From September 16-17, 2023, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Myrtle Beach Fall Junior Open. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole format with a field of four divisions that included the Boys 16-18 Division, Boys 14-15 Division, Boys 11-13 Division, and Girls 14-18 Division.
In the boys 11-13 division, Andrew Blanchette from Davidson, NC took home the championship title. With six birdies on the weekend, he put up scores of 85 and 80 totaling 165 strokes. This is one of Blanchette’s lowest HJGT tournament scores as well as his sixth Top 2 win. The runner up honors went to Nicholas Rodriguez from Miami, FL. With scores of 87 and 79, he totaled 166 strokes. Finishing up top three honors, with a total score of 244, was Jiaqi Jackie He from Chapel Hill, NC.
Gavin Hutchinson from Myrtle Beach, SC was the first-place finisher this weekend. Hutchinson brought in scores of 83 and 38 for a combined total of 121 for the weekend. Sammy Lehotsky from Cashiers, NC was the runner up for the weekend with scores of 96 and 50 for a combined total of 146.