College Prep Series at VA Tech

On Saturday May 19 – Sunday May 20, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the College Prep Series at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from 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 the Boys U10 Division.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

College Prep Series at VA Tech

Adam Hooker of Lebanon, VA captured the title in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a two day total of 145 (+1). He shot a consistent game and tied for fourth in most birdies (4). He maintained his day one lead in the second round by shooting a 73 (+1), finishing four strokes below second place finisher Ben Carroll from Blacksburg, VA. Carroll led the par 3 leaderboard (3.1) and posted a 74.5 scoring average. Dominic Sampedro from Leesburg, VA came in third with a total score of 152 after breaking even the final day.

Top 3 Leaders:
Adam Hooker
Ben Carroll
Dominic Sampedro

Will Smith Boys 14-15

College Prep Series at VA Tech

In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Matthew Monastero from Leesburg, VA took home the title after being the only player to finish under par in a single round. Monastero shot a 69 (-3) in round two to post a total 145 finish on the weekend. He led in most birdies (8), scoring average (72.5), and finished third on the par 3 leaderboard with a 3.2 average. Second place finisher Trevor Price of Radford, VA shot 4 birdies and finished at 157 overall. He finished second in most birdies and first on the par 3 leaderboard with a 3.1 average. Matthew Aman took home 3rd place honors after shooting a two day total of 161.

Top 3 Leaders:
Matthew Monastero
Trevor Price
Matthew Aman

Ernie Els 11-13

College Prep Series at VA Tech

Peter Nusbaum of Pittsboro, NC won the weekend for the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 division with a combined total of 150. An impressive 71 stroke finish on the final round and 5 birdies overall would seal the deal for Nusbaum. This is his first 1st place finish on the 2018 season. Nate Gravender secured his second place finish with a two day total of 180.

Top 3 Leaders:
Peter Nusbaum
Nate Gravender

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

College Prep Series at VA Tech

Lauren Artis of Upper Marlboro, MD was the champion of the Justin Timberlake Division. After 36 holes, Artis shot a 161 overall. She led in birdies and scoring average (80.5). Coming in second was Madeline Simcox at 169 and Ivy Foran at a close third (170).

Top 3 Leaders:
Lauren Artis
Madeline Simcox
Ivy Foran

Justin Rose Girls U13

College Prep Series at VA Tech
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Boys 10 Under

College Prep Series at VA Tech

Benjamin Baker earned the title of the Boys U10 division. Baker broke even on the final round, giving him a total score of 154 on the weekend. He shot 4 birdies, two of which were consecutive, and finished with a 77.0 scoring average. Baker has finished first in all four tournaments he has played so far this year.

Top 3 Leaders:
Benjamin Baker

Weather

Round 1.
Round 1.Round 1.Round 1. High 63, Low 57. Partly Rainy, Wind 0-5 MPH
Round 2.
Round 1.Round 1.Round 1. High 63, Low 57. Partly Rainy, Wind 0-5 MPH

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6677
Boys 14-15:
6677
Girls 14-18:
5657
Boys 11-13:
5657
Girls 13U:
Boys 10U:
4800

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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RECENT RESULTS

Indiana Fall Junior Open

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Kansas City Finale at Winterstone

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Northern Virginia Finale at the Gauntlet

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Ambassador Series at Bear Trace

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Harmony Landing Junior Open

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College Prep Series at Kent State

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Midwest Regional Invitational

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