Former IJGA Students To Compete In Olympic Games

International Junior Golf Academy alumnae Shanshan Feng, Mariajo Uribe and Stephanie Meadow will be competing in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Last year, Feng, a native of Guangzhou, China, became the first player from China to win the Ladies European Tour’s Order of Merit after capping off her season with a victory at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters. Bucaramanga, Colombia, native Uribe was the first Colombian to ever win a USGA title when she won the 2007 U.S.

Women’s Amateur Championship. At the University of Alabama, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland native Meadow was the Crimson Tide’s first four-time first-team All-American. Meadow is also a golf tour professional for Berkeley Hall. Golf is making its first appearance in the Olympics since 1904 and will feature 120 of the best male and female golfers in the world competing in a 72-hole stroke play format.