2014.09.30

Ogawa nabs second consecutive IJGT win(小川、2大会連続優勝)

The IJGT returned to Oldfield Golf Club for the IJGT Lowcountry Open on September 27-28, 2014. The two-day 36-hole tournament featured a field of 88 juniors competing for IJGT merit points and national rankings. Despite rain in the forecast both days, all three divisions saw a tight race for first.

After sharing the lead in the Boys 15-19 Division after round one, Tennoshin Ogawa of Ichinomiya-shi, Japan, and Conor Byrneof Dublin, Ireland, battled to the final hole before Ogawa endured for victory. Sitting tied at even-par 72 heading into round two, Ogawa used his 1-under front nine to pull into a two-stroke lead at the turn. Ogawa finished the back nine of round two with even-par 36 to finish 1-under on the day and one stroke in front of Byrne. Byrne finished second with a two-day score of 144. Rounding out the Boys 15-19 Division in third was Shiso Go of Kanagawa, Japan, who combined scores of 75 and 71 for a tournament total of 146.”My driving was best [strength] this weekend,” said Ogawa.

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With a staggering eight boys recording round two scores of 1-under 71, the Clazic Belts Low Final Round Award went to Ogawa, Go, Hao Yang Lin of Taichung, Taiwan,Kanata Irei of Okinawa-shi, Japan, Pongpalin Lapvisuttisin of Bangkok, Thailand, Cameron Clair of Bluffton, S.C., Dong Jin Park of Seoul, and Mariano Leyva of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Clazic Belts Low Final Round Award is the award presented to the male(s) and female(s) with the lowest score in the second round of the tournament.

In the Boys 14 & Under Division, Dong Jin Park of Seoul, took first with a two-day score of 145. At the conclusion of round one, Park shared the divisional lead with Alan Smith of Winchendon, Mass., with matching scores of 74. Park went on to record par or better on 16 of 18 holes for a 1-under 71 round two score. In second, two strokes behind Park at 147, was Mariano Leyva of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Finishing in third was Smith with a tournament total 152. “This is my first win of my life so it feels really good [to win]. I was just trying to do my best in the second round and not worry about other players’ scores,” said Park.

Cake Phuchanbanchob of Chiang Mai, Thailand, secured first in the Girls Division after combining consistent rounds of 72 for a two-day total of 144. Phuchanbanchob entered round two in second one stroke behind Sophie Guo of Bluffton, S.C., and Isidora Quevedo of Santiago, Chile. With 14 pars and two birdies highlighting her second round, Phuchanbanchob also secured the Clazic Belts Low Final Round Award for the girls. Guo finished in second with a score of 2-over 145 and Quevedo rounded out the top three in third with a tournament total 149. “I just played my best,” said Phuchanbanchob about her game plan for round two.

9月27日-28日、オールドフィールドゴルフクラブにてIJGTローカントリーオープンが開催されました。国内ランキングとIJGTメリットポイントを懸けて88人のジュニアゴルファーが2日間とも雨にもかかわらず36ホールを回り、それぞれの部門で熱い優勝争いを繰り広げました。

15-19歳男子の部では、2日目を首位でむかえた小川天之進(一宮市)とConor Byrne(アイルランド)は最終ホールまでもつれ、小川が見事優勝しました。小川は2日目前半を1アンダーで回り、Byrneに2打差をつけました。そして後半をイーブンパーで回り、トータル1アンダーとし1打差でByrneに勝利しました。Byrneは72-72-144の2位、75-71-146でプレーした呉司聡(神奈川)が3位でした。小川は「ドライバーが自分の強みだ」と語っていました。

小川、呉、Hao Yang Lin(台湾)、伊禮(沖縄県)、 Pongpalin Lapvisuttisin(タイ)、Cameron Clair(サウスカロライナ州)、Dong Jin Park(韓国)、Mariano Leyva(プエルトルコ)がClazic Belts Low Final Awardを受賞しました。この賞は最終日に最少スコアでプレーした選手に贈られる賞で、71(1アンダー)で回った選手に贈られました。

14歳以下の部では、Dong Jin Park(韓国)が1オーバーで初優勝を飾りました。初日、ParkとAlan Smith(マサチューセッツ州)は74で回り、2日目Parkは1アンダーで回りました。2位は3オーバーでプレーしたMariano Leyva(プエルトルコ)、3位は8オーバーでプレーしたSmithでした。Parkは「人生で初めての優勝で、とても嬉しい。とにかく全力を尽くす事だけを考え2日目をプレーし、他の選手のスコアは気にしなかった」と語りました。

女子の部では、Cake Phuchanbanchob(タイ)が72-72-144(イーブンパー)で回り、優勝しました。cakelowcountry.jpg2日目Sophie Guo(サウスカロライナ州)とIsidora Quevedo(チリ)に1打リードされた形でPhuchanbanchobはスタートしましたが、14パー、2バーディー等を奪い、Clazic Belts Low Final Awardも受賞しました。2位は2オーバー(145)でGuo、3位は5オーバー(149)でQuevedoとなりました。Phuchanbanchobは「ベストを尽くしただけ」と2日目の様子を語っていました。

【試合結果】

Boys 15-19 Division (Black Division) – 6,862 yards, Par 72
(15-19歳男子の部)

1. Tennoshin Ogawa, Ichinomiya-shi, Japan *72-71-143
2. Conor Byrne, Dublin, Ireland *72-72-144
3. Shiso Go, Kanagawa, Japan *75-71-146
4. Hao Yang Lin, Taichung, Taiwan *76-71-147
4. Nicholas Russell, Hilton Head Island, SC *74-73-147
6. Kanata Irei, Okinawa-shi, Japan *77-71-148
6. Pongpalin Lapvisuttisin, Bangkok, Thailand *77-71-148
6. Andre Scopone, Ann Arbor, MI *74-74-148
9. Cameron Clair, Bluffton, SC *78-71-149
9. Chandler McDowell, Springbrook, Canada *73-76-149
11. Yong Sherng Hui, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia *76-74-150
11. Aniruddh Kedlaya, Bangalore, India *78-72-150
13. Santiago Suner, Cutral Co, Argentina *76-75-151
13. Daniel Oh, Seoul, South Korea *76-75-151
15. Jason Stokes, St. Brelade, Jersey *77-75-152
15. Alex Vegh, Gahanna, OH *76-76-152
15. Masato Yoshitsugu, Aichi, Japan *79-73-152
18. Maurizio De Bono, Basiglio, Italy *78-75-153
18. Brett Krekorain, Andover, MA *77-76-153
18. Lee Hammerschmidt, Armonk, NY *80-73-153
18. Drew Smith, Decatur, GA *79-74-153
22. Masahi Yano, Aichi, Japan *77-77-154
22. Taisuke Ono, Tokyo, Japan *76-78-154
22. Trey Wren, Suffolk, VA *80-74-154
22. Taylor Kay-Green, Needham, MA *80-74-154
26. Mark Goodall, Livingston, Scotland *77-78-155
27. Kyung-Hwan Chung, Hilton Head, SC *81-75-156
27. Rowan Foxley, Arlington, WA *80-76-156
27. Kanoon Bunthanawong, Chonburi, Thailand *78-78-156
30. Brett Inserra, Upper Saddle River, NJ *77-80-157
30. Wataru Koguchi, Fukuoka, Japan *80-77-157
30. Kanawut Uenghiranpaisan, Bangkok, Thailand *79-78-157
33. JD Moore, Columbus, NJ *75-83-158
33. Brock Erwin, Muldrow, OK *80-78-158
35. Aniket Sawant, New Delhi, India *75-84-159
36. Jason Hijazi, San Antonio, TX *81-79-160
37. Kevin Ying, Dallas, TX *78-84-162
38. Brandon McLean, Unionville, ON *78-85-163
38. Colson Herrin, Augusta, GA *77-86-163
38. Zhicheng Gu, Changshu, China *85-78-163
38. Jack Foyle, Madison, CT *81-82-163
42. Santiago Diaz, Merida, Mexico *87-77-164
42. Marshall Clemens, Weston, MA *85-79-164
44. Matias Nelson, Oklahoma City, OK *85-80-165
45. Christian Garruppo, Pottersville, NJ *89-77-166
45. Carsen Sanchez, Bristol, VT *85-81-166
47. Daiki Okada, Tokyo, Japan *86-81-167
48. Trent Hope, Savannah, GA *83-85-168
49. Kyle Ash, Reading, MA *80-90-170
50. Christian Clemence Tupamahu, Manado, Indonesia *90-82-172
51. Karan Bhasin, Mishref, Kuwait *88-90-178
51. Shogo Taniguchi, Osaka, Japan *88-90-178
53. Jack ODonovan, Pittsford, NY *85-94-179
54. Jeremy McRorie, Portage la Prairie, MB *94-89-183
55. Norman Hong, Shenzhen, China *93-93-186
56. Jose Chavez, Guatemala City, Guatemala *103-84-187
57. Liam Kent, Portage, MB *102-91-193

DID NOT FINISH

Logan Stefanko, Plymouth, MI *79-JWD
Guodong Ji, Quing Dao, China *80-JWD

Boys 14 & Under Division (White Tees) – 6,189 yards, Par 72
(14歳以下男子の部)

1. Dong Jin Park, Seoul, South Korea *74-71-145
2. Mariano Leyva, San Juan, Puerto Rico *76-71-147
3. Alan Smith, Winchendon, MA *74-78-152
4. Mikus Ming, Smiths, Bermuda *75-80-155
5. Thomas Pfoestl, Schenna, Italy *86-77-163
6. Caden Edwards, Hilton Head, SC *82-85-167
7. Chase Phillips, Hilton Head Island, SC *76-94-170
8. Arthur Draijer, Sandweiler, Luxembourg *89-90-179
9. Xiaofeng Hu, Qiang Dao, China *99-94-193
10. Ayushmaan Jaiswal, Wesley Chapel, FL *107-90-197
11. Aiden McCloskey, Northboro, MA *96-108-204

Girls Division (Green Tees) – 5,891 yards, Par 72
(女子の部)

1. Cake Phuchanbanchob, Chiang Mai, Thailand *72-72-144
2. Sophie Guo, Bluffton, SC *71-74-145
3. Isidora Quevedo, Santiago, Chile *71-78-149
4. Kayla Kozak, Bluffton, SC *76-77-153
5. Sera Tadokoro, Osaka, Japan *78-76-154
5. Clementina Rodriguez, Caracas, Venezuela *73-81-154
7. Gabriela Teran, Managua, Nicaragua *76-79-155
7. Warissara Puangcharoen, Chonburi, Thailand *78-77-155
9. Meredith Langs, Hilton Head Island, SC *83-76-159
10. Ankita Kedlaya, Bangalore, India *80-80-160
11. Cristina Liebana Lafita, Madrid *82-79-161
12. Melany Chong, Mississauga, Canada *85-78-163
13. Yeji Ahn, Changwon-City, South Korea *84-86-170
14. Lita Huber, Montevideo, Uruguay *86-85-171
15. Ammy Uenghiranpaisan, Bangkok, Thailand *90-85-175
16. Bella Layman, Cancun, Mexico *102-85-187
17. Stephanie Orrell, Hilton Head Island, SC *104-99-203
18. Martina Gerbelova, Bratislava, Slovakia *102-112-214

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