Nike Cup Series Event #2 August 10-11

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The Nike Cup Series continues to roll through Georgia as the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour returns to the Peach State for the rescheduled second installment of the Nike Cup Series. Though it was rained out earlier in the year, Traditions of Braselton Golf Club in Jefferson, GA will host the Nike Cup Series Event #2 on August 10-11. The Nike Cup Series is a partnership between Canongate and the HJGT that features outstanding golfers competing in eight events throughout the year. At the end of the year, leaders in the Nike Cup Points standings will face off with the Southeastern Junior Tour in a Ryder Cup style event. In addition to Nike Cup points, AJGA Performance Stars are up for grabs if the field size requirements are met. Winners in all divisions will receive an invitation to the 2013 Tour Championship. On top of all that, South Carolina Junior Golf Association Heritage Points and Tarheel Youth Golf Association points are up for grabs. Top ten finishers will also earn points toward end of the year honors, which include All-HJGT teams, state teams, and points towards the inaugural Hurricane Cup. Lastly, winners also will take home a $50 Kikkor Golf gift card. The format for this event is a 36 hole stroke play tournament held over two days, Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.  Registration for the event will commence at 7:00AM on August 10.  The first round features a single tee start at 8:30AM while the second round features a single tee start at 7:30AM.  Registration for members is $179 and $199 for non-members. For membership information please refer to our website (www.hjgt.org/basic-membership/) The aesthetics of the Traditions of Braselton track are certainly pleasing to the eye as the course features a rolling landscape complete with winding creeks, elegant homes, and fountain-ordained ponds.  Designed by Arthur Hill’s protégé Mike Dasher, who has other Atlanta projects such as The Golf Club of Georgia and The Standard Club to his credit, this course will present quite the challenge for the junior golfers.

Nike Cup Series Event #2

Traditions of Braselton Golf Club

August 10-11, 2013

Jefferson, GA

Registration Deadline: July 31, 2013 (11:59PM)

About us: The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2008 with the intention of providing junior golfers between the ages of 11-18 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. Golfers who participate on the tour will compete in one of four age divisions: Boys 15-18, Boys 11-14, Girls 11-14 and Girls 15-18. Based out of Jacksonville, FL, the HJGT administers events all across the nation, with stops in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, and Ohio. For more information regarding the Nike Cup Series, or any other event, please visit our website at www.hjgt.org, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (904) 379-2697, or email info@hjgt.org.

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour has announced the release of their new free app for the iPhone, Blackberry and Android.

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