San Francisco Jr. Shootout at Skywest Golf Club

On Friday, September 15, 2017, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Hayward, CA to host the San Francisco Jr. Shootout at SkyWest Golf Course. The players enjoyed some great weather on both days to post some great scores. Every player showed great growth, and had even more fun competing with each other on this junior friendly golf course.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

San Francisco Jr. Shootout at Skywest Golf Club

Chase Sienkiewicz of Carmichael, CA if the boys 16-18 champion. Chase won his division with a very impressive 72 on Saturday and a 70 on Sunday for a two-day total of 142. There was a tie for 2nd place. Putty Basseer of Pleasanton, CA scored a two-day total of 148 (73-75). Michal Adams also scored a two-day total of 148 (76-72). These competitors showed a lot of maturity as they seemed to get better as the rounds went on

Top 3 Leaders:
Chase Sienkiewicz
Putty Basseer
Matthew Adams

Will Smith Boys 14-15

San Francisco Jr. Shootout at Skywest Golf Club

Akira Isayama of Palo Alto, CA is the champion of the boys 14-15 division. Akira showed off his golfing ability with great scores on both days. He posted a first round score of 77 and a second-round score of 73 for a total of 150. Alex Chen of also from Palo Alton, CA came in 2nd after finishing with a two-day total of 154 (75-79). Finishing in 3rd place from Cupertino, CA was Jalen Xing after posting a two-day score of 156 (80-76). It was obvious that these players love the sport, and strive to perfect their games.

Top 3 Leaders:
Akira Isayama
Avery Chen
Jalen Xing

Ernie Els 11-13

San Francisco Jr. Shootout at Skywest Golf Club

Winning the boys 11-13 division from Fremont, CA was Aditya Das. Aditya ended up scoring a 75 on Saturday and a 76 on Sunday (151). Coming in 2nd place after scoring a two-day total of 154 (78-76) was Kush Arora from Pleasanton, CA. Ashwath Ekambaram from Fremont, CA finished in 3rd with a two-day total of 155 (78-77). These players competed hard to the very last hole. All players showed how to both have fun and stay focused on developing their skills.

Top 3 Leaders:
Aditya Das
Kush Arora
Ashwath Ekambaram

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

San Francisco Jr. Shootout at Skywest Golf Club

Dana Lerner of Caesarea, CA is the girls 14-18 champion. Dana had an impressive 72 on Saturday and followed it up with another 72 on Sunday (144). Finishing in a tie for 2nd from Pacifica, CA was Grace Bettis who posted a two-day total of 154 (76-78). The other 2nd place winner was Lauren Shew from San Francisco, CA after also scoring a two-day total of 154 (80-74). These players showed great determination, and never let anything stray their focus.  

Top 3 Leaders:
Dana Lerner
Grace Bettis

Justin Rose Girls U13

San Francisco Jr. Shootout at Skywest Golf Club

Penny Chai is the girls 13 and under champion. Chai of Alameda, CA shot consistently with a 76 on Saturday and a 75 on Sunday (151). Madison Starke of Walnut Street, CA finished 2nd after an impressive second round with a two-day total of 153 (80-73). Finishing in 3rd was Vani Karimanal after shooting a two-day total of 155 (78-77). This whole division had a lot of fun competing with one another and showed growth from each hole.

Top 3 Leaders:
Penny Chai

Boys 10 Under

San Francisco Jr. Shootout at Skywest Golf Club
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
Low 58, High 74
Round 2.
Low 58, High 74

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6,750
Boys 14-15:
6,750
Girls 14-18:
5,709
Boys 11-13:
5,709
Girls 13U:
5,091
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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