On Saturday September 1 – Sunday September 2, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Baltimore Junior Open at Wetlands Golf Club in Aberdeen, MD. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from six divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15,Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Bryson DeChambeau Division U10, Justin RoseDivision Girls U13 and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Daniel Suter of Gaithersburg, MD captured the first-place finish at the Baltimore Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 145 (72-73). With solid play both days, Suter was able to hold off Yuvraj Joshi of Washington DC by 3 shots. Brandon Wilson from Perry Hall, MD rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish shooting a 2-day total of 150 (78-72).
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division Philip Minnehan of Rochester took home first place this weekend in shooting a 2-day total of 149. Solid play in the second round allowed Minnehan to take victory over Aaron Williams who finished second with a 2-day total of 153. Rounding out the division was Ian Johnson of Alexandria, VA who finished 9 shots behind Williams to claim a 3rd place finish.
Matt Normand from Lumberton, NJ did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 81-76 to win in his division over Luke Huang of Great Neck, NY who carded rounds of 84-77 to claim 2nd place. Behind Huang was Maximus Liu of Warren, NJ who shot a 2-day total of 163 (80-83) to take a solo 3rd place finish.
Madi Smithco ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 157(81-76). With consistent rounds, Smithco was able to hold off Ava O’Sullivan by 4 shots and claiming 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Mia Diamond who shot a 2-day total of 163 to claim a 3rd place finish.
In the Justin Rose Girls U13 division Emily Wang of McLean took home the victory with firing a 2-day total of 162. Lia Huang followed behind with shooting a 2-day total of 181 to take a solo 2nd finish. Rounding out the division is Sarah Wang from McLean who finished with a 2-day total of 184.
Boys 10 Under
Jack Borg of Bethesda, MD captured the win in the Bryson DeChambeau U10 division by shooting a 2-day total of 178.