From January 11th to the 12th the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the ChampionsGate Junior Open. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole format with a field of five divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and Justin Rose Division Girls Under 13.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Aaron Williams from Owings Mills, MD was the first-place finisher this weekend. Williams brought in scores of 78 and 79 for a combined total of 157 for the weekend. Matt Williams from Hingham, MA was the runner up for the weekend with scores of 85 and 74 for a combined total of 159. Egor Zubov from Moscow, Russia finished the top three honors with scores of 85 and 76 for a weekend total of 161.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
ZhengYi Liu from Bradenton, FL was able to seal his victory by ending the weekend with scores of 82 and 77 for a combined total of 159. Raphael Morgue d’Algue from Winter Garden, FL as the runner up with scores of 85 and 78 for a 163 weekend total. Feanor Valaquenta from Bradenton, FL and Preston Worch from Rockville, MD tied this weekend to round out the top three honors. They both ended the weekend with a combinded score of 171.
Ernie Els 11-13
Jia Wei Li from Hai Nan, China was the first-place finisher this weekend. Jia Wei brought in scores of 82 and 75 for a combined score of 157. Ryan Enrui Xie from Orlando, FL was the second-place finisher with scores of 81 and 78 for a total of 159. To round out the top three was Diego Alvarez Perez from Panama. Alvarez Perez ended the weekend with scores of 82 and 78 for a total of 160.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
EunJeong Choi from Winter Garden, FL was the top finisher with impressive scores of 79 and 72 for a 151 weekend finish. Kyungeu Kim from Winter Garden, FL was the second place finisher for this weekend. Kim shot a 77 and a 76 for a weekend totoal of 153. Loa Johannsson from ChampionsGate, FL rounded out the top three with scores of 82 and 76 for a weekend total of 158.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Junyuan Zhang from Hai Nan, China was the top finisher for the Justin Rose division with scores of 75 and 72 a weekend total of 147. Sammy Chao from Orlando, FL was the second-place finisher with scores of 77 and 78 for a total of 155. To round out the top three was Greta Gobezie from Chagrin Falls, OH. Gobezie ended the weekend with scores of 82 and 83 for a total of 165.