On Saturday October 20 – Sunday October 21, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Pittsburgh Junior Open #3 at Totteridge Golf Club in Greensburg, PA. 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.
Sabiastian Vida captured the first-place finish at the Pittsburgh Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 153 (71-82). With solid play both days, Vida was able to hold off Scott Fitzgerald. Jackson Hoey and Nate Piatt both rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish shooting a 2-day total of 162.
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Adam Lauer took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of 150. Solid play in the second round allowed Lauer to take victory over Chuck Tragesser with a total score of 163. Rounding out the division Anthony Lobb and Scott Jordan for third place tie with a total of 164.
Trevor Todd did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 80-80 to win in his division over David Fuhrer who carded rounds of 83-82 to claim 2nd place. Ryan Steigerwald and Joey Miller each shot a 2-day total of 180 to finish in a tie for 3rd place.
Lauren Freyvogel ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 146 (74-72). With consistent rounds, Freyvogel was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Erika Hoover. Rounding out the division was Lauren Barber who shot a 2-day total of 169 to claim a 3rd place finish.
In the Justin Rose Girls U13 division, Lily Zhang took home a first place victory with a two-day total of 164. In second place was Marissa Malosh with a two-day total of 176 (98-78). Rounding out the division was Mya Morgan who took a solo 3rd place finish with a two-day total of 185.
Boys 10 Under
Carson Higginbotham won first place in the Bryson Dechambeau boys U10 division with a total of 147. Holding off Jonah Schollaert giving him a solo second place win with a two-day total of 162. Rounding out the division in 3rd place was Aaron Didjunas with a two day total of 173.