Ly, Moody Tabbed 2019 Oregon Junior Golf Players of the Year
Kyra Ly and Graham Moody were named Oregon Junior Golf Players of the Year for their outstanding performances during the 2019 campaign.
Ly, from Portland, played fantastic golf throughout the year, including wins in the Girls Open Division at the 22nd Oregon Junior Stroke Play, Central Willamette Valley Junior and Klamath Basin Junior major tournaments. She also registered a victory at the Glendoveer Junior sanctioned tournament.
Ly also fared well in regional competitions, tying for fifth at the Pacific Northwest Girls Junior Championship while also earning enough points during the season to represent the state team at the Girls’ Junior Americas Cup.
Ly, who maintains a +1.0 Handicap Index, holds a Junior Golf Scoreboard ranking of No. 243. She finished first among all junior golfers in the Oregon and Southwest Washington team points competition with 365.00.
Moody, from Vancouver, registered three wins in OJG majors during the 2019 campaign: 89th Bob Norquist Oregon Junior Amateur, Southern Oregon Junior, Portland City / Bob Allard Memorial. He also managed a second-place finish at the Central Oregon Junior.
Moody, who has a +2.4 Handicap Index, earned enough points to be included on Team Oregon #1 in the 2019 Hogan Cup. His clutch play on the final day helped lead that squad to the team championship, while also finishing tied for 8th individually.
Moody also qualified for the IMG Academy Junior World Championships, played at Torrey Pines Golf Course, finishing in 57th place. He currently ranks No. 218 on the Junior Golf Scoreboard and maintains a Rolex AJGA Ranking of No. 637.
It is the first OJG Player of the Year for both players. Last year Nate Stember and Victoria Gailey earned the honors.