Jones Sweeps Honors In CNY PGA Junior Golf Tour
VERONA - Canton's Ryan Jones continued a very memorable summer of golf on Friday completing a sweep of honors in the Boys 12-13 Division of the Central New York PGA Junior Tour.
Jones, who will enter eighth grade at Canton Central School in September, entered nine tournaments on the Central New York Tour and won all nine culminating with a first place finish in the Junior Tour Championship on Thursday and Friday at Kaluhyat at the Turning Stone Resort with a two-day total of 88-80-168. Mizro Carter took second at 86-85-171 and Matt Porter took third at 87-85-172.
Jones finished the season with 1,100 points and Carter took second at 895 points.
Jones started the season on May 4-5 by winning the Central New York PGA Junior Open with a two-day total of 82-85-167.
First place finishes in one-day tour tournaments came at: the Beaver Meadows Golf Club with a 82, The Crestwood Golf Club with a 74, the Soaring Eagles Golf Course with a 78, the Skenandoa Club with a 76, the Cortland Country Club with a 76, the Links at Erie Village with a 75 and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club with an 86.
In the Spring High School season Jones earned All-Northern Conference honors after playing a lead role in Canton's undefeated Division II record and helped the Bears to a Section 10 Division II crown.
The summer season started with busy six day stretch of top flight golf competition. He took fifth among the 13 year olds in the Boys 14 Under Flight of the New York State Golf Association Junior Boys and Gilrs Championship at Seven Oakes Golf Course at Colgate University.
Shooting two rounds of 87 for a 174, Jones represented the SLU Oliver D. Appleton Golf Club
Jones placed 16th overall in the Boys Sub Junior (14 Under Flight) which was won by 14 year old Charlie Fisher of the East Aurora Country Club at 70-75.
The week before Jones placed 47th in a starting field of 103 in the Optimist International World Junior Golf Champion at the Trump International Doral Resort in Miami, Fla. and teamed with his dad, Aaron Jones, to tie for first place in the Parent/Child Tournament with a round of 70.