Final Collegiate Amateur Event, Dec. 15-16

 (Jacksonville, FL) -- The Hurricane Collegiate Amateur Tour (HCAT) is excited to announce its final event of the season on December 15th and 16th at Mystic Dunes Resort and Golf Club in Kissimmee, FL. It will be a great way for players looking to stay sharp over the holiday break and for players looking to get additional tournament experience before the spring season. The event will consist of 54 holes; 36 of which will be played on the first day.  Players will ride in golf carts during tournament play. All start times will be approximately 8am. Men will play yardages ranging from 7,000 to 7,200 and women will play yardages ranging from 6,000 to 6,200.   Started in 2012 the Hurricane Collegiate Amateur Tour was created as an offshoot of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour to give both men and women the opportunity to compete on a high level at some of the most premier courses in the country. The Hurricane Collegiate Amateur Tour is open to players between the ages of 18-23. This tour is ideal for HJGT alumni, collegiate players, 2012 grads, and any amateur player looking for competition at premier venues.   The World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) will rank all Hurricane Collegiate Amateur Tour events. The WAGR is the premier amateur ranking system in the world. The World Amateur Golf Ranking system ranks the top amateur golfers in the world on the basis of their average performance in counting events over a rolling cycle of the previous 52 weeks.   Also Footjoy will provide all tournament champions with a brand new pair of custom  Myjoys.   Designed by Champions Tour Player and NBC golf analyst Gary Koch and rated a 4 1/2 Star course by Golf Digest magazine, Mystic Dunes Golf Club is renowned as one of the most unique courses in all of Florida. With 80-foot elevation changes, rolling sand dunes, mature oaks and large wetland areas, the par 72 course offers two distinctly different nines.   How to register No tour membership is required. The tournament entry fee for each event is $235, which includes 54 holes of golf, cart, range balls, snacks and cold drinks on course, and a dozen of Bridgestone B330 golf balls. All participants may register online at www.hjgt.org on a first come first serve basis. All field sizes will be limited.  Hover over the “tournaments” tab and then click on “Collegiate Amateur Tour”. From there click on the “Info” page and you will see a “Register Now” button.  Forms of payment accepted are Visa, Mastercard, and Discover.  You may also register over the phone by calling 904-379-2697.     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, and Ohio. For more information about the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour or Hurricane Collegiate Amateur Tour please visit www.HJGT.org, or call the HJGT headquarters toll free at (904)-379-2697 or email info@hjgt.org.  Be sure to follow the tour on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram.

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour has announced the release of their new free app for the iPhone, Blackberry and Android.

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