Southeast Florida Junior Open

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Southeast Florida Junior Open on Saturday January 19 – Sunday, January 20, 2019 in Pembroke Pines, FL. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from 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 Under 10, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls Under 13. To view the full leaderboard click HERE!

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Southeast Florida Junior Open

Daniel Virreira of Lima, Peru was very consistent this past weekend, which caused him to receive first place with a total of 146 strokes. Rafe Cochran of Palm Beach, FL and Matthew Myers of Jupiter, FL were right behind him as they finished in the top three with 150 and 152 strokes respectively.

Top 3 Leaders:
Daniel Virreira
Rafe Cochran
Matthew Myers

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Southeast Florida Junior Open

Jiakai Chen of Lakewood Ranch, FL was the champion of the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division this past weekend as he finished it off with 158 strokes. Bennett Stone of Palm Beach, FL received second place with a total of 162 strokes. Brett Allen of West Palm Beach, FL worked his way into the top three with a weekend total of 166 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Jiakai Chen
Bennett Stone
Brett Allen

Ernie Els 11-13

Southeast Florida Junior Open

Dragon Kim of Lake Worth, FL went all out this weekend with a total of 158 strokes, to win the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division. Benjamin Chamberlin of Germantown, MD and Samuel Gilden of Davie, FL finished back to back in the top three with 174 and 178 strokes respectively.

Top 3 Leaders:
Dragon Kim
Benjamin Chamberlin
Samuel Gilden

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Southeast Florida Junior Open

In the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division, Jennifer Lilly had 150 strokes this past weekend, capturing the first-place title. Second was Tori Bien of Hollywood, FL with 154 strokes. Bela Mead of Sunny Isles Beach, FL worked her way into the top three with a grand total of 160 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Jennifer Lilly
Tori Bien
Bela Mead

Justin Rose Girls U13

Southeast Florida Junior Open

Gabriella Albert of Delray Beach, FL captured the first-place title in the Justin Rose Girls Under 13 division with her weekend total of 162 strokes. Annika Kohoutkova of Naples, FL earned second place with 175 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Gabriella Albert
Annika Kohoutkova

Boys 10 Under

Southeast Florida Junior Open

Cristian Scradeanu of Sinaia, Russia did not disappoint in the Bryson DeChambeau division this past weekend as he finished with 167 strokes. Right behind him was Noah Crossman of Jupiter, FL with 182 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Cristian Scradeanu
Noah Crossman


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

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6507 Yards
Boys 14-15:
6507 Yards
Girls 14-18:
5649 Yards
Boys 11-13:
5649 Yards
Girls 13U:
5012 Yards
Boys 10U:
4793 Yards

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, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (407) 614-2962, or email

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