On Saturday, January 12, 2019 – Sunday, January 13, 2019, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Powered by the Junior Golf Hub held the Bluffton Junior Open in Bluffton, SC. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made up of five divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18,Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and Justin Rose Girls U13 Division. To view the full leadberboard click HERE!

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Bluffton Junior Open

Alessandro Lamarca of Westwood, NJ and Anmol Jhangra of Lawrenceville, GA ended up with a tie for a first-place finish in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division by scoring a total of 146 strokes. With consistent rounds, they were able to hold off third place finisher Yu Chang Jae of Busan, South Korea by three strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Anmol Jhangra
Alessandro Lamarca
Yu Chang Jae

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Bluffton Junior Open

Min Woo Park of Seoul, South Korea captured a first-place finish in the Will Smith Boys 14-18 Division with a two-day total of 156 strokes. Right behind him was Sean Engler of Bluffton, SC who finished out the tournament with 157 strokes. Thomas Ford of Hilton Head, SC made his way into the top three by rounding out the weekend with a grand total of 160 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Min Woo Park
Sean Engler
Thomas Ford

Ernie Els 11-13

Bluffton Junior Open

In the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, Finley Burke of Jesup, GA took home the first-place trophy by shooting a two-day total of 164. Will Guthrie of Hilton Head, SC finished in second just two strokes behind Burke. Tag Graziano of Hilton Head, SC captured third place with a grand total of 176 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Finley Burke
Will Guthrie
Tag Graziano

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Bluffton Junior Open

Kim An Nie of Jeonnam, South Korea had a great weekend and captured first place with a two-day total of 140 strokes. Right behind her in the top three was Ryu Jae Won of Seoul, South Korea and Kim Na Yeong of Seoul, South Korea with a two-day total of 147 and 150 respectively.

Top 3 Leaders:
Kim An Nie
Ryu Jae Won
Kim Na Yeong

Justin Rose Girls U13

Bluffton Junior Open

Lee Kyung Eun of Seoul, South Korea did not disappoint in the Justin Rose Girls Under 13 Division as she finished at 141 strokes to win her division over Mary Miller of Savannah, GA who placed second with a total of 146 strokes. Rounding out the division was Cho Eun Chae of Seoul, South Korea who finished out the weekend with 149 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Lee Kyung Eun
Mary Miller
Cho Eun Chae

Boys 10 Under

Bluffton Junior Open
Top 3 Leaders:
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Tournament Yardages

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About Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

In 2017, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour announced a partnership with Nexus, an international hospitality and entertainment company backed by financier Joe Lewis and Tavistock Group, golfing great Tiger Woods and musician and entertainer Justin Timberlake, which will further our collective goal of growing the game of golf, broadening the Tour’s reach across the U.S. and around the world.

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 www.hjgt.org, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (407) 614-2962, or email info@hjgt.org.

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