From Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Pittsburgh Junior Open at Glengarry Golf Links in Latrobe, PA. The tournament was shortened due to weather and resulted in an 18-holetournament. The field was made from all 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 Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.
Nathan Piatt of Pittsburgh, PA came away victorious in the Tiger Woods | Boys 16-18 Division with an impressive 1-under par round 69. In 2nd place, there was a three-way tie with Aidan Oehrle, Mario Battaglia, and Nick Piper shooting scores of 73.
The Will Smith | Boys 14-15 Division was a tie after Rd 1. Weston Warden of Glenshaw, PA and Nolan Nicklas of Cranberry Twp, PA both shot rounds of 79 to take home co-champion honors. Owen Rooney rounded out the top 3 with a solid score of 81.
Nicholas Turowski of Harrison City, PA took home 1st place honors in the Ernie Els | Boys 11-13 Division shooting a strong score of 73 in Rd 1. David Fuhrer came in 2nd place shooting a nice score of 77. Rounding out the top 3 was Trevor Todd firing a Rd 1 score of 81.
Sarah White of Erie, PA edged out 1st place honors in the Justin Timberlake| Girls 14-18 Division by shooting a great score of 78 in Rd 1. Right behind her was Inseo Huh shooting a score of 79. Rounding out the top 3 was Tara Loughran shooting an 83.
Mya Morgan came away with the 1st place prize in the Justin Rose | GirlsU13 Division by shooting a Rd 1 score of 90 in the Pittsburgh Junior Open.
Boys 10 Under
Avid HJGT player Carson Higginbotham of Clarksburg, WV came away with the 1st place hardware in the Bryson DeChambeau | Boys U10 Division after firing a strong Rd 1 score of 76. Close on his heels was Aaron Didjunas shooting a solid round of 84.