College Prep Series at UK in Lexington, Kentucky
(May 20 – 21, 2017)
On Saturday, May 20th, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Lexington, Kentucky to host the College Prep Series at UK. The weather for round one was great. However round two started off with rain until it cleared around noon. HJGT would like to thank the University Club – Big Blue for hosting this weekend’s event. The top 3 in each division will receive an exemption into the 2017 National Championships on December 2nd through the 3rd. The top 3 in each division will also receive an exemption into the 2017 Mid-Season Invitational at Sea Island Plantation June 11th through the 13th. The top 10 finishers receive points towards year end honors which include state teams, all HJGT teams, and the Hurricane Cup. Qualifier for the Midwest Regional Championship July 25th through the 27th at University of Louisville Golf Course. Winners from all divisions will get automatic invite. American Junior Golf Association stars were also up for grabs at this weekend’s event. Boys 16-18
Steven Haremski of Knoxville, Tennessee was the champion of the Boys 16-18 age division. After a first round of 75, Karemski was able to capture first by scoring 69 in the second for a total of 144. Joey Wiseman of Corydan, Indiana was able to get 2nd after shooting a 146. The 3rd place trophy went to Lane Hooper of Greenbrier, Tennessee who shot a 148 for the tournament. All the player had a great experience competing against high quality competition from all over the country. Girls 14-18
Gracie Parrot of Greensburg, Kentucky took home the 1st place trophy at this year’s College Prep Series at UK for Girls 14-18 division. She shot a total of 149 for the tournament. Sophie Linder of Carthage, Tennessee came in 2nd with a total of 152. There was a tie for third between Katie Hallinan from Loveland, Ohio and Lizzie Loy from Jamestown, Kentucky. They both shot a 154 on the weekend. Boys 14-15
Campbell Kremer from Louisville, Kentucky took home 1st in the Boys 14-15 divisions shooting a 141 for the tournament this past weekend. He shot a 74 the first round and a 67 the second round. There was a tie for 2nd between Hudson Hummel of Louisville, Kentucky and Stephen Warren of Owensboro, Kentucky. They both shot 151 on the weekend. Boys 11-13
Cayden Pope from Lexington, Kentucky took home the 1st place trophy in the Boys 11-13 division. He shot the lowest score in the first round with a 68. His second round was a 75 for a total of 143 for the weekend. Coming in 2nd in this division was Matthew Troutman from Louisville, Kentucky. He shot a 72 round one and a 75 round two for a total of 147. There was a three way tie for 3rd between Connor Calhoun from Grayson, Kentucky, Rylan Wotherspoon from Florence, Kentucky, and Mason Hamrick from Richmond, Kentucky. All three shot a 154 for the weekend. Girls U13
Mary Kenne Marrs from Lexington Kentucky took home 1st in the Girls U13 division. Mary scored 81 the first round and 89 the second round for a total of 170. Trinity Beth of Calvert City, Kentucky came in 2nd in the age group with a total of 178 for the tournament. Coming in 3rd was Lisa Copeland from Naperville, Illinois. She shot a 199 on the weekend. Boys U10 Finally coming in first in the Boys U10 division was Micah Sheffer of Brownstown Indiana. Micah had an excellent outing, shooting an 87 in the first round and a 93 in the second round giving him a total score of 180. Thank you for coming out and competing Micah. Weather May 20-21, 2017: Round 1: Low 66, High 88. Mostly Sunny Skies, Wind 10-15 mph Round 2: Low 61, High 84. Light Rain to Passing Clouds, Wind 5-15 mph Tournament Division Yardages Boys 16-18: 6,766 Yards Boys 14-15: 6,766 Yards Girls 14-18: 5,753 Yards Boys 11-13: 5,753 Yards Girls U13: 5,083 Yards Boys U10: 5,000 Yards
About Hurricane Junior Golf Tour
In 2017, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour announced a partnership with Nexus, an international hospitality and entertainment company backed by financier Joe Lewis and Tavistock Group, golfing great Tiger Woods and musician and entertainer Justin Timberlake, which will further our collective goal of growing the game of golf, broadening the Tour’s reach across the U.S. and around the world.
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 2017 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