- Johnny Esfeller
IMG Academy student-athletes win three of four age divisions at Sara Bay
Playing on the IMG Junior Golf Tour over the weekend at Sara Bay Country Club, IMG Academy Golf program student-athletes won three out of four of the age divisions. In the Boys 15-18 division 14-year old Brandon Wang of Houston, Texas played up in the Boys 15-18 division for the first time. Wang got off to an impressive start with a 67 (-5) on Saturday to gain an early five-stroke cushion. Wang was three-over par on Sunday, but it was enough secure his first career 15-18 division title with a two-under 142 total. In the Girls 15-18 division, 14-year old Mika Liu of Beverly Hills, Calif. came away with her first IMG Junior Golf Tour title with solid scores of 71-71 (-1). Liu, the No. 41 ranked player in the POLO Golf Junior Rankings, maintained the lead throughout the weekend, finishing two strokes ahead of the field. They were joined by 14-year old Qi Ming Wong of Singapore, younger brother of Qi Wen Wong, the reining PGA Junior Series Player of the Year, who won his second Boys 11-14 division title in as many starts this season with a 10-over 154.