"Serving Junior Golfers

in Broward County,

Miami-Dade County,

Palm Beach County

since 1998"

Hall of Fame

​​Lexi Thompson

Elected 2014
2000 - Joined Gold Coast Junior Golf Foundation
2002 - Player of the Year Girls 7-9
2003 - Member of winning Team GCJGF vs Don Law Golf
2003 - Recipient of PAW Award
2003 - Member of GCJGF Okee-Gold Cup Team (winning all 3 points)
2004 - Match Play Champion Girls 7-9
2005 - Forward  go to 
 LPGA bio

2016 - USA Olympian - Golf

Hall of Fame Members

Alan Steinberg

Elected 2015

1978 - Graduate of University of South Florida

1978 - Present - South Florida Business Executive
1999 - became associated with junior golf when son

started playing in the JGA of Broward County.
2001 - JGA’s Watson award for his outstanding contribution as a volunteer.

2002 - Member of the JGA Board of Directors.
2003 -  2012 - Vice President JGA of Broward County and Executive Director
2004 - elected the Gold Coast Junior Golf Foundation Board of Directors.
2005 - 2011 - Vice President of GCJGF
2012 -2015 - President of GCJGF

2016 - Present - Immediate Past President and Vice President - GCJGF
2007 - 2012 - USF Alumni Board of Directors
2007 - Present - Co-Chair of the USF Alumni Broward Chapter

​2016 - JGA of Broward County Hall of Fame





Paula Amoriello
Elected 2014
1990 - Became active in JGA of Broward County
1993 - Treasurer of JGA of Broward County
1995 - Vice-President of JGA of Broward County
1997 - Present - President of JGA of Broward County
1998 - Co-Founder of Gold Coast Junior Golf Foundation
1998-2012- President of GCJGF
2005 - Associated with Majorie Stoneman Douglas HS Golf Teams
2012 - 2016- Immediate Past President

2016 - Present- Vice President

GCJGF's Board of Directors has established a Hall of Fame to honor former members that went on to excel in golf and for individuals who made an exceptional difference with the program.  A nominating committee will present the Directors with

a list of people to be considered for election to the Hall of Fame, based on the following criteria:


*     Hall of Fame Nominating Committee is made up of Board Members serving a two year term.
*     The Nominee must be a High School Graduate.
*     The Nominee must be a Member or Person that made an exceptional contribution or outstanding performance in golf.
*     The Nominee must be at least 5 years removed from GCJGF
*     The Nominee must have been active a minimum of 5 years in GCJGF
*     The Nominee must have competed in a minimum of 30 events in GCJGF
*     The Hall of Fame Nominating Committee will propose the names to the Board of Directors at a  regular meeting.                    

       Board Members in attendance will vote for which Nominees are elected to the Hall of Fame.
       The Nominee must receive a minimum of 60% of the Directors voting to win induction
.



Wayne McKinney
Elected 2014
1959 - 1962 United States Navy - Petty Officer - Honorable Discharge
1964 - 1978 General Manager & Head Golf Professional at four Country Clubs and Resorts
1971 - Became involved in junior golf with the International Pee Wee Championships 

conducted at Cypress Creek Golf Club, Orlando, FL
1994 - Volunteered with the JGA of Broward County

1995 - 2003 - 2015 - JGA of Broward County - Waston Award
1996 - 1998 - Member of JGA of Broward County Board of Directors and Executive Director
1998 - Co-Founder of Gold Coast Junior Golf Foundation
1998 - Present - Executive Director GCJGF

​2002-2003 - City of Boca Raton - Part-Time Employee of the Year
2008 - First person elected to the JGA of Broward County Hall of Fame
2008 & 2015 - Finalist for the South Florida PGA Hall of Fame


Taylor Collins
Elected 2015
2004 - Prestige Junior Championships Girls 13 – 15 Winner
2005 - Prestige Junior Championships Girls 16 – 18 Winner
Member of the first three NCAA Championship-winning Nova Southeastern University

teams in both school and program history (2009, 2010, 2011)
Won the 2011 NCAA individual National title, posting a record for score in relation to par

in any NCAA Division (10-under 278), as well as the same standard across all levels

for a single round (a 6-under 66 in the third round).
Still the program record for a lowest round as well, both as a total and in relation to par.
Three-time NCAA All-American (2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11)
Two-time All-unshine State Conference selection (2009-10, 2010-11)
Invited to participate in Golf Channel’s Big Break Mexico, which she won, 

Big Break Reynolds Plantation  and Big Break Reynolds Plantation - Reunion.
Turned Professional 2012 joining the LPGA Symetra Tour

Alfred C. Latimer
Elected 2014
Graduate of Rutgers University
Certified Public Account - Sawyer & Latimer, P.A. - Tax Accountants
1990 - Member Board of Directors and Treasurer of JGA of Broward County
1998 - Co-Founder of Gold Coast Junior Golf Foundation
1998 - Present- Member of Board of Directors and Treasurer - GCJGF
Low Handicap Golfer & Avid Photographer




​Stefanie Kenoyer

Elected 2015
2004 - Prestige Junior Championships Girls 16 – 18 Winner
2005 - Prestige Junior Championships Girls 16 – 18 Third Place
All Scholar Women's Golf Coaches Association Team (National Golf Coaches Association) 2008-2009
Southern Conference Champion 2008 & 2009
Southern Conference Player of Year 2009 & 2010
Furman Student-Athlete Achievement Award 2011
All Southern Conference 2011
Career Stroke Average 2007-2011 121 Rounds 74.68
Ranks #1 Career Stroke Average for Furman Players with 100 + Rounds
Competed in four U.S. Women's Amateur Championships (2007-2010)
Competed in the 2009 U.S. Women's Open Championship
Selected to compete and finished eighth individually in the 2010

World Collegiate Championships in Malaga, Spain.
Turned Professional in 2011, joining the LPGA Symetra Tour
Invited to participate in Golf Channel’s Big Break Mexico,

Big Break NFL Puerto Rico and Big Break Reynolds Plantation - Reunion