Weekend Preview: HJGT Academy Cup

This weekend a select team of 10 International Junior Golf Academy students will be competing in the HJGT Academy Cup. The two-day, 36-hole event will be played October 10-11, 2015, at Celebration Golf Club in Celebration, Fla.

Team IJGA includes Matej Malicek, Lino Galdin, Shiso Go, Aniruddh Kedlaya, Linda Trockel, Colton Tanner, Kanata Irei, Saptak Talwar, Ankita Kedlaya and Haruka Shintani. They will be accompanied by IJGA Director of Instruction Stuart Morgan and Golf Instructor Alex Puchales.

As for alumni, three alumnae will be competing against each other in the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational. Kelly Whaley (UNC Chapel Hill), Laura Restrepo (Louisville) and Regina Plasencia (Arkansas) will be competing in the three-day, 54-hole event on October 9-11, 2015. The tournament will be hosted at UNC Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Geuntae Kim (East Tennessee State) will be competing in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate. The three-day, 54-hole event will be hosted at Blackthorn Club at The Ridges in Jonesboro, Tenn., on October 9-11, 2015.

Sandy Wongwaiwate (Yale) and Phyllis Tang (Boston University) will be competing against each other in the Yale Women’s Intercollegiate. The three-day, 54-hole event will be hosted at The Course at Yale on October 9-11, 2015.

Professionally, defending champion Shanshan Feng, I.K. Kim and Mariajo Uribe are competing in the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. A part of the LPGA Asian Swing, this tournament is being played October 8-11, 2015, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Once a tournament commences, you can click on the event name above to view the leaderboard.

Best of luck to all of the past and current IJGA students competing this weekend!

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