Congratulations to Chesapeake Bay Golf Club junior golfer Zachary Barbin (age 17) for winning the Philadelphia Junior Tour Championship with a 3 under par 69 at Hartefeld National Golf Club on August 22, 2016. Zach’s impressive 69 clinched both his Age Division (Boys 16-18) and the Championship overall by five shots. His round was highlighted by five birdies in his last 13 holes, including his back-nine 32 (-4).
Zach is capping off a truly solid season of golf on a high note. Prior to the Tour Championship, Zach shot an even par 72 in the Harry Hammond Invitational at Wyncote Golf Club on August 16, 2016.
About the Philadelphia Junior Tour Championship
- Season End Invitation Only Event.
- Qualifiers must place in a tie for first or better in their respective age division (Boys 16-18, Boys 13-15, Girls 13-15, Girls 16-18, or 9 Holers (Boys & Girls 10-12) during the 2016 Junior Tour Season or the events after the 2015 Junior Tour Championship.
- -OR- Finish in the top 25 in points for the Boys 13-15 or Boys 16-18 division, the top 5 in points for the Girls 13-15 division or Girls 16-18 Division, or the top 10 in points for the 12 & Under Division (Boys & Girls).
- The Philadelphia Junior Tour officially wrapped up the 2015-2016 season with the Junior Tour Championship.
- Seventy-three players teed it up with ambitions of holding the hardware at days end.
- With high winds, the 6,638 par-72 golf course proved to be a difficult test to conclude the season.
Source: Philadelphia Junior Tour