Season Kickoff at Woodmont, January 7-8, 2017

Taking Woodmont By Storm

(January 7-8,2017)

  On Saturday January 7th the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Tamarac, FL to host the Season Kickoff at Woodmont Country Club. Skies were filled with partial sunshine as clouds began to take over as an on and off downpour came along at 12:30. Each player that participated in this tournament did an outstanding job playing through the rough conditions of rain and wind throughout both days. The HJGT would like to thank  the staff of the Woodmont Country Club for allowing us to host and participate this years tournament. Players were able to participate for Junior Golf Scoreboard points in divisions that included five or more competitors. Players were also able to participate for Hurricane points that helped them qualify for future invitationals and the National Championship.  Boys 16-18 Division


Nicholas Marchese of Nobleton, Ontario, was the champion of the Boys 16-18 Division. Marchese was able to lock up the first place position after shooting an impressive 74 on both of his rounds. Louis-Alexandre Colgan of Cap-Rouge, Quebec, took home the second place trophy after shooting a total of 152 for the tournament. The third place trophy was awarded to Antoine Roy of Bic, Quebec. Roy polished off the 36-hole event at Woodmont with a 77 on his first round and a 76 on his second.         Boys 14-15 Division 


Justin Ross of Boca Raton, Florida, was the champion of the Boys 14-15 Division. Ross took home the first place hardware by shooting a 77 and 83 on his two rounds. Thomas Christensen III of Coral Springs, Florida, was able to take home the second place trophy after missing the first place prize by one stroke. Christensen finished out the tournament with a total score of 161. The third place trophy went to Ryan Dever of Davie, Florida. Dever finished off the tournament with a total score of 171. Just outside of the top 3 was Joey Burke who played a beautiful ball and shot an impressive eagle on Hole #5.     Boys 11-13 Division 


Enzo Barbaglia of Juno Beach, Florida, took home the gold for the Boys 11-13 Division. Barbaglia finished out the weekend tournament shooting a total of 154 as he and his sister both took home first place trophies. Zachary Nohrenberg of Wellington, Florida, came in second after shooting a total of 162 for the weekend. The third place trophy was awarded to Max Fonseca, of Miami, Florida, after shooting a 82 on his first round and an 87 on his second.       Girls 14-18 Division


Taking home gold for the Girls 14-18 Division was Gabriela Powel who was powered by her great start as she scored a 74 in her first round. Powel finished the tournament with a total score of 161. Right behind Powel came second place winner Taylor Caradonna from Boca Raton, Florida. Taylor scored an 81 on her first round and finished off her second round with a score of 82. Brianna Buckley from Weston, Florida, won the third place trophy with a total score of 166.       Girls 13U


The champion of the Girls U13 Division was Stephanie Barbaglia. Barbaglia who is from Juno Beach, Florida, scored a total of 172. Barbaglia out did Heidi Christensen of Coral Springs, Florida, who finished off her two rounds with a total score of 205. Heidi took home the second place trophy as both girls battled head to head for the division.      Weather January 7-8, 2016:

  Round 1: Low 55, High . Mostly Cloudy, Wind 10-15 mph, 80% Chance of Thunderstorms Round 2: Low 52 , High 66. Partly Sunny, Wind 10-15 mph, 30% Chance of Rain   Tournament Division Yardages   Boys 16-18: 6,602 Yards Boys 14-15: 6,602 Yards Boys 11-13: 5,683 Yards Girls 14-18: 5,683 Yards Girls 13U:   5,126 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 2017 HJGT Tour, please visit our website at, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (904) 379-2697, or email Experience #TheHurricaneDifference  

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