Meet the HJGT Staff

Mario Conte

Mario Conte

FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mario Conte serves as the Executive Director and Founder of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour. Mario started the HJGT back in 2007 due to his passion for junior golf and turned it into the largest junior tour in the country. Mario has 30 plus years experience in the junior golf space and has helped thousands of kids realize their dream of playing college golf as well as becoming more well-rounded young adults.

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Sara Even

Sara Even

Vice President of Marketing and Human Resources

Sara joined the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour in June of 2019. She was born and raised in Westland, Michigan and accepted a position as the Director of Marketing for HJGT, shortly after relocating to sunny Florida. She grew up a multi-sport athlete which included basketball, soccer and her main passion, golf.

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Tyler Walrath

Tyler Walrath

Vice President of Operations

Tyler first joined the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour as an operations intern in the fall of 2019. He was able to excel in that role and was brought on as a Tournament Director in January of 2020.

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Rex Grayner

Rex Grayner

Vice President, Business Development

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour is excited to announce the hiringing of Rex Grayner. Rex will serve as the Vice President of Business Development. 

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Cooper Henry

Cooper Henry

Director of Southeast Operations

Cooper first joined the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour as an Operations Intern in the summer of 2018.

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Tyler Mgebroff

Tyler Mgebroff

Director of Florida Operations and Scheduling

Tyler joined HJGT in the Fall of 2020 as an operations intern. After the completion of the internship he was officially hired as a Tournament Director for the 2021 season.

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Mike McCay

Mike McCay

Tournament Director

Mike first Joined the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour in September 2021.

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Christopher Renfrow

Christopher Renfrow

Tournament Director

Christopher first joined the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour as an operations intern in the Spring of 2021.

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Jared Rubin

Jared Rubin

Tournament Director

Jared joined the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour in January 2022.

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Brett Ammons

Brett Ammons

Tournament Director

Brett joined the HJGT in January 2020.

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Connor Sutton

Connor Sutton

Tournament Director

Connor first joined the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour as an Operations Intern in the Summer of 2022.

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Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Tournament Director

Steve Jones retired from Nationwide Insurance Companies in 2006 after 26 years and joined the HJGT in 2008.

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Brian Chafin

Brian Chafin

Kentucky Director

After forty years in college athletics Brian Chafin retired from Centre College as the Director of Athletics and Director of Golf. Brian joined the HJGT in 2011.

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Paul Ellis

Paul Ellis

Paul Ellis

Paul Ellis joined the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour staff in May of 2015.

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RECENT RESULTS

North Georgia Holiday Junior Classic

November 26, 2022
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November 27, 2022
Winner : 

Reunion Thanksgiving Junior Open

November 26, 2022
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November 27, 2022
Winner : 

Palm Beach Holiday Junior Open

November 26, 2022
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November 27, 2022
Winner : 

Disney LBV Junior Open

November 19, 2022
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November 20, 2022
Winner : 

Huntsville Junior Open

November 19, 2022
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November 20, 2022
Winner : 

Arizona Biltmore Junior Open

November 19, 2022
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November 20, 2022
Winner : 

Southeast Florida Winter Junior Open

November 19, 2022
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November 20, 2022
Winner : 

UPCOMING EVENTS

A NEW and improved HJGT app is available for both Android and iPhone!

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