Northern Virginia Junior Shootout, September 17 – 18, 2016

Northern Virginia Junior Shootout

(September 17 – 18, 2016)

 

Beautiful Weekend in Augustine

  On Thursday, September 15, 2016, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Stafford, VA to host the Northern Virginia Junior Shootout at Augustine Golf Club. Temperatures rose into the low 80s on Saturday, before cooling off into the 70s with light winds. The HJGT would like to thank the Augustine Golf Club staff for allowing us to host our tournament at a great venue. AJGA Performance Stars were up for grabs this weekend, as 52 players battled for 1st place in their respective age divisions. Narrow fairways and fast greens made for a challenging weekend of competitive golf as the players navigated their way through the course.  Boys 16-18 Division

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Joseph Voyta of Rockville, MD fired rounds of 72 and 76 to capture the Boys 16­ -18 division title. Shooting the lowest round of the day, Hayden capped off a stellar round in blustery conditions with a clutch birdie on the 18th hole to seal the win. Coming in a close second was Sam McNamara of Charlottesville, VA finishing at (+9). Rounding out the top 3 was Frank Strano of Warrenton, VA at (+10). Each player gained valuable experience that they can take with them into the tail end of the golf season and into next year.

  Boys 14-15 Division

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Michael Brennan of Leesburg, Virginia took first place in the Boys 14-15 division after shooting rounds of 77 and 73. Coming in second was S. Dean Satouri of Chantilly, Virginia finishing at (+14). In third was Jack Stein at (+16). Everyone had a fulfilling event, competing against some to the top amateurs from around the region.     Boys 11-13 Division

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Christopher Lee of New Market, Maryland ran away with first place in the Boys 11-13 division after shooting rounds of 74 and 75. Coming in second was Marshall Meisel of Chevy Chase, MD at (+12). Rounding out the top 3 was Bach Ngo of Frederick, MD finishing at (+22).     Girls 14-18 Division

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Capturing first place in the Girls 14-18 division was Tatum McKelvey of Sewickley, PA after firing rounds of 79 and 74. Coming in a close second was Jacqueline Cherry of Ellicott, MD at (+12). Rounding out the top 3 was Taylor Miano of Dobbs Ferry, NY at (+17).

    Girls U13 Division

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Victoria Matthews of Great Falls, VA took first place in the Girls under 13 division after shooting rounds of 85 and 81 (+10).

  

 Weather May 21-22, 2016:

  Round 1: Low 60, High 84. Mostly Cloudy, Wind 10-15 mph Round 2: Low 61, High 84. Mostly Sunny Skies, Wind 5-10 mph   Tournament Division Yardages   Boys 16-18: 6,598 Yards Boys 14-15: 6,598 Yards Girls 14-18: 5,553 Yards Boys 11-13: 5,553 Yards Girls U13: 5,209 Yards Boys U10: 4,846 Yards   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   Experience #TheHurricaneDifference          

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