Central Alabama Jr. Open March 8-9


The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour will be traveling to Glencoe, Alabama when they host the Central Alabama Jr. Open. This tournament is open to all junior golfers between the ages of 11-18. Being played at the prestigious Silver Lakes Mindbreaker/Heartbreaker course, this tournament has a lot up for grabs. The champion in each division will win AJGA Performance Stars if their respective field size requirements are met. National Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings will be awarded. Winners in each division will receive an automatic bid into the HJGT 2014 Tour Championship and Mid-Season Invitational. Additionally, the top 15 finishers will receive points towards the Canongate series finale as well as yearend honors which include state teams, ALL HJGT teams and the Hurricane Cup. The Central Alabama Jr. Open will be a two day, 36-hole, stroke play event. The first round will begin on Saturday with a single tee start running from 9:30AM-11AM. The second round, on Sunday, will also be a single tee start with times ranging from 8AM-9:30AM. The registration fee is $185 for members and $215 for non-members. For 2014 membership information please refer to our website. Located in Northeast Alabama, between Anniston and Gadsden, Silver Lakes is set on rolling terrain with stunning views of the surrounding Appalachian foothills. Following the April 2011 devastating EF-4 Tornado, which ravaged the golf course and the surrounding communities, Silver Lakes received extensive renovations and has taken on a new look. Silver Lakes re-opened in September 2011 with spectacular views of the Appalachian Foothills, Lee’s Lake and the original Trail clubhouse. Silver Lakes also boasts 36 holes of newly renovated Champion ultra dwarf putting surfaces, arguably the best on the Trail. The Heartbreaker nine is dubbed by many as the most challenging nine on the Trail and provides three of the best finishing holes. Holes 7, 8 and 9 take you from the highest elevation on the property to the lowest. The Mindbreaker nine is aptly named as a variety of uphill and downhill approaches will have you second-guessing your shot decisions throughout the round.

Central Alabama Jr. Open March 8-9, 2014 Silver Lakes Mindbreaker/Heartbreaker Glencoe, AL Registration Deadline: February 26, 2014

About us: The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2008 with the intention of providing junior golfers between the ages of 11-18 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. Golfers who participate on the tour will compete in one of four age divisions: Boys 15-18, Boys 11-14, Girls 11-14 and Girls 15-18. Based out of Jacksonville, FL, the HJGT administers events all across the nation, with stops in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, Connecticut, New York, and Pennsylvania. For more information regarding the HJGT 2014 Tour, please visit our website at www.hjgt.org, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (904) 379-2697, or email info@hjgt.org.

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