Meadow Wins AJGA Junior at Innisbrook (ミドウ、AJGAジュニアで優勝)

PALM HARBOR, FL – Hank Haney IJGA student Stephanie Meadow (Antrim, Ireland) won the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) event this past weekend, held at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor, FL. Meadow, who has signed with the University of Alabama for the fall 2010 season, carded rounds of 72, 69, and 70 (total of 211) to finish at one over par. Meadow edged out Ginger Howard (Bradenton, FL) by two strokes for the victory.

Meadow has had an impressive junior golf career including numerous wins with the AJGA and International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT). She had 3 wins on the IJGT last year and qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur, U.S. Junior Girl’s, and Ladies Irish Open this year. Meadow won the AJGA Cliff’s Championship in April 2009, placed 2nd at the AJGA Girl’s Championship in September 2009, and finished tied for 13th at AJGA’s final event of the year in 2009, The PING Invitational. Meadow was also named to the Rolex Junior All-American Team by Rolex and the AJGA.

In the Boys Division, Hank Haney IJGA student Charlie Durman (United Kingdom) won the AJGA K12 Qualifier on March 31st with a one over round of 71 to secure a spot in the AJGA at Innisbrook later in the week. Additional students competing in the AJGA at Innisbrook included Mickey Werenski (South Hadley, MA), Matthew Rushton (South Africa), Michael Balzer (Bismarck, ND), Yifan Liu (China), Miguel Solorzano (Mexico), and Chris Kim (San Diego, CA).

In the Girls Division, Hank Haney IJGA had five students besides Meadow who competed including Rika Park (Japan), Yuri Otsuka (Japan), Noriko Inoue (Japan), Momo Sakuragi (Japan), and Anna Young (Canada).

パームハーバー、フロリダ — IJGAの学生でアラバマ州立大学への進学が決まったミドウ(アントリム、アイルランド)が、イニスブルックリゾートアンドゴルフクラブで開かれたAJGAで優勝しました。スコアは72、69、70(トータル211)の1オーバー。ミドウはジンジャー・ホワード(ブラデントン、フロリダ州)に2打差で勝利を収めました。