The Gate March 2019 - Page 9

STUDENT ACCOLADES IJGT FALDO SERIES GEORGIA CHAMPIONSHIP In the final competition of the weekend, 36-holes was simply not enough to decide the winner of the Girls 16U Division. After a successful Par putt on the first playoff- hole, BGGA student Maria Fedorowycz claimed victory for the first time in her IJGT career, and secures a spot in the 2019 Faldo Series U.S. Grand Final. The native of Kyiv, Ukraine, Fedorowycz battled the elements on her way to her first victory, shooting scores of 73 and 81 on Sunday. Congratulations Maria! Congratulations to all those who competed! Eloy Vigil Wins 19U Division and Maria Fedorowycz Wins Girls 16U Division! In the Boys 19U Division, it was a marvelous Sunday showing by BGGA student Eloy Vigil who put together a low final round of 67 (5-under Par) to cap off the weekend victory. Vigil, a native of Mexico, opened his weekend on Saturday with an even-Par 72, trailing 4-shots only off the lead. The two round total of 139 (5-Under Par) secures Vigil’s first victory in IJGT competition, and clinches a spot in the 2019 Faldo Series U.S. Grand Final. Congratulations Eloy! Boys 19U 1st- Eloy Vigil, Mexico *72-67—139 T5 - John Daly II, Clearwater, FL *75-70—145 T5 - Aryaman Mohan, Lusaka, Zambia *73-72—145 8th- Egor Zotov, Moscow, Russia *70-76—146 Boys 16U 4th- Alex Werner, United States *75-73--148 T6 Eduardo Garcia, Mexico City, Mexico *73-77--150 T6 David Xu, Shanghai, China *68-82--150 Girls 19U 5th- Teagan Devoe, Dallas, TX *84-81--165 6th- Sarah Muller, Czech Republic *83-83--166 Girls 16U 1st-Maria Fedorowycz, Kyiv, Ukraine *73-81--154 6th- Klaudie Vrbska, Prague, Czech Republic *91-90--181 BGGA Sweeps MetroWest Classic Bishops Gate Golf Academy (BGGA) student John Daly II claimed victory in the Boys 18U Division at the IJGT MetroWest Classic in beautiful Orlando, Florida, earning an automatic invitation to the 2019 Faldo Series U.S. Grand Final. Daly II, son of PGA Legend John Daly, put together fantastic consecutive rounds in difficult conditions, shooting an opening 70 (2-under par) Saturday followed by a 73 on Sunday afternoon. This the seventh all-time victory as part of the IJGT for Daly II. THE GATE | MARCH 2019 9