Evan Hoppenstein '17 Wins South Florida PGA Junior Title

For 18-year-old Evan Hoppenstein, winning the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Junior Championship on Tuesday at The Old Course at Broken Sound was secondary to the joy of finally being able the play the sport he loves again.

Last October, the Saint Andrew’s School graduate who will attend George Washington University in the fall, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, specifically Burkitt lymphoma, one of the fastest growing cancers. Hoppenstein knew something was wrong when he was only able to play five holes with his father and younger brother before being forced to stop because of fatigue.

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