayonet 2019. Zhang won earlier this season at Coyote Creek in November. This weekend he carded rounds of 80-84-164. He had 3 birdies and 15 pars for the tournament. Benjamin Mouser of Fresno, CA (2022), who finished 2nd, also had 15 pars for the tournament.
Cliff Fires 69 to Win Boys 15-19
In the Boys 15-19 division Chad Cliff came on strong and fired a final round of three-under-par 69 to win. Cliff began the final round as a co-leader with Jackson Lee of Menlo Park, CA (2020). He began the day with a string of 4 pars then made a birdie on the 5th hole. Then Chad made a par on #6 and another birdie on 7 before finishing his front nine with 2 more pars. After making the turn at 2-under, Chad made a par on #10. Then he made his only bogey on the day on the 11th hole, but he quickly battled back with a par on 12 and a birdie on 13. Another par on 14 and a birdie on 15 followed. He finished with a string of 3 birdies to card 34-35-69 and win the FCWT Junior Golf Tournament Bayonet 2019.
Kyle Kuest of Fresno, CA (2019) moved up two spots on the leaderboard with a final round of 74. Guest finished in 2nd place. Three players finished at 155. Will Reinhardt of Menlo Park, CA (2019), Gregory Mouser of Fresno, CA (2020) and Garrett Takeuchi also of Fresno (2020) all carded 155 for the tournament. Overnight co-leader Jackson Lee finished in 6th place.
Matthew Kress of Saratoga, CA (2021) improved his second day score by 7 shots and moved up the leaderboard 6 spots on Sunday to finish 13th at the FCWT Junior Golf Tournament Bayonet 2019.
Samira Pal Wins Girls Division
In the Girls division Samira Pal of Cupertino, CA (2021) also led wire-to-wire. On Saturday Samira posted an opening round of 81. She followed that with an 80 on Sunday to finish at 161, 10 shots ahead of 2nd place. Skyler May of Stockton, CA (2021) moved up 4 positions on the leaderboard on Sunday with a final round of 80, 11 shots better than her opening round. Athena Nguyen of San Jose, CA (2022) finished in 3rd place at 175. Sloane Bayer of Fresno (2020) also moved up a spot during the final round of the FCWT Junior Golf Tournament Bayonet 2019.