Local Golf Notebook, Aug. 22: Weary 2nd at NE Florida Junior Open

sports@islandpacket.comAugust 22, 2013 

Solheim Cup Golf

Europe's Jodi Ewart Shadoff from England hits from a green side trap on the 16th hole during a foursome match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Parker, Colo. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

ED ANDRIESKI — File -- The Associated Press

Bluffton's Alec Weary tied for second in the Boys 15-18 Division over the weekend at the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour's Northeast Florida Junior Open at Eagle Landing at Oakleaf Plantation.

Weary shot a two-day total of 142, good for a three-way tie for first with Tyler Dierwechter and U-Minn Woon. Dierwechter won the first playoff hole to take the victory.

In the Boys 11-14 Division, Alec's younger brother Drew shot 148 over two days to finish third, five shots off the pace.


  • Fred Goddin hit a hole-in-one Aug. 18 on the fifth hole at Argent Lakes Golf Club. He used a 7-iron. Witness was Mike Schwartzkopf.

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