On Saturday October 20 – Sunday October 21, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Hilton Head Junior Open #1 at The Golf Club at Hilton Head Lakes in Hardeevile, SC. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from four divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Gavin Hagstrom captured the first-place finish at the Hilton Head Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 142 (71-71). With solid play both days, Hagstrom was able to hold off Alessandro Lamarca and Andrew Choi by only 2 shots, which left them tied for second place.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Grant Mahaffey took home first place this weekend with a 2-day total of 157. Solid play in the second round allowed Mahaffey to take victory over Yi Dong Wang and Killian O'Reilly who finished tied for second with a 2-day total of 160.
Dallas Johnson did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 77-76 to win in his division over Andrew Messalle and Luke Block who tied for 2nd place with a total of 160.
Katharina Hesse ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 150 (73-77). With consistent rounds, Hesse was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Mackenzie Gallagher by 1 shot . Rounding out the division was Chloe Brown who shot a 2-day total of 156 to claim 3rd place.