JGTA Announces First Scholastic All-Asia Team Member at Hong Kong

Every year, the JGTA challenges the athletic performance of its members, naming a select number of exceptional players to the JGTA All-Asia Team, the Tour’s highest honors for performance on the golf course. The JGTA All-Asia Team denotes its members as the top-ranked players on the JGTA and Asia’s leading prospects for College golf. The top-10 boys and top-10 girls that make up the JGTA All-Asia Team are also eligible to receive exclusive playing opportunities and invitations from outside tours.

In addition to the All-Asia Team awards, the JGTA aims to shed light on the importance of scholastic preparation in the recruiting process, and therefore the JGTA names a select few of its junior members to the JGTA Scholastic All-Asia Team, for their year-round display of academic excellence. JGTA Scholastic All-Asia Team selections are based on the following criteria in order of importance:

– SAT (test dates March 2016 and later) and/or ACT test scores
– AP subject test scores
– School leadership and community service

Following the end of the first JGTA season, the JGTA named its first All-Asia Team. One of those exceptional young individuals excels both on and off the golf course in ways that we very rarely see. In addition to excelling in the classroom, this young lady is one of the most competitive juniors on the Junior Order of Merit, she has won a prestigious AJGA award and is a true leader in her community.

It is for these reasons and with great pleasure, that we are able to announce Selina Li of Hong Kong as the JGTA’s very first Scholastic All-Asia Team member.

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About the JGTA Hong Kong Junior Classic at Clearwater Bay
The Junior Golf Tour of Asia (JGTA) is headed to Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club in Hong Kong February 20-22, 2019. The field will feature top-ranked juniors from over 10 countries across the Asia-Pacific and abroad, including multiple AJGA Champions and top-200 players on the Rolex AJGA Rankings. The award-winning Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club, which opened its doors in 1982, has played host to multiple prestigious events, including what is currently the last stop on the PGA Tour Series China, The Clearwater Bay Open, as well as the Omega PGA Championships and the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.

About the Junior Golf Tour of Asia
The Junior Golf Tour of Asia (JGTA) is the governing body for competitive junior golf tournaments in the Asia-Pacific for young golfers to hone their skills at the highest level, developing into successful Collegiate athletes and future champions of the game. Members of the JGTA compete alongside other top-ranked players from across the region, who share similar competitive standings and aspirations for greatness.

JGTA tournaments are ranked on the JGTA Junior Order of Merit, the Tour’s official ranking system, and the source for AJGA PBE Status in the Asia-Pacific. Players earn Merit Points from their performance in JGTA events to improve their standing on the Junior Order of Merit. Following the end of each JGTA season (approx. June 1st), the top-performers (60 players total) are awarded AJGA PBE Status according to their final standing on the Junior Order Of Merit.

The JGTA strictly adheres to the competitive entry principles of its partners and the highest standards of performance based entry, to ensure the most competitive tournament fields at all times.

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Media & PR: media@jgta.org
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