On Saturday, January 19, 2019 – Sunday, January 20, 2019, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Powered by the Junior Golf Hub held the Northern California Open in American Canyon, CA. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made up of four divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18,Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18. To view the full leaderboard click HERE!
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
The Tiger Woods division turned out to be a hard fought battle for the top three spots. Taking home the first place trophy was Max Ray-Keil of Seattle, WA with an impressive score of 157. Just behind Max was Yusuf Ahmed of Folsom, CA, just one stroke off the leader with a strong showing of 77 on his second day. Taj Sutherland of Casper, WY retained the third place position with a score of 161.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
Jackson McClaren of Laramie, WY won the Will Smith division with a two-day score of 181. Just shy of first place was Arjun Aujla of Greenbrae, CA with a solid score of 183. Rounding out the division, Justin Lee of Los Altos, CA shot a 191 over the two-day span.
Ernie Els 11-13
The Ernie Els division was made up of some talented kids, with Jack Keller of Napa, CA earning the top spot shooting a 92 and 91 consecutively. Just behind Jack was Brody Root of Belvedere, CA who shot a two-day total of 186. Earning the last spot on the podium was Evan Pimentel of San Mateo, CA with ascore of 205 after both days of play.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
If you wanted a tight race for a division championship, look no further than the Justin Timberlake division. Kathryn Robinson of American Canyon, CA took first place over the weekend with an outstanding 82 and 75 for a two-day total of 157. Just a stroke off from the leader, we had a tie for second place between Madison Starke of Walnut Creek, CA and Jade Overton of Livermore, CA. Both girls shot an impressive 158 over the span of the two-day tournament.