Major Championship at Buffalo Grove Golf Club, June 10-11, 2017

Major Championship at Buffalo Grove Golf Club

(June 10-11, 2017)

    The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour was in Buffalo Grove, IL this week for the Major Championship at Buffalo Grove Golf Club June 10th and 11th. We would like to thank Buffalo Grove Golf Club for allowing us to host this excellent event at their course. Saturday the players were faced with strong winds whipping across the course, but the sun was out and the temperature was high! Sunday the players were faced with higher temperatures, but calmer winds.   Boys 16-18

Boys 16-18 Buffalo Grove

In the Boys 16-18 division, Peter Radler of Winnetka, IL  took home the victory by only one stroke shooting a 152 total (78, 74). There was a two way tie for second place in this division between Mark Noonan of Vernon Hills, IL and Alex Kim of Lincolnshire, IL. These boys both shot a 153 total. Mark went (80, 73) and Alex went (77, 76). All of these young men showed tremendous poise conquering this difficult course with poor weather conditions.         Boys 14-15  

Boys 14-15 Buffalo Grove

For the Boys 14-15 age division, Aidan Devlin of Morristown, NJ put on a show this week here in Buffalo Grove. Aidan scored a 79 on round one, followed up by a very impressive 71 on day 2 for a total of 150. His 150 total gave him an impressive 11 stroke win over second place. Coming in second place was Jack Brenner of Granger, IN shooting a 161 total (79, 82). In third place was Adam Bornstein of Deerfield, IL with a 165 total (82, 83). All of these boys did a excellent job this weekend.          Girls 14-18  

Girls 14-18 Buffalo Grove

For the Girls 14-18 age division, Wynne Aldrich from Valparaiso, IN showed her skill this week with her all around solid performance. Aldrich posted a 152 tournament score going 77 on day one and a 75 on day two. Coming in second place with a 161 total (82, 79) was Liz Duncan of Sioux Falls, SD. Rounding out the top three was Emily Duan of Buffalo Grove, IL who put up a total score of 166 (84, 82). These girls were really able to show their talents as they conquered this difficult course.        Boys 11-13  

Boys 11-13 Buffalo Grove

In the Boys 11-13, McKean Collins from Lexington, KY put on a solid performance out on the course during both rounds. Posting a first round score of 77, and then a follow up round of 73  claiming the title by twelve strokes! Collins put up a 150-tournament score. Coming in second place was Noah Kirsch was Lancaster, WI who put together a 162 total (82, 80). Bringing home third place was Caden Cannon of O'fallon, IL. Caden scored a total of 164 (84, 80). All of these boys did a terrific job this weekend.       Boys 10U  

Boys 10u buffalo grove

In the Boys 10U division, Lester Low from Evanston, IL put on a show for everyone watching and it is to be noted he enjoyed every minute of both rounds. This young man showed maturity off the charts! He shot the score of 97 both rounds with a tournament total of 194. Thank you for coming out and competing with us this weekend Lester.           Girls 13U  

Girls 13u

In the Girls 13U division, Elizabeth Anderson from Lockport, IL wanted to show that she was the rightful champion of this week. With a first round score of 79 and a second round 80, Elizabeth was able to claim the title by seven strokes with a 159 tournament total. Lisa Copeland of Naperville, IL was able to shoot a total of 166 (86, 80) to claim second place. Rounding out the top three was Ella Greenberg of Rockford, IL who put up a weekend total of 171 (85, 86). These girls showed maturity beyond their years while attacking this course.       Weather June 10-11, 2017 Round 1: Low 72, High 91. Sunny. Wind: 15-20 mph Round 2: Low 72, High 91. Sunny. Wind: 15-20 mph   Tournament Yardages Boys 16-18: 6,604 Boys 14-15: 6,604 Girls 14-18: 5,711 Boys 11-13: 5,711 Girls 13U: 5,267 Boys 10U: 5,267  

About Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

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 2016 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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