Bishops Gate Golf Academy students were spread across the southeast competing in junior golf events this past weekend. BGGA’s Ian Davis and Sissi Wang won tournament titles in their respective divisions.
Davis, in his first year at the Academy, won the Boys 14-15 Division at the HJGT Orlando Junior Shootout at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Fla. Davis shot 72, 73 for a 1-under-par 145. Davis was the only player in the division to finish the tournament under par.
The 14-year-old was able to finish with an average of even par on the Par 3s and Par 4s but gained one stroke over the 36 holes on the Par 5s to best the field by three shots.
BGGA’s Alexander Oh finished T2 with a 2-over 148 after rounds of 72 and 76.
At the IJGT Island Open at Dolphin Head Golf Club in Hilton Head Island, SC, BGGA’s Sissi Wang took the Girls Division title with a 13-over 157. Wang had rounds of 80 and 77 to beat the field by nine shots.
BGGA’s Stephania Vargas and Maria Fedorowycz finished T3.
BGGA also had students competing at the Golfweek International Junior Invitational at Innisbrook’s North and South Course in Palm Harbor, Fla.
In the Boys Division, BGGA had five students place in the top 10. Hiroshi Tai finished T3 four shots back of the leader at 1-under 139. Tai shot rounds of 71 and 68 during the 36-hole event.
In the Girls Division, BGGA’s Annie Kim finished third at 5-under 137. Kim shot 68 and 69 to trail the lead by two shots.
BGGA students are well into the fall season and are looking for more top results this coming weekend.