From Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Chicago Spring Jr. Open at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club in Hoffman Estates, IL. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from all 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 Boys 10 and Under, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.
Johnson Hunter of Ankeny, IA held the first-round lead after firing a stellar round of 77 on day 1. He followed it up with a 79 on day 2 to take home medalist honors. Jake Schabes shot a two-day total of 160 to take home 2nd place and rounding out the top 3 was a tie between TJ Ptak and Ryan Wolfe, who shot two-day totals of 163.
Brock Dickson of Barrington, IL shot rounds of 85-79 to take home low medalist honors in the Will Smith | Boys 14-15 Division. Right behind him was Nick Matheney who shot a two-day total of 179 to take home 2nd place. Zach Bergman rounded out the top 3 with a two-day total of 192.
Edward Scott of Lemont, IL took him the trophy in the Ernie Els | Boys 11-13 Division by shooting rounds of 79-82over the weekend. Right on his heels was Charlie Pettrone shooting a combined score of 165 for both days. Coming in 3rd place was Joseph Scott shooting a two-day total of 188.
Chelsea She of Buffalo, IL took low medalist honors this weekend in the Justin Timberlake | Girls 14-18 Division firing rounds of 85-93 for a two-day total of 178. Coming in 2nd place was Maggie King shooting a two-day total of 183. Rounding out the top 3 was Madeline Blum who shot a combined score of 190 for two days.
Ava Bunker came away victorious after shooting a combined score of 182 in the Justin Rose | Girls U13 Division this weekend. Right behind her was Amelia Tan who shot a combined score of 201 for the tournament.
Boys 10 Under
In a close battle all weekend, Nathan Haisch came away victorious in the Bryson DeChambeau | Boys U10 Division by shooting a combined score of 202 for both days. Right behind him was Aidan Antony shooting a tournament total of 203 and taking home 3rd place was Jack Bell shooting a tournament score of 207.