Copperhead Junior Open

On Saturday December 15 – Sunday December 16, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Copperhead Junior Open in Palm Harbor, FL. 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, Justin Rose Division Girls U13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Copperhead Junior Open

Matthew Chorches captured the first-place finish at the Copperhead Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 Division with a two-day total of +8. Chorches was able to take the first-place trophy by defeating 2nd place finisher, Carson Duffy, in a one-hole playoff. Rounding out the division in third place was Mariano Ayora who finished with a two-day total of +10.

Top 3 Leaders:
Matthew Chorches
Carson Duffy
Mariano Ayora

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Copperhead Junior Open

In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division, Cameron Johnstone finished with a two-day total of +8 for the first-place victory. Solid play in the second round allowed Johnstone to hold his winning spot over both Aiden O'Hagan and Nils Nottebohm who both played solid and tied for second with a total of +12.

Top 3 Leaders:
Cameron Johnstone
Aiden O'Hagan
Nils Nottebohm

Ernie Els 11-13

Copperhead Junior Open

Aaron Huang did not disappoint in the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division as he carded +11 for the weekend to win in his division over Asa Holsonback who finished at +30 to claim 2nd place. Behind Holsonback was Ethan Coffield who shot a two-day total of +33 to take a solo 3rd place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Aaron Huang
Asa Holsonback
Ethan Coffield

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Copperhead Junior Open

Darcey Harry ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by finishing with a total of +2. With consistent rounds, Harry was able to hold off Anne Fernandez by 3 shots. Rounding out the division was Mariana Mesones who shot a two-day total of +10 to claim the 3rd place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Darcey Harry
Anne Fernandez
Mariana Mesones

Justin Rose Girls U13

Copperhead Junior Open

In the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division, Anna Huang took home a solo first-place victory with a two-day total of +20. Taking second place was Camryn Coffield who had a two-day total of +37. Rounding out the division was Elyse Meerdink who ended the weekend at +37 to take the solo 3rd place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Anna Huang
Camryn Coffield
Elyse Meerdink

Boys 10 Under

Copperhead Junior Open
Top 3 Leaders:
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Tournament Yardages

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Boys 14-15:
Girls 14-18:
Boys 11-13:
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About Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

In 2017, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour announced a partnership with Nexus, an international hospitality and entertainment company backed by financier Joe Lewis and Tavistock Group, golfing great Tiger Woods and musician and entertainer Justin Timberlake, which will further our collective goal of growing the game of golf, broadening the Tour’s reach across the U.S. and around the world.

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2007 with the intent of providing junior golfers between the ages of 11-18, and now 10 and under, an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. Golfers who participate on the tour will compete in one of six age divisions: Boys 16-18, Boys 14-15, Boys 11-13, Boys U10, Girls 14-18, and Girls U13. Based out of Jacksonville, FL, the HJGT administers events all across the nation, with stops in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. In 2016, we have now expanded to the west coast and cover California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, Nevada, and Oregon.

For more information regarding the 2017 HJGT Tour, please visit our website at, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (407) 614-2962, or email

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