Major Championship at Bridlewood, May 20-21, 2017

Major Championship at Bridlewood

Bridlewood Golf Club, Flower Mound, Texas

(May 20-21, 2017)

    The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour continued its summer season at the renowned Bridlewood Golf Club, where inclement weather did not prevent a successful tournament. We would like to thank the Bridlewood Golf Club for allowing us to work with them to make this event happen. 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.   Boys 16-18 division  

bridlewood boys 16-18

Austin Heatherly from Greenville, Texas took home first place and entertained spectators with consistent golf throughout the weekend. He captured the title with a two-day total of 149. His rounds of 75 and 74 put him ahead of his competitors in a tight field. Finishing second place was Blaine Hill, from Paris, Texas. He shot a 75 on Saturday and 78 on Sunday for a total score of 153. The Boys 16-18 division had a great weekend and played to the top level of competition.     Boys 14-15 division  

bridlewood boys 14-15

Ethan Korock from Austin, Texas finished in first place. Ethan claimed the title by shooting 77 on Saturday and a 76 on Sunday. Ethan had two birdies the first day and two during the second round. Josiah Crews, from Ninnekah, Oklahoma finished in second place. He shot a 77 on Saturday and 80 on Sunday. In third place Jackson Nottingham of Powderly, Texas shot a respectable 78 Saturday and 81 Sunday. The Boys 14-15 division had an exciting week, and every competitor in the field displayed two high-quality rounds of golf.     Boys 11-13 division   The Boys 11-13 division has some promising talent. Braxton Dean from Rockwall, Texas took home first place this weekend. He won with a determined mindset and was able to put together a great tournament, scoring a total of 170. Shooting a 87 for the first round and a 83 for the second round, Braxton finished the weekend with two birdies. Coming in second place was Noah Kirsch from Lancaster, Wisconsin. Noah shot a 84 on Saturday and a 89 on Sunday, finishing with a score of 173 for the tournament. Overall the Boys 11-13 division brought their talent to the tournament and we were pleased to see great rounds of golf.     Girls 14-18 division  

Bridlewood girls 14-18

The Girls 14-18 division was competitive this weekend. Coming in first with a two-day total of 154 was Phoebe Yaun from Allen, Texas. She posted a 76 in her first round. She clinched the title with a 78 in the second round. Phoebe carded a very impressive 36 on the front nine on Sunday. Coming in second place was Megan Daleo from Plano, Texas. She had rounds of 77 and 79. Both Girls had great scores this weekend. Coming in third from Southlake, Texas Riley McDole shot a combined score of 157 for the tournament. She shot a 78 on the front nine and a 79 on the back nine.     Girls Under 13  

bridlewood girls under 14

The Girls 13 and under division played exceptionally well in the less than ideal weather conditions. There was a two-way tie for first place in the division but Stevie Albright from San Antonio, Texas ultimately claimed first place. With a sudden death victory on hole 1 she ended the two days with a grand total of 175. She shot an 86 in the first round and an 89 in the second. Kelsey Kline came close behind with 7 pars to close out the weekend. A hard fought final hole playoff led to a well-deserved trophy and overall second place in the division for Kelsey. Congratulations to both and every overall winner in each division.     Boys Under 10  

bridlewood boys under 10

Boys Under 10 division had a sole winner this weekend. Bryson Clark from Lamesa, Texas took home the trophy. On Saturday, he shot a 96 and had a great come back on Sunday with an 87. Throughout the weekend, he had 5 birdies and many pars.  

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 info@hjgt.org

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