Shiryu “Leo” Oyo won his first AJGA event on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the AJGA Bishops Gate Golf Academy Boys Junior Championship at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club on the Copperhead Course.
Oyo, of San Diego, Calif., finished at 1-under 212 after rounds of 71, 72 and 69 to beat the field by three shots. He secured his victory after making a 50-foot birdie putt on No. 18 to win.
Karl Vilips, of Wesley Chapel, Fla., finished 2nd at 2-over 215 and Stewart Slayden, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., finished third at 4-over 217.
BGGA had 12 students playing its AJGA event. Five of the 12 made the cut
BGGA Student Results:
T29 – Petr Hruby
T52 – Dongjin Park
T59 – Jeffrey Wu
T61 – Xavier Marcoux
T71 – Thomas Pfosestl
BGGA had several students playing in the Innisbrook Easter Junior Classic where Tyden Wilson finished second after falling short in a playoff for the win. Wilson had rounds of 77, 75 and 78 on the difficult Island Course at Innisbrook.
BGGA had a group of girls playing in the AJGA events taking place at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Yoko Tai finished T2 at the Girls Junior All-Star finishing at 4-under 212. Tai, from Singapore, had rounds of 71, 71 and 70.
BGGA’s Tracy Lee also played at PGA National and finished T9 at the Girls Junior Championship after scoring 5-over 221 with rounds of 76, 72 and 73.