Elisabeth Bernabe, Anaheim Hills, Calif. (2013)
Ranked No. 30 in the Polo Golf
Rankings, Bernabe has recorded six top-five career AJGA victories, including consecutive wins at The Peninsula Junior Classic and the
CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior. The Canyon High School senior carries a
weighted GPA of 4.8. She is a member of the National Honor Society and is on
the board of the International Baccalaureate Program.
Aliea Clark, Carlsbad, Calif. (2014)
A junior at Academy of Our
Lady of Peace, Clark collected her first AJGA Open victory at the AJGA Junior
at Steelwood presented by AT&T. Additionally, she had top-five showings at
two other events and is currently ranked No. 51 in the Polo Golf Rankings.
Academically, Clark ranks 10th in her class of 184 students and has a
weighted-GPA of 4.167. Clark is an active member in the community, volunteering
at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace fundraising golf tournament and as a
student ambassador to the Carondelet Circle. She also donated her time to the
San Diego Junior Golf Association and the Saint James Church Mission Circle.
Elizabeth Doty, Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. (2013)
The only repeat HP Scholastic
Junior All-American on this year’s team, Doty boasts an AJGA record that
includes 16 top-10 finishes. The Palos Verdes High School senior captured her
first victory in July at the David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior. Doty
carries a weighted GPA of 4.733 and is a member of the National Honor Society,
California Scholarship Federation and the Spanish Honor Society. She also
participates in the AJGA’s Leadership Links program by raising money for the
Painted Turtle Camp, a non-profit organization that provides a summer camp
experience to kids with life-threatening diseases. Doty has verbally committed
to continue her golf career at Wake Forest.
Nina Fairbairn, Orinda, Calif. (2013)
Fairbairn, a senior at The
College Preparatory School, tallied four AJGA top-10 finishes during the 2012
season. She started the season with a T13 showing at the Under Armour ® / Gary
Woodland Championship, and closed with a T5 at the Randy Wise Junior Open in
August. Academically, Fairbairn carries a 3.97 GPA and is Student Body
Co-President at her high school. She initiated Birdies 4 Books, a program that
raises money for Room-To-Read, a nonprofit organization that builds libraries,
schools and support networks for students in Third World countries.
Jordan Ferreira, University Place, Wash. (2013)
A senior at Bellarmine Preparatory
School, Ferreira finished her 2012 AJGA season with a runner-up finish at the
Sunriver Junior Open and third-place finish at the AJGA Junior at Fox Hill. Ranked
No. 129 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Ferreira opened the season with T14 and T13
showings at the ANNIKA Invitational and Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan
Championship, respectively, before cracking the top 10 at the Coca-Cola Junior
Championship at Boyne Highlands, finishing T8. She has verbally committed to
Notre Dame, boasts a 3.95 GPA and is in the honors program at Bellarmine.
Ferreira stays active away from golf and school by volunteering at the First
Tee of South Puget Sound, L’Arche Club and Adopt-a-Family.
Sara Garmezy, Franklin, Tenn. (2013)
A senior at the University
School of Nashville, Garmezy recorded a fourth-place showing at the AJGA Junior
at Southwind presented by True Temper. She holds a 3.93 GPA and was selected to
the Cum Laude Society for her academic achievements. Garmezy volunteers with
Musicians on Call, which performs in hospitals and nursing homes for patients,
as well as Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Alexandra Harkins, Crystal Lake, Ill. (2014)
A junior at Crystal Lake
Central High School, Harkins was crowned an AJGA champion for the first time in
her career at the 2012 Lockton Kansas City Junior. She also opened the season
with three top-five showings in four AJGA tournaments. HP Scholastic
achievements include a 4.534 weighted GPA and ranks fifth out a class of 403.
She is a Leadership Links participant, raising money for the First Tee, and she
also volunteers with the Salvation Army and NE Hospice of Illinois.
Alice Jeong, Gardena, Calif. (2013)
A senior at North Torrance
High School, Jeong posted six top-20 performances in 2012, with her best
showing at the AJGA Junior at Robinson Ranch where she tied for fourth. Ranked
11th in her class of 557 students, Jeong carries a weighted GPA of
4.4412. The UC-Berkeley verbal commit is a member of the Key Club and the
California Scholastic Federation, and she mentors young golfers through the
Long Beach Golf Learning Center.
August Kim, St. Augustine, Fla. (2013)
A senior at Nease High School,
Kim scored a 2140 on the SAT and carries a weighted GPA of 4.549, which is
seventh in her class of 385. She is an active member of her community, as she
helped organize a charity golf tournament for the Long Island Korean Catholic
Church and volunteers with the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Kim’s
athletic record includes three AJGA top-five finishes in 2012, including a win
at the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf.
She is currently No. 63 in the Polo Golf Rankings and has verbally committed to
Hana Ku, Basking Ridge, N.J. (2013)
Ku, a senior at Ridge High
School, scored a 35 on the ACT and has compiled a weighted GPA of 4.5315 in her
first three years of high school. She is the captain of her high school golf
team and has volunteered her time at the USGA Museum. In 2012, Ku finished as a
runner-up at both the Peninsula Junior Classic and William Penn Junior
Championship. She has given a verbal commitment to play collegiate golf at
Jordan Lippetz, Bradenton, Fla. (2013)
Lippetz, a senior at IMG
Pendleton Academy, notched three AJGA top-10 finishes during the 2012 season.
She shared a T2 finish at the Lockton Kansas City Junior and took fourth at the
McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends. She won the 2010 Lockton Kansas
City Junior and was named an honorable mention Rolex Junior All-American in
2009. Academically, Lippetz maintains a weighted 4.47 GPA and is President of
the Pendleton National Honor Society. She has volunteered at various local
events, including the Bradenton 5K Fun Run, ArtCenter Manatee and the Big Heart
Katie Page, Louisville, Ky. (2013) – Essay Winner
Page, a senior at Sacred Heart
Academy, has achieved a perfect 4.0 in her first three years of high school and
is a member of both the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. The
winner of this year’s essay contest has done well in AJGA events in her home
state as she has finished in the top 10 the last two years at the Natural
Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior in Ashland, including a T3 finish in 2012.
Page has given a verbal commitment to attend Southern Methodist University to
continue her golf career.