On Saturday September 15 – Sunday September 16, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Northern Virginia Junior Open #2 at Blue Ridge Shadows GC in Front Royal, VA. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from 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 Division U10, and the Justin Rose Division Girls U13.
Karsen Rush captured the first-place finish in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 138 (69-69). With solid play both days, Rush was able to hold off Nick Woo who carded a 2-day total of 152. Rounding out the top 3 is Odin Anderson with a total of 154.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division Gavin Giroux took home first place this weekend in shooting a 2-day total of 155. Solid play throughout allowed Giroux to take victory over Michael Snyder who finished second with a 2 day total of 160. Rounding out the division was Ian Quindoza who finished 6 shots behind Snyder to claim a 3rd place finish.
Benjamin Newfield did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 77-78 to win in his division over Emil Riegger who carded rounds of 79-78 to claim 2nd place. Behind Riegger was Dustin Stocksdale who shot a 2-day total of 158 (76-82) to take a solo 3rd place finish.
Audrey Yim captured the first-place finish in the Justin Rose Girls U13 division with a 2-day total of 171 (88-83). With solid play both days, Yim was able to hold off Keya Naik who carded a 2-day total of 185. Rounding out the top 3 is Sonja Meyer with a total of 203.
Boys 10 Under
Carson Higginbotham did not disappoint in the Bryson Dechambeau boys U10 division as he carded rounds of 75-76 to win in his division in a close finish over Jason Park who carded rounds of 75-77 to claim 2nd place. Rounding out the top 3 is Liam Foster who carded rounds of 84-88 for a total of 172.