Buffalo Grove Junior Open

June 4 5, 2022
Buffalo Grove Golf Course
Buffalo Grove, IL
From June 4th-5th, 2022, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Buffalo Grove Junior Open. The tournament was made of a 36-hole format with a field of six divisions that included the Boys 16-18 Division, Boys 14-15 Division, Boys 11-13 Division, Boys Under 10Division, Girls 14-18 Division, and Girls Under 13 Division.
boys 16-18
Tadgh Burke from Lake Buff, Illinois was the first-place finisher this weekend. Burke brought in scores of 73 and 73 for a combined total of 146 for the weekend. Brendan Anderson from Reunion, Florida was the runner-up this weekend with scores of 77 and 75 for a combined total of 152. James Hollowell from Orland Park, Florida and Leo Romana from Chicago, Illinois finished the top three honors in a tie for third place with scores of 72 and 82, and 80 and 84, respectively, for a weekend total of 154 each.
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Player
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No. 1 Rank
Tadgh Burke
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Brendan Anderson
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James Hollowell
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No. 4 Rank
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Leo Romano
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boys 14-15
Harrison Stracks from Evanston, IL played in his first HJGT tournament of the year and was the first place winner in the boys 14-15 division. He played an exceptional game this weekend bringing in scores of 83 and 74 along with three birdies. Stracks finished with a total of 157 strokes. With a total of 158, Jack Zeiger took home the runner up honors. Zeiger, from Chicago, IL has played with the HJGT since 2021, this was his fourth Top 3 finish. Tyson Daube from Lincolnshire, IL places in the top three honors with a total of 162. Daube is ranked 12th in the HJGT point rankings.
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Player
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No. 1 Rank
Harrison Stracks
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No. 2 Rank
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Jack Zeiger
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No. 3 Rank
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Tyson Daube
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boys 11-13
Long time HJGT player, Brendan Gibson from Columbia, IL led the boys 11-13 division. Gibson has participated in over 20 HJGT tournaments with Top 10 finishes in more than half of them. This weekend he was able to secure the first place win with 165 strokes. Brendan will be playing in the Gateway National Junior Open later this month to defend his champion title. Runner up honors went to Jonah Chung from Chicago, IL, a newcomer to the HJGT. He scored a 93 for round 1 and 90 for round 2 totaling 183 for the weekend.
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Player
Total
No. 1 Rank
Brendan Gibson
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No. 2 Rank
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Jonah Chung
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girls 14-18
Our first place finisher in the girls 14-18 division was Lilian She from Buffalo Grove, IL. With five birdies on the weekend, she put up scores of 77 for round 1 and 79 for round 2. Lilian finished the weekend with 156 strokes. The runner up honors went to Kate Krueger from Hartland, WI. Krueger put up scores of 79 for round 1 and 83 for round 2 totaling 162 strokes. Finishing up top three honors was Adalyn Johnston from Green Bay, WI with a weekend score of 163.
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Player
Total
No. 1 Rank
Lilian She
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No. 2 Rank
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Kate Krueger
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No. 3 Rank
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Adalyn Johnston
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girls 13 & under
To finish off a great weekend, Nicha Chaosaowapa from Chicago, IL won first place in the girls under 13 division. This was Chaosaowapa’s first tournament with HJGT. Her scores of 79 and 88 gave her a total of 167 strokes for the weekend. With a total score of 196, Aubrey Molasion from Waukesh, WI took home runner up honors. Chloe Butler from Chicago, IL finishes up top three honors with a score of 255.
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Player
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No. 1 Rank
Nicha Chaosaowapa
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No. 2 Rank
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Aubrey Molaison
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No. 3 Rank
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Chloe Butler
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