Bishops Gate Golf Academy (BGGA) students Julian Perico and Robin Williams placed in the top 10 at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
Williams, from England, placed T3 after shooting 2-over 218 with rounds of 73, 75 and 70. Williams had a surge in the final round to move up the leaderboard with three birdies and one bogey on the day. He was four shots off the leader.
Perico, from Peru, placed T7 with a score of 4-over 220. Perico shot 72 in the first round and followed that with a pair of 74s in the second and final round.
Perico, who won the AJGA Simplify Boys Invitational Championship recently, is in his final stretch of junior golf as he will graduate from BGGA at the end of May and start playing on the men’s golf team at the University of Arkansas this fall.
More Top Finishes for BGGA Students
BGGA’s Siyan Chen competed in the AJGA Junior at Yolo Fliers in Woodland, Calif. and finished fourth with a score of 3-ver 147. Chen, a junior from China, had rounds of 74 and 73 for the top-5 finish.
On other junior golf tours, BGGA students were finding success as well. At the IJGT Faldo Series South Carolina Championship at Palmetto Hall Plantation Club, BGGA’s Aryaman Mohan finished second in the Boys 15-19 Division with a score of 9-over 153. Mohan shot rounds of 72 and 81 for his second 2nd place finish this year.
In the IJGT Boys 15-19 Division, Moises Gonzalez finished fourth and Teddy Sluser finished T5.
In the IJGT Girls Division, Maria Fedorowycz finished second and Savannah Weyrauch finished third.
BGGA’s Wendy Chen qualified for the Scott Robertson Memorial tournament via the April 21st qualifier at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla.