5 Local Golfers To Play In Junior Cup
Five Hillsborough County golfers have been chosen to represent the North team in the Junior Florida Cup, a Ryder Cup-style format matching the top 20 junior golfers from North Florida against the top 20 from South Florida.
Riverview's Ian McConnell, Plant's Doug Letson, King's Chris Biuso, Durant's Amy West and Sickles' Alex Milan were among the 20 players invited to represent the North team at the tournament, scheduled at Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club in Tampa on Aug. 13-14. The players were chosen based on Florida Junior Tour points standings.
All five golfers were Tribune All-Hillsborough County first-team selections this season, while McConnell and West were the Boys and Girls Golf Athletes of the Year.
The North won last year's Cup, defeating the South 29-11. Letson and Milan were members of that North team.