Hurricane Collegiate Amateur Tour Debuts at Disney
The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour is proud to announce the much anticipated launch of the HJGT Collegiate Amateur Series. The first event will be the Kickoff at Disney at the Osprey Ridge Golf Course at the Walt Disney World Resort on June 5-6, 2012. The HJGT Collegiate Amateur Series is comprised of four events at PGA Tour quality venues around major USGA qualifiers and championships. The tour is open to players between the ages of 18-23 which makes playing the tournaments ideal for HJGT alumni, collegiate players, 2012 grads, and any amateur player look to compete at quality venues. No tour membership is required. The tournament entry fee for each event is $235, which includes 54 holes of golf, golf cart, range balls, snacks and cold drinks on the course and a dozen of Bridgestone B330 golf balls. The Kickoff at Disney will feature 54-holes of stroke play; 36 of which will be played on the first day. Each tournament will feature two divisions which will consist of men and women between the ages of 18 and 23. The Men’s Division will play yardages anywhere between 7,000-7,200 yards, while the Women’s Division will play yardages between 6,000-6,200 yards. The World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) will rank all Hurricane Collegiate Amateur Tour events. The WAGR 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. FootJoy will also provide all tournament champions with a brand new pair of custom MyJoys. 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 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. The Osprey Ridge Golf Course at the Walt Disney Resort features picturesque golf holes throughout many different layouts of scenery. The course is a certified Audubon Cooperative Wildlife Sanctuary. Osprey Ridge was originally designed by Tom Fazio, and has been rated by Golf Digest as one of the best courses in Florida receiving 4 ½ stars.
Kickoff at Disney Disney’s Osprey Ridge Golf Course June 5-6, 2012 Lake Buena Vista, FL Registration Deadline: May 31, 2012