Columbus Junior Open

April 16 17, 2022
Westchester Golf Course
Winchester, OH
From April 16th-17th, 2022, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Columbus Junior Open. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole format with a field of four divisions that included the Boys 16-18 Division, Boys 14-15 Division, Girls 14-18 Division, and Girls Under 13 Division.
boys 16-18
Sheil Iyer from Dublin, OH was the first-place finisher this weekend. Iyer brought in scores of 73 and 72 for a combined total of 145 for the weekend. Blake Bertolo from Gibsonia, PA was the runner-up this weekend with scores of 72 and 78 for a combined total of 150. Dylan Dunn from Stow, OH finished with top three honors with scores of 77 and 74 for a weekend total of 151.
Rank
Player
Total
No. 1 Rank
Sheil Iyer
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No. 2 Rank
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Blake Bertolo
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No. 3 Rank
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Dylan Dunn
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boys 14-15
Brady Barnum from Dublin, OH was our first place winner in the boys 14-15 division, he had an impressive scorecard this weekend. With seven birdies, Barnum brought in scores of 73 and 71 for a total of 144 strokes for the weekend. Brady has been playing in HJGT tournaments since 2018 and placed in the top two each time. Taking home runner up honors was Gavin Gress from Coshocton, OH. With four birdies on the weekend, Gress had scores of 75 for round 1 and 78 for round 2 for a total of 153. To finish up top three honors, Brady Evans and Grant Roush tied with very similar scorecards. Evans, from New Philidelphia, OH brought in scores of 78 and 79 while Roush, from Mason, WV scored an 80 and 77. Both finished off with 157 strokes for the weekend.
Rank
Player
Total
No. 1 Rank
Brady Barnum
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No. 2 Rank
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Gavin Gress
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No. 3 Rank
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Brady Evans
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No. 4 Rank
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Grant Roush
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boys 11-13
In the boys 11-13 division, Blaise Barnum from Dublin, OH was the champion. Barnum had a fantastic weekend on the course and brought in scores of 77 and 74. With six birdies, he finished off with a total of 151 strokes. With a total of 157 strokes for the weekend, Colton Gress from Coshocton, OH and Owen Heilmann from Galena, OH, tied for runner up honors. Gress brought in scores of 81 and 76 while Heilmann made four birdies with scores of 77 and 80. Both boys did an amazing job this weekend and we can’t wait to see how they both do in their next tournament.
Rank
Player
Total
No. 1 Rank
Blaise Barnum
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No. 2 Rank
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Colton Gress
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No. 3 Rank
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Owen Heilmann
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girls 14-18
To finish off a great weekend, Isabella Anderson was able to secure a first place win in her first HJGT tournament since 2020. Anderson, from Columbus, OH had a fantastic scorecard this weekend. With five birdies, she brought in scores of 75 and 76 for a combined 151 strokes. Isabella has played in a handful of HJGT tournaments and usually places in the top 10, her score improves with every tournament. Bringing home runner up honors was Elizabeth Ryu from Dublin, OH. With two birdies and outstanding scores of 81 and 78, Ryu totaled 159 strokes for the weekend. Andrea Golden from Columbus, OH and Eliza Mercer from Gahanna, OH tied for top three honors with a combined score of 167 strokes.
Rank
Player
Total
No. 1 Rank
Isabella Anderson
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No. 2 Rank
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Elizabeth Ryu
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No. 3 Rank
Girls Bio Image
Andrea Golden
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No. 4 Rank
Girls Bio Image
Eliza Mercer
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