From Saturday August 3rd through Sunday August 4th, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Summer College Prep Series at Penn State. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole format with a field of five divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18 and Justin Rose Girl 13 and Under division.
Tiger Woods Boys 16-18
Seth Conway of Elmira, NY was able to take home first place honors after rounds of 68 and 69. Conway had a total of 137 strokes for the weekend to win by a three-shot margin over his closest competitor. Justin Hand of Elwood City, PA had rounds of 72 and 68 to finish at a total of 140 strokes and claim solo runner-up honors. Rounding up the top-three was Palmer Cuny of Pittsburgh, PA with a weekend total of 141 strokes to claim third-place honors.
Will Smith Boys 14-15
Zachary Locke of Hoseheads, NY was able to seal his victory with rounds of 73 and 77, making a birdie on Sunday to finish at a two-day total of 150 strokes. John Keba of Emmaus, PA claimed runner-up honors with a total of 151 shots for the weekend and a first round 74. Rounding up the top three was Run Ni of Orlando, FL with a weekend total of 152 strokes for third place honors.
Ernie Els 11-13
Nicholas Turowski of Harrison City, PA was able to seal his victory with a final round of 74 and a total of 148 strokes. Turowski made 2 birdies and an eagle the last day to win by an five shot margin over his closest competitor. David Fuhrer of Pitssburgh, PA shot a total of 153 strokes with consistent weekend rounds to claim solo runner-up honors for the division. Rounding up the top three was Harrison Martineau of Indiana, PA with a weekend total of 157 strokes to round up the division.
Justin Timberlake Girls 14-18
Adena Rugola of Uniontown, PA claimed first place honors after shooting rounds of 75 and 72 to win by a four-shot margin over her closest competitor. Rugola shot a total of 151 strokes and made 6 birdies over the weekend to win. Kayla Maletto of Sinking Springs, PA and Ava O’Sullivan of Exton, PA had a weekend totals of 151 shots to claim tie runner-up honors and round up the top-three.
Justin Rose Girls U13
Lihini Ranaweera of Cranberry Twp, PA claimed first place honors after shooting rounds of 78 consecutively to win by an impressive margin over her closest competitor. Ranaweera had a weekend total of 156 strokes with a birdie the last day to win. Taylor Sieg of Summit, NJ had a total of 163 strokes to claim solo runner-up honors for the week and a first round 79.