Maryland Fall Junior Open

On Saturday September 29 – Sunday September 30, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Maryland Fall Junior Open at Laytonsville Golf Club in Laytonsville, 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 U10, Justin Rose Division Girls U13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.

Tiger Woods Boys 16-18

Maryland Fall Junior Open

Tanner Koons captured the first-place finish at the Maryland Fall Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 143 (70-73). With solid play both days, Koons was able to hold off Aidan Baron and Johnny Bush by only 2 shots, which left them in a tie for second with a total of 145.

Top 3 Leaders:
Tanner Koons
Aidan Baron
Johnny Bush

Will Smith Boys 14-15

Maryland Fall Junior Open

In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Ethan Chelf took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of 145. Solid play in the second round allowed Chelf to take victory over Nick Barros and Mehrbaan Singh who finished tied for 2nd place with a 2-day total of 146.

Top 3 Leaders:
Ethan Chelf
Nick Barros
Mehrbaan Singh

Ernie Els 11-13

Maryland Fall Junior Open

Emil Riegger did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 72-74 to win in his division over Peter Barros who carded rounds of 74-73 to claim 2nd place. Benjamin Newfield shot a 2-day total of 148 (75-73) to take a solo 3rd place finish.

Top 3 Leaders:
Emil Riegger
Peter Barros
Benjamin Newfield

Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18

Maryland Fall Junior Open

Victoria Matthews ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 157 (78-79). With consistent rounds, Matthews was able to hold off Mia Diamond by 4 shots. Rounding out the division was Rebecca Schiffman who shot a 2-day total of 163 to claim 3rd place.

Top 3 Leaders:
Victoria Matthews
Mia Diamond
Rebecca Schiffman

Justin Rose Girls U13

Maryland Fall Junior Open

In the Justin Rose Girls U13 division Remi Bacardi of Miami, FL took home the victory by firing a 2-day total of 149. Helen Yeung followed behind with a 2-day total of 155 to take a solo 2nd finish. Rounding out the division is Megan Kirkpatrick who finished with a 2-day total of 159.

Top 3 Leaders:
Remi Bacardi
Helen Yeung
Megan Kirkpatrick

Boys 10 Under

Maryland Fall Junior Open

Colby Baran did not disappoint in the Bryson Dechambeau boys U10 division as he carded rounds of 80-80 to win in his division over Ayush Bhansali of Ashburn, VA who carded rounds of 89-84 to claim 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Jack Borg with a 176 total to claim a solo 3rd place finish.  

Top 3 Leaders:
Colby Baran
Ayush Bhansali
Jack Borg


Round 1.
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Tournament Yardages

Boys 16-18:
Boys 14-15:
Girls 14-18:
Boys 11-13:
Girls 13U:
Boys 10U:

About Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

In 2017, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour announced a partnership with Nexus, an international hospitality and entertainment company backed by financier Joe Lewis and Tavistock Group, golfing great Tiger Woods and musician and entertainer Justin Timberlake, which will further our collective goal of growing the game of golf, broadening the Tour’s reach across the U.S. and around the world.

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2007 with the intent of providing junior golfers between the ages of 11-18, and now 10 and under, an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. Golfers who participate on the tour will compete in one of six age divisions: Boys 16-18, Boys 14-15, Boys 11-13, Boys U10, Girls 14-18, and Girls U13. Based out of Jacksonville, FL, the HJGT administers events all across the nation, with stops in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. In 2016, we have now expanded to the west coast and cover California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, Nevada, and Oregon.

For more information regarding the 2017 HJGT Tour, please visit our website at, call the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headquarters at (407) 614-2962, or email

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