From Saturday July 6th through Sunday July 7th, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the Tennessee Summer Junior Open. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole format with a field of four divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, and the Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18.
Owen Doherty of Alpharetta, GA took the first-round lead after scoring a 73 on Saturday. Doherty remained at the top of the leaderboard all weekend, with a final round of 70 and winning by a margin of 8 strokes. Trey Rouse finished in second place with rounds of 78 and 73 over the weekend for runner up honors. And rounding up our top-three were Grant Burks of Chattanooga, TN and Carson Johnson of Signal Mountain, TN with weekend totals of 154 strokes.
Ryan Porterfield of Cumming, GA was able to seal his victory with rounds of 78 and 75 over the weekend, making a birdie of the last hole to finish at a two-day total of 153 strokes. Conner Sharp of Chattanooga, TN claimed runner-up honors with a total of 155 shots and consistent weekend rounds of 77 and 78. Rounding up the top three was Happy Gilmore of Bloomfield, IN with a total of 156 strokes for the tournament.
Luke Beadles of Nolensville, TN shot consistent weekend rounds to finish with a total of 165 strokes and claim victory. Beadles made a birdie on the 11th hole on Sunday to win by a margin of 11 shots. Jackson Hope of Dallas, GA was able to claim solo runner-up honors with a weekend total of 176 strokes.
Christina Surcey of Cartersville, GA claimed first-place honors with a total of 157 shots. Surcey was able to seal her victory with rounds of 78 and 79 to win by a ten-shot margin. Stephanie Xian of Signal Mountain, TN shot a total of 167 shots to claim solo runner-up honors. Rounding up the top three was Preslee Yoder of Chattanooga, TN with a weekend total of 169 shots to claim third-place honors.