HJGT returns to Amelia Island, Jan. 12-13

The HJGT returns to Amelia National Golf & Country Club on January 12-13 for the Amelia National Junior Shootout.  Top 10 finishers will receive points towards year end honors which include state teams, ALL HJGT teams, and the Hurricane Cup.  Also up for grabs in this tournament is an automatic bid into the 2013 HJGT Tour Championship, rankings by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard (NJGS), as well as Florida Junior Tour Exemptions.

The Amelia National Junior Shootout is a two-day stroke play tournament. There will be four separate divisions of competition. Players will be put in divisions based on age and the divisions will be as follows: Boys 15-18, Girls 15-18, Boys 11-14, and Girls 11-14.  One new feature the HJGT will be unveiling at the start of 2013 is the non-member tournament registration pricing. 2013 membership is now available for a one time low fee of $55. Juniors can also elect to pay a non-member registration fee for each individual tournament. Throughout his 40 years in golf course design, Tom Fazio and his staff of talented designers have been recognized for creating award-winning courses throughout the United States.  Fazio Golf Course Designers strives to follow design priorities that include creating harmonious transitions from existing topographical conditions, developing courses that offer golfers of varying skill a challenging yet enjoyable experience.

Amelia National Junior Shootout

Amelia National Golf & Country Club

Fernandina, Florida

Registration Deadline: January 2, 2013

For more information regarding the Fort Lauderdale Junior Open, please visit our website at www.hjgt.org, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at 904-379-2697, or email info@hjgt.org. 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 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 southeast, with stops in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

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

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