Jekyll Island Junior Open #2

On Saturday September 29 – Sunday September 30, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Jekyll Island Junior Open #2 at Indian Mound Golf Course in Jekyll Island, GA. 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

Jekyll Island Junior Open #2

Ryan McHugh captured he first-place finish at the Jekyll Island Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 146 (74-72). With solid play both days, McHugh was able to hold off Aj Gilpin, Will Spivey, Nicholas Johnson, AJ Ford, and Justin Ortiguera as they all tied for second place each scoring 150 total.

Top 3 Leaders:
Ryan McHugh
Aj Gilpin
Will Spivey
Nicholas Johnson
Aj Ford
Justin Ortiguera

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Jekyll Island Junior Open #2

In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Cason Cavalier took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of 145. Solid play in the second round allowed Cavalier to take the victory over Perry-Austin Kilburn who finished second with a 2-day total of 147. Rounding out the division was Eric Romedy who finished 6 shots behind Kilburn to claim a 3rd place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Cason Cavalier
Perry-Austin Kilburn
Eric Romedy

Ernie Els 11-13

Jekyll Island Junior Open #2

Nolan Harper did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 75-72 to win in his division over Carson Brewer who carded rounds of 78-73 to claim 2nd place. Finishing in third was Finley Burke with a 152 total.

Top 3 Leaders:
Nolan Harper
Carson Brewer
Finley Burke

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Jekyll Island Junior Open #2

Tay Palmer ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 149 (75-74). With consistent rounds, Palmer was able to hold off Anna Padgett Chitty and Mailey Buzzell by 7 shots.

Top 3 Leaders:
Tay Palmer
Anna Padgett Chitty
Mailey Buzzell

Justin Rose Girls U13

Jekyll Island Junior Open #2

In the Justin Rose Girls U13 division Kyra Dube of Atlanta, GA took home the victory by firing a 2-day total of 158. Amelia Cobb followed behind with a 2-day total of 160 to take a solo 2nd place finish.  Rounding out the division is Paige Giovenco who finished with a 2-day total of 176.

Top 3 Leaders:
Kyra Dube
Amelia Cobb
Paige Giovenco

Boys 10 Under

Jekyll Island Junior Open #2
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, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (407) 614-2962, or email

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