On Saturday September 15 – Sunday September 16, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the San Francisco Junior Open #2 at Skywest GC in Heyward, CA. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from Five divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Justin Rose Division U13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Kane Lauterman of Corte Madera, CA captured the first-place finish at the San Francisco Junior Open #2 in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 151 (78-73). With solid play both days, Lauterman was able to hold off Mason Mancasola by 2 shots. Daniel Kraft rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish shooting a 2-day total of 156 (81-75).
Will Smith Boys 14-15
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division Ashwath Ekambaram of Fremont, CA took home first place this weekend in shooting a 2-day total of 160. Solid play in the second round allowed Ekambaram to take victory over Jason Macaranas who finished second with a 2-day total of 177.
Ernie Els 11-13
Ryan Zhang did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 79-80 to win in his division in a tiebreaker over Arjun Aujla who also carded rounds of 79-80. Rounding out the top 3 is Brody Root of Belvedere, CA with a 2-day total of 172.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Kelly Yu ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 159 (78-81). Yu was able to hold off Lauren Shew and Alissa Salazar by 1 shot. Shew carded rounds of 78-82 for a total of 160 while Alissa Salazar carded a 79-81.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Olivia Duan ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division by carding a total of 157 (79-78). With consistent rounds, Duan was able to hold off Sydney Silva by 11 shots (88-80,168). Rounding out the division was Sofia Aldridge who shot a 2-day total of 172 to claim a 3rd place finish.