Ying-Ting Hsieh won the girls division at the IJGT Central Florida Classic at Disney’s Lake Buena Vista course. Hsieh defeated fellow BGGA student Yoko Tai in a sudden-death, one-hole playoff on hole 18. Hsieh made birdie to Tai’s par.
Hsieh captured her second IJGT of the fall with a 14-over 158, including rounds of 77 and 81. Tai had rounds of 81 and 77.
In the boys division, BGGA’s John Daly II finished T2 with a 3-over 147. Daly shot rounds of 73 and 74 to finish three strokes back. BGGA’s Tyden Wilson finished 4th.
At the HJGT 4th Annual Academy Cup, BGGA’s Dongjin Park finished T4 in the boys 16-18 division after rounds of 73 and 74 for a 3-over 147. BGGA’s Niels Schmidlin finished T6 at 4-over 148.
BGGA also had students playing in AJGA events. At the AJGA Justin Rose Invitational, Hiroshi Tai finished T7 at 3-under 213. Hiroshi used rounds 72, 70 and 71.
At the AJGA Billy Horschel Junior Championship, BGGA’s Anne Yu and Siyan “Anna” Chen finished second and third respectively. The event is based on the Stableford format where the golfer at the end of 18 holes who has the most points is the winner.
Yu finished with 17 points, three points shy of the winner. Chen finished three points behind Yu with 14 points. BGGA’s Annie Kim finished in seventh place with five points.
BGGA students will compete in the FJT at Forest Lake, AJGA Golf Performance Center Junior Championship, St. Augustine Amateur and FJT at Ocala Golf Club this coming weekend.