Day 2 Recap – FCG International Junior Golf Championship

Posted on Jul 3, 2018

With perfect weather again on Day 2 at the FCG International Junior Golf Championship in San Diego, CA we concluded play for the 13-14 divisions and crowned 2 new champions. The Boys and Girls 15-18 Divisions would play their hearts out to make the cut to today’s final round with the Top 42 and ties getting to play Day 3.

Boys 13-14 – Congratulations to our 2018 Champion Willy Chen from Taiwan who won the division in a 3-Hole playoff over former champion Jed Dy from the Philippines!  It was an awesome battle out there as they played hole 1, hole 18, and the playoff finished on hole 1.  Finishing in 3rd place is Yu Yu Chen from Taiwan at 141.  Earning the IMG Academy Junior World Exemption is our Champion – Willy Chen.

1 Taiwan Willy Chen  Taiwan (p) -2 F -2 71 69 140
2 Philippines Jed Dy  Philippines -3 F -2 72 68 140
3 Taiwan Yu Yu Chen  Taiwan E F -1 70 71 141
T4 Thailand Chanachon Chokprajakchat  Thailand -2 F +1 74 69 143
T4 New Zealand Jayden Ford  New Zealand E F +1 72 71 143
T4 China Chengfeng Xie  China E F +1 72 71 143
T4 Philippines Sean Dominique Granada  Philippines +1 F +1 71 72 143

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Girls 13-14 – Congratulations to Yuna Kawabata from Japan for capturing the 11th Annual FCG International Junior Golf Championship after firing a brilliant 69 in the final round on the very challenging Carlton Oaks Golf Course.  Yuna will go on to compete in next week’s IMG Academy Junior World Championship!  Coming in 2nd place is Fiona Xu from New Zealand with very solid rounds of 73 and 71.  In 3rd place comes two stars from Taiwan Huai Chien Hsu and Chun Wei Wu for shooting 145 over the two days of competition.

1 Japan Yuna Kawabata  Japan -2 F +1 74 69 143
2 New Zealand Fiona Xu  New Zealand E F +2 73 71 144
T3 Taiwan Huai Chien Hsu  Taiwan -1 F +3 75 70 145
T3 Taiwan Chun Wei Wu  Taiwan +5 F +3 69 76 145
T5 Taiwan Ting Hsuan Huang  Taiwan +1 F +5 75 72 147
T5 United States Brooke Ryback  United States +1 F +5 75 72 147
T5 United States Sofina Firouzi  United States +3 F +5 73 74 147

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Boys 15-18 – We have a tight race headed into today’s final round with defending champion Yuki Moriyama from Japan maintaining a 1-stroke lead over Ting Yu Chen from Taiwan with 69-68.  Low round of the day came from Caden Christopherson who shot a stellar 66!   The cut for this year’s championship was 147 or +7.   Final Round today will feature LIVE SCORING for the Final 3 Groups!

1 Japan Yuki Moriyama  Japan 9:12a -4 66 70 136
2 Taiwan Ting Yu Chen  Taiwan 9:12a -3 69 68 137
T3 United States Owen Avrit  United States 9:12a -2 67 71 138
T3 United States Caden Christopherson  United States 9:03a -2 72 66 138
T5 United States Christian Wentzel  United States 9:03a -1 69 70 139
T5 United States Nolan Ward  United States 9:03a -1 70 69 139
T5 United States Rohan Dalal  United States 8:54a -1 70 69 139
T5 Philippines Aidric Jose Chan  Philippines 8:54a -1 68 71 139

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Girls 15-18 – The Girls 15-18 Division has a player from Malaysia pulling an old Tiger Woods like performance having a 7 stroke lead heading into today’s final round after shooting 66-69!  She leads over 2nd place Katelyn Harris from the US.  In 3rd place trying to catch our leader is Liyana Durisic from Malaysia. Good luck to everyone in today’s final round who made the cut at +14.  Today’s final round will feature live scoring for the final 3 groups!

1 Malaysia Ashley Lau Jen Wen  Malaysia 9:21a -7 66 69 135
2 United States Katelyn Harris  United States 9:21a E 75 67 142
3 Malaysia Liyana Durisic  Malaysia 9:21a +1 74 69 143
T4 Taiwan Yu Ping Huang  Taiwan 9:12a +3 73 72 145
T4 Philippines Sofia Chabon  Philippines 9:12a +3 70 75 145

 

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