IJGA alumni Stewart Hagestad is in the news again. Hagestad was named Amateur of the Year by Global Golf Post.
Hagestad attended IJGA where he grew both mentally and physically as a student-athlete before attending the University of Southern California (USC).
Hagestad, a 26-year-old Californian, took a work sabbatical this year and made the most of it. He won the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship and was named the 2016 Metropolitan Golf Association Player of the Year, won low-amateur honors at The Masters finishing 36th overall, competed in the U.S. Open and posted the clinching point in the Walker Cup at Los Angeles Country Club and was named the 2016 Metropolitan Golf Association Player of the Year. Most recently Hagestad was a member of the U.S. Walker Cup Team and helped propel his team to victory posting the winning point for the United States.
IJGA is very proud to include Hagestad in its storied history of successful student-athletes in golf and in life.