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Prestigious June Tournament Wins !

BGGA students are enjoying great success in junior golf . As of the date of this publication , BGGA students have 105 wins in four years , more than any other junior golf academy .
BGGA Student-Athlete Siyan Chen Qualifies for Junior PGA Championship
Bishops
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Siyan ’ s
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BGGA ’ s Female Player of the Year , Siyan Chen , won three previous times this year and had six top 10 finishes . Chen also verbally committed to the University of Illinois and will sign her national letter of intent with the school next November .
The 2018 Girls Junior PGA Championship will be held at Kearney Hill Golf Links of Lexington , Kentucky from July 9-12 , 2018 .
Park and Hsieh are rising seniors at BGGA . Park has been a student-athlete at BGGA for four years , and Hsieh is entering her third year at BGGA .
Hseih , of Huantan Township , Taiwan , won with a 1-over-par for 211 . This is her first AJGA win and fifth AJGA event . In the 2017 Judie Oppenheimer Memorial Junior Hsieh placed T19 . In 2017 Hsieh won the Girls Division at the IJGT Central Florida Classic at Disney ’ s Lake Buena Vista course , after a one-hole sudden death playoff .
Park , from Seoul , South Korea , won wire-to-wire at 3-under-par for 207 . This is Park ’ s first AJGA win . His previous best finish came at the 2017 EMoney . com / Daniel Berger Junior Championship at T6 . Park was the second highest ranked player in the Boys Division at T193 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings .
“ I was very nervous and excited to win my first AJGA event ,” said Ying Ting . “ After I made eagle on 15 on the final day and my competitor made birdie , it gave me the confidence I needed to finish strong and earn the win . I ’ m very happy and proud to be an AJGA Champion !”
In 2018 , both the Boys and Girls Junior PGA Championships will provide a final opportunity for America ’ s top juniors to earn exemptions or points toward the Junior Ryder Cup , which will be played in September and feature a 12-player United States of America team that will compete against a European squad at Disneyland Paris in France .
The U . S . Junior Ryder Cup Team , which will be seeking its sixth consecutive victory , will consist of six boys and six girls who are United States citizens and are in the high school graduating class of 2019 , or younger .
Dongjin Park and Ying Ting Hsieh Win Both Boys and Girls Divisions at AJGA Judie Oppenheimer
BGGA students Dongjin Park and Ying Ting Hsieh won the boys and girls divisions respectively at the AJGA Judie Oppenheimer Memorial Junior in Okatie , South Carolina .
“ I always wanted to win an AJGA but I didn ’ t think it would happen so soon so it was really nice ,” said Donjin . “ The rain delay actually helped me because I had just made a bogey on the par 3 , 11th hole . I took the time to settle my nerves and focus on what was ahead . I finished strong and capitalized on the birdie holes which was a key to maintaining my lead .”
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Prestigious June Tournament Wins! BGGA students are enjoying great success in junior golf. As of the date of this publication, BGGA students have 105 wins in four years, more than any other junior golf academy. BGGA Student-Athlete Siyan Chen Qualifies for Junior PGA Championship Bishops Gate Golf Academy (BGGA) student Siyan Chen won the Junior PGA Championship qualifier in style. Siyan’s spectacular 66 – 68 for 10 under included 12 birdies on the Watson course at Reunion Resort to earn her way into the Junior PGA Championship. BGGA’s Female Player of the Year, Siyan Chen, won three previous times this year and had six top 10 finishes. Chen also verbally committed to the University of Illinois and will sign her national letter of intent with the school next November. The 2018 Girls Junior PGA Championship will be held at Kearney Hill Golf Links of Lexington, Kentucky from July 9-12, 2018. Park and Hsieh are rising seniors at BGGA. Park has been a student-athlete at BGGA for four years, and Hsieh is entering her third year at BGGA. Hseih, of Huantan T ݹ͡Q݅ݽݥѠ(ĵٕȵȁȀĸQ́́ȁЁ)ݥѠ))ٕи%ѡ܁)Ց=ȁ5ɥ))չȁ!ͥP丁%܁!ͥݽѡɱ)٥ͥЁѡ%)P Ʌɥ ͥЁ͹e)1 ՕYф͔ѕȁՑ)Ѡ彙)AɬɽMհMѠ-ɕݽݥɔѼݥɔ(̵չȵȁȀܸQ́́AɯéЁ)ݥ!)ɕ٥́Ё͠Ёѡ܁5乍) ɝȁ)չȁ ͡ЁPظAɬ݅)ѡ͕ЁɅȁѡ ́٥ͥ)ЁṔѡI)I̸+q$ٕ݅́䁹ٽ́፥ѕѼݥ䁙Ё))ٕгtͅeQqѕȁ$ԁ)ѡ䁅䁍ѥѽȁɑЁٔ)ѡ$Ѽ͠ɽɸ)ѡݥ'eٕ䁡䁅ɽՐѼ)) t)%ఁѠѡ ́ɱ́)չȁA) ́͡ݥɽ٥չ䁙)ɥéѽչ́Ѽɸᕵѥ́ȁ)ѽ݅ɐѡ)չȁI呕ȁ ݡݥ啐)MѕȁɔȵȁUѕMхѕ́)ɥѕѡЁݥєЁɽ)ՅЁ͹居Aɥ́Ʌ)QTL)չȁI呕ȁ Qݡݥ͕)́ͥѠ͕ѥٔ٥ѽ䰁ݥͥЁͥ)ͥɱ́ݡɔUѕMхѕ́ѥ镹́ɔ)ѡ͍ɅՅѥ́䰁ȁչȸ)AɬeQ!ͥ] Ѡ )ɱ́٥ͥ́Ё))Ց=) Ց́AɬeQ!ͥݽ)ѡ́ɱ́٥ͥ́ɕѥٕ䁅Ёѡ)))Ց=ȁ5ɥ)չȁ=ѥMѠ) ɽ)Q!Q+q$݅́݅ѕѼݥ)Ё$eЁѡ)ЁݽձͼͽͼЁ݅́ɕ䁹tͅ)qQɅ䁅Յ䁡͔$)Ё䁽ѡȀ̰Ѡ$ѽ)ѡѥѼ͕ѱ䁹ٕ́́ݡЁ݅)$͡ɽх镐ѡɑ)́ݡ݅́Ѽх䁱t