Saddlebrook Junior Open

On Saturday, January 20 – Sunday, January 21, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Saddlebrook Junior Open in Wesley Chapel, FL. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from four divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18. To view the full leaderboard click HERE!

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Saddlebrook Junior Open

Matthew Chorches of West Hartford, CT did not disappoint in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division as he finished at 150 strokes to beat his second-place opponent, Simon Haas of Wesley Chapel, FL by just one stroke. Jack Wehle of Naples, FL received third place as he was just three strokes behind Haas.

Top 3 Leaders:
Matthew Chorches
Simon Haas
Jack Wehle

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Saddlebrook Junior Open

Chisen Chen of Wesley Chapel, FL had a consistent weekend as he ended up with a victory in the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, with a two-day total of 146 strokes. Anthony Chen, also from Wesley Chapel, FL received second place as he rounded out the weekend with 153 strokes. Right behind him was Reggie Zhu of Winter Garden, FL, with a two-day total of 157 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Chisen Chen
Anthony Chen
Reggie Zhu

Ernie Els 11-13

Saddlebrook Junior Open

Zhibo Zhang of Dalian, China captured the first-place finish in the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division with a two-day total of 169 strokes. Michael Yesbeck of Middleton, WI earned the second-place trophy as he rounded out the weekend with 193 strokes, right behind him was Ethan Keys of Wesley Chapel, FL, with 200 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Zhibo Zhang
Michael Yesbeck
Ethan Keys

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Saddlebrook Junior Open

Jiayang Lu of Chengdu, China was on point in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division as she finished the weekend with 155 strokes. Mariana Mesones and Milla Sagel, both of Wesley Chapel, FL, were right behind her as they tied in second place with 157 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Jiayang Lu
Mariana Mesones
Milla Sagel

Justin Rose Girls U13

Saddlebrook Junior Open
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Boys 10 Under

Saddlebrook Junior Open
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
High: 80
Round 2.
High: 80

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6263 Yards
Boys 14-15:
6263 Yards
Girls 14-18:
5581 Yards
Boys 11-13:
5581 Yards
Girls 13U:
Boys 10U:

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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