On Saturday November 17 – Sunday November 18, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Atlanta Fall Junior Open in Gainesville, GA. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from five divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Justin Rose Division Girls U13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Will Stakel captured the first-place finish at the Atlanta Fall Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of -2. With solid play both days, Stakel was able to hold off Steve Kibare as he shot even. Ian Lazar Carter Davis rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish shooting a 2-day total of +4.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division Rob Ferris of Roswell, GA took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of +7. Solid play in the second round allowed Ferris to take victory over Tejas Reddy who finished second with a 2-day total of +10. Rounding out the division was Zach Vaniman of Marietta, GA who finished with a +14 total to claim the 3rd place finish.
Ernie Els 11-13
Taiki Miyagi of Johns Creek, Ga did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded +9 for the weekend to win in his division over Clayton Couey and Owen Baginski who each carded +14 to tie for 2nd place.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Thienna Huynh ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by shooting a total of +1. With consistent rounds, Huynh was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Sarah Hsu by 7 shots. Rounding out the division was Mary Hunt Murray who shot a 2-day total of +9 to claim a 3rd place.
Justin Rose Girls U13
In the Justin Rose Girls U13 division, Tatum Thompson took home a solo victory shooting a +38 over the weekend!