The International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) is very proud of the former students that have used the superior training at IJGA to continue their careers on the collegiate and professional levels. IJGA alumni have been racking up top finishes across the country. Here are the top performers from last week.
Phimnipha (Sandy) Wongwaiwate, a 2013 graduate, notched another impressive finish for Yale University. Wongwaiwate, a sophomore, finished in a tie for sixth place (74-73-77) at the Yale Intercollegiate held on Sept. 26-28, 2014.
Laura Restrepo, a junior at the University of Louisville, continued her strong season for the Cardinals with an 11th-place finish at the Golfweek Conference Challenge. Restrepo led the way for Louisville with rounds of 72-75-74.
Matt Rushton helped the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Fighting Irish Golf Classic on Sept. 28-30, 2014, with a 14th-place finish after rounds of 69-76-76. Rushton qualified as the number one player for the University of Notre Dame.
2014 graduate, Phyllis Tang, is having a solid start to her freshman year at Boston University. She has competed in two tournaments, and all of her rounds have been in the 70s. At the Yale Intercollegiate, Tang finished tied for 25th place after scores of 79-74-77 in the event.
Former IJGA golf instructor, Chris Hill, who is the current Head Coach at the University of Pacific, lead his team to a victory at the Nick Watney Invitational. This is Hill’s first year as Head Coach and his impact is already being felt just one month into the season.