On Saturday September 8 – Sunday September 9, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Bear Trace Junior Open at The Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain in Crossville, TN. 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, Bryson DeChambeau Division U10, and the JustinTimberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Hogan Herring captured the first-place finish at the Bear Trace Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 156 (74-82). With solid play both days, Herring was able to hold off Grant Puckett by only 1 shot. Tyler Jackson and Robby Rainy rounded out the division with the 3rd place tie shooting a 2-day total of 159.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division Beck Lewis took home first place this weekend in shooting a 2-day total of 158. Solid play in the second round allowed Lewis to take victory over Tucker Christopher who finished second with a 2-day total of 158. Rounding out the division was Zachery Fletcher who finished 5 shots behind Christoper to claim a 3rd place finish.
Hudson Wilt of Nashville, TN did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 73-79 to win in his division over John Cheek who carded rounds of 81-84 to claim 2nd place.
Kelsee Neely ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 161(76-85). With consistent rounds, Neely was able to hold off Ella Overstreet and Makenzie Morton by 9 shots, which resulted in a tie for 2nd place.
Boys 10 Under
Eli Wilt did not disappoint in the Bryson Dechambeau boys U10 division as he carded rounds of 85-90 to win in his division over Leo Huddleston who carded rounds of 100-91 to claim 2nd place with a total of 191.