Wellington Golfer Headed To Junior PGA Nationals

Anthony Gabriele of Wellington and Valeria Sofia Pacheco of Hallandale Beach will represent the South Florida PGA next month at the 38th annual national Junior PGA Championship.

Gabriele and Pacheco were the overall low scorers in the SFPGA Junior Championship at Boca Grove Country Club. They were the first round leaders Wednesday and were awarded the titles when the second round was washed out Thursday.

Gabriele, 18, was awarded the boys title after a 67 on seven birdies and two bogeys.

Pacheco, 15, will be the girls’ representative. She shot 70 with four birdies and a double bogey.

The national Junior PGA is scheduled July 29 through Aug. 1 at Marimont Country Club in Bryan, Texas.