From Saturday, March 23 – Sunday, March 24, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Huntsville Junior Shootout at RTJ Golf Trail at Hampton Cove in Owens Cross Roads, AL. 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, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Finishing with a solid two-day total of 149 strokes, Tyler Latimer of Canton, GA was the champion of the Tiger Woods Division. Michael Rich of Southside, AL won second with 154 strokes. Following was third-place winner Thomas Petrocelli of New York, NY with 160 strokes.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
The champion of the Will Smith Division was Aidan Collier of Greeneville, TN, as he finished out the weekend with 154 strokes. Austin Bibb of Eads, TN won second place with a total of 178 strokes. Rounding the podium was Andrew Fallis of Columbia, MO with 201 strokes.
Ernie Els 11-13
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Olivia Sowers of Columbia, MO was the champion of the Justin Timberlake Division, as she finished out the weekend with 160 strokes. It was a tight race for second, as there was a two-way tie. Zoe Robinson of Franklin, TN and Bela Mead of Sunny Isles Beach, FL both earned the silver trophy with 154 strokes.
Justin Rose Girls U13
The Justin Rose Division was no match for Lisa Copeland of Naperville, IL, as she won the gold with a two-day total of 165 strokes.