Philadelphia Summer Junior Open

On Tuesday, July 10 – Wednesday, July 11, 2018, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Philadelphia Summer Junior Open in Yardley, Pennsylvania. The two-day, thirty-six-hole tournament that took place on the Makefield Highlands Golf Club consisted of players from five of our divisions, including the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division, Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division, and the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division.

Boys 16-18

Philadelphia Summer Junior Open

It was a close finish in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division as the Top 3 golfers finished within one stroke of each other. Karsen Rush of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania captured the first-place title with a two-day total of +5. He led his playing field with the lowest scoring average (74.5), and tied for the most birdies (6), the lowest Par 3 average (3), and the longest birdie or better streak (2). Second-place finisher was Jaden Weisman of Malvern, Pennsylvania who made 150 strokes for a +6 finish. Alex Zhuo of Hong Kong finished third with 151 strokes to finish the tournament at +7.

Top 3 Leaders:
Karsen Rush
Jaden Weisman
Alex Zhuo

Boys 14-15

Philadelphia Summer Junior Open

Chase Cohen of Villanova, Pennsylvania was victorious in the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division after he finished the thirty-six holes at +17. He led his playing field with the lowest scoring average (80.5), the lowest Par 3 average (3.2), and the most birdies (4). Second-place finisher was Jack Reid of Medford, New Jersey who made 164 strokes for a +20 finish. Nicholas Taylor of Newtown, Pennsylvania placed third after making 173 strokes to finish at +29.

Top 3 Leaders:
Chase Cohen
Jack Reid
Nicholas Taylor

Boys 11-13

Philadelphia Summer Junior Open

In the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, Nicholas Gross of Downingtown, Pennsylvania captured the title by finishing the thirty-six holes +3. He made 3 birdies and led his playing field with the lowest Par 3 average (2.8) and the lowest scoring average (73.5). Hunter Po of Bridgewater, New Jersey finished in second-place after making 148 strokes for a +4 finish. Third-place finisher was Henry Stone of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania who completed the two-day tournament at +6.

Top 3 Leaders:
Nicholas Gross
Hunter Po
Henry Stone

Girls 14-18

Philadelphia Summer Junior Open

Mariel Isabella Tee’s best round on Wednesday (-2) helped her clench the first-place title in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division as she completed the tournament at -1. Tee, of Pasig City, made 5 birdies and led her playing field with the lowest scoring average of 71.5. Blue Bell, Pennsylvania’s Elizabeth Beek shot 72 each day to finish the tournament E. Third-place finisher was Theresa Luu of Mullica Hill, New Jersey who made 155 strokes for a +11 finish. 

Top 3 Leaders:
Mariel Isabella Tee
Elizabeth Beek
Theresa Luu

Girls U13

Philadelphia Summer Junior Open

Ning Yi (Amy) Li of Athens was the tournament in the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division with a total of 155 (+11). She led her playing field with the lowest scoring average of 77.5. Second-place finisher was Brooke Oberparleiter of Laurel Springs, New Jersey who made 167 strokes for a +23 finish. Li and Oberparleiter tied for the most birdies (4) and the lowest Par 3 average (3.4). Sammi Yeselavage of Doylestown placed third with 173 strokes to finish at +29. 

Top 3 Leaders:
Ning Yi (Amy) Li
Sammi Yeselavage

Boys 10 Under

Philadelphia Summer Junior Open
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
Round 2.

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
Boys 14-15:
Girls 14-18:
Boys 11-13:
Girls 13U:
Boys 10U:

About Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2007 with the intention of providing junior golfers between the ages of 8-18 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. The tour’s vision is to provide superb hospitality and make every event a memorable one. With play open to both males and females, nearly every junior golfer is eligible to participate on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour. Currently the HJGT is the largest multi-day junior golf tour in the United States hosting more 2-day nationally ranked events than any other tour. The HJGT has been able to achieve this goal by running the most professional events and providing an exceptional value to all of our players and families over the last 14 years.

Based out of Orlando, FL, the HJGT administers events all across the country. In 2021, the HJGT will conduct events in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Canada. Juniors will compete in 1 of 6 divisions which are: Boys 16-18, Boys 14-15, Boys 11-13, Boys under 10, Girls 14-18, and Girls Under 13. Click here to view approximate yardages for each division. The HJGT season is based on a calendar year and players earn points throughout the season towards year end honors beginning December 31, 2021.

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.

RECENT RESULTS

Robert Trent Jones Trail Junior Open

October 23, 2021
 - 
October 24, 2021
Winner : 

Northern Jersey Junior Open

October 23, 2021
 - 
October 24, 2021
Winner : 

Northern Virginia Finale at the Gauntlet

October 23, 2021
 - 
October 24, 2021
Winner : 

Tennessee Fall Junior Open

October 23, 2021
 - 
October 24, 2021
Winner : 

College Prep Series at Kent State

October 23, 2021
 - 
October 24, 2021
Winner : 

Harmony Landing Junior Open

October 23, 2021
 - 
October 24, 2021
Winner : 

UPCOMING EVENTS

A NEW and improved HJGT app is available for both Android and iPhone!

DOWNLOAD NOW!