On Saturday, January 12, 2019 – Sunday, January 13, 2019, The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Powered by the Junior Golf Hub held the Rio Pinar Junior Open in Orlando, FL. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made up 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 Division Boys U10, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and Justin Rose Girls U13 Division. To view the full leaderboard click HERE!
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Leif Sinclair of Stuart, FL captured the first-place finish at the Rio Pinar Junior Open in the Tiger Woods 16-18 Division with a two-day total of 145 strokes. With solid play both days, Sinclair was able to hold off the second-place finisher, Ryan Moylan of Vero Beach, FL by four strokes. Jacob Hair of Maitland, FL received third place with a two-day total of 151 strokes
Will Smith Boys 14-15
While shooting 84 the first day and improving with 79 the second day, Gavin Girard of East Setauket, NY took home the first-place trophy In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 Division this past weekend by shooting a two-day total of 163 strokes.
Ernie Els 11-13
Reggie Zhu of Winter Garden, FL did not disappoint in the Ernie Els Boys 11-13 Division as he finished at 148 stokes to win his division over second-place finisher Ethan Coffield of Hamilton GA. Coffield finished a two-day total of 165 stokes. Albert Lan of Orlando, FL made his way into the top three by shooting 177 strokes over the weekend.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Briana Gabe of Melbourne, FL ended up with a victory in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division in a firing two-day total of 149 strokes. Tied for second was Tianyi Zhuang of Windermere, FL and Rachel Hu of Northville, MI with a grand total of 152 stokes.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Bella Dovhey of Oviedo, FL won first place in the Justin Rose Girls Under 13 Division with a two-day total of 157 strokes. Dovhey was able to take the first-place victory by defeating Sammy Chao of Orlando, FL and Ariana Urrea of Lima, Peru by 5 and 14 strokes respectively.
Boys 10 Under
In the Bryson DeChambeau Boys Under 10 Division, Giancarlo Aguirre of Lima Peru, won first place with a two-day total of 189 strokes.