Lake Nona Junior Classic Presented by Lou Holtz

On Wednesday, June 20 – Thursday, June 21, 2018, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Lake Nona Junior Classic presented by Lou Holtz in Orlando, Florida. The two-day, thirty-six-hole course played at the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club consisted of players from all six of our divisions including the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division, Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, Boys U10 Division, Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division, and the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Lake Nona Junior Classic Presented by Lou Holtz

In the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division, Matthew Soucinek of Lake City, Florida, took home the victory after shooting 150 strokes (+6). He made 5 birdies and had the lowest scoring average in his playing field at 75. Jacksonville, Florida’s Tommy Bishop made the most birdies (9) and shot 152 strokes (+8) through the thirty-six holes to finish second. Third-place finisher was Coleman Barnes of Lake Mary, Florida who finished +12.

Top 3 Leaders:
Aaron Williams, Matt Williams, Egor Zubov

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Lake Nona Junior Classic Presented by Lou Holtz

Kyo Morishita of Japan captured the title in the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division with a two-day total of +4 with 148 strokes. He made 7 birdies and had a scoring average of 74, the lowest in his division. There was a tie for second-place between Chase Gullikson (Orlando, Florida) and Patrick McCann (Tallahassee, Florida) who both had a low scoring average of 74.5 and shot 149 strokes for a +5 finish. McCann made the most birdies in his playing field (8), while Gullikson had the lowest Par 3 average (2.9) in his field.

Top 3 Leaders:

Ernie Els 11-13

Lake Nona Junior Classic Presented by Lou Holtz

Cooper Claycomb of Bowling Green, Kentucky’s -3 performance on Thursday helped him take home the first-place trophy in the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division. He finished the tournament at +2 (146 strokes), made 5 birdies, and tied for the longest birdie or better streak (2). Nicholas Gross of Downingtown, Pennsylvania finished second with a two-day total of 149 strokes (+5). Third-place finisher was Aaron Dewitt of Winter Haven, Florida who finished with 150 strokes for a +6 finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Lake Nona Junior Classic Presented by Lou Holtz

South Korea’s Deborah Chang captured the first-place title in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division as she finished E after the two-day tournament. She made 7 birdies and led her playing field with the lowest scoring average (72) and the longest birdie or better streak (2). Second-place finisher, Haylie Turnquest of Loxahatchee, Florida finished at +5 with 149 strokes. Turnquest made the most birdies (8) and tied Chang for the lowest Par 3 average in their division (3). There was a three-way tie for third-place as Emily McLatchey (Winter Park, Florida), Minny Byun (Bradenton, Florida), and Sarah Scott (Oviedo, Florida) all completed the thirty-six holes with a total stroke count of 153 for a +9 finish. 

Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Justin Rose Girls U13

Lake Nona Junior Classic Presented by Lou Holtz

In the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division, Sammy Chao of Orlando, Florida took home the victory as a result of her 152 (+8) performance. She led her playing field with the lowest scoring average (76), the most birdies (5), the longest birdie or better streak (2), and the lowest Par 3 average (3.2). Second-place finisher, Lindsay McGrath of Canada shot 169 strokes (+25) through the thirty-six holes. Sifat Sayal of Winter Garden, Florida finished third with a two-day total of 176 strokes for a +32 finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Boys 10 Under

Lake Nona Junior Classic Presented by Lou Holtz

In the Boys U10 Division, Luis Cortes of Puerto Rico was victorious as he finished +21 with 165 strokes. He led his playing field with the lowest scoring average of 82.5. Connor Brummitt of Abingdon, Virginia finished second with 174 strokes for a +30 finish through the thirty-six holes. Both Cortes and Brummitt tied for the most birdies as they each made 1.

Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
Low of 75 and High of 85, Wind 5-15 MPH, Cloudy
Round 2.
Low of 75 and High of 85, Wind 5-15 MPH, Cloudy

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6730
Boys 14-15:
6730
Girls 14-18:
5722
Boys 11-13:
5722
Girls 13U:
5113
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

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Kansas City Finale at Winterstone

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Northern Virginia Finale at the Gauntlet

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Ambassador Series at Bear Trace

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Harmony Landing Junior Open

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College Prep Series at Kent State

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Midwest Regional Invitational

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