Kiawah Island Junior Open

On Saturday, February 2, 2019 – Sunday, February 3, 2019, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Powered by the Junior Golf Hub held the Kiawah Island Junior Open in Kiawah Island, SC. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made up of 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 Justin Rose Girls U13 Division. To view the full leaderboard click HERE!

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Kiawah Island Junior Open

Leading off for the Tiger Woods Division was Joe O’Callaghan of Waxham, NC who put on a clinic at Kiawah Island by shooting an impressive 72 each day, netting a total of 144. In second place was Andrew Watson of Fredericksburg, VA who ended his tournament shooting a convincing 155. Right behind Andrew was Josh Hebrink from Elk River, MN who snagged the last spot on the podium with a score of 161.

Top 3 Leaders:
Joe O'Callaghan
Andrew Watson
Josh Hebrink

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Kiawah Island Junior Open

The Will Smith Division was taken over by the boys from South Carolina, as the top three spots were made up of all SC based athletes. The top spot in the division belongs to Luke Walmet of Mt. Pleasant, SC who was very consistent throughout the tournament, shooting a 77 each day for a total of 154. There was a two-way tie for second place, and that belongs to Harry De Grood of Charleston, SC and Miles Eubanks of Warrenville, SC. Both athletes came to play during their second round and fought hard to earn their spots, as they each shot a 164 after the second round commenced.

Top 3 Leaders:
Luke Walmet
Harry De Grood
Miles Eubanks

Ernie Els 11-13

Kiawah Island Junior Open

In the Ernie Els Division, we had some great competition, with the first-place spot going to Jack Stamato of Severna Park, MD. Jack shot a solid 158 after shooting a 77 in the first round and an 81 to finish it off. Second place belongs to none other than Happy Gilmore of Bloomfield, IN who was just short of first place with a score of 160. Rounding out the division was Walker Felton of Mt. Pleasant, SC who finished the weekend out with a score of 177.

Top 3 Leaders:
Jack Stamato
Happy Gilmore
Walker Felton

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Kiawah Island Junior Open

The Justin Timberlake Division was won by the notorious Cate Pitterle of Cary, NC. Cate left her competition in the dust and smoothly sailed to a first-place finish with a two-day score of 197.

Top 3 Leaders:
Cate Pitterle

Justin Rose Girls U13

Kiawah Island Junior Open

This weekend, the Justin Rose Division was captured by two of our female athletes. In first place with a prominent two-day score of 174 was Honorine Nobuta Ferry from Pinehurst, NC. The second-place finisher with a score of 201 was Grace Lindsey of Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Top 3 Leaders:
Honorine Nobuta Ferry
Grace Lindsey

Boys 10 Under

Kiawah Island Junior Open
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
64
Round 2.
64

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6581
Boys 14-15:
6581
Girls 14-18:
5736
Boys 11-13:
5736
Girls 13U:
5061
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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