College Prep Series at The Claw at USF, (March 11-12,2017)

College Prep Series at The Claw at USF

(March 11-12,2017)

  On Saturday March 11th the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Tampa, FL to host the College Prep Series at The Claw at USF. Skies were filled with sunshine during the first round as the second round started off with clouds and around 12:30 p.m. the sun began to take over. The HJGT would like to thank everyone on the staff of the Claw at USF for allowing us to host and participate at a wonderful venue. Boys 16-18 and Girls 14-18 were competing for AJGA stars. All players were also able to participate for Hurricane points that help them qualify for invitationals as well as the National Championship.   Boys 16-18 Division

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Tampa, Florida’s very own Evan Jenkins was the champion of the Boys 16-18 Division. Jenkins was able to lock up the first place position after shooting an impressive 75 in the 1st round and a 77 in the 2nd round for a total of 152. Keaton Veillette took home the second place trophy after shooting a total of 153 for the tournament. Michael Cestone of Palm Harbor, Fl, and Shobhit Gubta of Bradenton, Fl tied for the third place trophy after both shooting 154, to close out the tight final round.   Boys 14-15 Division

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James Bollato of Fernandina, Fl, was the champion of the Boys 14-15 Division. Bolatto took home the champion hardware by shooting a stunning 73 and 78 on his two rounds for a total of 151. Boys 14-15 was a group full of young men full of vigor as they had a 4 way tie for second place between Camden Waldt of Wellington, FL, Jed Durda of  Tampa, FL, Gregory Solhaug of Bradenton, FL, and Brady Arnett of Woodbury, MN. These young men played exceptional golf this weekend at The Claw at USF.   Boys 11-13 Division

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Tiger Christensen of Hamburg, DE took home the gold for the Boys 11-13 Division. Christensen finished out this weekends tournament shooting 71 in the first round and 73 in the 2nd for a total of 144 to dominate the greens. Armand Loscalzo of Tampa, FL took home the second place trophy with a total of 154. The third place trophy went to Zheng Yi (Louie) Liu of Bradenton, FL who had a total of 158.       Girls 14-18 Division

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Jennifer Jung of Orlando, FL was the Girl’s 14-18 Division champion. Jung took home first place with a total score of 151 shooting 78 and 73 in both rounds of the tournament. Taylor Caradonna of Boca Raton, FL and Tianyi Zhuang tied in second place both shooting a total score of 156. Hannah Wang of Lakewood Ranch, FL and Taylor Dedmen of  Plant City, FL both tied for fourth place to close out the tournament round with a score of 160.     Girls 13U Division 

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Kokoro Ouchi of Bradenton, FL won the Girls 13U Division. Ouchi placed first in the tournament this weekend with a total score of 162 shooting a 74 and 88 in both rounds. Giualia Lombardo of Bradenton, FL came in second place with a 88 in the first round and a 87 in the second to finish with a total score of 175. Jiayi Chen of Bradenton, FL finished third with a total score of 176.       Boys 10U Division 

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Shawn Coultoff of Winter Garden, FL took home the champions trophy in the Boys 10U Division. Coultoff shot 84 in the first round and a smooth 79 to close out the final round for a total of 163. Alexander Kaufman of Sarasota, FL came in second with a total score of 185. Look out for these two young men to take on a course near you.      

Weather March 11-12, 2017:

Round 1: Low 71, High 89. Sunny, Wind 7-10 mph

Round 2: Low 62 , High 80. Partly Cloudy, Wind 10-13 mph

Tournament Division Yardages  

Boys 16-18: 6,558 Yards

Boys 14-15: 6,558 Yards

Boys 11-13: 5,813 Yards

Boys 10U:  5,124 Yards  

Girls 14-18: 5,813 Yards

   Girls 13U: 5,264 Yards

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