From Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Spring College Prep Series at UF at The Mark Bostic Golf Course in Gainesville, FL. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made from all 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 Boys 10 and Under, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under.
James Ballato of Fernandina Beach, FL took home1st place honors in the Tiger Woods | Boys 16-18 Division after stellar rounds of 68-72 for a 4-under par total of 140 for the tournament. Levi Edkins took came in 2nd place after great rounds of 74-71. Nathan Kraynyk rounded out the top 3 with a two-day total of 147.
Ken Shibata of Fairbault, MN came away victorious in the Will Smith | Boys 14-15 Division after firing rounds of 73-75 for a two-day total of 148. Owen Mullen only finished two shots behind Ken to take 2nd place after rounds of 72-78. Rohan Singh finished 3rd after a two-day total of 153 for the tournament.
Phillip Dunham of Jacksonville, FL took home the hardware for the Ernie Els | Boys 11-13 Division after great rounds of 71-74.Connor McCann came in solo 2nd place after shooting rounds of 78-74.Rounding out the top 3, only 2 strokes behind Connor, was Mason Howell after shooting a two-day total of 154.
Mackenzie Gallagher of Orlando, FL took home 1st place this weekend in the Justin Timberlake | Girls 14-18 Division after shooting consistent scores of 74-72 to edge out Sarah Edwards by one stroke. Sarah shot rounds of 73-74 to take home solo 2nd and Alex Crafton took home 3rd with a two-day total of 149.
Haley Davis of Ocala, FL shot rounds of 79-77 to take home 1st place in the Justin Rose | Girls U13 Division. Ann-Sophie Dourgault show a two-day total of 165 to finish 2nd in the tournament. Coming in 3rd place was Arianna Leon after shooting a tournament score of 170 for two days.
Boys 10 Under
Stafford Davis of Thomasville, GA proved to be a great sport this weekend as the only player in the Bryson DeChambeau | Boys U10 Division. He showed great determination after firing scores of 83-82 and taking him 1st place honors.