IJGT Photo of the Week featuring Samantha Gong – February 1-2, 2014

The IJGT hosted its first west coast Event of the year in San Francisco, Calif., at Presidio Golf Course. The Major Championship featured a field of 38 players across three divisions. With both rain and shine during the two-day Event, juniors displayed impressive talent and resiliency as they competed for both IJGT Merit Points and national rankings.

This week’s Photo of the Week features second-place finisher, Samantha Gong of San Francisco, Calif.

Samantha Gong finished second with a score of 85-76--161 overall.

Samantha Gong finished second with a score of 85-76–161 overall.

In just her third ever IJGT Event, the west coast native battled back in windy and wet conditions post a second-round score of 76 – an impressive nine strokes better than her first round score of 85. The second-round score led her to nab the Clazic Belt Low Final Round Award for the girls and land within three strokes of first place. Her second-place finish was highlighted with a staggering seven birdies, three of which came consecutively in round two.

The Photo of the Week is decided by our fans and followers so don’t forget – your feedback counts! In the week following a tournament, keep an eye on the IJGT Facebook page for photos from the Event. Each photo will received 1 point for a ‘Like’, 2 points for a ‘Comment’ and 3 points for ‘Shares’ so let us know what you think!