The FCWT Junior Golf Tournament La Costa 2019 took place March 9-10, 2019. Junior golfers played 36 holes of stroke play at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa’s Legends Course in Carlsbad, CA. This is one of the FCWT junior golf tournaments on the 2018-2019 schedule.
Final Round of the FCWT Junior Golf Tournament La Costa 2019
Senior Griffin Long of Davis, CA, began the Final Round in a three-way tie for the lead at the FCWT Junior Golf Tournament La Costa 2019. Long made the turn at one-over-par 37, but then played the back nine at 2 under par.
He made birdies on 11 and 15 in addition to 7 pars for a 34. His one-under-par 71 was the only sub-par round of the day. It allowed Griffin to win by 4 shots.
Jaden Cantafio of Tustin, CA (2020) moved up the leaderboard 3 spots on Sunday with a final round of 73. Jaden’s 151 earned him third place.
John Heckel of San Jose, CA (2021) finished in third place at 154.
Leo Lu of Chino Hills, CA (2020) made a big move on Sunday. Lu moved up the leaderboard 8 spots with a final round of 73, 10 shots better than his opening round.
Matthew Adams of Los Altos, CA (2019) moved up a spot and finished at 156 with Leo Lu.
Orlando Coons of Reno, NV (2022) also moved up a spot on Sunday. Coons finished at 157 and in a tie for 6th place.
Long led in pars with 24 for the tournament. Mason Mancasola of Loomis, CA (2020) made the only eagle of the tournament on the 9th hole during Round One. Orlando Coons, Griffin Long, and John Heckel each made 5 birdies for the tournament.
Boys 12-14 Division
In the Boys 12-14 division, Brooks Benson of Los Angeles, CA (2022) fired a final round of 77 to come from behind and win by 3 shots. Overnight leader Zander Grant of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (2023) finished in second place at 171.
Brooks led this division in pars with 18 and also made the only birdie.