NYX April Players of the Month

NYX April Players of the Month

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The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour is proud to announce this month’s NYX Players of the Month. The players with the four lowest tournament scores of the month have been named the HJGT’s NYX Players of the Month for April. This year the HJGT and NYX have partnered together to provide these players with their own free pair of NYX sunglasses. The sunglasses that the players will receive range in retail price from $35 to $79. NYX is one of the premier sunglass providers in the country and you can see all of their options at their website which is listed here. Congratulations to all of our NYX April Players of the Month. Posting the most impressive rounds of the month for the Boys 15-18 division was Thirawat Chantrakantanond of Bangkok. Chantrakantanond won the Jekyll Island Jr. Open on April 12-13. He fired an even par 72 during the first round to place him just behind the leaders. On Sunday he was able to come from behind and post a bogey free round that led him to the victory. On this day, he posted an impressive four under, 68 including four birdies. Chantrakantanond had seven birdies in the tournament, the most in the division. His two day score of 140 was four strokes better than the remainder of the field. His incredibly low scores warranted Chantrakantanond NYX Player of the Month for April in the Boys 15-18 division. Coming from behind to steal the win away in the Girls 15-18 division at the Orange Lake Jr. Open on April 26-27 was Adeena Shears of Elizabeth, West Virginia. Shears had a two day total of 145 which was the lowest amongst her division for the month of April. By firing a 70, one under par on Sunday, she edged out the victory by five strokes. After trailing on Saturday, Shears fought back with three of her five total birdies and 13 of her 25 total pars to make the only under par round for anyone in her division. Not only did Shears pull out the win by improving her round one score of 75, but she also improved the most out of both Girls’ divisions by lowering her score by five strokes from Saturday to Sunday. The two consistently low rounds posted by Shears merited her NYX Player of the Month for April in the Girls 15-18 division. Taking the title again of NYX Player of the Month in the Boys 11-14 division is David Giandomenico of Lake Mary, Florida. He was able to finish under par at the Southwest Florida Jr. Challenge on April 12-13. He was able to secure the top spot on the leaderboard in the Boys 11-14 division with a weekend total of 139, 11 strokes better than the rest of the field. His first round score of 68 was the lowest of the tournament in all divisions and it featured six birdies, three on each nine. On Sunday, Giandomencio carded a 71 with four birdies and finished with the most birdies in the division. Giandomenico’s remarkable five under par finish awarded him the NYX Player of the Month for April in the Boys 11-14 division. Nancy Lian of Lake Mary, Florida is the Girls 11-14 NYX April Player of the Month. She won the Girls 11-14 division at the Orange Lake Jr. Open on April 26-27. She was able to battle back to show her true skills to take the win. Lian bested an extremely tough field of competitors. After being down by one stroke coming into Sunday, Lian posted five birdies and 10 pars in her final round on Sunday to finish with a 70 on the day and a weekend total of 143. Adding that to her four birdies, nine pars and score of 73 from the first round was enough to place her atop the leaderboard for her division. Lian birdied the first and last hole of regulation on Sunday to secure the win. Her impressively low rounds granted her NYX April Player of the Month. The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour and NYX Sunglasses are proud to present the April players of the month and are extremely impressed with all of their great rounds of golf. You can purchase NYX’s world class sunglasses at www.nyxgolf.com.  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, Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, and Pennsylvania. For more information regarding the HJGT 2014 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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