Jekyll Island Junior Open

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.

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

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:
Lee Smith
Ryan Porterfield

Boys 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

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

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

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2007 with the intention of providing junior golfers between the ages of 8-18 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. The tour’s vision is to provide superb hospitality and make every event a memorable one. With play open to both males and females, nearly every junior golfer is eligible to participate on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour. Currently the HJGT is the largest multi-day junior golf tour in the United States hosting more 2-day nationally ranked events than any other tour. The HJGT has been able to achieve this goal by running the most professional events and providing an exceptional value to all of our players and families over the last 14 years.

Based out of Orlando, FL, the HJGT administers events all across the country. In 2021, the HJGT will conduct events in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Canada. Juniors will compete in 1 of 6 divisions which are: Boys 16-18, Boys 14-15, Boys 11-13, Boys under 10, Girls 14-18, and Girls Under 13. Click here to view approximate yardages for each division. The HJGT season is based on a calendar year and players earn points throughout the season towards year end honors beginning December 31, 2021.

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.

RECENT RESULTS

Wigman Fall Junior Open

November 20, 2021
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November 21, 2021
Winner : 

Huntsville Fall Junior Open

November 20, 2021
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November 21, 2021
Winner : 

Fall College Prep Series at NC State

November 20, 2021
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November 21, 2021
Winner : 

World Golf Village Fall Junior Open

November 20, 2021
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November 21, 2021
Winner : 

Southeast Florida Winter Junior Open

November 20, 2021
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November 21, 2021
Winner : 

Atlanta Fall Junior Open

November 13, 2021
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November 14, 2021
Winner : 

Myrtle Beach Fall Junior Open

November 13, 2021
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November 14, 2021
Winner : 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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