Minnesota Junior Open

On Saturday September 22 – Sunday September 23, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Minnesota Junior Open at The Wilds GC in Prior Lake, MN. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from Five divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Bryson Dechambeau Division U10, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Minnesota Junior Open

Matt Armstrong captured the first-place finish at the Minnesota Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 145(74-71). With solid play both days, Armstrong was able to hold off Carter Doose by 4 shots. Carson Herron rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish shooting a 2-day total of 150 (74-76).

Top 3 Leaders:
Matt Armstrong
Carter Doose
Carson Herron

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Minnesota Junior Open

In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division Brooks Loeffler of Eagan, MN took home first place this weekend in shooting a 2-day total of 165. Solid play in the second round allowed Loeffler to take victory over Hogan Reuter with his finish being 169. Rounding out the competition is Jack Schrader who finished with a 2-day total of 199.

Top 3 Leaders:
Brooks Loeffler
Hogan Reuter

Ernie Els 11-13

Minnesota Junior Open

Carter Spalding did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 72-71 to win in his division over Ryan Stendahl of Maple Grove, MN who carded rounds of 75-78 to claim 2nd place. Zachary Stennes shot a 2-day total of 156 (74-82) to take a solo 3rd place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Carter Spalding
Ryan Stendahl
Zachary Stennes

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Minnesota Junior Open

Jessica Guiser ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 158 (77-81).With consistent rounds, Guiser was able to hold off Maddie Simon of Mahtomedi, MN by 9 shots and claiming 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Rileigh Vojta of Saint Francis, MN who shot a 2-day total of 168 to claim a 3rd place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Jessica Guiser
Maddie Simon
Rileigh Vojta

Justin Rose Girls U13

Minnesota Junior Open
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Boys 10 Under

Minnesota Junior Open

In the Bryson Dechambeau U10 division Ryder Haskins of Minnetrista, MN took home the victory by firing a 2-day total of 212.

Top 3 Leaders:
Ryder Haskins


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Tournament Yardages

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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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