On Saturday October 27 – Sunday October 28, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the College Prep Series at Kent State in Ravenna, OH. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from five 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, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Ian Smith captured the first-place finish at the College Prep Series at Kent State in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 146 (72-74). With solid play both days, Smith was able to hold off Jaydan Morgan who placed in 2nd with a total of 149. Behind Morgan was Bee Bennett and Aaron Apticar who tied for third with a total of 150.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Andrew Martin took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of 155. Solid play in the second round allowed Martin to take victory over Michael Weber placing him in second with a 2-day total of 155. Rounding out the division was Ross Teeter with a two day total of 159.
Cameron Phillips did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 77-77 to win in his division over David Fuhrer who carded rounds of 82-78 to claim 2nd place. Owen Mault shot a 2-day total of 182 (92-90) to take a solo 3rd place finish.
Alexis McMurray ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 154 (79-75). With consistent rounds, McMurray was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Laine Hursh by 1 shot. Rounding out the division was Jody Pruitt who shot a 2-day total of 163 to claim 3rd place.
Boys 10 Under
Sushiman Tsai ended up with the first-place finish in the Bryson Dechambeau boys U10 division by carding a total of 170 (86-84). With consistent rounds, Tsai was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Alexander Eckstein by 7 shots. Rounding out the division was Lucas Gilbart who shot a 2-day total of 173 to claim 3rd place.