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Highlighted Players of the Week: Ghamande and Sasaki
This past weekend's IJGT Major Championship at Kiawah Island, on February 18-19, 2012, saw many outstanding players. Two players that stood out more than others were Salil Ghamande of Evans, GA, winner of the Boys 14 & Under Division and Moyu Sasaki of Tokyo, Japan, winner of the Girls Division.
A girl who is not new to the spotlight is Moyu Sasaki who won her third tournament with the IJGT this season. During the season she has had nine top-3 finishes. This past weekend at Kiawah Island Resort she won by one stroke after shooting 77-74 for a total of 151. Throughout the tournament she had a total of 22 pars, five birdies, seven bogeys and only two others which helped her to take home the Major Championship Title. We look forward seeing Moyu in her next event February 26-27, 2012 at IJGT Family Weekend at Port Royal Barony Course.
About the IJGT
The IJGT provides exceptional junior golfers with the opportunity to develop and showcase their competitive skills while setting high standards to preserve the traditions and integrity of the game. As a tour that operates primarily throughout the academic year, the IJGT hosts approximately 60 tournaments annually. In addition, the IJGT hosts three international events. Each event provides multi-day competition for junior golfers of all skill levels ages 9-19. Players representing 45 states and 43 countries around the world regularly compete in events at venues such as TPC Sawgrass, Pinehurst, Bethpage State Park, and Harbour Town Golf Links. Official partners of the IJGT include Bridgestone Golf, Quagmire Golf, BMW of North America, The First Tee, Golf Digest/Golf World, and Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy.
To obtain more information about the IJGT, please visit www.IJGT.com or call (800) 792-9143.