Galdin, Phillips win IJGT Southeast Kickoff at Crescent Pointe

It was a great weekend for International Junior Golf Academy students and alumni competing in tournaments across the country.

Lino Galdin of Nevny, France, fired a 6-under 65 in the final round of the International Junior Golf Tour’s Southeast Kickoff at Crescent Pointe to win the Boys 15-19 Division. He made par or better on the entire back nine in round two. Galdin carded a division-best 13 birdies during the two-day, 36-hole tournament.

Lino Galdin

Lino Galdin

After carding an even-par 71 in the first round of the Southeast Kickoff at Crescent PointeColton Tanner of Westport, Conn., fired a 2-under 69 in round two to finish second in the Boys 15-19 Division.

Colton Tanner

Colton Tanner

Chase Phillips of Hilton Head, S.C., carded a division-high four birdies on his way to a 151 tournament total and the Boys 14 & Under Division title. Adam Zou of Chongqing, China, finished second.

Chase Phillips

Chase Phillips

 

Adam Zou

Adam Zou

Linda Trockel of Berlin, Germany, and Melany Chong of Mississauga, Canada, took second and third, respectively, in the Girls Division. Chong was the only golfer in the Girls Division to break par in the second round; her 1-under 70 earned her the Clazic Low Final Round Award.

Linda Trockel

Linda Trockel

Melany Chong

Melany Chong

Watch a video recap of the tournament here:

You can find photos from the tournament on the IJGT Facebook page.

 

Shiso Go

Shiso Go

Shiso Go tied for fourth in the Bobby Chapman Junior Invitational. He carded 3-under 68s in both rounds to finish with a 6-under 136 tournament total. He closed out the final round with two birdies and an eagle on the final four holes.

As for IJGA alums, Ayaka Nakayama (University of Central Florida) carded a 1-under 71 in the final round of the Mason Rudolph Championship  to finish second one her team. Laura Restrepo (University of Louisville) fired a 2-under 70 in the second round to finish second on her team. The three-day, 54-hole event was hosted by Vanderbilt University in Franklin, Tenn., on September 18-20, 2015.

 

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