On Saturday October 20 – Sunday October 21, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Chicago Fall Junior Open in Wheaton, IL. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from six divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Bryson Dechambeau Division Boys U10, Justin Rose Division Girls U13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Ben Callaghan captured the first-place finish at the Chicago Fall Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 157 (82-75). With solid play both days, Callaghan was able to defeat Matthew Cooper and Evan Johnson in a playoff to claim the first place prize.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Owen Mullen took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of 152. Solid play in the second round allowed Mullen to take victory over Grant Norman placing in second with a 2-day total of 153. Rounding out the division was Nile Petersen with a two day total of 163.
Aidan Gutierrez did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 75-72 to win in his division over Ken Shibata who carded rounds of 78-75 to claim 2nd place. Henry Reiland shot a 2-day total of 160 (78-82) to take a solo 3rd place finish.
Piper Hill ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 123 (47-76). With consistent rounds, Hill was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Gabby Tremblay by 1 shot. Rounding out the division was Claudia Kim who shot a 2-day total of 127 to claim 3rd place.
In the Justin Rose Girls U13 division, Sarah Thornton took home the victory by firing a 2-day total of 130. Sadie Zorrilla followed behind with a 2-day total of 156 to take a solo 2nd finish. Rounding out the division is Audrey Wake who finished with a 2-day total of 163.
Boys 10 Under
Sam Carraher ended up with the first-place finish in the Bryson Dechambeau boys U10 division by carding a total of 123 (43-80). With consistent rounds, Carraher was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Joey Scott by 16 shots. Rounding out the division was Nathan Haisch who shot a 2-day total of 147 to claim 3rd place.