Maryland Summer Junior Open

On Saturday, June 30 – Sunday, July 1, 2018, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Maryland Summer Junior Open in Laytonsville, Maryland. The two-day, thirty-six-hole tournament that took place on the Laytonsville Golf 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 U10 Division.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Maryland Summer Junior Open

Nikita Gubenko of Great Falls, Virginia took home the victory in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division as he finished +3 through the thirty-six holes. He made 4 birdies and had the lowest scoring average in his division of 72.5. Second-place finisher, Jackson Bruns of Charlottesville, Virginia shot 147 strokes to finish at +5 on the weekend. Daniel Suter of Gaithersburg, Maryland had a total of 149 strokes to finish +7. 

Top 3 Leaders:
Nikita Gubenko
Jackson Bruns
Daniel Suter

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Maryland Summer Junior Open

There was a tie for first-place in the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division as both Corey Minkoff (Gaithersburg, MD) and Mikey Morga (Purcellville, VA) both shot 150 strokes for a +8 finish. Morga had the lowest Par 3 average (2.8), while both Morga and Minkoff both made 4 birdies. Third-place finisher was Trey Elder of Oakton, Virginia who finished at +10 through the thirty-six holes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Corey Minkoff
Mikey Morga
Trey Elder

Ernie Els 11-13

Maryland Summer Junior Open

In the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, it was Peter Nusbaum of Pittsboro, North Carolina who took home the victory after finishing +17 at the end of the two-days. He led his playing field with the lowest scoring average (79.5), the lowest Par 3 average (3.4), the most birdies (5), and the longest birdie or better streak (2). Second-place finisher, Colin Vineberg of Sparks, shot 163 strokes to finish +21. Nicholas Zhu of Vienna, Virginia placed third with a two-day total of 200 strokes for a +58 finish. 

Top 3 Leaders:
Peter Nusbaum
Colin Vineberg
Nicholas Zhu

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Maryland Summer Junior Open

Alyssa Cong of Germantown, Maryland captured the victory in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division after finishing +6 through the thirty-six holes. She made two birdies and led the playing field with the lowest scoring average (74). Second-place finisher was Patricia Sutanto of Singapore who shot 77 strokes for a +8 finish. Bridget Forgatch of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida finished third after her 153 strokes at the end of the two-days for a +11 finish. 

Top 3 Leaders:
Alyssa Cong
Patricia Sutanto
Bridget Forgatch

Justin Rose Girls U13

Maryland Summer Junior Open

In the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division, it was Shelby Herbert of Charlotte Hall, Maryland who walked away the champion as she finished the two-day tournament at +30. She made 2 birdies and led her playing field with the lowest scoring average of 86. Second-place finisher was Hillary Yoon of Mclean, Virginia who shot 178 strokes for a +36 finish through the thirty-six holes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Shelby Herbert
Hillary Yoon

Boys 10 Under

Maryland Summer Junior Open

In the Boys U10 Division, it was Bethesda, Maryland’s Jack Borg who took home the victory after finishing +31 through the thirty-six holes. He led his playing field with the lowest scoring average (86.5), the lowest Par 3 average (3.6), and the most birdies (1). This was Jack’s first tournament on tour with us this year and he started on a high note. 

Top 3 Leaders:
Jack Borg

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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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