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Player of the Week: Jay Hwang

Jay Hwang hits his tee shot at No. 16 during Thursday match play of the 62nd U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
Jay Hwang hits his tee shot at No. 16 during Thursday match play of the 62nd U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. ( Tracy Wilcox )

Monday, August 17, 2009

Hwang, of San Diego, Calif., shot 9-under 207 (73, 65, 69) at Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont, Calif., to win the California Junior Amateur by four.

Hwang, 16, eagled the par-5 ninth on his way to a second-round 65. He recorded a bogey-free 69 in Round 3 to cement the win. Hwang was runner-up at the U.S. Junior in July.