IRVING, TX, May 17, 2013 – Five of the top junior golfers in the world were honored at the 2013 HP Byron Nelson Championship. The Salesmanship Club of Dallas announced today that Viraat Badhwar of Queensland (Australia); Jim Liu of Smithtown, NY; Stratton Nolen of Austin, TX; Robby Shelton of Wilmer, AL and Guan Tianlang of Guangzhou (China) will receive the Byron Nelson International Junior Golfer Awards.
Badhwar is currently ranked the No. 1 Junior in Australian, having won the Tasmanian Junior Masters and the Australian Master of the Amateurs. He has signed a letter of intent to attend Stanford University in the fall.
Liu is currently the No. 3 ranked junior in the Polo AJGA rankings. He competed on the 2012 Junior Ryder Cup team and was the 2010 USGA Junior Amateur Champion, surpassing Tiger Woods as the youngest winner ever. He also plans to attend Stanford University in the fall.
|Viraat Badhwar & Jim Liu at Byron Nelson Classic|