Alumni Spotlight - Eunice Yi
In this month’s edition of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Alumni Spotlight, we are proud to feature Augusta University junior Eunice Yi! As a starter for the Jaguars, Yi has become a top-100 NCAA golfer, checking in at No. 82 in the March 28 Golfweek rankings and No. 88 in the March 22 Golfstat rankings. Yi is also No. 229 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. [caption id="attachment_20369" align="alignleft" width="200"]
Eunice Yi was a nine-time winner on the HJGT and has notched nine top-10 finishes for Augusta University[/caption] Yi has ascended the national rankings thanks to her strong play for Augusta. In her junior season in 2015-2016, Yi has three top-10 finishes, including taking fourth place at the Henssler Financial Intercollegiate in Kennesaw, Ga. For her collegiate career, the Evans, Ga., native has carded four rounds in the 60s, including nine top-10 finishes, highlighted by a second-place finish at the Lady Paladin Invitational in 2013. Before Yi anchored Augusta’s starting lineup, she was a mainstay on the HJGT. In 2011, Yi won Player of the Year honors for the Girls 14-18 division. Yi notched five of her nine career HJGT victories that year, as well as five more top-five finishes. Playing a limited schedule in 2012, Yi won two events and took second place in a third to finish 10th in the Player of the Year standings. The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour wishes Eunice the best of luck in the rest of her golfing career! If you would like to be featured in the next edition of the Alumni Spotlight, please email us your story and accompanying photo to firstname.lastname@example.org!