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Sabols take on TPC Sawgrass

Posted: July 27, 2014 - 12:13am
Lakeside High School junior Megan Sabol won the SJGT TPC Sawgrass (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) Junior Classic - 2014 girls division on Tuesday.  File Photo by Scott Rouch
File Photo by Scott Rouch
Lakeside High School junior Megan Sabol won the SJGT TPC Sawgrass (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) Junior Classic - 2014 girls division on Tuesday.

The Sabol family is finishing out the summer in style.

Megan Sabol is about to be a junior at Lakeside High School and 2014 Lakeside graduate Russell Sabol is heading to Andrew College to play golf.

The brother-sister combo made their way to Ponte Vedra Beach, with Megan winning the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour’s TPC Sawgrass Junior Classic – 2014 in the female division while Russell tied for ninth in the male 16-19 category.

In the two-day event at one of the PGA’s top courses, Russell Sabol shot an 87 on Monday and improved nine shots on Tuesday, carding a 78 while moving up 16 slots on the final leaderboard.

Megan Sabol, competing in the feamle 15-19 category, was 5-over after the first nine holes on Monday but rebounded to go 5-under on the back nine. Her even-par 72 included five birdies and an eagle. She put the final touches on her win Tuesday, shooting an 80, taking home the Dustin Johnson Award for having the low score on the second day in the female division.

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