On Saturday November 17 – Sunday November 18, 2018 The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the South Florida Fall Open in Miami Beach, 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.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Patrick Galleher of Midlothian, VA captured the first-place finish at the South Florida Fall Open in the Tiger Woods Boys 16-18 division with a 2-day total of +3. With solid play both days, Galleher was able to hold off Kota Ando who had a total of +8. Avery Arasin rounded out the division with the 3rd place finish by shooting a 2-day total of +11.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
In the Will Smith Boys 14-15 division, Percy Yang took home first place this weekend by shooting a 2-day total of +24. Solid play in the second round allowed Yang to take victory over George Myint who finished second with a 2-day total of +36. Rounding out the division was Mauricio Sanchez of Mexico who finished with +44 to claim the 3rd place finish.
Ernie Els 11-13
Asher Joseph did not disappoint in the Ernie Els boys 11-13 division with even par to win in his division over Hubert Ramirez of Miami, Florida who claimed second with a total of +24. Rounding out the division were Xiaoyi Gu and Christian Figueredo who both placed in 3rd with a two-day total of +25.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Natalia Jimenez ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18 Division by winning a total of +10. With consistent rounds, Jimenez was able to hold off 2nd place finisher Tori Bien of Hollywood, FL who finished with a total of +14. Rounding out the division was Makenna Rodriguez and Isabella Bailly who shot a 2-day total of +17 to claim a tie for 3rd place.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Gianna Clemente ended up with the first-place finish in the Justin Rose Girls U13 Division by shooting a total of -4 for the weekend. With consistent rounds, Clemente was able to hold off Morgan Rodriguez of Delray Beach as she scored +3 to claim 2nd place. Rounding out the division was Remi Bacardi who shot a 2-day total of +11 to claim a 3rd place finish.