From February 29th to March 1st , the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the College Prep Series at Vanderbilt. 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 Division Boys Under 10, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and Justin Rose Division Girls Under 13.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
JJ Zimmer from Humboldt, TN was the first-place finisher this weekend. Zimmer brought in scores of 70 and 69 for a combined total of 139 for the weekend. Aidan Collier from Greenville, TN was the runner up for the weekend with scores of 71 and 72 for a combined total of 143 strokes. Beck Lewis from Chattanooga, TN finished the top three honors with scores of 77 and 69 for a weekend total of 146 strokes.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
Camden Goldknopf, from Franklin, TN was able to seal his victory by ending the weekend with scores of 76 and 81 for a combined total of 157. Goldknopf took home first place after a playoff with Ethon Stanford III. Ethon Stanford III from Ponte Vedra was the runner up with scores of 76 and 81 for a 157 strokes. Luke Beadles from Nolensville, TN finished the top three honors with scores of 75 and 84 for a weekend total of 159.
Ernie Els 11-13
Blades Brown from Nashville, TN was the first-place finisher this weekend. Brown brought in scores of 76 and 74 with a combined score of 150. Ian Lambert from Jackson, MO was the second-place finisher with scores of 77 and 81for a total of 158. To round out the top three was Carson Daniel from Bolivar, TN. Daniel ended the weekend with scores of 78 and 82 for a total of 160.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Ava Merrill from Johns Creek, GA was the top finisher with impressive scores and a personal best of 63 and 70 for a 133 weekend finish. Morgan Ketchum from Winston-Salem, NC took home the runner up title with scores of 74 and 75 for a weekend total of 149. Averi Cline from Suwanee, GA rounded out the top three with consistant scores of 76 a weekend total of 152.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Trinity Beth from Calvert City, KY was the top finisher for the Justin Rose division with scores of 75 and 74. Her combined total for the weekend was 149 strokes. Grady Thomas from Knoxville, TN was the runner up for the weekend with scores of 82 and 83, a combined total of 165 strokes. Lexi Ray from Franklin, IN rounded out the top three honors with scores of 88 and 85 a combined total of 173 strokes.
Boys 10 Under
Harper Ward from Nashville, TN was the top finisher with consistant scores of 101 for a weekend total of 102.