From Saturday, May 4 – Sunday, May 5, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Major Championship at Little Mountain at Little Mountain Country Club in Concord, OH. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from all 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 Boys 10 and Under, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.
The top spot in the Tiger Woods Division went to Zander Gibson of Concord, OH as he finished with 144 strokes. Gaige Keane of Temperance, MI earned the silver with 149 strokes. Antonio Bodziony of Willoughby, OH rounded out the division just three strokes behind Keane.
Clark Nemer of Hudson, OH was the champion of the Will Smith division. He finished out the weekend with a strong 165 strokes. The silver went to Griffin Hrabak of Medinah, OH with 172 strokes. Rounding out the division was Ryan Steigerwald of Mars, PA with 184 strokes.
Landen Howard of Richmond, KY took home the gold in the Ernie Els Division. He shot a 73 the first round and a 74 the second round.
The competition was fierce in the Justin Timberlake Division, as there was a champion, silver medalist, and a two-way tie for third. Zo McClain of Erie, PA took home the gold as she finished with 155 strokes. Laine Hursh of Chardon, OH finished behind her with 166 strokes. Tatum McKelvey of Sewickley, PA and Olivia Swain of Uniontown, OH rounded out the division as they both finished just two strokes shy of Hursh.
Lily Zhang of Buffalo, NY finished on top of the Justin Rose Division as she finished with 152 strokes. Isabella Goyette of Medina, OH finished right behind her with 166 strokes. Rounding out the podium just two strokes shy of the silver was Honorine Nobuta Ferry of Pinehurst, NC.
Boys 10 Under
Carson Higginbotham of Clarksburg, WV took home the gold in the Bryson DeChambeau Division, as he finished with 148 strokes. Sam Carraher of Crown Point, IN took home the silver with 158 strokes.