The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Alumni Spotlight features Coastal Carolina University golfer States Fort.
States was a very accomplished junior golfer with the Hurricane Tour, playing as a member in 2011 to 2013.
In 2011, States played in five events with the HJGT. He began the season with the Upstate Junior Classic, where he finished in 8th place. Next, States played in the Augusta Golf Instruction Junior Classic and finished 10th. Following this event, States competed in the 54 Hole Mid Season Championship where he placed 5th overall. States’ best finish of the season came at the North Georgia Junior Open, where he finished tied for 2nd.
In 2012, States played in over ten events with the HJGT. States had a dominant year, winning 4 events including the College Prep Series at UGA, South Georgia Junior Classic, Forest Hills Junior Open, and the Greg Normans Champions Golf Academy Junior Shootout. States also had three 2nd place finishes on the season, including the Kiawah Island Junior Challenge, Kikkor Golf Series at Bartram Trail, and the Greenwood Junior Challenge. In other tournaments during the year, States notched four Top 10 finishes as well.
During the 2013 season, States competed in six HJGT events. Of these events, States secured four Top 10 finishes, including tying for 3rd in the Forest Hills Junior Open and the Athens Junior Shootout.
States is currently a sophomore on the Coastal Carolina University Men’s Golf Team.
The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour wishes States the best of luck in the rest of his golf career!