On Saturday September 1 – Monday September 3, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Canongate Series #8 at White Oak Golf Club in Newnan, GA. The tournament was made up of a 54-hole, three-day format and the field was made from four divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Jonathon Tark of Macon, GA captured the first-place finish at the Canongate Series #8 in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 3-day total of 226 (74-77). With solid play all three days, Tark was able to hold off Ben Fey of Woodstock, GA by 5 shots. Joey Collins from McDonough,GA rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish shooting a 3-day total of 232 (75-76).
Will Smith Boys 14-15
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Mason Dean of Duluth, GA took home first place this weekend in shooting a 3-day total of 232. Solid play in the second round allowed Dean to take victory over Carson Johnson, who finished second with a 3-day total of 239. Rounding out the division was AJ Ford of Atlanta, GA who finished 8 shots behind Johnson to claim a 3rd place finish.
Ernie Els 11-13
Wesley Hu from Savannah, GA did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 79-75 to win in his division over Aaron Stocks of Perry, GA who carded rounds of 75-78 to claim 2nd place. Behind Stocks was Will Coffman of Sharpsburg who shot a 3-day total of 239(80-81) to take a solo 3rd place finish.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Aleks Golde ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 230 (78-76). With consistent rounds, Golde was able to hold off Sarah Hsu of Buford, GA by 7 shots and claiming 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Liza Eubanks of Peachtree city, GA who shot a 3-day total of 239 to claim a 3rd place finish.