On Saturday October 20 – Sunday October 21, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the TPC Prestancia Junior Open at TPC Prestancia in Sarasota, FL. 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 Girls U13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Keita Okada captured the first-place finish at the TPC Prestancia Junior Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of 144 (70-74). With solid play both days, Okada was able to hold off Santiago Urrutia by 2 shots. Simon Haas rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish shooting a 2-day total of 147 (73-74).
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Zensen Hu took home first place this weekend in shooting a 2-day total of 140. Solid play in the second round allowed Williams to take victory over Xirong Cheng who finished second with a 2-day total of 147. Rounding out the division was Armand Loscalzo who placed third with a two day total of 149.
Frank Kennedy did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division as he carded rounds of 69-74 to win in his division over Louie Liu who carded rounds of 75-69 to claim 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Soeren Benedikt Kluge who tied for third with a two day total of 154.
Annabell Fuller ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by carding a total of 143 (71-72). With consistent rounds, Fuller was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Agustina Gomez Cisterna by 2 shots. Rounding out the division was Handa Liu who shot a 2-day total of 146 to claim a 3rd place finish.
Addison Klonowski ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division by carding a total of 160 (88-80). With consistent rounds, Klonowski was able to hold off Hayli Snaer of Venice, FL who claimed 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Mathea Sagel who shot a 2-day total of 170 to claim a 3rd place finish.