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Akshay Bhatia

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Wake Forest, NC


Homeschooled, class of ‘20

Son of Sonny Bhatia and Renu Bhatia...Has one sister, Rhea, who plays on the golf team at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina...Bhatia got his start in golf after watching his older sister play the sport...Also enjoys bowling.
  • 2018 American Junior Golf Association (AJGA), 3 victories
  • 2018 AJGA Polo Golf Junior Classic, winner by 10 strokes; victory was marked by a course-record 7-under 64 in the second round
  • 2018 Boy’s Junior PGA Championship; became the first-ever player to win back-to-back Boy’s Junior PGA Championship titles; holed out a 40-foot chip for eagle to win by one stroke
  • 2018 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley
  • 2018 Junior Ryder Cup
  • 2017 Boy’s Junior PGA Championship, winner by three strokes; shot a course-record 61 en route to a 22-under par performance that shattered 3-time PGA TOUR winner Pat Perez’s previous record by five strokes; shot the lowest 18-hole round in the championship’s history
  • 2017 Junior Presidents Cup, owned an undefeated 3-0-0 record that helped lead the United States Team to a 14-10 victory over the International Team
  • 2017 First Team AJGA Rolex Junior All-American


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