On Saturday, July 28 – Sunday, July 29, 2018, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Becool Invitational at Sandy Burr in Wayland, Massachusetts. The two-day, thirty-six-hole course held at the Sandy Burr Country Club consisted of players from five of our divisions including the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division, Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division, and the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division.
Jay Callahan of Wellesley captured the title in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division with his E total. He led his playing field with the most birdies (8) and the lowest scoring average (72). As for second-place, there was a tie between Un Ning (Macau, CA) and John Cammarano (Arlington, MA) who both finished at +1 through the thirty-six holes.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, it was Weston Jones of Sudbury who pulled off the victory with his +1 completion. He led his playing field with the lowest scoring average of 72.5. Second-place finisher, Devin Littler of Poughquag, New York ended the two-day tournament at +6. Aiden Spampinato of Victor, New York placed third after making 152 strokes for a +8 finish.
Yuxuan Li of Shanghai won the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division after totaling +5 through the thirty-six holes. He led his playing field with the most birdies (7) and the lowest scoring average (74.5). Rayan Nabilzadeh of Stamford, Connecticut placed second with his +9 total at the end of the two-day tournament. Third-place finisher was Brian Adams of North Hampton who made 157 strokes for a +13 finish.
Shanghai’s Jieni Li walked away the champion this weekend with her +6 total in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division. She led her playing field with the longest birdie or better streak (2), the lowest Par-3 average (3.4), and the lowest scoring average (75). Second-place finisher was Aleks Golde of Atlanta, Georgia who finished the thirty-six holes at +7. Hartley Zook of Flemington, New Jersey placed third after making 163 strokes to result in a +19 finish.
In the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division, it was Xiaokun Ni of Shanghai who secured the first-place title with her +29 total on the weekend. She led her playing field with the most birdies (2), the lowest Par-3 average (3.8), and the lowest scoring average (86.5). Also of Shanghai, was second-place finisher, Jiayi Lin who finished the thirty-six holes at +36. Third-place finisher was Sofia Ghorbel of Greenwich, Connecticut who made 188 strokes to finish at +44.