ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND – The International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) has selected its Team USA for the annual Euro Junior Golf Cup contested in Scotland. Every year, the IJGT compiles a team of 14 talented junior golfers to travel and compete in a unique triangular match play event against Team Canada and Team FIFE (Scotland). Teams play for the John Clark Trophy, awarded every year to the winning team.
This year’s roster is comprised of players from 10 states across the country and multiple IJGT tournament champions.
Boys 15-19 Division
Michael Bliss – Newtown, Pa.
Grant Burton – Fallston, Md.
Tyler Dierwechter – Oldsmar, Fla.
Ethan Heller – Media, Pa.
Conner Kumpula – Albany, Ore.
Scott Lemon – Amarillo, Texas
Nicholas Russell – Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Jonathon Simons – Breaux Bridge, La.
Boys 14 & Under Division
Prescott Butler – Old Westbury, N.Y.
C.J. Hughes – Indiana, Pa.
Mikee Ordona – Upland, Calif.
William Sheedy – Washington D.C.
Desiree Anderson – Napa, Calif.
Yuki Nakayama – Bluffton, S.C.
The competition is held over three days on Drumoig Golf Course, Leven Links Golf Club, and Scotscraig Golf Club. Two of these courses are among the 13 oldest golf clubs in the world. The Euro Junior Golf Cup starts on Wednesday, July 30th on Scotscraig Golf Club.
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, KENTWOOL, CHAMP Spikes, Clazic Belts, AB Golf Designs, The First Tee, Sundog Eyewear, morodZ, PURE Grips, Golfweek, and the International Junior Golf Academy.
To obtain more information about the IJGT, please visit www.ijgt.com or call 843-785-2444.