Golfers from 20 states and 16 countries hit the links at the The Honda Hunior Classic, Dec. 14-15, and three IMG Academy student-athletes finished strong to take runner-up honors in their divisions. In the Boys 16-18 division, Thailand's Veerapat Bhasavanich carded a one-under 143, finsihing a single stroke off the lead for the runner-up spot. Meanwhile in the Girls 14-15 division, Thailand's Kanyanat "Guitar" Saithip turned in a solid eight-over 152, a mere two strokes off the leader.
NEW YORK (December 16, 2013) – IMG, the global sports, fashion, and media company, announced today a new relationship with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the No. 1 hospital in orthopedics, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report (2013-14) and a leader in rehabilitation. Together the two industry leaders will provide a robust athlete rehabilitation program focused on diagnosis, treatment, accelerated injury recovery, and injury prevention, while collaborating to take the area of sports rehabilitation research and innovation to the next level.
IMG Academy's Kavan Eubank made IMG Junior Golf Tour history when he teed off at Grand Cypress Golf Club - New Course for Thanksgiving at Grand Cypress, held in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 29 - Dec. 1. The event attracted a full field of 90 players, including several from as far as Australia. Eubank, playing in the Boys 15-18 division, stole the show with a record shattering performance through the three-day event.
IMG Academy alumna Kelly Tan received her LPGA Tour card for 2014 after carding a seven-under 353 (72-72-71-70-68) in the LPGA Qualifying Tournament - Stage III, played at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla., Dec. 4-8. Tan finished T-13 alongside Victoria Elizabeth (Dayton, Ohio), Lisa Ferrero (Lodi, Calif.), Paula Reto (Cape Town, South Africa), Paz Echeverria (Santiago, Chile) and Silvia Cavalleri (Milano, Italy).