JGTA Bogor Junior Championship

The final round of the JGTA Bogor Junior Championship hosted by Sentul Highlands Golf Club has come to an end and champions have been crowned. This year’s stop in Bogor, Indonesia will forever be an important chapter in JGTA history.

In the Boy’s Division, Jakarta local Kentaro Nanayama (2021) shot a final round score of 1-over-par 73 for a tournament total of 1-under-par 215, taking home the trophy. This is Nanayama’s first JGTA event and he has become the first player in JGTA history from Indonesia to win a JGTA event.

“I’d like to thank the JGTA for the good event this week, Sentul Highlands Golf Club for being a great host, Persatuan Golf Indonesia (PGI) for supporting this event, the AJGA for creating the pathway for the future (college golf) and my parents”

Pongsapak Laopakdee (2023) of Rayong, Thailand fired 36-40 for a final round score of 76 to take home second place. Gabriel Hansel Hari (2022) of Jakarta, Indonesia matched Laopakdee’s final round score of 76 to finish in third place.

In the Girl’s Division, Mariel Isabella Tee (2020) of Pasig City, Philippines shot 36-37 for a final round score of 1-over-par 73 and a tournament total of 6-over-par 222. With this win, Tee also becomes the first JGTA winner from her country in JGTA history.

“I wanted to thank my parents for supporting me, the JGTA, AJGA, Persatuan Golf Indonesia (PGI), and Sentul Highlands Golf Club for a great tournament experience. This win means a lot to me”

2018 JGTA Bintan Lagoon Junior Championship presented by Tradewinds Furnishings Singapore winner Amy Gao (2021) of Shanghai, China took home second place with a final round score of 2-over-par 74. Yulin Chen (2021) of Guangzhou, China finished third with a final round score of 6-over-par 78.

The next event on the JGTA schedule, the JGTA Hong Kong Junior Classic at Clearwater Bay presented by Selina Li, takes place February 20-22, 2019.

For the official final round results, click here.

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About the JGTA Bogor Junior Championship hosted by Sentul Highlands Golf Club
The JGTA Bogor Junior Championship hosted by Sentul Highlands Golf Club is making its debut January 2-4, 2019 as the second tournament on the JGTA’s 2018-2019 schedule. The event is sanctioned by the JGTA and awards AJGA PBE Status per Junior Order of Merit, the official ranking system of the JGTA and only source for AJGA PBE Status in Asia. Additionally, the event is sanctioned by Persatuan Golf Indonesia (PGI). The official host venue of the event, Sentul Highlands Golf Club, is an award-winning facility that is sure to test Asia’s top-ranked junior golfers.

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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