HURRICANE JUNIOR GOLF TOUR (HJGT) PARTNERS WITH MDGT FOR ANOTHER SEASON WITH SEVEN (7) KENTUCKY JR EVENTS & ONE (1) COLLEGE EVENT
The Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour (MDGT) & Hurricane JR Golf Tour (HJGT) will partner once again to provide National Tournament opportunities for our Kentucky junior golfers.
The MDGT will offer a "DUAL MEMBERHSIP" to join both the MDGT and HJGT which is offered at a great savings and the same cost as 2013. To take advantage of this great offer, YOU MUST sign up for the "Dual Membership" on the KJGF website - www.kjgf.com. Once you have completed the registration process, you will recieve an ID and temporary password from the HJGT. To sign up for any HJGT event, you will use that ID and Password on their junior website at www.hjgt.org.
Based out of Jacksonville, FL, the HJGT administers events all across the country. In 2014 the HJGT will conduct events in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, KENTUCKY, Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Indiana, and Connecticut. Juniors will compete in 1 of 4 divisions which are: Boys 15-18, Boys 11-14, Girls 15-18, and Girls 11-14.
Each HJGT event is ranked by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard (NJGS). Most events on the HJGT schedule feature a chance for players to earn AJGA stars. What’s at stake for each event is listed under each Tournament Information Page (TIP).
Here is a list of KENTUCKY tournaments conducted by the HJGT & the MDGT:
***Denotes college event which is open to collegiate players and graduating seniors in high school - 36-hole event.
Go to www.hurricanetour.com for complete information on the Junior, College and Amateur Tours.
REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR THE 2014 MUSSELMAN-DUNNE GOLF TOUR
Registration for the 2014 Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour (MDGT) is now underway.
The MDGT will begin its 21st season of providing high quality competition at some of the state's top facilities!!!! If you were a member of the MDGT last season, just use your player ID and password in the KJGF Players's Club section located in the upper lefthand corner of the website.
To view this season's MDGT Schedule of Events, please CLICK HERE or go to the Tournament Tab located in the grey box at the top of the website.
NEW MEMBERS: IF YOU ARE A BRAND NEW MEMBER THIS SEASON AND ARE JOINING THE MDGT FOR THE FIRST TIME, PLEASE REVIEW THE 2014 PRE-REGISTRATION INFORMATION THAT WILL ANSWER MANY OF YOUR QUESTIONS.
Please CLICK HERE to view the 2014 MDGT Pre-Registration Information.
ALLEN HAMILTON WINS HJGT COLLEGE PREP SERIES EVENT HELD AT UNIVERSITY CLUB OF KENTUCKY WITH FINAL ROUND 70
Allen Hamilton of Louisville shot a final round of 1-under par 70 to win the Boys 15-18 Division of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) College Prep Series event held at The University Club of Kentucky's Wilcat Golf Course in Lexington.
Boys 15-18 Champion Allen Hamilton
From left - Chase Landrum, Jake Mattingly, Champion Allen Hamilton and Mason Lenhart
Hamilton, who was a shot back of first round leader Jake Mattingly of Louisville after the first round, won by 2-shots shooting a 36-hole total of 148. Mattingly recorded rounds of 77-73=150 to finish second. Chase Landrum of Glasgow and Mason Lenhart of Prospect both fired rounds of 79-74=153 to finish in a tie for 3rd place in ideal weather conditions over Easter Weekend.
Boys 15-18 Runner-Up Jake Mattingly
Chase Landrum hits approach to the first hole
Mason Lenhart hits 2nd shot into first hole
Matt Liston and Ryan Murr of Louisville finished in a tie for 5th place shooting 36-hole totals of 156 while Erik Edwards and Zach Mattingly of Louisville and Chase Thornhill of Lexington finished in a tie for 7th place at 157.
Girls 15-18 Champion Adeena Shears
From left - Sarah Son, Adenna Shears and Gypsie Hutchinson
In the Girls 15-18 Division, Adeena Shears of Elizabeth, Virginia shots rounds of 84-75=159 to win by seven shots over Gypsie Hutchinson of Lexington. Hutchinson came back to fire a final round 79 to take runner-up honors over Sarah Son of Simpsonville, who shot 85-83=168.
Girls Runner-up Gypsie Hutchinson's approach to #1
Sarah Son hits 3rd shot into the first hole
In the Boys 11-14 Division, Adam Hooker of Lebanon, Virginia took the title with rounds of 81-77=158 to come from behind to defeat Christian Olsen of Louisville. Olsen shot 81-79=160 while Bowling Green's Dawson McDaniel was next in 3rd place with a 2-day total of 163.
Boys 11-14 Champion Adam Hooker
Runner-up Christian Olsen's approach to #1
Dawson McDaniel hits his approach to the first hole
From Left - Adam Hooker, Dawson McDaniel and Christian Olsen
For complete results, please CLICK HERE.
MICHAEL SASS HANGS ON TO WIN MDGT/KIA CLASSIC IN BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION BY THREE SHOTS AT OXMOOR COUNTRY CLUB
LESLIE GINTER SHOOTS FINAL ROUND 81 TO WIN GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISON
First round leader Michael Sass of Louisville shot a final round 77 to win the Boys Championship Division in the MDGT/KIA Classic held at Oxmoor Country Club in Louisville.
Allen Hamilton & Michael Sass
Sass, who held a six shot lead after a first round 71=148, beat hard-charging Allen Hamilton of Louisville, who fired a final round of 2-under par 70=151 in extremely windy conditions. Hamilton birdied the final hole by knocking in a slippery down hill 18- foot putt. Zach Norris of McKee finished next in 3rd place shooting 76 for a two day total of 153. Will Sallee of Lexington was next in 4th place matching his first round of 79 to shoot 158. Josh Maier of Goshen was alone in 5th place, shooting a 5-over par 77 to finish at 159. Three players tied for 6th place at 162.
Leslie GInter & Sarah Boden
Leslie Ginter of Lexington took a one shot lead into the final round and fired an 81 to easily win the Girls Championship Division by 9 shots over Sarah Boden of Dry Ridge. Ginter's two day total was 168. Judianne Speach of Nicholasville and Gypsie Hutchinson of Lexington tied for 3rd place as both players shot 2-day totals of 180. Caroline McDonald of Danville finished in 5th place, shooting 89 for a 2-day total of 183.
Jay Kirchdorfer & Robbie Keyes
Drew Hinkebein & Andres Sullivan
Shelby Darnell & Ryan Bender
In other divisions, Jordan Mincey of Lexington won the Boys 17-18 Division, shooting 90 for a 2-day total of 178. Jay Kirchdorfer of Louisville fired a 3-over par 75 to win the Boys 15-16 Division by 2 shots over Robbie Keyes of Louisville. Drew Hinkebein of Louisville captured the Boys 13-14 Divsion, shooting a 4-over par 76 in the final round to come back and beat Andrew Sullivan of Louisville by 2 shots. Hinkebein shot a 2-day total of 157. Eilzabeth Orr of Wes Baden, Indiana won the Girls 16-18 Division with a 2-day total of 178. Ryan Bender of Louisville won the Girls 14-15 Divsion by seven shots, shooting 95 for a total of 189.
Daniel Love & Allex Hadden
Abby Whittingham & Taylor Edlin
Carter Smith & Rylan Wotherspoon
Chloe & Jenna Estravillo
In the 9-hole divisions, Daniel Love of Owensboro shot a second consecutive 41=82 to win the Boys 11-12 Division over Alex Hadden of Eminence by 4 shots. Abby Whittingham of Evansville, Indiana won the Girls 11-13 Division, shooting 44 in the final round to beat Taylor Edlin of Prospect by 2 shots. In the Boys 10 & Under Division, Carter Smith of Sellersburg and Rylan Wotherspoon of Florence tied with a 2-day total of 69. Smith won the scorecard playoff due to darkness. Chloe Estravillo of Mt. Washington won the Girls 10 & Under Division, shooting 56 for a 2-day total of 100 to defeat her sister Jenna by 2 shots.
The MDGT would like to thank Oxmoor Country Club and the Professional Staff of Richard Schmitt, PGA General Manager, Josh Snider, PGA Head Professional and there entire staff for hosting the KIA CLASSIC. We would also like to thank The KIA Store for their generous sponsorship.
For complete results in all of the divisions, please CLICK HERE.
CHAMPIONS ARE CROWNED IN 10TH ANNUAL MDGT/KIA MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP AT SENECA GOLF COURSE
The 10th annual MDGT/KIA Match Play Championship came to a close as 14 matches were held in seven age divisions on a cool but sunny afternoon at Seneca Golf Course in Louisville.
Ross Perry & Noah Combs
Carter Skipworth & Cooper Bergman
Noah Combs of Pikeville and seeded #4 in the Boys Championship Division, finished off an impressive tournament by defeating #18 seed Ross Perry of Somerset 4 & 2 in the finals. Combs, who is a senior and will attend Eastern Kentucky University this fall, won six matches on his way to the title. Perry, also a senior and is still undecided as to his college choice, played stellar golf as well en route to his runner-up finish. In the Boys Colsolation Championship Division, Carter Skipworth of Richmond defeated Cooper Bergman of Georgetown 5 & 4 in the finals.
Hayden Zimmerer & Ethan Breeden
Alex Nusz & Brandon Cambron
Ethan Breeden of Shepherdsville won five matches on his way to a 1-up victory over Haydon Zimmerer of Louisville to win the Boys 15-18 Division. Breeden, who was seeded 11th, was taken to the 18th hole for the first time in any of his matches by Zimmerer, who was seeded 12th in the bracket of 32 players. Brandon Cambron of Louisville won the Boys Consolation 15-18 Division with a 2 & 1 victory over Alex Nusz of Shepherdsville.
Kylie Lysack & Rylea Marcum
Courtney Carrico & Sarah Son
In the Girls Championship Division, 11th seed Rylea Marcum of Georgetown had to go extra holes to defeat #1 seed Kylie Lysack of Georgetown 1 up on the 20th hole. Marcum and Lysack are teammates on Scott Co. High School's golf team. Sarah Son of Simpsonville defeated Courtey Carrico of Louisville to win the Girls Consolation Championship Division 4 & 3.
Drew Doyle & Grant Norris
Allen Lockwood & Miles Parroco
Grant Norris of Somerset and seeded 3rd in the Boys 13-14 Division, won a hard faught match against #1 seed Drew Doyle of Louisville 1-up. Norris, who lead most of the match until Doyle won the 17th hole to square the match, won on the last hole. Miles Parroco of Prospect was the winner of the Boys Colsolation 13-14 Division as he defeated Allen Lockwood of Elizabethtown 1-up.
Jack Thomas & Alex Hadden
Isaac Klempner & Hudson Hummel
Top seed Alex Hadden of Eminence had to overcome a lost ball on the first hole to defeat Jack Thomas of Louisville 2-up. Hadden was 1-down after six holes and won the final three holes for the victory. Hudson Hummel of Louisville was victorious in the Boys Consolation 11-12 Division as he beat Isaac Klempner of New Castle 4 & 2.
Taylor Edlin & Molly Bebelaar
In the Girls 11-13 Division, #2 seed Molly Bebelaar of Louisville defeated top seed Taylor Edlin of Prospect 1-up in a closely contested match. Bebelaar had a 1-up advantage going to the final hole as Edlin missed her putt on the last to extend the match. There was no colsolation division.
Rylan Wotherspoon & Carter Smith
Lucas Bischoff & Drew Wallace
The top two seeds played in the Boys 10 & Under Division as #1 Carter Smith of Sellersburg defeated #2 Rylan Wotherspoon of Florence 2 & 1. Smith was the defending champion. Drew Wallace of LaGrange defeated Lucah Bischoff of Jeffersontown 2-up to win the Boys Consolation 10 & Under Division.
Jenna Estravillo & Savannah Howell
In the Girls 10 & Under Division, Savannah Howell of Calvert City defeated Jenna Estravillo of Mt. Washington 4 & 2. It was Howell's first ever appearance in a match play event. There was no consolation division.
To view all of the brackets please CLICK HERE.
A big thanks to The KIA Store for there sponsorship of the match play championship and to Seneca Golf Course and head PGA Professional Kevin Greenwell and his staff for hosting this popular season opening event.
8TH ANNUAL KENTUCKY JUNIOR MASTERS INVITATIONAL SET FOR CHAMPION TRACE GOLF CLUB ON MAY 3 & 4
The 8th annual KY Junior Masters Invitational Tournament will once again be held at Champion Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville on May 3 & 4.
The top junior boys and girls who qualify for the invitation only event will compete in this AJGA Performance Based Tournament as the overall winners in each division will receive an exemption into a future AJGA event.
To participate in this event, you MUST qualify through the following criteria (CLICK HERE to view Criteria) which has been developed in order to distinguish a top class field each year.
This year's boys invitees include Fred Allen Meyer of Nicholasville, the defending 2-time state high school champion. Billy Tom Sargent of Georgtown, a 2-time MR. GOLF in Kentucky. Brendon Doyle of Louisville, the 2013 state high school runner-up, is also expected to play. Noah Combs, who recently won the MDGT/KIA Match Play Championship last month, is also expected to play. Last year's champion Austen Swentzel of Nicholasville and member of the 2-time state champion West Jessamine High School golf team, will defend his title.
The girls invitees include MS. GOLF and high school runner-up Maddie Rose Hamilton of Lousiville. She recently had shoulder surgery and is not expected to participate. 2013 state high school champion Grace Rose of Nicholasville will also receive an invite while Anna Hack of Murray, Elsa Moberly of Science Hill and MacKenzie Peyton of New Castle are all to receive invitations. Defending champion Madison Thomas of Shelbyville and a 4th place finisher in last year's state high school tournament, is expected to defend her title.
To view the invitees of the KY JR Masters, please CLICK HERE.
2014 MAJOR JUNIOR/AMATEUR TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE IN KENTUCKY
Check out this year's MAJOR JUNIOR/AMATEUR TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE IN KENTUCKY. Many of the tournaments include statewide events, USGA qualifiers, AJGA & PGA Junior Series National events and much more.
To view, please CLICK HERE to check out the great events!!!!
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