On Saturday October 27 – Sunday October 28, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Northern Virginia Junior Open #3 in Clifton, 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, Justin Rose Division Girls U13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Shawn Colella captured the first-place finish at the Northern Virginia Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 141 (72-69). With solid play both days, Colella was able to hold off Nick Rakes who finished with 144. Carrter Morris rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish shooting a 2-day total of 162.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Benny Haggin took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of 151. Solid play in the second round allowed Haggin to take victory over Aryan Vuradi who finished with a total score of 171. Rounding out the division Ian Johnson for third place tie with a total of 181.
Emil Riegger did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 74-75 to win in his division over Benjamin Newfield who carded rounds of 78-73 to claim 2nd place. Miller Carr shot a 2-day total of 155 to finish in 3rd place.
Lauren Artis ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 146 (83-81). With consistent rounds, Artis was able to hold off Madeline Catalano and claiming 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Elena Rezac who shot a 2-day total of 189 to claim a 3rd place finish.
In the Justin Rose Girls U13 division, Audrey Yim took home a first place victory with a two day total of 173. In second place was Keya Naik with a two day total of 189 (99-90).