MILWAUKEE – The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Brown Deer Park Junior Open at the Brown Deer Park Golf Club this past weekend from July 29-30. Boys and girls traveled from all over the country to participate in the 36-hole tournament. The event had four divisions: Boys 16-18, Boys 14-15, Boys 11-13 and Girls 14-18.
Taking the lead in the boys 16-18 division was Alex Kim from Brookfield, WI. Kim brought in an exceptional scorecard for the weekend. With four birdies, he brought in scores of 76 in round 1 and 72 in round 2. Kim was able to take the first-place win with a total of 148 strokes. The runner-up honors went to Henry Ferarri from Des Moines, IA. Ferrari brought in one eagle, five birdies and scores of 74 and 77. He ended the weekend with a scorecard of 151 strokes. Tied for the top three honors on the weekend was Bennett Dolter from Peosta, IA and Greg Miller from Akron, IN. Both players brought in an impressive score of 155 strokes.
In the boys 14-15 division, Hayes Packee from Delafield, WI finished the weekend in first place. Packee finished the weekend with a round 1 score of 84 and a round 2 score of 85, ending the weekend with 169 strokes. This was Packee’s first event of the year, his next tournament will be in August at the Milwaukee Summer Junior Open.
Newcomer to the HJGT, Jack Pettit from Hartland, WI was the champion of the boys 11-13 division this past weekend. With one birdie on the weekend, he brought in scores of 90 for both days. Pettit took the win in his first tournament with a final score of 180. We applaud his efforts and hope to see another win at his next event.
To finish off a great weekend, longtime HJGT player McKenna Nelson from Beaver Dam, WI was our first-place finisher in the girls 14-18 division. Nelson has played with the HJGT since 2020 and has placed in the Top 10 in all of the tournaments she’s played in. This weekend she was able to take the victory with a total of 148 strokes. Camille DeLost from Kenosha, WI took home the runner-up honors on the weekend. With three birdies, she brought in scores of 84 and 83, ending the weekend with a scorecard of 167 strokes. DeLost is ranked in the Top 20 players of HJGT point rankings. Finishing up top three honors was Madison Bugbee from Whitefish Bay, WI with a weekend total of 195 strokes.