This past weekend, April 2-5, 2015, Bishops Gate Golf Academy students took part in two AJGA events. First, was the Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior at Horseshoe Bay in Horseshoe Bay, Texas hosted at the Horseshoe Bay Resort on the Apple Course.
At this event, Tom Broxup tied for sixth place in the Boys Division. Tom carded a tournament total 73-71-73-217. Highlights from Tom’s performance include three back-to-back birdies in round 2 on holes No. 5, 6, and 7 as well as an eagle in his final round of competition. Maria Hoyos of Colombia took eighth in the Girls Division with scores of 78-77-73 for a tournament total of 228. Maria improved her score and placing each day. On the final stretch of eight holes, she shot par or better and closed out the tournament with back-to-back birdies.
The other event our students participated in was the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Justin Rose in Palm Harbor, Florida, on the Copperhead and North Courses at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club. In the Boys Division, BGGA senior Tiger Lee finished in a tie for seventh place. Tiger’s best performance came on the back nine in the first round where he did not card a single score over par and added an impressive three birdies. His card read 72-74-75 for a tournament total of 221.
Meanwhile, in the Girls Division, Yunjie Zhang finished in a two-way tie for second. Zhang’s scorecard illustrated remarkable consistency with scores of 70-71-71 for a tournament total of 212. Yunjie also carded a birdie on the par-5 eighth in all three rounds. Gabriela Coello tied for fifth at the Innisbrook event. Her scores were 74-74-71 for a tournament total of 217. This included a total of seven birdies.
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