IJGA Alumni Places 2nd in AGJA Tournament –
Saptak Talwar places 2nd in E-Z-Go Vaughn Taylor Championship
July 24, 2017 (Bluffton, SC) – Saptak Talwar, of New Delhi, India, placed second in the E-Z-Go Vaughn Taylor Championship on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at Jones Creek Golf Club in Evans, Georgia. Talwar shot 74-73-68 for a three-day total of one under par, 215, to a podium finish in the 54-man field. Talwar had an amazing come back in his third round with a 4 under par 68 to narrowly miss first place by one stroke.
Talwar attended the International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) near Hilton Head, South Carolina for the past two years, where he grew both mentally and physically as a student athlete. He will be attending Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut this fall, where he will be playing Division I golf for the Pioneers.
“Saptak is a natural style of player, although even natural players need to know how things tick. He has recently been working with IJGA coach, Steven Chalmers, doing his 3D biofeedback. Through this amazing technology, which we use with the IJGA Academy program, he has been able to understand how his hips work better to plug a power-leak that he had. He can then hit it further and straighter as a result.” Jonathan Yarwood- IJGA Director of Golf.
This marks the first podium finish and second top 10 in an AGJA event for Talwar this summer. He couldn’t have asked for a better finish before he heads off to Sacred Heart in the fall. We know that Talwar will take this confidence and strong play to start the fall season and we look forward to following along during his collegiate journey.
The International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) was founded in 1995 in Hilton Head, SC as a home for elite juniors from around the world looking to earn college golf scholarships in the United States. Since 1995, IJGA has achieved nearly 100% college placement and graduates have earned over $51 million in college golf scholarships. IJGA continues to develop the character and skill of junior golfers, while helping them achieve their goals. For more information, visit https://hub.coffee%2Fijga2019