October NYX 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. 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 October Players of the Month. With back-to-back rounds of 68, Yidong Zhang from Orlando, Florida claimed the Florida Fall Challenge title for the boys 15-18 division and the October NYX Player of the Month. Zhang played exceptional golf over the October 5-6 weekend and finished the tournament without a bogey. With a four-stroke lead going into Sunday’s round, Zhang was the only player to shoot under par on Saturday. Zhang would have eight birdies and a field best 28 pars for the weekend. He would also dominate on the par three holes with a 2.8 scoring average and par fives with a 4.6 scoring average. In the girls 15-18 division, Ailin Li from Windermere, Florida shot a bogey-free round of -9/63, which included 9 birdies and 9 pars, on Sunday for the victory at the Florida Fall Challenge on October 5-6 and. Ailin’s famous round of 63 was the lowest round ever shot at an HJGT event and rightfully earned her the October NYX Player of the Month. While birding three out of the four par five’s on Sunday, Li also had the field best performance on par four’s and par five holes with scoring averages of 4.0 and 4.9 respectively. She would also go on to win the EFX Birdie Challenge with 10 birdies on the weekend and the Golf Pride Grips Comeback player of the week when she improved her first round score of 77 by 14 strokes. Patten Williams earned the October NYX Player of the Month award when he won his second straight tournament in the boys 11-14 division at the Low Country Junior Shootout on October 26-27. Williams was able to improve his first round score of 74 by six strokes to finish the tournament -2/142. He would also win the EFX Birdie Challenge with six birdies for the weekend. On top of those six birdies, Williams also added 26 pars and a field best performance on par-4 and par-5 holes. The girls 11-14 division October NYX Player of the Month was Brooke Sansom of Pike Road, AL and her performance in the Montgomery Junior Shootout. She was able to hold off her competition by shooting a round of 73 on the second day to win her division. Sansom was the only player to birdie at the tournament, also earning her the EFX Birdie Challenge title with three. She would add 22 pars and lead the field in performance on par three, par four, and par five holes. Her two day total was an impressive 148. The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour and NYX Sunglasses are proud to present the October 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. Past WinnersJanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember  

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