From Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, March 10, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Tampa Bay Junior Open at Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club in Tampa, 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 13 and Under.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Tampa Bay Junior Open

Alex Whitehead of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL was on his game this weekend, as he won first place in the Tiger Woods Division with 143 strokes. William Masuhr won second place with 147 strokes. Just two strokes behind him was a two-way tie for third, as Masatoyo Kato of Bradenton, FL and Finn Sapp of Edwards, CO each finished with 149 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Alex Whitehead
William Masuhr
Masatoyo Kato
Finn Sapp

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Tampa Bay Junior Open

Armand Loscalzo of Tampa, FL did not disappoint in the Will Smith Division as he finished with 153 strokes. Takahiro Hirose of Bradenton, FL and Qilin Yu of Guang Dong, China tied for second as they finished with 158 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Armand Loscalzo
Takahiro Hirose
Qilin Yu

Ernie Els 11-13

Tampa Bay Junior Open

Itai Cohen of Or Akiva, Israel was the champion of the Ernie Els Division this weekend, as he finished with 146 strokes. Frank Wu of China won the silver trophy with 150 strokes. Rounding out the division was Jackson Harris of Powell, OH with 155 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Itai Cohen
Frank Wu
Jackson Harris

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Tampa Bay Junior Open

It was a very tight race in the Justin Timberlake Division this weekend, but Emily Hummer of Upper Arlington, OH ended up on top with 157 strokes. Right behind her was second-place finisher Vivian Kuang of Bradenton, FL with 158 strokes. Konomi Matsubara of Bradenton, FL and Kylie Mani of Naples, FL rounded out the division as they both finished with 159 strokes.

Top 3 Leaders:
Emily Hummer
Vivian Kuang
Konomi Matsubara
Kylie Mani

Justin Rose Girls U13

Tampa Bay Junior Open

Consistent play both days caused Ann-Sophie Bourgault of Mont Tremblant, Canada, to become the champion of the Justin Rose Division, as she finished with 157 strokes. Right behind her was Hayli Snaer of Venice, FL and Ellison Lundguist of Furlong, PA finishing with 158 and 159 strokes respectively.

Top 3 Leaders:
Ann-Sophie Bourgault
Hayli Snaer
Ellison Lundquist

Boys 10 Under

Tampa Bay Junior Open

With improvement each day over the tournament, Jeremiah Smith of Viera, FL took home the gold in the Bryson DeChambeau Division with 161 strokes. Lucas Gilbart of Toronto, Canada and Thomas Bonomo of Greenwich, CT rounded out the division with 167 and 186 strokes respectively.

Top 3 Leaders:
Jeremiah Smith
Lucas Gilbart
Thomas Bonomo

Weather

Round 1.
81
Round 2.
81

Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6717 Yards
Boys 14-15:
6717 Yards
Girls 14-18:
5718 Yards
Boys 11-13:
5718 Yards
Girls 13U:
5001 Yards
Boys 10U:
4861 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 www.hjgt.org, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (407) 614-2962, or email info@hjgt.org.

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RECENT RESULTS

Charlotte Junior Open

March 23, 2019
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March 24, 2019
Winner : 

College Prep Series at University of Louisville

March 23, 2019
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March 24, 2019
Winner : 

Central Florida Junior Open

March 23, 2019
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March 24, 2019
Winner : 

Laurel Hill Junior Open

March 23, 2019
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March 24, 2019
Winner : 

Huntsville Junior Shootout

March 23, 2019
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March 24, 2019
Winner : 

Chateau Elan Junior Open

March 16, 2019
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March 17, 2019
Winner : 

Hilton Head Junior Open

March 16, 2019
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March 17, 2019
Winner : 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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