Chateau Elan Summer Junior Open

On Saturday, June 9 – Sunday, June 10, 2018, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Chateau Elan Summer Junior Open in Braselton, Georgia. The two-day, thirty-six-hole tournament played at the Chateau Elan Golf Club consisted of players from five divisions including the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division, Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division, and the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Chateau Elan Summer Junior Open

Joey Collins of McDonough, Georgia took home the first-place title in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division with a two-day total of +6 (148). He made 4 birdies and led his playing field with the lowest scoring average of 74. Jackson Buchanan, of Dacula, Georgia, and Kenny Duffin, of Hoschton, Georgia, tied for second-place after both totaling 150 strokes over the thirty-six-hole course for a +8 finish. Buchanan had the most birdies in the playing field with 7.

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Chateau Elan Summer Junior Open

The Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division’s title was captured by James Baker of Johns Creek, Georgia who finished the weekend -2 (140 strokes) after his best round on Sunday in which he shot -5. He led his playing field with the lowest scoring average (70) and made the most birdies (7). Second-place finisher was Will Jones of Alpharetta, Georgia who finished +13 with a total of 155 strokes. Walter Smith, from Buford, Georgia, shot +14 with 156 strokes for the third-place finish.

Ernie Els 11-13

Chateau Elan Summer Junior Open

Alpharetta, Georgia’s Brennan Cozad won the first-place trophy in the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division with 146 strokes for a +4 finish. He led the playing field with the lowest scoring average (73), the most birdies (5), and the longest birdie or better streak (2). Clayton Couey, of Johns Creek, Georgia, finished second at +15 after 157 strokes through thirty-six holes. Third-place finisher was Grant Langford of LaFayette, Georgia who was +16 (158 strokes).

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Chateau Elan Summer Junior Open

Hailey Han, of Duluth, Georgia, captured the title in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division with a weekend total of 147 strokes for a +5 finish. She led the playing field with the lowest scoring average of 73.5. Meghna Grover of Duluth, Georgia, and Alice Acosta, of Suwanee, Georgia, tied for second with 152 strokes after thirty-six holes for a +10 finish. Han and Grover both tied for the most birdies in the playing field with 4.

Justin Rose Girls U13

Chateau Elan Summer Junior Open

In the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division, Haven Ward of Atlanta, Georgia took home the first-place trophy after finishing +21 (163 strokes). She led the playing field with the lowest scoring average (81.5) and the most birdies (3). Second-place finisher was Carlee Rogers of Chattanooga, Tennessee, who finished +28 after 170 strokes and 2 birdies.

Boys 10 Under

Chateau Elan Summer Junior Open
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Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6635
Boys 14-15:
6635
Girls 14-18:
5619
Boys 11-13:
5619
Girls 13U:
4916
Boys 10U:

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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