St. Louis Junior Classic at Far Oaks Golf Club

For the weekend of Saturday, August 26, 2017 the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour set up shop in Caseyville, Illinois to host the St. Louis Junior Classic hosted by Far Oaks Golf Club. The rainy weather forecast held off and provided ideal conditions for the 36-hole event. The HJGT would like to thank the amazing staff members of Far Oaks Golf Club for their hospitality and ensuring wonderful playing conditions for our field.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

St. Louis Junior Classic at Far Oaks Golf Club

Will Harding is the Boys 16-18 Champion. Shooting 73 on Saturday and 71 on Sunday, the Praire Village, KS native was able to edge out the rest of the division in a showdown that came down to the last hole. Case Englehart of Jackson, MO posted impressive scores each day with a 71 and a 74 on Saturday and Sunday respectively. His score of 145 was good enough to bring home second place honors. Jack Rundle of Jefferson City, MO took home third place honors with a two-day score of 150 (77-73). A tight competition coupled with great play from all competitors provided for a fantastic finish in this division.

Top 3 Leaders:
Will Harding
Cheese Englehart
Jack Rundle

Will Smith Boys 14-15

St. Louis Junior Classic at Far Oaks Golf Club

Our Boys 14-15 champion is Josh Heidenry of St. Louis, MO. Heidenry posted a total score of 145(73-72) to secure a victory, while showcasing an impressive set of skills. Jack Guyot of Chesterfield, MO took home second place with a two-day total of 159(81-78). Carson Silliman took home third place honors. The Jackson, MO native posted a two-day score of 160(80-80).

Top 3 Leaders:
Josh Heidenry
Jack Guyot
Carsen Silliman

Ernie Els 11-13

St. Louis Junior Classic at Far Oaks Golf Club

Oakley Gee is our Boys 11-13 champion. The Carmi, IL native posted an impressive two-day score of 150(76-74). Gee’s impressive skill set allowed him to navigate around a challenging course and edge out the competition in a come-from-behind victory. Second place honors were taken by Trip Sanfelippo. The Wildwood, MO native posted a two-day score of 155(75-80). Kal Myers of St. Louis, Mo took home 3rd place honors with a score of 156(81-75).

Top 3 Leaders:
Oakley Gee
Trip Sanfelippo
Kal Myers

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

St. Louis Junior Classic at Far Oaks Golf Club

Lucy Bloomstran is our Girl 14-18 champion. The St. Louis, MO native was able to navigate the golf course showcasing her skills and great sportsmanship in route to a two-day score of 172(83-89). Misheel Sodgerel of St. Louis, MO and Destynie Sheridan of Fort Branch, IN shared second place honors after the 36-hole event. Each posted a two-day score of 198. Sheridan was able to overcome an 11 stroke deficit and split the second place honors. A great competitive atmosphere fueled an amazing event for this division.

Top 3 Leaders:
Lucy Bloomstran
Misheel Sodgerel
Destynie Sheridan

Justin Rose Girls U13

St. Louis Junior Classic at Far Oaks Golf Club
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Boys 10 Under

St. Louis Junior Classic at Far Oaks Golf Club
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Weather

Round 1.
Low 61, High 84, Sunny, Wind 14 mph
Round 2.
Low 61, High 84, Sunny, Wind 14 mph

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6,506
Boys 14-15:
6,506
Girls 14-18:
5,570
Boys 11-13:
5,570
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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