The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) is proud to announce April’s NYX Players of the Month. The players with the five lowest tournament scores of the month have been named the HJGT’s NYX Players of the Month for April, 2015. This year the HJGT and NYX have partnered together to provide these players with their own free pair of NYX sunglasses. The sunglasses that each junior golfer will receive range in retail price from $35 to $79. NYX is one of the premier sunglass providers in the country and you can see all of their options at their website which is listed here. Congratulations to all of our NYX Players of the Month for April, 2015. Boys 15-18 Age Division
The Boys 15-18 division at the Northern Virginia Shootout was very impressive. Coming in first place was Sam Jung of Centerville, VA. Jung played some solid golf to finish with a two day total of 140(E). Sam completed the tournament with an impressive eight birdies. With his first place finish Jung earned 1,000 HJGT Hurricane Cup Points. We are excited to see more of what Sam Jung has to offer in 2015. Congratulations to Sam for earning the Boys 15-18 April NYX Player of the Month Honors. Girls 15-18 Age Division
In the Girls 15-18 division, Hella Zhou took the title as April’s NYX Player of the Month. Zhou finished with a two-day total of 141(-3) at the Jekyll Island Junior Open on April 11-12. Zhou definitely stole the show shooting an impressive nine birdies throughout the two-day tournament and finishing seven strokes ahead of the second place finisher. This was Hella’s first win this year on tour with us and we can’t wait to see her back out on the course! Congratulations to Hella Zhou for earning Girls 15-18 April NYX Player of the Month Honors. Boys 13-14 Age Division
In the Boys 13-14 division at the Jekyll Island Junior Open, Dragon Theam of Jacksonville, FL was crowned the champion with a two-day total of 143(-1). Dragon played very consistent golf shooting 72(E) on Saturday and 71(-1) on Sunday. Theam finished the two-day tournament with a total of four birdies. We can’t wait to see more of Dragon’s success in the 2015 season. Congratulations to Dragon Theam on earning April 2015 NYX Player of the Month Honors. Girls 11-14 Age Division
In the Girls 11-14 division, Katie You of Windermere, FL clinches the title as April’s NYX Player of the Month. You finished with a two-day total of 151(+9) at the Orange Lake Junior Open on April 25-26 in Kissimmee, FL. Katie had very consistent play both days where she shot 75(+4) and 76(+5) respectively, also tallying six birdies. With her first place finish, Katie earned 1,000 HJGT Hurricane Cup Points and an invitation to the Mid Season Invitational and National Championship. Congratulations to Katie You for earning Girls 11-14 April NYX Player of the Month Honors. Boys 11-12 Age Division
In the Boys 11-12 division at the College Prep Series at USF, Brendan Valdes of Orlando, FL was crowned the champion with a two-day total of 151(+9). Valdes was very consistent throughout the weekend shooting a 75(+4) on day one and a 76(+5) on day two. Brendan completed the tournament with two birdies. With his first place finish, Brendan earned 1,500 HJGT Hurricane Cup Points. Our staff loves watching Brendan compete at our events and we are excited to see more of what he has to offer on the course in 2015. The future is definitely bright for this young superstar! Congratulations to Brendan for earning Boys 11-12 April NYX Player of the Month Honors. The HJGT congratulates all of the competitors who earned recognition as NYX players of the month. With extremely competitive active fields, earning recognition as the NYX player of the Month is quite the accomplishment and we look forward to seeing who our next group of winners will be!