Major Championship at Gold Mountain - May 14-15

Major Championship at Gold Mountain May 14-15, 2016

On Thursday, May 12th, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Bremerton, Wash. to host the Major Championship at Gold Mountain. With great weather in the forecast, the kids were ready to make their mark on the tour’s Northwest region. The weather for the tournament was decent, partly cloudy with a breeze and a slight drizzle during Round 1, and cloudy with more drizzle for Round 2. Despite the weather the kids were eager to get started. On both days, the field of players received nearly similar conditions, which led to some great scoring. The HJGT would like to thank the Gold Mountain staff for allowing us to host our Major Championship at a great venue. Boys 16-18 Division

Jared Beals

The first place trophy in the Boys 16-18 Division went to Jared Beals of Enumclaw, WA. Beals had a three stroke lead going into Round 2 and took home the 1st place trophy after shooting a clutch 75. Angelo Gallevo or Kent, WA was the 2nd place finisher after shooting a 154 for the weekend. The 3rd place trophy went to Alex Nguyen of Seattle, WA with a weekend score of 170. Jared Beals was the division’s birdie leader with 9. The longest bogey free streak goes to Angelo Gallevo with 11 holes.     Boys 14-15 Division

Drew Warford

The Boys 14-15 Division champion was Drew Warford of Snoquaimie, WA. Warfod shot a 69 for Round 1 and a 79 for Round 2. Close behind him, the second place finisher was Drew Halili of Port Orchard, WA. Halili shot a 76 for Round 1 and a 74 for Round 2. The 3rd place trophy was given to Ian Siebers of Bellevue, WA, he shot a 153 for the tournament. The division’s birdie leader was Ian Siebers with 5. Drew Warford held the longest bogey free streak with 16 holes.     Boys 11-13 Division

Stephen Dai

The 1st place trophy went home with Stephen Dai of Bellevue, WA. Dai shot a 71 in Round 1 and locked up the 1st place trophy with a 75 in Round 2. Akshay Anand of Redmond, WA was the 2nd place finisher after shooting a 75 in Round 1 and a 74 in Round 2. The 3rd place finisher was Kevin Holloman of Seattle, WA, he shot a 150 for the weekend. The division’s birdie leader was Kevin Holloman with 6. The longest bogey free streak belongs to Akshay Anand with 23 holes.     Boys U10 Division

Jeff Seong

The Boys U10 Division’s 1st place finisher was Jeff Seong of Tacoma, WA. Seong shot and 84 for Round 1 and an 87 for Round 2. The 2nd place trophy went to Sergio Sanchez of Newcastle, WA. Sanchez shot a 194 for the tournament. The 3rd place finisher was Matteo Jerrett of Seattle, WA who shot a 246 for the weekend. The division’s birdie leader was Jeff Seong with two. Seong also had the longest bogey free streak with 5 holes.       Girls 14-18 Division

Grace Xu

The 1st place finisher was Grace Xu of Federal Way, WA. Xu locked up the 1st place trophy after shooting an 82 for both rounds. There was a two-way tie for 2nd place. Adithi Anand took home a 2nd place trophy after shooting a 90 in Round 1 and a 75 for Round 2. Julia Bordeaux also took home a 2nd place trophy after shooting a 79 in Round 1 and an 86 in Round 2. Anand’s 75 in Round 2 was the lowest score for the girl’s divisions. There was also a two-way tie for the birdie leader, Anand and Bordeaux both had 4. Anand also had the longest bogey free streak with 6 holes.     Girls U13 Division

Montgomery Ferreira

Montgomery Ferreira of University Place, WA took home the 1st place trophy in the Girls U13 Division. Ferreira shot a 78 for Round 1 and a 74 in Round 2. The 2nd place finisher was Kennedy Knox of Normandy Park, WA. Know shot a 78 for Round 1 and an 82 in Round 2. Claire Xu of Federal Way, WA was the 3rd place finisher after shooting a 161 for the tournament. The division’s birdie leader was Kennedy Knox with 3. Claire Xu had the longest bogey free streak with 9 holes.     Weather May 14-15, 2016 Round 1: Low 49, High 60. Cloudy, Light Drizzle, Slight Breeze Round 2: Low 51, High 59. Cloudy, Light Drizzle, Slight Breeze Tournament Division Yardages Boys 16-18: 6,535 Yards Boys 14-15: 6,535 Yards Girls 14-18: 5,659 Yards Boys 11-13: 5,659 Yards Girls U13: 5,222 Yards Boys U10: 4,928Yards 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 #TheHurricaneDifference #Coast2Coast

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