The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour was in Detroit, MI to host the Detroit Junior Open on October 14 – October 15, hosted by Fox Hills Golf Club. Competitors were able to battle through tough storms and relentless winds all weekend long. The HJGT would like to thank the amazing staff members at Fox Hills for their hospitality and ensuring the best possible playing conditions for our field, even through the tough storms.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Detroit Junior Open

It took 38 holes to determine our Boys 16-18 champion, who was Robby Golobo. Golobo outlasted Dylan Angelo in a sudden death playoff to take home the first place trophy. Angelo, of Lockport, NY took home second place honors. Connor Lenhart, of Ottawa Lake, MI, finished in third place with a two-day score of 161(85-76).

Top 3 Leaders:
Robby Golobo
Dylan Angelo
Connor Lenhart

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Detroit Junior Open

Gaige Keane, of Temperance, MI, is our boys 14-15 Champion. Keane posted a total score of 174 (85-89). In Second place we have Caden Musa. The Canton, MI native was able to navigate the golf course a produce a score strong enough for second place.  

Top 3 Leaders:
Gaige Keane
Caden Musa

Ernie Els 11-13

Detroit Junior Open

Halsey Bosart is our boys 11-13 Champion. The Clarkston, MI native posted an impressive two-day score of 170 (87-83). Bosart’s impressive set of skills allowed him to navigate around a challenging course and edge out the competition.

Top 3 Leaders:
Halsey Bosart

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Detroit Junior Open

Our Girls 14-18 Champion is Reika Fujiwara of Novi, MI. Fujiwara posted a two-day score of 211 (100-111). In second place we have Alandria Bellamy. The Pontiac, MI native shot a 119 on Saturday and 120 on Sunday which placed her into 2nd place.

Top 3 Leaders:
Reika Fujiwara
Alandria Bellamy

Justin Rose Girls U13

Detroit Junior Open

Kathryn Schaefer, of Bristle, TN is the girls U13 Champion. Schaefer produced an 80 on Saturday and 89 on Sunday which gave her the first place trophy. In second place we have Peyton Costabile of Ayr, ON. Costabile shot a two-day total of 183(92-91). Rounding out the division, we have Avi Gill in third place. The Northville, MI native produced scores of 103 and 93 on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Top 3 Leaders:
Katherine Schaefer
Avi Gill
Peyton Costabile

Boys 10 Under

Detroit Junior Open

Our boys U10 Champion is Gabriel Yazdani. Yazdani, from London, ON, scored 93 and 89 on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Though Gabriel was the only competitor in his division, he showed the skills, sportsmanship, and love for the game that is needed by all champion golfers.

Top 3 Leaders:
Gabriel Yazdani


Round 1.
Overcast - 61 degrees
Round 2.
Overcast - 61 degrees

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
Boys 14-15:
Girls 14-18:
Boys 11-13:
Girls 13U:
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, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (407) 614-2962, or email

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