2019 Junior Americas Cup Round 2 Wrap Up
The second round of the 47th Annual Junior America’s Cup, hosted by the Canadian Junior Golf Association and Blackhawk Golf Club, is in the books as San Diego built on their 1st round lead during a cloudy and breezy day, shooting a 2-under par team total of 211, for a two day total of 416. Tied for 2nd place is Southern California and Oregon.
Leading Team San Diego is Caden Fiorini and Jackson Moss who are tied for 3rd individually with 2-day totals of 5-under par 137. Fiorini shot an even par 71 in round two, while Moss shot a 2-under par 69. Rounding out San Diego is Jonas Appel in 22nd place with rounds 74-71= 145 and Chris Wardrup in 30th place with rounds 71-75=146.
Individually Ian Siebers from Washington leads, with rounds of 65-67=132 (10-under par). Siebers’ 2nd round included 5 birdies. In 2nd place is Mateo Fuenmayor from Oregon, who fired rounds of 65-71= 136.
Like a collegiate event, the Junior America’s Cup features 18 teams of four boys representing their state, province or country. The competition takes place over 3 days with 18-holes played each day for a total of 54-holes played to determine the winning team. Each team counts its best three scores each round with the low scoring team after 54-holes being crowned the 2019 champions and presented with the champions medals & trophy.
Past Junior America’s Cup participants who have gone on to successful professional careers include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Fred Couples, Corey Pavin, Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Cantlay, Rickie Fowler, Ryan Moore, Kyle Stanley and Tony Finau.