DOUGLASVILLE – The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Invited Club Series #4 at the Chapel Hills Golf Course from June 17-18. 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.
First place in the boys 16-18 division went to Caleb Cummings from Carrollton, GA. Cummings did an outstanding job on the course this past weekend and brought in his lowest HJGT touranment score. With five birdies on the weekend, he put up scores of 75 in round 1 and 72 in round 2. He was able to take the win 147 strokes. This win follows another first place win at the Invited Club Series #3 at Mirror Lake. The runner up honors went to Matthew Shim from Alpharetta, GA. Shim’s scores of 75 and 74 along with three birdies gave him a weekend total of 149 strokes. Oliver Bean from Chattanooga, TN and Josh Holman from Roswell, GA tied for the top three honors. Both players brought in impressive scores of 151 strokes.
Longtime HJGT player and first place HJGT points holder, Luke Friend from Acworth, GA was our first place winner in the boys 14-15 division. Since joining HJGT in 2020 Luke has played in over 20 tournaments with more than half of them being a Top 10 finish. This weekend he secured the win with an even 144 strokes. Newcomer Aiden Zimmerman from Newnan, GA took home the runner up honors. With seven birdies on the weekend, he brought in scores of 79 and 75 totaling 154 strokes. Bo Cary from Atlanta, GA finishes up the top three honors with a total of 160 strokes.
In the boys 11-13 division, Vladimir Parker from Johns Creek, GA was our champion. This was Parker’s first tournament of 2023, he brought in an exceptional scorecard for the weekend. With scores of 74 in round 1 and 71 in round 2, along with six birdies on the weekend, he finished with a total of 145 strokes. He is currently within the Top 100 of HJGT point rankings.
To finish off a great weekend, Sophia Cellini from Peachtree City, GA was crowned champion of the girls 14-18 division. She brought scores of 85 and 99 totaling 184 strokes. This was Cellini’s first win of the year. With a total score of 192 strokes, the runner up honors went to Amani Mehta. Mehta, from Fayetteville, GA had scores of 98 in round 1 and 94 in round 2.