Turning Stone Junior Open

On Saturday, August 11 – Sunday, August 12, 2018, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Turning Stone Junior Open in Verona, New York. The two-day, thirty-six-hole event held at Kaluhyat at Turning Stone consisted of players from four of our divisions including the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division, Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, and the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Turning Stone Junior Open

Aiden Spampinato of Victor, New York claimed the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division tournament champion title after totaling +7. He made 3 birdies and led his playing field with the lowest scoring average of 75.5. Evan Sitts of Oneonta, New York placed second after finishing just one shot behind Aiden at +8. Third-place finisher was Nicholas Hano of Warrington, Pennsylvania who made 159 strokes through the thirty-six holes to finish at +15.

Top 3 Leaders:
Aiden Spampinato
Evan Sitts
Nicholas Hano

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Turning Stone Junior Open

In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, it was Rochester's Philip Minnehan who claimed the first-place trophy after totaling +10 at the end of the two days. He made 4 birdies and led his playing field with the lowest Par-3 average (3.1) and the lowest scoring average (77). There was a tie for second-place as Seth Conway (Elmira, NY) and Charlie Fischer (Orchard Park, NY) both made 160 strokes to total +16.

Top 3 Leaders:
Philip Minnehan
Seth Conway
Charlie Fischer

Ernie Els 11-13

Turning Stone Junior Open

Punn Chittaratlert of Jamesville was victorious in the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division after he completed the two days at +19. He led his playing field with the most birdies (3) and the lowest scoring average (81.5). Second-place finisher, Matthew Carpentier of Pittsford, New York totaled +25 through the thirty-six holes. Nick Joyce of Quakertown, Pennsylvania made 171 strokes to total +27, resulting in his third-place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Punn Chittaratlert
Matthew Carpentier
Nick Joyce

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Turning Stone Junior Open

The Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division's first-place trophy went to Mikah McDonnell of Webster who totaled +13. She led her playing field with the most birdies (6) and the lowest scoring average (78.5). Madison Barber of Bath, Ontario shot just one more stroke than Mikah at +14, resulting in her second-place finish. Third-place finisher was Brenna Callahan of Clarence Center, New York who made 184 strokes to finish at +40.

Top 3 Leaders:
Mikah McDonnel
Madison Barber
Brenna Callahan

Justin Rose Girls U13

Turning Stone Junior Open
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Boys 10 Under

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Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
6676
Boys 14-15:
6676
Girls 14-18:
5622
Boys 11-13:
5622
Girls 13U:
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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

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Phoenix Junior Open

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Tampa Bay Junior Open

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Huntsville Junior Open

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Richmond Junior Open

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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