From Saturday, June 22nd through Sunday June 23rd, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Chicago Summer Jr. Open. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole format with a field of 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.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Ian Roach of Hennepin, IL took the lead after scoring a 74 on Saturday and remaining at the top of the leaderboard all weekend. Roach followed up his first-round score with an 72 on Sunday to win by a one-shot margin. Following him was Robert Cox Jr. of Oak Brook, IL with a weekend total of 147 strokes and rounds of 73-74. Rounding up our top-three was William Hulsey of Deerfield, IL with a weekend total of 159 shots.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
Michael Yesbeck of Middleton, WI took the lead after scoring an 81 the first day and remaining at the top of the leaderboard all weekend. Yesbeck followed up his first-round with an 84 on Sunday to win by a ten-shot margin. Following him was Zach Bergman of Lemont, IL with a weekend total of 175 strokes. Rounding up our top-three was Eli Stahl of West Des Moines, IA with a weekend total of 177 shots.
Ernie Els 11-13
Jimmy DeCillo of Glencoe, IL led the division with a weekend total of 164 strokes. DeCillo shot rounds of 84-80 to claim victory honors over his closest competitors. Following him was Nolan Adamczyk of Gilberts, INT with a weekend total of 174 shots and a final-round 85. Rounding up our top-three was Liam Lodding of Huntley, IL with a two-round total of 188 shots.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Mandi Granato of Plainfield, IL shot a two-day total of 155 strokes to take home first-place honors with weekend rounds of 77-78. Following her was Kendall Farm of Carol Stream, IL with a weekend total of 168 shots and rounds of 85-83 both days. Rounding up our top-three was Brooke Bayless St. Charles, IL with a weekend total of 173 shots.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Shyell Lowe of Plainfield, IL shot a weekend total of 187 strokes to claim victory. Lowe finished with an 89 Sunday to win by a one-shot margin over her closest competitor. Following her was Amelia Tan of Hinsdale, IL with a weekend total of 188 shots claiming solo runner-up honors. Rounding up our top-three was Delaney Medlyn from Cary, IL with a weekend total of 189 strokes.
Boys 10 Under
Nathan Haisch of Huntley, IL was our lone competitor for the weekend with a total score of 206 strokes. Haisch was able to claim victory after consistent weekend rounds.