Major Championship at Callaway Gardens

On October 7th and 8th, 2017, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour made a stop at Callaway Gardens. Round 1 started out with an early morning drizzle, but quickly progressed to overcast with temperatures in the mid 80’s.  Unfortunately, Round 2 was called off due to inclement weather.  Regardless of the weather, golfers continued to compete ambitiously.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Major Championship at Callaway Gardens

In the Boys 16-18 division, Micah Knisley of Jefferson City, TN secured the first place trophy. He finished with a solid round and scored one under par for a total of 69.  Knisley finished with 5 birdies and 10 pars. Blake Kollin of Milton, GA finished his round even with par at 70; claiming second place.  Kollin completed his round with 2 birdies and 14 pars.  A three-way tie for third place occured with a round total of 74 between three competitors: Brooks Gineris of McDonough, GA, Hayden Shea of Bowling Green, KY and Dawson Farni of Saraland, AL.

Top 3 Leaders:
Micah Knisley
Blake Kollin
Brooks Gineris
Hayden Shea
Dawson Farni

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Major Championship at Callaway Gardens

In the Boys 14-15 division, Tyler Latimer of Canton, GA completed his round with a 72 to claim the first place hardware. Latimer finished his round with 3 birdies and 10 pars.The second placeholder was Connor Moore of Douglasville, GA.  Moore concluded his round with a 79 and finished with 1 birdie and 7 pars. Rounding out the top three finishers was AJ Ford of Atlanta, GA with a round total of 80.

Top 3 Leaders:
Tyler Latimer
Connor Moore
AJ Ford

Ernie Els 11-13

Major Championship at Callaway Gardens

In the Boys 11-13 division, two natives of Alpharetta, GA, Will Jones and Andrew Kim tied for first with a round total of 74.  Jones finished his round with 3 birdies and 9 pars while Kim ended with 2 birdies and 9 pars. To round out the top finishers was a two-way tie for third place.  Tejas Reddy of Mcdonough, GA and Aidan Cohl of Lawrenceville, GA both shot a round total of 76.  Both golfers also completed their rounds with 1 birdie and 11 pars.

Top 3 Leaders:
Will Jones
Andrew Kim
Tejas Reddy
Aiden Cohl

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Major Championship at Callaway Gardens

In the Girls 14-18 division, Kate Dean of Fairhope, AL finished at the top in her first HJGT appearance.  Dean locked in first place with 1 birdie and 11 pars for a round total of 76. Second place was a two-way split between Sierra Fink of Tyrone, GA and Hailey Han of Duluth, GA with a round total of 77.  Fink finished with 2 birdies and 8 pars while Han completed the match with 13 pars.

Top 3 Leaders:
Kate Dean
Sierra Fink
Hailey Han

Justin Rose Girls U13

Major Championship at Callaway Gardens
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Boys 10 Under

Major Championship at Callaway Gardens
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
75 °F Low clouds.
Round 2.
75 °F Low clouds.

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6,159
Boys 14-15:
6,159
Girls 14-18:
5,019
Boys 11-13:
5,450
Girls 13U:
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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