Winter Junior Open at the Ocean Course

On Saturday December 15 – Sunday December 16, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Winter Junior Open at the Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, SC. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from five 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 U10, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Winter Junior Open at the Ocean Course

Robbie Rainey captured the first-place finish at the Winter Junior Open at the Ocean Course in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division with a two-day total of +5. With solid play both days, Rainey was able to hold off Joe O'Callaghan and Payton Ahlemeyer and Sam Barton by 7 shots.

Top 3 Leaders:
Robbie Rainey
Sam Barton
Payton Ahlemeyer
Joe O'Callaghan

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Winter Junior Open at the Ocean Course

In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Luke Walmet took home first-place this weekend by shooting a two-day total of +15. Solid play in the second round allowed Walmet to take victory Harry De Grood, who finished in second with a two-day total of +20. Rounding out the division was Cameron Biddle who finished at +21 to take home a solo third place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Luke Walmet
Harry De Grood
Cameron Biddle

Ernie Els 11-13

Winter Junior Open at the Ocean Course

Jayden Carroll did not disappoint in the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division as he finished at +6 to win in his division over Hugh Faulkner who placed 2nd with a total of +14. Rounding out the division was Luca Seccareccio and William Stilwell who both finished with a total of +15 .

Top 3 Leaders:
Jayden Carroll
Hugh Faulkner
William Stilwell
Luca Seccareccio

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Winter Junior Open at the Ocean Course

Abigail Schimpf ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of +8. With consistent rounds, Schimpf was able to hold off Emma Schimpf by 4 shots.

Top 3 Leaders:
Abigail Schimpf
Emma Schimpf

Justin Rose Girls U13

Winter Junior Open at the Ocean Course
Top 3 Leaders:
Coming soon

Boys 10 Under

Winter Junior Open at the Ocean Course

William Sanders won first-place in the Bryson Dechambeau Boys U10 Division with a two-day total of +23. Sanders was able to take the first-place victory by defeating Dawson Szabo in a playoff. Rounding out the division in third-place was Chase Duncan and Cash Scerri where they finished with a two-day total of +31.

Top 3 Leaders:
William Sanders
Dawson Szabo
Cash Scerri
Chase Duncan

Weather

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Tournament Yardages

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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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