The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) is proud to announce January's NYX Players of the Month. The players with the five lowest tournament scores of the month have been named the HJGT’s NYX Players of the Month for January, 2015. This year the HJGT and NYX have partnered together to provide these players with their own free pair of NYX sunglasses. The sunglasses that each junior golfer will receive range in retail price from $35 to $79. NYX is one of the premier sunglass providers in the country and you can see all of their options at their website which is listed here. Congratulations to all of our NYX Players of the Month for January, 2015. Boys 15-18 Age Division
The Boys 15-18 division at Amelia National Junior Shootout was very impressive. Coming in first place was Caleb Proveaux of Lexington, SC. Proveaux was very consistent over the course of the weekend and finished with a -1 total. Caleb completed the tournament with six birdies and one eagle. With his first place finish Proveaux earned 1,000 HJGT Hurricane Cup Points. We are excited to see more of what Caleb Proveaux has to offer in 2015. Congratulations to Caleb for earning Boys 15-18 January NYX Player of the Month Honors. Girls 15-18 Age Division
In the Girls 15-18 division, Ji Hyeon Ma takes away the title as January’s NYX Player of the Month. Ma finished with a two-day total of 144 at the Bluffton Junior Shoot Out, impressively finishing three under. She also finished with the best girls’ two-day total for the tournament. Ma finished the two-day round with a total of six birdies, which lead her to a 69 on Sunday, where she fired all six of those birdies. Ma also shot a 75 during round one. Congratulations to Ji Hyeon Ma for earning Girls 15-18 January NYX Player of the Month Honors. Boys 13-14 Age Division
In the Boys 13-14 division at the Amelia National Junior Shootout, Dragon Theam of Jacksonville, Florida was crowned the champion with a two-day total of 140. Theam came out firing on day one with a 69 (-1). Theam finished the two-day round with an impressive total of ten birdies. Theam has been an exciting player to watch in 2014 and it has been a pleasure to have him on tour. We can’t wait to see more of his success in the 2015 season. Congratulations to Dragon on earning January 2015 NYX Player of the Month Honors. Boys 11-12 Age Division
In the Boys 11-12 division at the Season Kickoff at Woodmont, Nicklas Staub of Boynton Beach, Florida was crowned the champion with a two-day total of 152. Staub was very consistent over the course of the weekend shooting a 77 on the first day and a 75 on the second day. Staub completed the tournament with three birdies. With his first place finish Nicklas earned 1,000 HJGT Hurricane Cup Points. We are excited to see more of what Caleb has to offer on the course in 2015. Congratulations to Nicklas for earning Boys 12-12 January NYX Player of the Month Honors. Girls 11-14 Age Division
In the Girls 11-14 division of the Orlando Junior Challenge, Erika Smith of Orlando, FL finished the first round, with a 77; four strokes ahead Alice Yu of Orlando, FL, who shot an 81. On the second day Smith finished with a 75, to hold on to the lead over Yu, who shot a 78 during the second round. Smith showed great perseverance on the second day when the race for first place was tight. We can’t wait to see what’s in store for Erika during the 2015 season. Congratulations to Erika for earning Girls 11-14 January NYX Player of the Month Honors. The HJGT congratulates all of the competitors who earned recognition as NYX players of the month. With extremely competitive active fields, earning recognition as the NYX player of the Month is quite the accomplishment and we look forward to seeing who our next group of winners will be!