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Okada, Simpson featured in IJGT Photos of the Week (May 14, 2015)

Northeast Tour

The IJGT Northeast Tour traveled to Hershey, Pa., to host the IJGA Junior Open at Hershey Country Club on May 9-10, 2015. Juniors competed for IJGT Merit Points, national rankings, AJGA stars and North American Junior Amateur exemptions during the two-day, 36-hole event. Following the tournament, a photo of Towson, Md., native Charlotte Simpson was selected as the IJGT Northeast Tour’s Photo of the Week.

Charlotte Simpson edited

Simpson shot 82 on both days to finish with a 164 tournament total, good for the Girls Division title. The victory was Simpson’s first on the IJGT. She tied for third in April’s Major Championship at Bulle Rock.

Southeast Tour

The IJGT Southeast Tour traveled down to Florida to host the BGGA Orlando Open at Lake Buena Vista on May 9-10, 2015. Juniors competed in warm and sunny conditions for IJGT Merit Points, national rankings and North American Junior Amateur exemptions during the two-day, 36-hole event. Following the tournament, a photo of Tokyo, Japan, native Daiki Okada was selected as the IJGT Southeast Tour’s Photo of the Week.

Daiki Okada edited

Okada recorded a 163 tournament total to tie for 26th place in the Boys 15-19 Division. He carded five birdies during the tournament. This is Okada’s fourth season competing on the IJGT.

Congratulations to Simpson and Okada for being our IJGT Photos of the Week! Don’t forget–each week we have a Photo of the Week and it could be you! Be sure to check the IJGT Facebook Page after each event. Like, share and comment on your favorite photos and, based on the point system below, the photo with the most points will then be featured as that week’s Photo of the Week!

1 point – per ‘Like’

2 points – per comment (let’s keep these positive!)

3 points – per share

IJGT Photos of the Week – May 7, 2015

Northeast Tour

Last weekend, May 2-3, 2015, the IJGT Northeast Tour traveled to Mendon, N.Y., to host the St. John Golf & Fitness Open at Mendon Golf Club. Juniors competed for IJGT Merit Points, national rankings and exemptions into the International Junior Masters and North American Junior Amateur during the two-day, 36-hole event.

Mendon Photo of the Week 5 6 15

Following the tournament, a photo of all of the winners was selected as the IJGT Photo of the Week for the Northeast Tour.

Southeast Tour

The IJGT Southeast Tour remained local to host the Junior World Qualifier at Golden Bear on May 2-3, 2015. Juniors played in warm and sunny, picture-perfect conditions during the two-day, 36-hole event. They were competing for IJGT Merit Points, national rankings and exemptions into the IMG Academy Junior World Championships and the North American Junior Amateur.

Jasmine Chee Photo of the Week 5 7 15

Following the tournament, a photo of Jasmine Chee of Hong Kong, China, was selected as the IJGT Photo of the Week for the Southeast Tour. Chee carded an even-par 72 in the first round to tie for the early lead. She recorded a 4-over 76 in round two to finish with a 148 tournament total, good for second place in the Girls Division. Chee made par or better on every hole but one on the back nine in the first round. She had three birdies in round one on the par-5 second and ninth holes and par-4 10th hole.

Don’t forget–each week we have a Photo of the Week and it could be you! Be sure to check the IJGT Facebook Page after each event. Like, share and comment on your favorite photos and, based on the point system below, the photo with the most points will then be featured as that week’s Photo of the Week!

1 point – per ‘Like’

2 points – per comment (let’s keep these positive!)

3 points – per share

IJGT Photos of the Week – April 30, 2015

Last weekend, April 25-26, 2015, the IJGT Northeast Tour traveled to Havre de Grace, Md., to host the Major Championship at Bulle Rock while the IJGT Southeast Tour remained in Hilton Head Island, S.C., to host the IJGT Island Open at Palmetto Hall. Juniors competed for IJGT Merit Points, national rankings and North American Junior Amateur exemptions during the two-day, 36-hole events.

Following the tournaments, a photo of Aidan McCloskey of Northborough, Mass., and a photo of Jennifer Cleary of Wilmington, Del., were selected as the IJGT Photos of the Week.

The Boys 14 & Under Division champion at Palmetto Hall, McCloskey carded a 78 in round one and an 85 in round two to finish with a 163 tournament total. His division-best six-hole par-or-better streak lasted from holes No. 3 through 8 in round one. The victory was McCloskey’s second consecutive IJGT win; he finished first in the IJGT Oldfield Junior earlier this month.

Aidan McCloskey trophy edited

Cleary carded five birdies during the Major Championship at Bulle Rock to earn the EyeLine Golf Golden Putter award for the Girls Division. Her 172 tournament total landed her in fifth place. She found the most success on the par-5 second hole and the par-4 14th hole, both of which she birdied in both rounds.

Bulle Rock Jennifer Cleary edited

Congratulations to Aidan McCloskey and Jennifer Cleary on being our IJGT Photos of the Week! Don’t forget–each week we have a Photo of the Week and it could be you! Be sure to check the IJGT Facebook Page after each event. Like, share and comment on your favorite photos and, based on the point system below, the photo with the most points will then be featured as that week’s Photo of the Week!

1 point – per ‘Like’

2 points – per comment (let’s keep these positive!)

3 points – per share