Local golf notebook, Sept. 26: International Junior Golf Tour coming to Sanctuary

sports@islandpacket.comSeptember 25, 2013 

Solheim Cup Golf

Europe's Jodi Ewart Shadoff from England hits from a green side trap on the 16th hole during a foursome match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Parker, Colo. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

ED ANDRIESKI — File -- The Associated Press

The International Junior Golf Tour will host the Sanctuary Shootout -- a two-day, 36-hole event featuring some of the top junior golfers (ages 9-19) from the Southeast -- Saturday and Sunday at Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island in Beaufort.

The tournament includes three divisions -- Boys 15-19, Boys Under-14 and Girls Under-19 -- and is nationally ranked by the American Junior Golf Association, Golfweek and Junior Golf Scoreboard.

Details: Call 888-936-5327 or visit http://goo.gl/uFSlOr .


Aaron Terrazas of Veracruz, Mexico, a full-time student at Hilton Head Island's International Junior Golf Academy, posted rounds of 73 and 81 to win the Boys 15-19 Division of the IJGT Aiken Junior Open last weekend at Woodside Plantation in Aiken.

Terrazas won by three strokes over classmate Yong Sherng Hui of Taman Dagang, Malaysia.

In the Boys Under 14 Division, Takafumi Shimoji of Okinawa, Japan, also an IJGA student, fired 74-76-150 to edge classmate Karl Vilips of Melbourne, Australia by six strokes.

Kelly Whaley of Farmington, Conn., won the Girls Under 19 Division. The full-time IJGA student shot back-to-back 75s to beat classmate Samantha Huang of Shenzen, China.


  • Len Frady hit a hole-in-one Sept. 19 on the 12th hole at Okatie Creek Golf Club. He used a 9-iron. Witnesses were Art Seitz, Dan Alband, and Jack McDonough.

  • Send all golf news to sports editor Mike McCombs at mmccombs@islandpacket.com.

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