Mission Inn Junior Open

From Saturday, February 23 - Sunday, February 24, 2019, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Mission Inn Junior Open at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, FL. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made up of five divisions that included the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18, Will Smith Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Boys 11-13, Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Girls 13 and Under Division. To view the full leaderboard click HERE!

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Mission Inn Junior Open

The Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division is known for the competitiveness, and this tournament proved just that. In first place was Junfan Wang of Shandong, China who shot an 80 on Saturday and came back on Sunday shooting an insane 69 to claim the top spot in the division. Just one stroke off of him was Nolan Pierce of Whitby, Canada who shot a 75 on each day of the tournament which is quite impressive. Rounding out the division was Dylan Henderson of Waterloo, Canada who turned things around on Sunday by taking six strokes off of his Saturday total.

Top 3 Leaders:
Junfan Wang
Nolan Pierce
Dylan Henderson

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Mission Inn Junior Open

The Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division was a tight-knit race, with only four strokes between the top three competitors. In first place was Chih Yu Lin of New Taipei, Taiwan who shot a solid 159 over the span of the two-day tournament. There was a tie for second place between Brett Allen of West Palm Beach, FL and Gabriel Zhang of Lake Mary, FL. Both golfers shot a 163 over the course of the two-day tournament.

Top 3 Leaders:
Chih Yu Lin

Ernie Els 11-13

Mission Inn Junior Open

The Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division was dominated by one young junior golfer, Siddhartha Somani. Siddhartha of India finished each day of the tournament shooting 74 strokes for a very impressive two-day run of +4.

Top 3 Leaders:
Siddhartha Somani

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Mission Inn Junior Open

The Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division had some of the best golf played that we have ever seen in that division. There was a tie for first place between Tina Jiang of Richmond, Canada and Lisa Marie Rudometkin of Wesley Chapel, FL. Both girls played incredible rounds of golf, finishing with -2 strokes, but Tina came out on top after a playoff round determined a winner. There was also a three-way tie for third place, as Anouk Casty of Bassersdorf, Switzerland, Victoria Zheng of Markham, Canada, and Hailey Katona of Tilbury, Canada all finished the tournament with 147 total strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Tina Jiang
Lisa Marie Rudometkin
Hailey Katona
Victoria Zheng
Anouk Casty

Justin Rose Girls U13

Mission Inn Junior Open

The Justin Rose Girls U13 Division was made up of a playing field from across the world. Coming out on top was Amelie Phung of Forest Hills, NY who shot a total of 156 strokes. One stroke off the leader was Sophia Li of New York, NY who shot a 79 and 78 respectively. Rounding out the division was Menglu Zhu of Beijing, China who shot a solid 161 over the two-day tournament.

Top 3 Leaders:
Amelie Phung
Sophia Li
Menglu Zhu

Boys 10 Under

Mission Inn Junior Open
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
87
Round 2.
87

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6765
Boys 14-15:
6765
Girls 14-18:
5730
Boys 11-13:
5730
Girls 13U:
5092
Boys 10U:
4888

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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Illinois Junior Open

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Willowbrook Junior Open

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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