From Saturday July 13ththrough Sunday July 14th, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the PGA National Summer Jr. Open. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole format with a field of six divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Bryson DeChambeau boys 10 and Under, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Hank Schaefer of Orlando, FL and Joe Lemke of West Palm Beach, FL tied for first place with weekend totals of 154 shots. Schaefer was able to win the playoff with a par on the first hole and claim victory of Lemke. Rounding up the top-three were Vladimir Dieffenbach of Kazakhstan and Jose Antonio Safa of Championsgate, FL with weekend totals of 155 strokes and claim third-place honors.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
Ryan Leung of Hong Kong was able to seal his victory with rounds of 77 and 75 over the weekend, 3 birdies over the weekend to finish at a two-day total of 152 strokes. Qilin Yu of Guang Dong claimed runner-up honors with a weekend day total of 153 shots and consistent weekend rounds. Rounding up the top three was Dante Moser of Palm Beach Gardens, FL with a weekend total of 159 strokes for third place honors.
Ernie Els 11-13
Chenqi Wu of Bradenton, FL was able to seal his victory with a final round of 75 and a weekend total of 145 strokes. Wu made 6 birdies over the weekend and a 70 on Saturday to win by a 3 shot margin over his closest competitor. Jiacheng Xu of Winter Garden, FL shot a total of 148 shots and claimed solo runner-up honors for the division. Rounding up the top-three was Hampton Beebe of West Palm Beach, FL with a weekend total of 154 shots to claim solo third place honors.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Andrea Velez of Colombia claimed first place honors after shooting a last round 73 to win by a margin of 3 strokes over her closest competitor. Velez shot a total of 149 strokes and 4 birdies over the weekend to win. Karly Falanga of Tequesta, FL shot a total of 152 strokes to claim solo runner-up honors. Rounding up the top three was Briana Gabe of Melbourne, FL with a total of 154 shots to claim solo third-place honors.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Staci Pla of West Palm Beach, FL was able to seal her victory with a weekend total of 147 strokes. Pla made 5 birdies and an eagle over the weekend to win by a 2-stroke margin over her closest competitor. Miriam Barcalova of Boyton Beach, FL shot a total of 149 shots to tie for runner up honors with Victoria Renzi of Argentina. Both claimed runner-up honors for the tournament.
Boys 10 Under
Giancarlo Aguirre of Peru was able to seal his victory with a weekend total of 168 strokes. Aguirre made a birdie over the weekend to win by a 8-stroke margin over his closest competitor. Ethan Ranney of Wellington, FL shot a total of 176 shots and claimed solo runner-up honors. Rounding up the top-three was Jordan Reyes of West Palm Beach, FL with a weekend total of 200 strokes and claimed solo third-place honors.