From March 7th to the 8th, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Elite Series at Palmetto Hall Golf Course in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole format, with a field of two different divisions that include a boys division as well as a girls division
The boys division came down to a 3-man playoff this weekend to decide the winner. Jantai Malataev from Almaty, Kazakhstan won the playoff after posting scores of 76 and 78 for a total of 154 strokes on the weekend. Felipe Ferreira from Atizapan De Zaragoza, Mexico and Tristin Galant from Cape Town, South Africa tied for second place both ended the weekend also with 154 strokes.
Hyojoon Jang from South Korea, Republic of Korea brought home a first place finish this weekend. Hyojoon posted very impressive scores of 70 and 68 for a total of 138 strokes. Ana Maria Jimenez Rios from Mexico was the runner up completing the weekend with scores of 79 and an impressive round 2 score of 69 for a total of 148 strokes. Rounding out the top three honors this weekend was One Kashima from Tochigi, Japan who posted scores of 78 and 74 for a total of 152 strokes to complete the weekend.