Bradenton, FL – 07 October 2004 – Julieta Granada of Asuncion, Paraquay was recently named the 2004 AJGA/Rolex Junior Player of the Year. The prestigious award caps off a stellar 2004 for the 17-year-old Granada which included victories at the U.S. Girls’ Junior and the Rolex Girls’ Junior Championships.
She is the fifth consecutive David Leadbetter Golf Academy (DLGA) student to receive the prestigious award. Previous DLGA winners were Paula Creamer (2003), Steve Han (2002), Casey Wittenberg (2001) and Aree Song (2000).
Granada attends the IMG Academy School and has been training at the David Leadbetter Golf Academy (DLGA) at IMG Academy for three years.
“This award is a testament to her dedication and her talent as well as her work ethic,” commented Jonathan Yarwood, Granada’s coach. “It is a great accolade that makes all her sacrifices worthwhile. Everyone at the DLGA is proud of Julieta and her achievement.”
The David Leadbetter Golf Academy is an IMG Academy training program, as are the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, the IMG Academy soccer program, Baseball, and Basketball Academies, the International Performance Institute (IPI), IMG Academy Mental Conditioning, Game On and the Boca Raton-based Evert Tennis Academy.