The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour stopped in Winchester, Tennessee for the Tennessee Fall Challenge on September 30 – October 1, hosted by Bear Trace Golf Course at Tims Ford. The Jack Nicklaus designed course provided beautiful conditions for the two-day event. The HJGT would like to thank the amazing staff members at Bear Trace for their hospitality and producing the wonderful playing conditions for our field.
Our Boys 16-18 Champion is Marshall Daniel. The Collierville, TN native was able to navigate the golf course and jump to an early lead that he held all the way through the event. Shooting an impressive 71 on day one and 73 on day two, he was able to hold off the competition and take home the first place trophy. In second place we have Jonathan Liggett of Tullahoma, TN. Liggett produced a 75 on Saturday and 70 (low round of tournament) on Sunday. His score of 145 was good enough for second place. Josh Floyd took home third place honors with a two-day score of 152(75-77).
Landon Wockenfuss of Alabaster, AL is our boys 14-15 Champion. Wockenfuss posted a total score of 148. He was able to rebound from his 77 on day one to produce a 71 on Sunday, which propelled him into the first place position. In Second place we have Riley Grant. The Rock Spring, GA native shot a 75 and 77 on Saturday and Sunday respectively, which was good enough for the second place trophy. The third place trophy belongs to Evan Reed of Shelbyville, TN. Reed shot 77 on Saturday and 76 on Sunday to give him a one stroke advantage against the competition.
Will Jones is our boys 11-13 Champion. The Alpharetta, GA native posted an impressive two-day score of 151(77-74). Jones’ impressive set of skills allowed him to navigate around a challenging course and edge out the competition in a come from behind victory. Second place honors were split between two players in a thrilling showdown. Jack Taylor of Nashville, TN posted a two-day score of 156(84-72). Trent Trousdale of Huntsville, AL shared 2nd place with scores of 73 and 83.
Our Girls 14-18 Champion is Sarah Utley of Hampton Cove, AL. Utley posted a two-day score of 150(73-77). In second place we have Sanika Kulkarni. The Alpharetta, GA native shot an 84 on Saturday and 80 on Sunday which placed her squarely into 2nd place. Rounding out the division, we have Destiny Hill in 3rd place. Hill posted a two-day score of 172(92-80). The ladies enjoyed their experience, which produced a great competition down the stretch.
Madeline Simcox of Bristle, TN is the girls U13 Champion. Simcox produced an 86 on Saturday and 85 on Sunday which gave her the first place trophy. In second place we have Bella Warwick of Huntsville, AL. Warwick shot a two-day total of 194(96-98).