IJGA News & Notes: July 13, 2016

It’s been another exciting week at the International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) as students and alumni competed in tournaments not just across the country, but around the world!

Congratulations to recent IJGA graduate Jasmine Chee (’16), who won the Hong Kong Golf Association event at Stableford! To view the final results, click here. Chee will be playing college golf at Western Michigan University this fall.

Jasmine Chee

Jasmine Chee

Rising senior Linda Trockel recently finished eighth in the Danish International Ladies Amateur Championship. To view the full results, click here.

Rising senior Alejandro Guillen fired an even-par 72 in the second round of a U.S. Amateur qualifier.

Alejandro Guillen

Alejandro Guillen

Current & Upcoming Tournaments

Rising senior Colton Tanner advanced to the Round of 64 in the 118th Utah State Amateur Championship! The Utah Golf Association event is being hosted at Alpine Country Club in Alpine, Utah, on July 11-16, 2016.  To follow along, click here.

Rising junior Tiana Cruz is currently competing in the Junior World Championships. She fired an even-par 72 in round one and is currently tied for ninth. The tournament is being hosted at La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif., on July 12-15, 2016. To follow along, click here.

Rising seniors Arjun Puri and Angela Aung are competing in the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship. The AJGA event is being hosted at Jones Greek Golf Club in Evans, Ga., on July 11-14, 2016. For live scoring, click here.

IJGA alumnae Kelly Whaley (UNC), Regina Plasencia (Arkansas), Ana Ruiz (Oklahoma) and Kim Mitchell (Western Carolina) are competing in the Women’s North & South Championship. The tournament is being hosted at Pinehurst Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C., on July 11-15, 2016. For live scoring, click here.

Puri will also be competing in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. The USGA event will be hosted at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn., on July 18-23, 2016.

Aung and fellow rising senior Kayla Kozak will be competing locally in the Judie Oppenheimer Memorial Junior. The AJGA event will be hosted at Oyster Reef Golf Club in Hilton Head Island, S.C., on July 18-21, 2016.

Tanner will be competing in the Enagic Junior Championship. The AJGA event will be hosted at The Legends Golf Club at Temeku Hills in Temecula, Calif., on July 18-21, 2016.

IJGA alumnae Mariajo Uribe and Stephanie Meadow will be competing in the Marathon Classic. The LPGA event will be hosted at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio, on July 14-17, 2016. For live scoring, click here.

Alumnus Richy Werenski will be competing in the Lincoln Land Charity Championship. The Web.com Tour event will be hosted at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield, Illinois, on July 14-17, 2016. For live scoring, click here.

Best of luck to all of our students and alumni competing this week!

Also, we are so proud of alumnae Uribe (Colombia) and Shanshan Feng (China), who will be representing their countries in the 2016 Olympics and Stephanie Meadow (Ireland) who was named to the Reserve list!

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