IMG Academy alum, Nicolas Echavarria, has advanced to the semifinals at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Golf Club of New England in Stratham, NH. Echavarria beat Branson Davis in the quarterfinals to advance. He will be taking on Andy Hyeon Bo Shim in the semifinals, which take place Friday. Echavarria reached the semifinals last year in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship but lost in extra holes.
The championship is scheduled for Saturday, July 20th and will consist of 36 holes.
Echavarria recently graduated from IMG Academy, where he was taught by Jay Denton. He will be attending the University of Arkansas next month where he will be playing golf.