Low Country Junior Shootout at Eagle's Pointe Golf Club

On Thursday, August 31st, 2017, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour made its way to Bluffton, South Carolina to host the Low Country Shootout at the stunning Eagle’s Pointe Golf Club. The HJGT would like to thank the gracious staff at the Eagle’s Pointe Golf Club for allowing us to host our event at such a great venue. Players fought through wet conditions and looming storms over the weekend to shoot some very impressive scores in both rounds. We had some exciting golf over the weekend, including a local area boy showcasing his skill set against some older competition.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Low Country Junior Shootout at Eagle's Pointe Golf Club

Local area 13-year-old Jonathan Griz (Hilton Head Island, SC) played up a whopping two age divisions to finish as the Boys 16-18 champion. Griz solidified the victory in his division by carding a 67 on Saturday and a 68 on Sunday for an incredible two-day total of 135. Jeremy Sisson of Skaneateles, NY finished in 2nd place with a two-day total of 141 (68-73). J.T. Herman of Hilton Head Island, SC was our 3rd place finisher totaling in with a score of 147 (74-73). Players enjoyed the intense competition of this weekend’s field, and had a great time doing so.

Top 3 Leaders:
Jonathan Griz
Jeremy Sisson
J.T. Herman

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Low Country Junior Shootout at Eagle's Pointe Golf Club

Trey Tesiero of Saint Johns, FL is the champion of the Boys 14-15 division. Consistent golf play was key for Tesiero as he posted a round of 76 Saturday and 76 Sunday for a 152 two-day total to claim the title. Mudit Rana of Noida, India came in 2nd after finishing with a two-day total of 162 (84-78). Bert Olsen finished close behind Rana and was awarded 3rd place after a two-day total of 164 (85-79). Playing hard through tough conditions, this division showed tremendous attitude and effort.

Top 3 Leaders:
Trey Tesiero
Mudit Rana
Bert Olsen

Ernie Els 11-13

Low Country Junior Shootout at Eagle's Pointe Golf Club

Reed Lotter of Savannah, GA is the Boys 11-13 champion. Lotter scored a 74 on Saturday and ended Sunday’s round with an impressive 71 for a two-day total of 144. Finishing in 2nd place from Marietta, GA was Ethan Smith who posted rounds of 77 and 77 with a two-day total of 154. Andrew Kim of Alpharetta, GA was our 3rd place finisher with a two-day total of 156 (77-79). These gentlemen showed great composure and effort when exhaustion started to set in.

Top 3 Leaders:
Reed Lotter
Ethan Smith
Andrew Kim

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Low Country Junior Shootout at Eagle's Pointe Golf Club

Vivian Yen, from Taipei is the Girls 14-18 champion. Yen played both solid and consistent golf to edge out the competition after posting a two-day total of 152 (76-76). Finishing in 2nd place from Hilton Head, SC is Savannah Hylton. Hylton posted a two-day total of 156 (78-78). In 3rd place was Maria Fernanda Sosa posting a two-day score of 157 (84-73). The ladies had a great time on the course and the competition was very close down the stretch.  

Top 3 Leaders:
Vivian Yen
Savannah Hylton
Maria Fernanda Sosa

Justin Rose Girls U13

Low Country Junior Shootout at Eagle's Pointe Golf Club

Jacklyn Tang, from Penang is the Girls 13 Under champion. Tang played hard through the rough conditions and continued to make the shots she needed to in order to secure the victory. She posted a two-day score of 164 (81-83). Our 2nd place finisher from Saint Johns, FL was Marie Tesiero who posted a two-day score of 184 (97-87). These girls showed tremendous sportsmanship and attitude all weekend long.

Top 3 Leaders:
Jacklyn Tang
Marie Tesiero

Boys 10 Under

Low Country Junior Shootout at Eagle's Pointe Golf Club
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
Round 1: High 82 degrees/ Low 72 degrees. Calm winds and humid
Round 2.
Round 1: High 82 degrees/ Low 72 degrees. Calm winds and humid

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6,574
Boys 14-15:
6,574
Girls 14-18:
5,618
Boys 11-13:
5,618
Girls 13U:
5,093
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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