On Saturday September 22 – Sunday September 23, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Major Championship at TPC of Tampa Bay in Lutz, FL. 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 U10, Justin Rose Division Girls U13 and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Matthew Soucinek of Lake City, FL captured the first-place finish at the Major Championship at TPC Tampa Bay in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 146 (72-74). With solid play both days, Soucinek was able to hold off James Ballato with a two day total of 148. Rounding out the division is Michael Hauer carting around (76-74) 150 total.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division Kyo Morishita took home first place this weekend in shooting a 2-day total of 143. Solid play in the second round allowed Morishita to take victory over Owen Mullen and Alex Song tied for second with a two day total of 147.
Ernie Els 11-13
In the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 division Aaron Dewitt took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of 147. Solid play in the second round allowed Dewitt to take victory over Itai Cohen and Frank Kennedy tied for second with a two day total of 152.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Hanana Kawada ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 145 (74-71). With consistent rounds, Kawada was able to hold off Nicole Felce by 8 shots and claiming 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Toa Yokoyama and Julia McLaughlin who shot a 2-day total of 156 to claim a tie for 3rd place.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Hayli Snaer of Venice,FL captured the first-place finish at the Major Championship at TPC Tampa Bay in the Justin Rose U13 division with a 2-day total of 160 (78-82). With solid play both days, Snaer was able to hold off Arianna Leon with a two day total of 161. Rounding out the division is Chloe Chang carting around (87-86) 173 total
Boys 10 Under
Lion Ziao Liu did not disappoint in the Bryson Dechambeau Boys U10 division as he carded rounds of 81-78 to win over Graden Lomax of Lutz, FL who carded rounds of 85-79 to claim 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Jeremiah Smith with a two day total of 183.