On Saturday, November 18th the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour was in Miami to host the South Florida Junior Classic at the beautiful Normandy Shores. The players competed during a beautiful weekend in Miami which made for a great time! The HJGT would like to thank the amazing staff of the Normandy Shores Golf Course for their hospitality and ensuring excellent conditions for the field of play.
Drew Steiner of Boca Raton, FL is the Boys 16-18 champion. Steiner had a 1st round of 74 on Saturday and a 2nd round of 71 on Sunday for a two-day total of 145. Thomas Christensen III came in 2nd with a two day total of 145, he had a 1st round of 70 and 2nd round of 75. Steiner and Christensen battled in a playoff to break their tie and Steiner came away with a par to win the playoff. 3rd place was given to Gabriel Porges who carded a two-day total of 149 (78-71). The players had a great time competing and their close scores made it even more exciting.
Yoshi Petersson of Miami Beach, FL is the Boys 14-15 champion. After a 78 on Saturday, Petersson carded a 79 on Sunday for a two-day total of 157. Collin Donnelly of Boynton Beach, FL came in 2nd with a two-day total of 165 (85-80). Xiaoqun Zhang of TianJin placed 3rd with a two-day total of 170. Zhang carded an 87 on Saturday and an 83 on Sunday.
Andres Atrio of Coral Gables, FL is the champion of the Boys 11-13 division. Atrio carded a 72 on Saturday and a 70 on Sunday for a 142 two-day total to claim the title. Chu Han Zhou came in 2nd after finishing with a two-day total of 154 (75-79). 3rd was awarded to Sho Suzuki who totaled 156 (80-76). This division had great competition and each player can walk away proud of their effort.
Tori Bien of Hollywood, FL is the Girls 14-18 champion. Bien scored a 76 on Saturday, and a 77 on Sunday for a two-day total of 153. Finishing in 2nd from Miramar, FL was Laura Lou who posted rounds of 76 on Saturday and 81 on Sunday for a total of 157. 3rd place was awarded to Natalia Jimenez and Alena Lindh who totaled 159. Both Jimenez, of Pembroke Pines, FL and Lindh, of Davie, FL shot 79 on Saturday and 80 on Sunday.
Gianna Clemente of Warren, OH took home the Girls U13 first place trophy. Clemente had a two-day total of 155, having carded 77 on Saturday and 78 on Sunday. Alessandra Lorenz came in second with a two-day total of 156 (83-73). 3rd place was awarded to Kayla Brant who had a 1st round of 86 and 2nd round of 80 for a two-day total of 166.
Boys 10 Under
Matthew Golovanov of Boca Raton, FL is the Boys U10 champion. Golovanov had a two-day total of 145 (75-70). 2nd place was given to Attila Sharipbek. Sharipbek scored 94 both days for a total of 188. The boys played together both days and enjoyed their time together.