From Saturday, April 6 – Sunday, April 7, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Major Championship at Bulle Rock at Bulle Rock Golf Club in Havre de Grace, MD. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from six divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Bryson DeChambeau Division Boys 10 and Under, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.
David Luo of Centreville, VA ended up on top in the Tiger Woods Division, as he finished with 146 strokes. Nicholas Hano of Warrington, PA earned the silver with 153 strokes. Just one stroke shy of second was Evan Owan of Germantown, MD.
The gold medal for the Will Smith Division went to Michael Snyder of Fredrick, MD, who finished out the two-day tournament with 162 strokes. Luke Lombardo of Severna Park, MD earned second with 167 strokes. Rounding out the division was Jack Ross of Medford Lakes, NJ with 170 strokes.
Leading off the Ernie Els Division was Benjamin Chamberlin of Germantown, MD, who finished out the tournament with 169 strokes. Daniel Shin of Horsham, PA earned second with 174 strokes. Just one stroke behind Shin was third-place finisher Colby Baran of Wading River, NY.
Consistent play both days allowed Vynie Chen of Centreville, VA to become the champion of the Justin Timberlake Division. Chen finished out the weekend with a two-day total of 155 strokes. There was a two-way tie for the silver. Olivia Schwandt of Wilmington, DE and Kiera Bartholomew of Westampton, NJ each finished with 164 strokes.
Honorine Nobuta Ferry of Pinehurst, NC was the champion of the Justin Rose Division, as she finished with 162 strokes. Just two strokes behind her was second-place finisher Megan Kirkpatrick, of Glenwood, MD. There was a two-way tie for the bronze. Jolie Pastoick of Rydal, PA and Skye Two Hawks Skenandore of De Pere, WI each finished with 168 strokes.
Boys 10 Under
Shooting a 72 on Saturday and a 79 on Sunday caused Carson Higginbotham of Clarksburg, WV to take home the gold in the Bryson DeChambeau Division.