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Florida Junior at Disney Resort – Round one recap (Oct. 11, 2014)

The IJGT’s Southeast Tour headed south to Disney’s Palm Golf Course to host the opening round of the Florida Junior at Disney Resort on October 11, 2014. With weather still resembling summer, juniors teed off beginning at 1:30 p.m. In review, the opening round’s divisional leaders and their rounds, in numbers, are below.

Cameron Clair of Bluffton S.C., sits at the top of the Boys 15-19 Division leaderboard. His round in numbers:

73 – his 1-over round one score, one stroke out in front

9 – Clair is coming off of a ninth-place finish at the IJGT Lowcountry Open at Oldfield Golf Club on September 27-28, 2014 . He also tied for ninth in the 2013 Florida Junior which was held at Black Diamond Quarry

2 – he carded two birdies, both coming on difficult par-5s

Leading the group in the Boys 14 & Under Division is Francis Li of Howey-in-the-hills, Fla. His round in numbers:

73 – his 1-over round one score, leaving him seven strokes ahead of second place

4 – total birdies, the most in the division

1 – this is his first-ever IJGT event

Bunyaporn Zeng of Bangkhen, Thailand, leads the Girls Division. Her round in numbers:

74 – her 2-over round one score to carry the round one lead

8 – she carded par or better on eight consecutive holes on the back nine, her longest streak

4 – total birdies, three of which were on par-5 holes

The final round at of the Florida Junior at Disney Resort will take place tomorrow, October, 12, 2014, with tee times beginning at 7:20 a.m. For full results from round one of the Florida Juniorclick here. Keep up to date with up-to-the-minute updates and other news by following on @IJGT Twitter.

IJGT Junior Open at Pelham Bay – Round one recap (Oct. 11, 2014)

The IJGT’s Northeast Tour traveled to Bronx, N.Y., for the first time in history for the IJGT Junior Open at Pelham Bay. The event was held at Pelham Bay Golf Course featuring tee times beginning at 12 noon for round one on October 11, 2014. In review of round one, below is each division’s leaders’ rounds, in numbers.

Paul Terminello of White Plains, N.Y., leads the Boys 15-19 Division. His round in numbers:

73 – his first round opening score of 2-over-par 73

4 – total birdies Terminello recorded, tied for the most across all three divisions

2 – he had a streak of par or better for four holes twice in his round, one on both the front and back nine

The Boys 14 & Under Division is led by Matthew Minerva Jr. of Elmsford, N.Y. His round in numbers:

76 – his round one score

2 – Minerva, the only member of the Boys 14 & Under to card a birdie, had two in total

1 – this is his first IJGT event of his career

Madison Braman of Loudonville, N.Y., leads the Girls Division. Her round in numbers:

72 – she shot an opening round of 1-over-par

10 – Braman carries a 10-stroke lead over the division

5 – Braman played the round’s par-5 holes at par or better, including birdies on No. 2 and No. 9. Braman also finished fifth at The Architects Cup on October 4-5, 2014, in Loptacong, N.J.

The final round at of the IJGT Junior Open at Pelham Bay will take place tomorrow, October, 12, 2014, with tee times beginning at 11:00 a.m. For full results from round one of the IJGT Junior Openclick here. Keep up to date with up-to-the-minute updates and other news by following on @IJGT Twitter.

The Architects Cup presented by IJGA at The Architects Golf Club – Round one recap

The IJGT traveled to New Jersey for the second time this fall season to host The Architects Cup presented by the IJGA at Architects Golf Club in Lopatcong, N.J. The tournament teed off at noon on Saturday, October 4, 2014. In review, below is each division’s leaders’ rounds, in numbers.

The Boys 15-19 Division is led by Michael Lamond of West Chester, Pa., His round in numbers:

33 – Lamond shot a 2-under-par on the front nine

69– His opening round score of 69 was two-under-par, four strokes ahead of the division

1 – Lamond recorded a single eagle on the par-5 No. 1

The Boys 14 & under Division, T.J. Buck of Penfield, N.Y., leads after round one. His round in numbers:

84 – His round one score, eight strokes ahead of the competition

9– He placed ninth in The Architects Cup appearance in April 12-13, 2013

6– Buck’s total number of holes he carded par or better in his opening round

Megan McLean from Lebanon, N.J., and Allyson Wentworth of Stewartsville, N.J., are tied in the Girls Division. Their rounds in numbers:

McLEAN:

72 – Her 1-over score for the opening round

4 – Total number of pars, two of which were difficult par-4 holes

2 – McLean tied Wentworth for second at The Architects Cup on April 12-13, 2014

WENTWORTH:

72 – She also recorded a 1-over score to share first at the end of round one

8 – Consecutive number of holes she went par or better

3 – Total number of birdies on her round

4 – This is Wentworth’s fourth consecutive appearance in the IJGT’s Architects Cup event

The second and final round of The Architects Cup will take place tomorrow, October, 5, 2014, with tee times beginning at 7:30 a.m. For full results from round one of The Architects Cup Presented by the IJGAclick here. Keep up to date with up-to-the-minute updates and other news by following on @IJGT Twitter.

IJGT Upstate Challenge at Brook Lea Country Club – Round one recap (Sept. 27, 2014)

The IJGT’s Northeast Tour traveled north for its fourth tournament of the fall season. Held at Brook Lea CC in Rochester, N.Y., the IJGT hosted the IJGT Upstate Challenge, teeing off at noon on Saturday, September 27, 2014. In review, below is each division’s leaders’ rounds, in numbers.

The Boys 15-19 Division is led by Ben Reichert of East Amherst, N.Y., His round in numbers:

35 – Reichert shot a 1-under-par on the front nine
72 – he shot an even-par 72 for his opening round
1 – the number of eagles he carded

In the Boys 14 & Under Division, Patrick Kelly of Erie, Pa., leads after round one. His round in numbers:

80 – his round one score after the opening 18 holes
4 – Kelly’s longest par or better streak, coming on hole No. 12-15
1 – this is Kelly’s first IJGT event

Madison Braman of Loudonville, N.Y., leads the Girls Division. Her round in numbers:

77 – Braman’s round one score
37– she recorded a 1-over-par 37 on the back nine
12 – the number of holes she carded par or better

The final round at Brook Lea Country Club will take place tomorrow, September 28, 2014, with tee times beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST. For full results from round one of the Upstate Challenge at Brook Lea Country Clubclick here. Keep up to date with up-to-the-minute updates and other news by following on @IJGT Twitter.

IJGT Lowcountry Open at Oldfield Golf Club – Round one recap (Sept. 27, 2014)

The IJGT Southeast Tour stayed local this week, hosting the IJGT Lowcountry Open at Oldfield Golf Club on September 27-28, 2014. The venue greeted more than 80 juniors competing for national rankings and IJGT merit points. In review, below are the rounds, in numbers, of the divisional leaders.

A tight race in round one resulted in a shared lead of the Boys 15-19 Division. Tennoshin Ogawa of Ichinomiya-shi, Japan, and Conor Byrne of Dublin, Ireland, lead the first round with an even par 72. Below are their rounds in numbers:

TENNOSHIN OGAWA
72 – his round one score, Ogawa is one of four juniors to shoot even par or better for round one
3 – carded par or better for three straight holes
3 – total number of birdies
4 –total number of pars for all par-3s

CONOR BYRNE 
4 – Bryne recorded par or better on the 4 straight holes
4 – total number of birdies
14 –  number of holes on which Bryne carded par or better
2 – Bryne birdied the last two holes of each nine

In the Boys 14 & Under Division, Dong Jin Park of Seoul, South Korea, and Alan Smith of Winchendon, Mass., are tied for the lead, shooting a 2-over-par 74. Here are their rounds in numbers:

DONG JIN PARK
5 – Park carded five consecutive pars on his final holes of the first round
14 – the number of holes Park carded par or better
2 – total number of birdies, coming on No. 11 and No. 18, both par-5s.

ALAN SMITH
2 – the number of birdies Smith made during his opening round, coming on No. 1 and No. 18
35 – Smith carded eight pars and 1 birdie on his opening nine to be 1-under-par at the turn
7- Smith carded seven consecutive birdies on the back nine

In the Girls Division, there was yet another tie for the lead at 1-under-par 71 between Isidora Quevedo of Santiago, Chile, and Sophie Guo of Bluffton, S.C. Here are their rounds in numbers:

ISIDORA QUEVEDO
9 – Quevedo carded nine consecutive pars after bogeying her opening hole
4 – the number of birdies Quevedo made during her back nine
34 – Quevedo carded a 2-under-par 34 on her back nine, with birdies coming from Nos. 11, 12, 14 and 16.

SOPHIE GUO
34 – Guo also carded a 2-under-par 34 on her back nine, with birdies coming from Nos. 13, 14, and 18.
6 – the longest par streak Guo had during her opening round
15 – the number of holes Guo made par or better

The final round at Oldfield Golf Club will take place tomorrow, September 28, 2014, with tee times starting at 7:30 a.m. EST. For full results from round one of the IJGT Lowcountry Open at Oldfield GC, click here. Keep up to date with up-to-the-minute updates and other news by following @IJGT on Twitter. Live scoring will also be conducted during the final round via the IJGT app.

IJGT Junior at Colleton River – Round one recap (Sept. 6, 2014)

With the fall series underway, the Southeast Tour returned to the IJGT favorite Colleton River Plantation Club to host the first round of the IJGT Junior on September 6, 2014. Colleton River Plantation Club, the official site for the 68th U.S. Junior Amateur coming in July 2015, is a challenging course with breath taking views at every hole. Juniors took the course looking to earn both national rankings and IJGT merit points. In review, below are the rounds, in numbers, of the divisional leaders.

A tight race in round one resulted in a shared lead of the Boys 15-19 Division. Tennoshin Ogawa of Ichinomiya-shi, Japan, and Shiso Go of Tokyo, Japan, lead, their rounds in numbers:

TENNOSHIN OGAWA:

70 – his 2-under par round one score

16 – Ogawa recorded par or better on the first 16 straight holes

4 – total birdies, three of which were back-to-back on No. 14 through 16.

3 – Ogawa is 3-under par on the first round’s par-4 holes

SHISO GO:

70 – Go also shares the lead with a 2-under 70

16 – matching Ogawa, Go carded par or better for 16 straight holes, two of which were birdies

3 – total number of birdies

2 – this is Go’s second IJGT event

In the Boys 14 & Under Division, Dong Jin Park of Seoul, leads. His round in numbers:

82 – his round one score, three strokes ahead of the division

39 – his front-nine score of 3-over 39 kicked started his pursuit for the lead

2 – total number of birdies, coming on No. 3 and No. 9

1 – Park’s first IJGT event

Ankita Kedlaya of Bangalore, India, leads the Girls Division, her round in numbers:

81 – her round one score

4 – Kedlaya tallied her longest streak of pars (four consecutive) on No. 13 through 16

1 – her performance included one birdie on the par-4 No. 10; this is also her first IJGT event

The final round of the IJGT Junior at Colleton River will take place tomorrow, September, 7, 2014, with tee times starting at 9 a.m. For full results from round one of the IJGT Juniorclick here. Keep up to date with up-to-the-minute updates and other news by following on @IJGT Twitter.

Labor Day Classic at Hershey Country Club – Round one recap (August 30, 2014)

In the inaugural tournament of the Fall Series, the IJGT hosted round one of the Labor Day Classic at Hershey Country Club in Hershey, Pa., on August 30, 2014. The fan-favorite venue greeted more than 40 juniors competing for national rankings and IJGT merit points. In review, below are the rounds, in numbers, of the divisional leaders.

The Boys 15-19 Division is led by Nick Rencis of Long Valley, N.J. His round in numbers:

71 – his even par score of 71 in the opening round

34 – His one-under-par score on the back nine which included a birdie on the par-5 No. 14

3 – total birdies tallied in round one

The Boys 14 & Under Division, Brian Isztwan of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., leads after round one. His round in numbers:

78 – Isztwan’s round one score after 18 holes

6 – he recorded a six-hole par or better streak, including a birdie on the par-3 No. 13

9 – the number of pars recorded in his first round

Megan McLean of Lebanon N.J., leads the Girls Division. Her round in numbers:

77 – her round one score, three strokes ahead of the division

38 – McLean recorded a 2-over-par 38 on the front nine

12 – the number of pars in her first round, including six straight on holes No. 3 through 8

The final round at Hershey Country Club will take place tomorrow, August, 31, 2014, with tee times starting at 8 a.m. For full results from round one of the Labor Day Classic at Hershey Country Clubclick here. Keep up to date with up-to-the-minute updates and other news by following on @IJGT Twitter.