Chino Hills Junior Shootout
(November 5-6, 2016)
On Friday November 4th, 2016, The Hurricane group set the stage for a competitive and exciting Major Championship. Some of the best players around brought their will to compete through the tough course with many hills and narrow fairways. The tournament was provided with perfect sunny weather for all of the competitors to enjoy. Boys in the 16-18 year old division were competing to earn Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings.
Boys 16-18 Division
The Boys 16-18 division was made up of nine competitors, all fighting for the top spot. The gentlemen in this division put up some impressive rounds this weekend at Los Serrano’s Country Club. The top three finishers all finished with under par rounds on day two. Devin Schaffer of Burbank, CA finished day one with a 79 and day two with a 2 under 70 to take 3rd place. Tyler Schafer of Long Beach, CA finished day one with an even par 74 and day two with a 2 under par 70 to take 2nd place. Zachary Kauffmann of Chino Hills, CA took 1st place this weekend with an incredible day one score of two under par 72 and a day two score of one under 71. We look forward to watching these players compete in the future. Boys 14-15 Division
The Boys 14-15 division provided some fun entertainment with their gutsy shots and competitive nature. These four players had a blast playing together both days and fed off each other’s spirit. Eric Fernandez of Anaheim, CA improved his day one total by two strokes to finish in 3rd place. Raymond Kim of Irvine, CA improved his day one score by one stroke to finish the weekend with a two-day total of 165 and take 2nd place. The first place finish this weekend belongs to Andres Navarro of Montebello, CA. Andres shot a notable two-day total of 158 to take home the first place trophy. This division will continue to be a competitive one and we look forward to seeing them grow in the future. Boys U10
The Boys 11-13 division brought some serious competition and a large spectator group. As play started, no one could question why this group of boys had an abundance of fans. Andrew Sifuentes of Mira Loma, CA was very impressive day two. Andrew recorded and eagle on 13 and followed that up with a birdie on 14. These impressive tallies earned him the third place trophy with a two-day total of 176. Luke Powell of Laguna Niguel, CA had some momentous approach shots throughout the tournament to put up consistent day one and day scores totaling 160 for the weekend. The boys 11-13 winner Joesph Sotelo of Rancho Cucamonga, CA wowed the crowed this weekend with his superb long drives. These big hits help earn him a two-day total of 154, which was enough to secure the first place finish. We look forward to watching these players continue to play and a high level. Weather: November 5-6, 2016:
Round 1: Low 70, High 85. Clear and Sunny Skies, Wind 2-5 mph Round 2: Low 70, High 85. Clear and Sunny Skies, Wind 2-5 mph Tournament Division Yardages Boys 16-18: 6,816 Yards Boys 14-15: 6,816 Yards Boys 11-13: 5,686 Yards About Hurricane Junior Golf Tour The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2007 with the intent of providing junior golfers between the ages of 11-18, and now 10 and under, an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. Golfers who participate on the tour will compete in one of six age divisions: Boys 16-18, Boys 14-15, Boys 11-13, Boys U10, Girls 14-18, and Girls U13. Based out of Jacksonville, FL, the HJGT administers events all across the nation, with stops in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. In 2016, we have now expanded to the west coast and cover California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, Nevada, and Oregon. For more information regarding the 2016 HJGT Tour, please visit our website at www.hjgt.org, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (904) 379-2697, or email email@example.com Experience #TheHurricaneDifference