From Saturday June 29th through Sunday June 30th,the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Ohio Summer Junior 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
Andrew Dauk of Massillon, OH took the first-round lead after scoring a 75 on Saturday. Dauk remained at the top of the leaderboard all weekend, with a final round of 75 and winning by a margin of 3 strokes. Aaron Apticar of Canal Fulton, OH finished in second place with rounds of 77 and 76over the weekend for runner up honors. And rounding up our top-three was Anthony Lobb of Kittanning, PA with a weekend total of 157 strokes.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
Aditya Reddy of Dublin, OH was able to seal his victory with rounds of 84 and 78 over the weekend. Reddy was able to finish with a weekend total of 162 and claim first-place. Will Foster of St. Clairsville, OH claimed runner-up honors with a weekend day total of 176 and a final round 85. Rounding up the top three was William Fanhauser of Avon, OH with a weekend total of 177 strokes to claim solo third-place honors.
Ernie Els 11-13
Daniel Sparks of Frazeysburg, OH was able to seal his victory with a final round of 80 and a weekend total of 174 strokes. Sparks made a birdie on hole 7 the last day to win by an eight-shot victory over his closest competitor. Brian Luft of Thornville, OH shot a weekend total of 182 shots and claim solo runner-up honors.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Jacqueline Steier of Louisville, KY and Natalie Brosig of Erie, PA tied for first place over the weekend with totals of 156 shots. Steier was able to win the playoff and claim victory over her competitor. Rounding up our top three was Zo McClain of Erie, PA with a weekend total of 172 and claim solo third-place honors.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Lydia Wigal of Hebron, OH shot a weekend total of 165 shots and a final round of 77 to claim victory. Wigal made a birdie on hole 3 the last day to seal her victory. Following her was Bella Anderson of Columbus, OH with a weekend total of 192 shots to finish with solo runner-up honors.