The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to St. Augustine, FL for The Perfect Putter World Golf Village Jr. Shootout on Aug. 15th-16th. Sadly rain limited play to one round. The 1st place winner in each age division received an invitation to the HJGT National Championship
The Boys 15-18 division was a close race with the top three individuals finishing within four strokes of each other. Rob Webster finished his first round with a 73 thus winning the tournament. Boca Raton native Justin Friedman finished in second with a 74 and there was a three way tie for third with Nick Frascello, Jackson Crandall and Noah Bailey shooting a first round 77.
Matthew Soucinek once again proved victorious with a first round 72 for his third win this summer on the Hurricane Tour. Nick Lesesne was close with a first round 73 and Fleming Island native Eric Poehlman finished in third with a 74.
12 year old Victoria Hwang of Orlando, FL played up and won the Girls 15-18 age division by two strokes posting a first round 73, winning by two over St. Augustine native, Ella Woods, who shot a first round 75. Victoria’s sister Caroline finished in a tie for second with a 75 as well. Weather: Day 1- Low of 82, high of 93, rain delays Day 2- Low of 82 to high of 85, rain all day all day Tournament Yardages: Boys 15-18-6,748 yards Boys 13-14-6,180 yards Boys 11-12-5,705 yards Girls 15-18-5,705 yards Girls 11-14-5,132 yards About us:
The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2008 with the intent 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 five age divisions: Boys 15-18, Boys 13-14, Boys 11-12, Girls 15-18, and Girls 11-14. Based out of Jacksonville, FL, the HJGT administers events all across the nation, with stops in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Louisiana, Connecticut and Massachusetts. For more information regarding the 2015 HJGT Tour, please visit our website at www.hjgt.org, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (904) 379-2697, or email email@example.comExperience #TheHurricaneDifference