On Wednesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 2, 2018, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Bulle Rock Junior Open in Havre de Grace, Maryland. The two-day, thirty-six-hole course held at the Bulle Rock Golf Club consisted of players from four of our divisions including the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division, Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, and the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division.
Jacob Zeng of Downingtown, Pennsylvania captured the title in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division after completing the thirty-six holes at +14. He led his playing field with the most birdies (6) and the lowest scoring average (79). As for second-place, there was a tie between Brandon Wilson (Perry Hall, MD) and Micheal Zeng (Downington, PA) as they both made 159 strokes over the course of the two rounds, finishing at +15.
Bethesda, Maryland's Jack Pogorelc was victorious in the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division with his two-day total of +24. He led his playing field with the lowest Par-3 average (3.8) and the lowest scoring average (84). Stephen Betz of Frederick, Maryland placed second following his 178 strokes and 2 birdies that resulted in a +34 finish.
In the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, Henry Stone of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania was presented with the first-place trophy after completing the two rounds with a total of +19 and the lowest scoring average in his playing field, 81.5. Second-place finisher, Dustin Stocksdale of Ellicott City, Maryland, made 176 strokes to finish at +32. Both Stone and Stocksdale tied for the most birdies (2) and the lowest Par-3 average (3.2).
It was a fight 'til the finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division as Allie LeeHoffman (McLean, VA) and Victoria Matthews (Great Falls, VA) were tied after the thirty-six holes at +23. Allie came out on top in the playoff, resulting in Victoria's now second-place finish. Victoria led her playing field with the most birdies (3) while Allie led her playing field with the lowest Par-3 average (3.4), but both had the lowest scoring average (83.5). Third-place finisher Kayleigh Zeman of Silver Spring, Maryland made 183 strokes to finish at +39.