On Saturday, January 26, 2019 – Sunday, January 27, 2019, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Powered by the Junior Golf Hub held the Phoenix Winter Open in Phoenix, AZ. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made up of six 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 Boys U10, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and Justin Rose Girls U13 Division. To view the full leaderboard click HERE!

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Phoenix Winter Open

Leading off the Tiger Woods division was Andy Knoll of Scottsdale, AZ. Andy shot an incredible 137 across both days, landing him the top spot with a two-day finish of -7. In second place for the division was Blaze Akana of Ewa Beach, HI who shot a very impressive 141 over the span of the tournament. Rounding out the division was Aidan Bulger of Pittsburg, PA who also shot tremendously, ending his tournament with a 143.

Top 3 Leaders:
Andy Knoll
Blaze Akana
Aidan Bulger

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Phoenix Winter Open

The Will Smith division did not disappoint this weekend, with the number one spot going to Sean Lehman of Scottsdale, AZ. Sean finished the event in great form with a total of 143. Just one stroke shy of the leader was Carson Enright from Longboat Key, FL, who shot a 144. In third place was Phoenix local Jack Dozer who rounded out the tournament with a 151.

Top 3 Leaders:
Sean Lehman
Carson Enright
Jack Dozer

Ernie Els 11-13

Phoenix Winter Open

In the Ernie Els division, there was a close race for first place. Tyler Spielman of Cave Creek, AZ notched his way to the top with a fantastic two-day total of 140 strokes. Coming up right behind him was James Ackerman of Leawood, KS who ended his tournament shooting a 142. The final spot on the podium belongs to Alec Hilgers of Litchfield Park, AZ who shot a solid 153 over the two-day tournament.

Top 3 Leaders:
Tyler Spielman
James Ackerman
Alec Hilgers

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Phoenix Winter Open

Leading off the Justin Timberlake division was none other than Tatum McKelvey of Sewickley, PA with a two-day total of 151. Brantlee Howard of Scottsdale, AZ was just shy of Tatum, recording a stellar 154. Libby Axen of Tucson, AZ inched her way onto the podium, just ahead of the next athlete with a score of 157.

Top 3 Leaders:
Tatum McKelvey
Brantlee Howard
Libby Axen

Justin Rose Girls U13

Phoenix Winter Open

In the Justin Rose division, there was only one athlete in the spotlight, and her name is Aubrey Hilgers. Aubrey is from Litchfield Park, AZ and earned first place in her division with a two-day score of 170 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Aubrey Hilgers

Boys 10 Under

Phoenix Winter Open

The Bryson DeChambeau division was no match for any competitor other than John Rose. Some would say he “rose” to the challenge and because of his hard work and tenacity, earned the top spot in his division, shooting a 189.

Top 3 Leaders:
John Rose

Weather

Round 1.
72
Round 2.
72

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6430
Boys 14-15:
6430
Girls 14-18:
5417
Boys 11-13:
5417
Girls 13U:
5054
Boys 10U:
5054

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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