Local Golf Notebook, April 18: HHIJGA officers announced

sports@islandpacket.comApril 18, 2013 

President of the Hilton Head Island PGA chapter president David Wilding has announced the officers for the Hilton Head Island Junior Golf Association for 2013.

Chairman: Chris Westine, Eagle's Point Golf Club

Co-Tournament chairmen: Barry Pepper, Colleton River Club; Mark Teed, Harbour Town Golf Links

Pro-Pal chairman: Michael Fries, Chechessee Creek Country Club

Chairman of the Junior Golf Skills Academy: Ben Chehval, Long Cove Club,

Chairman of the Hooked-on-Golf program: Ben Smith, Harbour Town Golf Links

PGA Advisors: John Farrell, Harbour Town Golf Links; Brent Carlson, Eagle's Point; Heidi Wright-Tennyson, Moss Creek

Larry Kellogg will continue to serve as the Director. The seasonal Intern is Bluffton's Doug Counts.


The International Junior Golf Tour hosted the two-day, 36-hole IJGT Classic this past weekend at Oyster Reef Golf Club on Hilton Head Island.

GeunTae Kim won the Boys 15-19 Division with rounds of 75 and 74.

In the Boys Under 14 Division, Walker Campbell fired back-to-back rounds of 80 to edge Hank Haney IJGA student Kevin Ying. Hank Haney IJGA student Moyu Sasaki (Japan) posted rounds of 77 to defeat classmate Rei Nakatani (Japan) by five strokes.


Junior Players Golf Academy student Oliver Lehmann shot a 4-under-par 140 over two days to win the boys 15-18 age division at the Major Championship at Jekyll at Jekyll Island (Ga.) Golf Course-Pines. Winner of the girls 15-18 division and recipient of the much coveted AJGA performance stars was Isidora Quevedo of Chile (JPGA student).


  • John McPhillips hit a hole-in-one March 16th on the 17th hole at Hampton Hall Golf Course. He used a 9-iron.

  • Jeanmarie Rafter hit a hole-in-one April 12th on the fourth hole at Hampton Hall Golf Course. She used a 6-hybrid.

  • Eric Schwarz hit a hole-in-one April 14th on the fourth hole at Hampton Hall Golf Course. He used a 7-iron.
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