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WeiWei Gao
WeiWei  Gao

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Cebu, Philippines

High School:
Centre for International Education


Virginia

High School/Junior Golf

• Competed in the 2017 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship
• Runner-up at 2017 Philippine Junior Amateur
• Placed sixth at 2017 Philippine Amateur Open
• At the time of his signing he was rated the No. 34 prospect for the class of 2017 by Junior Golf Scoreboard, ranked No. 76 in the AJGA standings and the No. 71 boys player by Golfweek
• Competed in 2016 USGA's U.S Junior Amateur Championship, tying for sixth in stroke play before advancing to the quarterfinals in match play
• Recorded the 12th known hole-in-one in U.S. Junior Amateur history when he aced the par-3 third hole with a 4-iron during his first round
• Had four top-20 finishes at 2016 AJGA events
• Was third at the PING Phoenix Junior
• Placed fifth at U.S. Junior Amateur
• Was sixth at Callaway Golf Junior
• Finished 17th at Ryan Moore Junior Championship

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