IJGA alumni continue to excel around the world in tournament play. This past weekend three former IJGA students finished in the top 20 on the LPGA tour at the Blue Bay LPGA. Shanshan Feng finished in a tie for seventh place, Mariajo Uribe finished in a tie for 11th place, and I.K. Kim finished in a tie for 20th place.
In NCAA play, Regina Plasencia, finished in eighth place at the Alamo Invitational. Plasencia, a junior for the University of Arkansas, recorded a tournament total of 5-under-par 211 helping her team to a second-place finish.
Phimnipha Wongwaiwate, a 2013 IJGA graduate and a current sophomore at Yale University, finished in second place at the Princeton Invitational. She recorded rounds of 71-70-79 and helped the Bulldogs earn an impressive 11-stroke victory.
Class of 2014 graduate, Bria’ Sanders, returned to the lowcountry at the NAIA Women’s Preview at Savannah Quarters Country Club in Pooler, Ga. She competed as an individual for Savannah College of Art & Design – Atlanta and finished in a tie for 12th place with a 154 tournament total.
The International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) is the premier destination for middle and high school golfers as well as graduates seeking a competitive advantage amongst their peers. IJGA’s unique programs deliver customized golf training, tour competition, performance training, character building and an elite college preparatory education – in a close, family environment in Hilton Head, South Carolina.