From Saturday, June 22nd through Sunday June 23rd,the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Minnesota Jr. Open at Northfolk. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole format with a field of five 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.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
J.J. Wickman of Mason City, IA took lead after scoring a 77 on Saturday and remaining at the top of the leaderboard all weekend. Wickman followed up his first-round score with an 80 on Sunday to win by a four-shot margin. Stellan Orvick of Minneapolis, MN claimed runner-up honors with a weekend total of 161 strokes and a 76 on Saturday. And rounding up the top-three was Hogan Reuter of Farmington, MN with a weekend total of 169 strokes.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
William Sanford of Sioux Falls, SD led the Will Smith Division with a 149 two-round total to take the lead with a first-round 76 and remain in contention the rest of the weekend. Sanford closed out his weekend with a 73 on Sunday to win. Following his lead, Kyler Schwamb of Farmington, MN finished with a 159 two-round total to take runner-up honors. And finishing up the top-three was Jacks Schrader of Maple Grove, MN with a total of 164 strokes for the weekend.
Ernie Els 11-13
Ryan Stendahl of Maple Grove, MN led the division with an impressive weekend total of 140 strokes. Stendahl shot rounds of 71-69 to claim victory honors and a weekend total of four under. Following him was Carter Callan of Hanover, MN with a weekend total of 163strokes to claim solo runner-up honors on Sunday. And finishing up the top-three was Tanner Doeden of Fargo, ND with a total of 170 strokes for the weekend.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Emily Doeden of Fargo, ND shot an 85 the first day to lead the division all weekend. Doeden was able to seal the victory with a final-round of 77 and birdies on holes 8 and 10. Following her was Paige O’Neal of Woodbury, MN with a weekend total of 174, claiming solo runner-up honors for the division. Rounding up the top-three was London Wille of Van Meter, IA with a weekend total of 181 strokes to claim third-place honors.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Boys 10 Under
Ryder Haskins of Minnetrista, MN was our lone competitor for the division, shooting a 200 weekend total to claim victory.