On Saturday, August 4 – Sunday, August 5, 2018, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the Canongate Series #6 in Suwanee, Georgia. The two-day, thirty-six-hole course held at Bear's Best Atlanta 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.
Thomas Brumbeloe of Canton, Georgia claimed the first-place trophy in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division after totaling +2. He made 7 birdies and led his playing field with the lowest Par-3 average (2.9) and the lowest scoring average (73). Macon’s Jonathon Tark completed the two days with 10 birdies and a total of +3 resulting in his second-place finish. There was a tie for third-place between Matthew Starker (Marietta, GA) and Tyler Latimer (Canton, GA) as they each made 148 strokes for a +4 finish.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, it was Atlanta’s AJ Ford that was victorious with his +6 total. He led his playing field with the most birdies (7) and the lowest scoring average (75). Second-place finisher, Jimmy Coleman of Cumming, Georgia, completed the thirty-six holes with a total of +7. James Baker of Johns Creek made 155 strokes resulting in a +11 finish and his third-place trophy.
Noah Ashmore of Braselton, Georgia came out on top in the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division playoff against Alpharetta’s Rahul Rajendran, who as a result finished second. Both Noah and Rahul made 162 strokes through the thirty-six holes and each made 3 birdies, the most in their division, to tie at +18. Third-place finisher was Suwanee native, Parth Kumar who completed the two days with a total of +22.
The Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division tournament champion is Madeline Ananthasane, of Auburn, Georgia, who totaled +4 through the two rounds. She led her playing field with the most birdies (5) and the lowest scoring average (74). Suwanee’s own Alice Acosta placed second, just one shot behind Madeline, to total +5. Third-place finisher was Madilyn Zimmerman of Johns Creek who made 159 strokes over the course of the thirty-six holes to finish at +15.