The winner of this week’s Photo of the Week contest for the IJGT Northeast Tour is Will Byrne, of McLean, Va. Byrne was the Boys 15-19 Division Champion in the Sept. 21-22 Baltimore Junior at Worthington Manor in Urbana, Md., after carding a final 1-over-par 145, three shots ahead of 2nd place finisher Luke Schaap. The win came in Byrne’s first IJGT event. Way to go, Will!
Meanwhile, on the IJGT Southeast Tour, Lee Hammerschmidt is the Photo of the Week winner for this above photo capturing his Round 1 tee shot during the Aiken Junior Open at Woodside Plantation Golf Club in Aiken, S.C., on Sept. 21-22. Hammerschmidt, from Armonk, N.Y., placed 7th after a 168 stroke (+24) performance for the tournament. This was Hammerschmidt’s sixth IJGT event, and second of the season, giving him his best finish yet. A big congratulations are in order for Lee!