On Wednesday, July 18 – Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour hosted the College Prep Series at Maryland in College Park. The two-day, thirty-six-hole course held at George W. Cobb consisted of players from all six of our divisions, including, the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division, Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division, Bryson DeChambeau Boys U10 Division, Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division, and the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division.
Angus Ricks of Arlington finished at +1 to win the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division. He made 7 birdies and led his playing field with the lowest Par 3 average (2.8) and the lowest scoring average (71.5). There was a tie for second-place between Bryan Kim (Brookeville, MD) and Alessandro Lamarca (Westwood, NJ) as they both completed the thirty-six rounds at +2.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, it was Aryan Vuradi of Brambleton, Virginia who captured the victory as he completed the two-day tournament. He had a Par 3 average of 3.4 and led his playing field with the lowest scoring average at 74.5. As for second-place, there was a two-way tie between Ashita Piamkulvanich and Mehrbaan Singh (Ashburn, VA) after they each made 152 strokes for a +10 finish. Piamkulvanich and Vuradi each made 5 birdies, tying for the most in their division.
Teddy Seitz of Washington D.C. had a successful thirty-six holes as he made 162 strokes to finish at +20 and win the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division. His big victory comes from the little victories he had on the course including the most birdies (3), the lowest Par 3 average (3.4), and the lowest scoring average (81) in his division. This is Teddy’s first victory on tour with us this year, followed by his previous four Top-10 finishes.
Patranit Chuaychoo won the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division after completing the thirty-six holes at +5. She led her playing field with the most birdies (7), the longest birdie or better streak (2), and the lowest scoring average (73.5). Second-place finisher was Allie LeeHoffman of McLean, Virginia who made 157 strokes for a +15 finish. Kara Kniezewski of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania placed third as her 160 strokes resulted in a +18 finish.
In the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division, Ellison Lundquist of Furlong, Pennsylvania was victorious after finishing the two-day tournament at +3. She led her playing field with the most birdies (7), the longest birdie or better streak (3), the lowest scoring average (72.5), and the longest Par 3 average (3.0). Hannah Rabb of Watsontown, Pennsylvania placed second with 164 strokes for a +22 finish. Third-place finisher Shelby Herbert of Charlotte Hall, Maryland completed the thirty-six holes at +32.
Boys 10 Under
It was Jason Park of Fulton, Maryland who walked away the champion in the Bryson DeChambeau Boys U10 Division after making 149 strokes to finish the thirty-six holes at +7. He was successful on the course as he made the most birdies (6) and the lowest Par 3 average (3.4), lowest scoring average (74.5), and the longest birdie or better streak (2). This is Jason’s first victory on tour with us this year, following his second-place finish a month ago.