From Saturday July 13ththrough Sunday July 14th, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Mohegan Sun Jr. Open. 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, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Charlie Donahue of Wellesley, PA claimed victory honors with a weekend total of 154 shots. Donahue was able to win by a three shot margin over his closest competitor with 4 birdies over the weekend. Following him was Grant Griswold of Walpole, MA with a weekend total of 157 strokes to claim solo runner-up honors. Rounding up the top-three Tushar Mehrotra of India FL with a weekend total of 162 strokes and claimed third-place honors.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
Sean Shallat of Scarsdale, NY tied for first place with 157 weekend total. Shallat was able to claim victory over his competitor after winning the playoff on Sunday. Jayaditya Saluja of Singapore claimed runner-up honors with a total of 157 shot as well. Both competitors had solid weekend rounds. Rounding up the top three was Jake Buch of Miami, FL with a weekend total of 158 strokes for third place honors.
Ernie Els 11-13
Angad Manaise of Stamford, CT was able to seal his victory with a final round of 76 and a weekend total of 152 strokes. Manaise made 3 birdies and an eagle over the weekend with a 76 on Saturday to win by a 4 shot margin over his closest competitor. Colin Firda of Monroe, CT shot a total of 156 shots and claimed solo runner-up honors for the division.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Ava O’Sullivan of Exton, PA claimed first place honors after shooting a last round 79 to win by a margin of 3 strokes over her closest competitor. O’Sullivan shot a total of 157 strokes and made 2 birdies over the weekend to win. Nicole Chan of Kent, CT shot a total of 160 strokes to claim solo runner-up honors. Rounding up the top three was Lily Rose Moreau of Wethersfield, CT with a total of 162 shots to claim solo third-place honors.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Sydney Young of New Canaan, CT was able to seal her victory with a weekend total of 162 strokes. Young made a birdie over the weekend to win by an impressive margin over her closest competitor. Kylie Heffernan of Lancaster, MA shot a total of 177 shots for solo third-place honors.