Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Makes Stop In Chattanooga

Monday, October 21, 2013

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour based out of Jacksonville, Fl., will make a stop in Harrison.  On Nov. 16-17, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay will host the Chattanooga Jr. Shootout. 

The tournament is open to boy and girl golfers between the ages of 11-18. There is a lot up for grabs at Bear Trace as well. Winners in boys 15-18, boys 11-14, and girls 15-18 will receive American Junior Golf Association Performance Stars to be used towards exemptions into AJGA events as long as field size requirements are met.  In addition, winners in all divisions will receive an invite to the HJGT’s 2013 Tour Championship at Champions Gate in Florida. Top 10 finishers will earn valuable points for end of the year honors, including the inaugural Hurricane Cup. Champions of each division will also receive $50 gift cards from Kikkor Golf.

The format for this event is a 36 hole stroke play tournament held over two days, Saturday, Nov. 16 and Sunday, Nov. 17.  Registration for the event will commence at 8 a.m. on Nov. 16.  Both the first and second rounds will feature a single tee start from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Registration for members is $179 and non-members can register for $199. 

For membership information, go to www.hjgt.org/basic-membership/.

 


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