Hilton Head Junior Open

On Saturday November 17 – Sunday November 18, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Hilton Head Junior Open in Hilton Head Island, SC. 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 Rose Division Girls U13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Hilton Head Junior Open

Aidan McCloskey captured the first-place finish at the Hilton Head Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of +13.  With solid play both days, McCloskey was able to hold off four players who tied for second by only 2 shots as Michael Wheeler, Thaddeus Wheeler III, Oliver Paddon, and Caden Fletcher all finished at +15.

Top 3 Leaders:
Aidan McCloskey
Michael Wheeler
Thaddeus Wheeler III
Oliver Paddon
Caden Fletcher

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Hilton Head Junior Open

In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Andrew Propes took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of +7. Solid play in the second round allowed Propes to take victory over Andrew Swanson who finished second with a 2-day total of +8.  Rounding out the division was Bryce Wittmer who finished with a total of +23 to claim a 3rd place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Andrew Propes
Andrew Swanson
Bryce Wittmer

Ernie Els 11-13

Hilton Head Junior Open

Dallas Johnson did not disappoint in the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division as he finished with a total of +13 to win in his division over Luke Guthrie who scored +16 to claim 2nd place.  Rounding out the division was Jackson Cavanaugh shot a 2-day total of +18 to take a solo 3rd place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Dallas Johnson
Luke Guthrie
Jackson Cavanaugh

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Hilton Head Junior Open

Mackenzie Gallagher ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by finishing with a total of +5. With consistent rounds, Gallagher was able to hold off Katharina Hesse who shot +14 for the weekend to claim 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Briana Gabe who shot a 2-day total of +20 to finish in 3rd place.

Top 3 Leaders:
Mackenzie Gallagher
Katharina Hesse
Briana Gabe

Justin Rose Girls U13

Hilton Head Junior Open

In the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division, Emerson Hogue took home the first-place victory by finished with a weekend total of +66.

Top 3 Leaders:
Emerson Hogue

Boys 10 Under

Hilton Head 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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