From Saturday, February 9 - Sunday, February 10, 2019, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Legacy at Lanier Junior Open at the Legacy on Lanier Golf Club in Buford, GA. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made up of six divisions that included the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18, Will Smith Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Boys 11-13, Bryson DeChambeau Boys 10 and Under, Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Girls 13 and Under Division. To view the full leaderboard click HERE!
The champion of the Tiger Woods Division this past weekend was Hampus Wijkstrom of Saltsjobaden, Sweden, as he shot a 151. It was a tight race for second, as Matthew Peevy of Knoxville, TN and William Riggs of Suwannee, GA tied for second with a weekend total of 178 stokes.
It was very competitive in the Will Smith Division, as Cole Humphrey of McDonough, GA and Dalton Burts of Peachtree, GA tied for first as they finished with 180 strokes. This went into a sudden-death play-off, where Dalton ended up on top. Rounding out the podium was Jason Grady of Conyers, GA who finished just one stroke behind the first-place finishers.
Leading off the Ernie Els Division was home towner Anthony Purcea of Buford GA with 164 strokes. Rounding out the division for second-place was Josh Durthaler of Dunwoody, GA with 197 strokes.
The Justin Timberlake Division did not disappoint this weekend, with the number one spot going to Hailey Han of Duluth, GA, who had a total of 156 strokes. In second place was Ally Buchanan of Athens, GA with 163 strokes. Just one stroke shy of second-place was Ava Merrill of Johns Creek, GA with 164 strokes.
Playing field was very competitive this past weekend in the Justin Rose Division, as Steele Southerland and Elle Marie Reisner, both of Atlanta, GA tied for first with 187 strokes. This went into a sudden-death playoff, where Southerland ended up on top. Rounding out the division was Alisa Pressley of Flowery Branch, GA with 193 strokes.
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In the Bryson DeChambeau Division, Cooper Smith of Jasper, GA had a grand total of 177 strokes, capturing the first-place title. Dhruv Mereddy of Alpharetta, GA finished in second with 192 strokes.