More than 30 International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) students and alumni will be competing in professional, college and junior tournaments this weekend! Keep reading to find out who will be competing where (and when!).
15 IJGA students will be taking advantage of another local tournament this weekend, the HJGT Low Country Jr. Shootout at Dolphin Head Golf Club.
The two-day, 36-hole event will be held on October 24-25, 2015, at Dolphin Head Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C. A Gary Player design, Dolphin Head was Player’s first course in the Hilton Head area. Opened in 1974, it was Hilton Head Plantation’s first golf course.
Morgan Hoffmann is currently competing in the PGA Tour’s Shriner’s Hospitals for Children Open. The tournament is being hosted at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas on October 22-25, 2015. Hoffmann fired a 5-under 66 in round one.
I.K. Kim, Shanshan Feng and Mariajo Uribe are competing in the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship. A part of the LPGA Tour’s Asian Swing, this tournament is being held October 22-25, 2015, in Taipei, Taiwan.
Matt Rushton, a junior on the Notre Dame men’s golf team, is also competing internationally this weekend in the Jerry Murray/Waterville Invitational at the Waterville Golf Links in Waterville, Ireland. The six-team tournament, which is being hosted by Notre Dame and the Waterville Golf Links, includes three Irish universities and three NCAA teams.
Ayaka Nakayama (UCF) and Kelly Whaley (UNC) are competing against each other in the Landfall Tradition this weekend. The three-day, 54-hole event will be played on The Country Club of Landfall‘s Dye course in Wilmington, N.C., on October 23-25, 2015.
Coming off a second-place finish in the SCU Colby Invitational earlier this weekend, Cake Phuchanbanchob (CSUN) will be competing in the Cal Poly Lady Mustang at Cypress Ridge Golf Club on October 24-25, 2015.
Momo Sakuragi (Rollins) will be competing in the University of Delaware Invitational. The two-day, 54-hole event will be hosted at Rehoboth Beach Country Club on October 24-25, 2015. In 2001, RBCC became the first golf course in Delaware to receive the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary designation from Audubon International.
Beginning on Sunday, Regina Plasencia (Arkansas), Nat Zeng (Wisconsin) and Ana Ruiz (Oklahoma) will be competing against each other in the Alamo Invitational. The event will be held in San Antonio, Texas, on October 25-27, 2015.
Best of luck to all of the IJGA students and alumni competing this weekend!
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.