Weekend wrap-up (September 23)

PGA TOUR
While FedEx Cup winner Henrik Stenson of Sweden took the title at the TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola in a 30-player field which included 22 AJGA alumni, it was AJGA alumnus Jordan Spieth who dominated conversation and fan following as the 20-year-old made a back-nine charge, ultimately tying for second and capping an incredible rookie season.

Beginning the final round seven shots behind Stenson, Spieth cut Stenson’s lead to one after firing eight birdies on the round. A bogey on No. 17 and par on the final hole gave Spieth a T2 finish at 10-under-par 270, his ninth top-10 finish in 23 starts. Spieth earned his first professional victory at the John Deere Classic in July. He was recently named a 2013 Presidents Cup captain’s pick, and will compete for the U.S., October 1-6.
 
The Dallas native began his junior career with a bang, winning his first AJGA tournament, the 2007 Junior All-Star at Walnut Creek, the first of five during his junior career. Spieth’s career spanned from 2007 to 2011, where he collected 22 top-five finishes in national junior competition. Alongside a victory at the 2011 HP Boys Championship at Carlton Woods and two titles at The PING Invitational (2008, ’10), Spieth was named a three-time Rolex Junior All-American and the Rolex Junior Player of the Year  in 2009.
 
Spieth received his first amateur exemption in 2010 for the HP Byron Nelson Classic making him the first player since 1995 to receive an amateur exemption into the event. Spieth finished his first PGA TOUR start in the top 20 at T16. 
 
In 2011, Spieth closed his impressive junior career with a second win the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, having previously won in 2009. He became only the second player to earn two titles at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship behind Tiger Woods (1991-92).
 
Spieth played his college career at the University of Texas where he helped the Longhorns win the 2012 NCAA Men’s Division I Golf National Championship, before turning professional in December 2012.
 
Symetra Tour
Hannah Yun carded rounds of 67-66-69 to finish at 14-under-par 202 for a two-stroke victory at the Volvik Championship.
 
A high school graduate at the age of 15, Yun recorded five runner-up finishes in AJGA competition and a victory at the 2005 Nike Golf Junior at Las Cruces.  She went on to compete at the University of Florida before turning pro during her sophomore season.
 

 
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Weekly Results
Randy Wise Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
Donnie Trosper
133
2
Kevin Gordon
137
T
3
Winston Margaritis
139
T
3
Tyler Pearson
139
Girls
Total
1
Morgan Gonzales
142
T
2
Riley Rennell
143
T
2
Madasyn Pettersen
143
AJGA Junior at Bethesda
Boys
Total
1
Chad McCann
138
2
Luke Schaap
141
T
3
Graham Hutchinson
142
T
3
Nathan Chuwait
142
Girls
Total
1
Shannon Brooks
137
2
Julie Luo
145
T
3
Brynn Walker
149
T
3
Delaney Shah
149
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Rij Patel
228
T
2
Nelson Pang
231
T
2
Sam Wu
231
T
2
John Hilliard Catanzaro
231
Girls
Total
1
Brooke McDougald
232
2
Jiayu Kong
233
3
Belinda Hu
239
Stockton Convention & Visitors Bureau Junior All-Star
Boys
Total
1
Ricky Castillo
135
2
Kyle Cox
136
3
Clay Seeber
137
Girls
Total
1
Carolyn Zhao
141
2
Brittany Park
144
T
3
Yealimi Noh
146
T
3
Ty Akabane
146
T
3
Waverly Whiston
146
Coca-Cola Junior All-Star at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Scott Roden
146
2
Charlie Dubiel
147
3
Won Jun Lee
150
Girls
Total
1
Lindsay May
157
2
Christine Shao
160
3
Hailey Jones
161
PBE Qualifier - California
Boys
Total
T
1
Kevin An
71
T
1
Yash Majmudar
71
T
3
Lucas Carper
72
T
3
Alex Chin
72
T
3
William Draper
72
T
3
Yu-Jen Cheng
72
T
3
Joseph Burlison
72
Girls
Total
1
Courtney Vogel
70
T
2
Sophia Hui
74
T
2
Waverly Whiston
74
T
2
Ty Akabane
74
T
2
Samantha Gong
74
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