Petr Hruby, Sophie Guo others win Doral Publix Jr. titles
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MIAMI, FL (December 23, 2017) - Petr Hruby carded rounds of 75-68-74 to finish 1-over and then won a playoff to claim the Doral Publix Junior Classic Boys' title. In the playoff Hruby outlasted Alejandro Madariaga.

During Hruby's final round round 2-over 74 the Czech Republic native was unable to find a birdie but a run of pars after his second and last bogey on No. 14 helped him earn his playoff spot.

Hruby's best tally came on Friday during the second round in the form of a 4-under 68 that included five birdies and a lone bogey on the 18th hole.

Runner-up Alejandro Madariaga of Mexico shot rounds of 75-70-72 during the 54-hole event at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa. In the final round Madariaga birdied five-times and bogeyed five-times.

American Michael Thorbjornsen finished third at 2-over, while American Nikita Gubenko and Jayson K Iten of Switzerland shared fourth at 4-over.


Sparked by a 3-under 69 in Thursday's first round Sophie Guo finished 1-over and as a four-stroke winner.

Columbia's Cristina Ochoa was second at 5-over, American Siyan Chen was third at 7-over while at 9-over in a tie for fourth it was Celina Rosa Sattelkau of Germany and Natalie Armbruester of Switzerland.


Boys' Division 14 & 15: Tom Mckibbin (Northern Island)

Girls' Division 14 & 15: Clemence Martin (France)

ABOUT THE Doral Publix Junior

54 hole stroke play tournament. Over 600 junior golfers from around the world participate in this tournament every year. Age groups: 16-18, 14-15, 12-13, 10-11, 8- 9, 7 & under. Entrants must not have entered college or started post-secondary education.

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