From Saturday, April 6 – Sunday, April 7, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Jekyll Island Junior Open at Jekyll Island Golf Club 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 Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Jekyll Island Junior Open

It was a close call in the Tiger Woods Division, but Jay Nimmo of Benton, KY ended up on top with 142 strokes. Just one stroke behind him was second-place finisher Mason Kleinlein of Statesboro, GA with 143 strokes. Rounding out the division was James Ballato of Fernandina Beach, FL, who finished just two strokes behind Kleinlein.

Top 3 Leaders:
Jay Nimmo
Mason Kleinlein
James Ballato

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Jekyll Island Junior Open

In the Will Smith Division, Marshall Butler of Macon, GA earned the gold by finishing with 147 strokes. Right behind him was Lee Smith of Waycross, GA, with 149 strokes. Ryan Porterfield of Cumming, GA earned the last spot on the podium with 153 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Marshall Butler
Lee Smith
Ryan Porterfield

Ernie Els 11-13

Jekyll Island Junior Open

Leading off the Ernie Els Division was Gavin Fleming of Saint Augustine, FL, with 144 strokes. Just two strokes shy of the gold was Trace Carter of Blackshear, GA. Nolan Harper of Saint Augustine, FL earned the bronze, as he finished two strokes behind the second-place finisher.

Top 3 Leaders:
Gavin Fleming
Trace Carter
Nolan Harper

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Jekyll Island Junior Open

Shooting 77 the first day and improving to 71 the second day caused Christian Williams of Tallapoosa, GA to win first place in the Justin Timberlake division. Christina Surcey of Cartersville, GA earned second, with 155 strokes. Madison Logan of Brasstown, NC took the last spot on the podium, as she finished with 158 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Christian Williams
Christina Surcey
Madison Logan

Justin Rose Girls U13

Jekyll Island Junior Open

Mary Miller of Savannah, GA was on her game this weekend, as she finished with 72 the first round and 69 the second. This caused her to be the champion of the Justin Rose Division. Shelby Clark of Portal, GA earned second with 158 strokes. Lorenza Hernandez of Florida earned third by finishing with 175 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Mary Miller
Shelby Clark
Lorenza Hernandez

Boys 10 Under

Jekyll Island Junior Open
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
90
Round 2.
90

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6612 Yards
Boys 14-15:
6612 Yards
Girls 14-18:
5718 Yards
Boys 11-13:
5718 Yards
Girls 13U:
5041 Yards
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 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

Chicago Spring Junior Open

May 11, 2019
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May 12, 2019
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Boston Junior Open

May 11, 2019
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May 12, 2019
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Philadelphia Junior Open

May 11, 2019
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May 12, 2019
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Pittsburgh Junior Open

May 11, 2019
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May 12, 2019
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Elite Series at Champions Gate

May 11, 2019
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May 12, 2019
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Spring College Pprep Series at UF

May 11, 2019
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May 12, 2019
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North Georgia Junior Open

May 4, 2019
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May 5, 2019
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UPCOMING EVENTS

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