From Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Philadelphia Junior Open at Five Ponds Golf Club in Warminster, PA. The tournament was shortened due to weather and resulted in an 18-hole tournament. 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 Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.
The champion of the Tiger Woods | Boys 16-18 Division was a tie for first after Rd1. Tyler Zimmer of Bryn Mawr, PA and Nicholas Hano of Warrington, PA both shot impressive scores of 74. Rounding out the top 3 was Billy Gussler who shot a75.
The Will Smith | Boys 14-15 Division also had a tie for first after Rd 1. Matthew Normand of Lumberton, NJ and Aiden LeBlanc of Macungie, PA both shot scores of 78. Aiden took home 2nd place honors. Coming in 3rd on the weekend was Christian Deussing shooting a Rd 1 score of 80.
Adrian Jordan of Lawrenceville, NJ took home the trophy in the Ernie Els | Boys 11-13 Division by firing a solid score of 74 in Rd 1. Daniel Shin was right behind him with a score of 79 and rounding out the top 3 was Thomas Wen shooting an83.
Taylor Oberparleiter of Laurel Springs, NJ came away victorious in the Justin Timberlake | Girls 14-18 Division this past weekend firing a great score of 75 in Rd 1. Coming in 2nd place was Ashley Liu with a score of 82. In 3rd, we had a 5-way tie with Olivia Patrow, Lauren Chen, Olivia Strigh, Sarah Scarpill, and Ellison Lundquist all shooting an 83.
Kayla Maletto shot an impressive score of 78 to take home 1st place honors in the Justin Rose | Girls U13 Division. Following close behind her was a two-way tie for 2nd place with Hannah Rabb and Jolie Pastorick shooting scores of 85.