On Saturday August 25 – Sunday August26, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Hartford Junior Open #2 at Wintonbury Hills Golf Course in Bloomington, CT. 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 JustinTimberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Christian Emmerich of Swampscottcaptured the first-place finish at the Hartford Junior Open #2 in the Tiger WoodsBoys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 146 (73-73). With solid play both days, Emmerich was able to hold off Yuvraj Joshi of Washington, DC by 4 shots.Zachary Zawisny from Staten Island, NY rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish shooting a 2-day total of 151 (77-74).
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15division John Guerrera of Farmington, CT took home first place honors this weekend in shooting a 2-day total of 161. Solid play in the second round allowed Guerrera to take a 1 shot victory over Jake Ivan-Pal who finished solo second with a 2-day total of 162. Rounding out the division was James Farina of Somers, NY who finished 1 shot behind Ivan-Pal to claim a solo 3rd place finish.
Elias Kennon from Old Greenwich,CT did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 75-71 to win in his division by 5 strokes over Angad Manaise of Stamford, CT who carded rounds of 76-75 to claim 2nd place. Behind Manaise was Colin Firda of Monroe, CT who shot a 2-day total of 160 (79-81) to take a solo 3rd place finish.
Alexandra Fox of Ellington ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a 36-hole total of 160 (80-80). With consistent rounds, Fox was able to hold off Madalin Small of Newton by 4 shots and claiming 2nd place honors. Rounding out the division was Lilly Moreau of Wethersfield who shot a2-day total of 165 to claim a solo 3rd place finish.
In the Justin Rose Girls U13 division Eleanor Parkerson of Boston, MA took home the victory with firing a 2-day total of 146. Parkerson closed out the victory with firing a final round 72. Kennedy Swedick followed behind with shooting a 2-day total of 157 to take a solo 2nd finish. Rounding out the division is Sydney Young from New Canaan, CT who finished with a 2-day total of160.