Bradenton's Jim Stone tied for sixth place at the Florida State Golf Association's Senior Amateur Championship that wrapped up last week at The Country Club of Naples.
Stone fired a 74-72-73--219 to finish 10 shots behind Sarasota's Gordon Marshall, who won with a 7-under-par 209 total.
The Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association completed its penultimate Winter Tour Series event Sunday at Bent Tree Country Club.
Lakewood Ranch's Louie DelFabro tied for second with a 77 in the boys 16-18 age division. He finished a shot behind Sarasota's Erik Souchak.
Lakewood Ranch's Cameron Weber (81) finished in a tie for second place, one shot behind Sarasota's Dalton Plattner, in the boys 13-15s.
Bradenton's Alyssa Mercado posted an 81 to capture the girls 13-15 division title. Bradenton's Natalie Robson and Lakewood Ranch's Katie Kroos-Roberts each recorded a 90 to share runner-up honors.
Longboat Key's Alan Klenor won the boys 13-14 division of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour's College Prep Series this past weekend at USF.
Playing The Claw, Klenor posted rounds of 71 and 79 to log a nine-shot victory over Port St. Lucie's Haruki Takeda.
In the boys 11-12s, Bradenton's Gregory Solhaug (76-76--152, second) and Ryan Song (76-82--158, third) logged top-three finishes behind Orlando's Brendan Valdes' winning 151 total.
Bradenton's David Siwy tied for ninth place after a 74-79--153 in the boys 15-18 division. Boca Raton's Sachin Kumar won with a 73-72--145.
Palm Harbor's Travis Huston won the recent West Florida Golf Tour event at Laurel Oak Country Club in Sarasota. Huston collected a $1,048.41 payday for firing a 65 and besting Naples' Edward Figueroa by a shot Monday on the West Course. It was Huston's second victory this winter on the WFGT.
The WFGT is at River Hills Country Club in Valrico for a two-day tournament. Bradenton's Landon Michelson is tied with A.J. Morris, of Aspen, Colo., after the two fired 6-under par 66s. The tournament concludes Thursday, while the WFGT returns to wrap up its Winter Series on Monday at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club. The Summer Series begins next month.
On March 9 at Tara Golf & Country Club, Bob Haveman aced the 141-yard 6th hole with a 2 hybrid. Witness was Linda Haveman.
On March 12 at Terra Ceia Bay, Mary-Lou Coulter aced the 109-yard 8th hole with a 3-wood. Witnesses were Cheryl Gord, Godwin Gord and Mike Monteledne.
On March 16 at The River Club, Susan Owens aced the 86-yard 8th hole with a pitching wedge. Witnesses were John Owens and Joe Jarie.
On March 17 at Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club, Jean Newbon aced the 111-yard 16th hole on the Cypress Links course with a 6-iron. Witnesses were Kathy Bateson, Connie Thompkins and Mary Ann Steinbeck.
-- Jason Dill, Herald sports writer