Tianyu Wu Signs with Washington State
Bishops Gate Golf Academy (BGGA) student-athlete Tianyu
Wu signed with the Washington State Cougars men’s golf
“Tianyu will be a great addition to the program and we are
excited to work with him,” said Dustin White, Washington
State men’s golf head coach. “He will add a high level of
competitiveness to the team, and his pursuit of wanting to
play at the highest level will motivate everyone around him.
He has had success on multiple stages thus far and the Pac-
12 will soon be another.”
The Charlotte Royals began competition in the SAC in
the fall of 2013. During that time, the team achieved one
Ping All-American, two Conference Championships, two
individual Conference Championships, once Conference
Coach of the Year, one Conference Player of the Year,
22 All-Conference, one Academic All-Conference, three
Conference Carolinas Players of the Month, 18 Conference
All-Tournament Players, one U.S. Amateur Championship
Qualification, one NCAA team appearance and one
individual NCAA appearances.
Wilson, from Winchester, MA and the Nashawtuc Country
Club, has been playing golf since he was five and playing
competitively since he was ten. He attended BGGA since
his junior year. He has a close connection to the people and
coaches at BGGA.
“One of the best things at BGGA is having access to
coaches. There is always a coach around who can help me.”
said Wilson. “The college help I received definitely helped
me with the college process.”
“Tyden is diligent, committed
and conscientious.” said BGGA
Senior Coach Nick Duffy. “It’s
been great seeing the progress
he’s made the last two years
to get here. Queens is a great
place for him to take his game
to the next level.”
Congratulations Tyden and Go
Learn more about Tyden
Wilson, a transfer student to
BGGA, in this video.
Besides being a BGGA student-athlete, Wu is a member of
the China National Junior Team, representing Team China
against Team USA in the Golf Ball Diplomacy Duel at Trump
International Golf Club at West Palm Beach, and in the Evian
Junior Cup in 2015.
His achievement spans even further with appearances in
many other junior championships including the Volvo Junior
Match Play Championship in 2014, placed in the top-30 in
the Callaway Junior World that same year, and winning the
Taiwan Junior open the following year.
The young golfer also tied for second in the 40th Junior
North and South Championship at Pinehurst in North
Carolina in 2018, won the CJGA World Challenge at
Innisbrook Resort in December 2017 and placed sixth in the
St. Augustine Amateur.
Last year, Wu qualified for the 2018 PGA Tour China Series
Beijing Championship, and finished fifth in the Florida Junior
Amateur. He also earned the privilege to be a BGGA 2018-
Learn more about Tianyu Wu in his Original You video here.
THE GATE | MARCH 2019