Forty-five IMG Academy Leadbetter golf program Golfers headed East this past weekend to compete in the HJGT Tour Championship held at Champions Gate in Orlando.
In the Girls division older division, So Young Hwang and June Bae both of South Korea were tied at 76 after their first rounds. That found them four shots back of fellow IMG golfer Hadas Libman.
On Sunday, So Young and June both shot 77's and found themselves in a tie for the lead. So they headed back out to the course and So Young beat June on the 2nd playoff hole with a par.
So Young arrived in the US to attend IMG at the end of May and during that time she has entered and competed in five events. So Young has won all 5!!
In the boys 16-19 age group, Rigel Ferandes and Prem Samritpricha both had nice finishes. Rigel found himself a shot off first on Sunday with rounds of 70-75 which was good enough for 2nd place. Prem shot rounds of 71-78 for a 4th place finish.
Carlos Kim and Jamie Debrou finished tied for 7th.
In the younger girls division, Qihao âPheobeâ Zhao took first place honors after shooting 79-83 to win by 4 shots.
Congrats to So Young, Pheobe, June, Rigel, Prem, Carlos and Jamie on your fine performances this weekend.
For complete results be sure to check out the Hurricane Jr. Tour's website at www.hjgt.org