On Saturday November 10 – Sunday November 11, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Pinehurst Junior Classic presented by Cheney Brothers in Pinehurst, NC. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from 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 Division Boys U10, Justin Rose Division Girls U13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Alex Heffner captured the first-place finish at the Pinehurst Junior Classic in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 154 (77-77). With solid play both days, Heffner was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Victor Vargas by 1 shot. Rounding out the division are Ihle Majeres and Cade Hancock who finished in a tie for 3rd place with a two-day total of 157.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Nick Kley took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of 164. Solid play in the second round allowed Kley to take victory Aidan Harrington who finished second with a 2-day total of 167. Rounding out the division was Gibson Charlton and Andrew Coppin who finished tied in third with a two-day total of 170.
Ernie Els 11-13
Will Hartman did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 84-74 to win in his division over Julian Dugan who carded rounds of 88-81 to claim 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Jose Fernandez who finished in third with a two-day total of 170.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Susana Olivares ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 148 (76-72). With consistent rounds, Olivares was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Romina Villanueva by 6 shots. Rounding out the division was Maria Arenas who shot a 2-day total of 158 to claim a 3rd place finish.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Eleanor Parkerson ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division by carding a total of 165 (87-78). With consistent rounds, Parkerson was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Karsyn Roberts by 8 shots. Rounding out the division was Kinsley Smith and Gracie Song who finished in a tie for 3rd place with a two-day total of 177.
Boys 10 Under
In the Bryson Dechambeau Division, John John Santospago took the first-place trophy with a two-day total of 154. Santospago was able to hold off Alex Bundy, who finished in second place with a two-day total of 168. Rounding out the division was Chase Duncan who claimed the third-place trophy with a two-day total of 170.