From January 4th to the 5th, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Phoenix Winter 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 Under 10, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and Justin Rose Division Girls Under 13.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
After a playoff this weekend, William King from Olathe, KS was the first-place finisher.. King brought in scores of 70 and 72 for a combined total of 142 for the weekend to take home the victory over Ryan Vickers from Gilbert, AZ. Vickers was the runner up for the weekend with scores of 74 and 68 for a combined total of 142. Nikolas Kittilson from Chandler, AZ was the third place finisher with weekend scores of 73 and 72 for a total of 145.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
Traejan Andrews from Greeley, CO was able to seal his victory by ending the weekend with consistant scores of 74 for a combined total of 148. Camden O’Malley from White Bear Lake, MN was the runner up with consistant scores of 79 for a weekend total of 158. To round out the top three honors was Blake Steensland from Edina, MN. Steensland put up scores of 80 and 83 for a weekend total of 163.
Ernie Els 11-13
After a playoff this weekend, Tommy Kelley from Omaha, NE was the first-place finisher this weekend. Kelley brought in scores of 71 and 77 with a combined score of 148 for the weekend to take home the victory over Owen Bolles from Goodyear, AZ. Bollees was the second-place finisher with scores of 72 and 76 for a total of 148. To round out the top three was Ethan Wang from Vancouver, Canada. Wang ended the weekend with scores of 90 and 105 for a total of 195.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Eva Bulder from Sewickley, PA was the top finisher with scores of 78 and 81 for a 159 stroke weekend finish. Ellie Johnson from Des Peres, MO took home the runner up title with scores of 78 and 87 for a weekend total of 165. Lauren Peterson from Harland, WI rounded out the top three with scores of 80 and 86 for a combined total of 166.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Claudia Zhang from West Vancouver, Canada was the top finisher with impressive scores of 75 and 71 for a 146 stroke weekend finish. Claire Swathwood Carmel, IN took home the runner up title with scores of 82 and 79 for a weekend total of 161. Callia Ward from Alburquerque, NM rounded out the top three with scores of 80 and 82 for a combined total of 162.
Boys 10 Under
Jack Kelley from Omaha, NE was the top finisher with impressive scores of 84 and 83 for a 167 stroke weekend finish.