From Saturday, May 4 – Sunday, May 5, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Long Island Junior Open at The Woods at Cherry Creek in Riverhead, NY. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from all six divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Bryson DeChambeau Boys 10 and Under, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under. Due to inclement weather, the second round of the tournament was incomplete for the Ernie Els Division, the Bryson DeChambeau Division, and the Justin Rose Division.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Long Island Junior Open

Stephen Sloan of New York, NY was the champion in the Tiger Woods Division, as he finished out the weekend very consistently, by finishing with 77 strokes on Saturday and 77 strokes again on Sunday. Nathan Wright of Sagaponack, NY took home the second as he finished just two strokes behind Sloan. Just two strokes behind Wright was third-place finisher Richard Federico of Remsenburg, NY.

Top 3 Leaders:
Stephen Sloan
Nathan Wright
Richard Federico

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Long Island Junior Open

Leading off the Will Smith Division was Gavin Girard of East Setauket, NY with 157 strokes. The silver went to Justin Fox of Larchmont, NY with 165 strokes. Rounding out the division was a two-way tie for third. Todd Freifeld of Mamaroneck, NY and Andrew Flynn of Monroe, CT each finished with 180 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Gavin Girard
Justin Fox
Todd Freifeld
Andrew Flynn

Ernie Els 11-13

Long Island Junior Open

Based off their performance of the first round and part of the second, Zachary Munno of Stamford, CT captured the gold. Dean Muratore of Dix Hills, NY got the silver. There was a tie for third, as Angad Manaise of Stamford, CT and Matthew DiFiore of Malverne, NY each earned the bronze medal.

Top 3 Leaders:
Zachary Munno
Dean Muratore
Angad Manaise
Matthew DiFiore

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Long Island Junior Open

Katie Dzialga of Greenwich, CT was on her game this weekend as she earned the top spot in the Justin Timberlake Division. She finished out the two-day tournament with 149 strokes. Skye Bruan of Scarsdale, NY earned second with 168 strokes. Just two strokes behind her fell third-place winner Sophia Li of New York, NY.

Top 3 Leaders:
Katie Dzialga
Skye Bruan
Sophia Li

Justin Rose Girls U13

Long Island Junior Open

It was a tight first round, but Alexandra Phung of Forest Hills, NY earned the top spot in the Justin Rose Division by finishing with 90 strokes. Catherine Andino of Port Washington, NY finished right behind her with 91 strokes. Rounding out the division was Lia Huang of Great Neck, NY with 101 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Alexandra Phung
Catherine Andino
Lia Huang

Boys 10 Under

Long Island Junior Open

Zachary Berger of Remsenburg, NY captured the gold in the Bryson DeChambeau Division as he finished with 89 strokes after the first round. Jack Talbot of Cutchogue, NY earned the silver with 115 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Zachary Berger
Jack Talbot

Weather

Round 1.
61 Degrees
Round 2.
61 Degrees

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6502 Yards
Boys 14-15:
6502 Yards
Girls 14-18:
5566 Yards
Boys 11-13:
5566 Yards
Girls 13U:
5054 Yards
Boys 10U:
4926 Yards

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

Central New Jersey Junior Open

September 7, 2019
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September 8, 2019
Winner : 

Old Fort Junior Open

September 7, 2019
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September 8, 2019
Winner : 

Minneapolis Junior Open

September 7, 2019
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September 8, 2019
Winner : 

New York Fall Junior Open

September 7, 2019
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September 8, 2019
Winner : 

Low Country Junior Open

August 31, 2019
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September 1, 2019
Winner : 

Indiana Junior Open

August 31, 2019
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September 1, 2019
Winner : 

54 Hole Canongate Series #8

August 31, 2019
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September 2, 2019
Winner : 

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