The 3rd Annual Faldo Series U.S. Grand Final concluded with amazing results from the IJGA students. Joon Jang, current student at IJGA Old Carolina, swept the entire field with a stellar performance and a final score of -13 to claim the overall title. Wanxi “Alex” Sun (IJGA BG) had a great comeback in the final round, shooting -3 on the last 9 holes for a final round of 72 and a +4 total, winning the Boys U18 division by scorecard playoff. Aaron Lin (IJGA BG) was second after a final score of +4. On the boys U16 Division, Kenny Leseur from IJGA Bishops Gate was the winner with a total score of -1, claiming the first place by 19 shots. Felix Feres (IJGA BG) was second with a total score of +18.
On the girls side, Joon Jang (IJGA OC) stood alone as the U18 Division champion after shooting on the 60’s every day for an impressive total score of -13. Natasha Kiel (IJGA BG) was second after two final rounds under par and a total score of -2. Rivekka Jumagulova (IJGA BG) was the winner of the Girls U16 Division by 3 shots over Maria Fedorowycz (IJGA BG) who shot a total of +8.
The Faldo Series hosts 35 annual tournaments in 30 countries worldwide, and has set the stage for junior golfers internationally to compete in high stakes competition against the best players in the world. Through the partnership between IJGT and the Faldo Series, North American junior golfers have the opportunity to put themselves on the map with the best players in the world.
Winners of the Faldo Series U.S. Grand Final are now invited to participate in the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final in March of 2020.
1st Wanxi “Alex” Sun +4 (72-76-72) – wins by scorecard playoff
2nd Aaron Lin +4 (74-73-73)
3rd Tristan Galant +9 (78-76-71)
1st Kenny Leseur -1 (69-73-73)
T2 Felix Feres Mahbub +18 (79-83-72)
T2 Muhaman Zaini +18 (78-80-76)
1st Joon Jang -13 (69-69-68)
2nd Natasha Kiel -2 (76-71-70)
3rd Carla Alvarez Perez +6 (75-71-79)
1st Rivekka Jumagulova (76-74-74)
2nd Maria Fedorowycz (75-78-74)
3rd Yoko Tai (77-73-80)