Wang wins Rolex Girls Junior Championship

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Historical Perspective
What do Morgan Pressel, Paula Creamer and Inbee Park all have in common? While they each have won a major championship as professional golfers, their commonality reaches back to their junior golf careers. Pressel, Creamer and Park each hold a Rolex Girls Junior Championship title on their record. Hear what they said after they claimed the prestigious trophy:

“My father leaves for Korea tomorrow and he said when I get down to think about him. Today was like a send-off present for him.” – Inbee Park in 2002 at the age of 13.

“I felt great going into the playoff. That putt was key for me. I needed a birdie to win and I knew I could do it. Jane is a great player and she challenged me.” – Paula Creamer in 2003 after defeating Jane Park in a two-hole, sudden-death playoff.

“I am grateful that we got back out and finished. I was really patient today and very consistent. I knew I had to go out and get it.” – Morgan Pressel in 2005 after four hours of weather delay threatened her three-shot lead.

The stage
The Rolex Girls Junior Championship has visited some of the top courses in the country. The Wigwam Resort in Phoenix, hosted the first event in 1992, and in 2013, the tournament will travel to The Country Club of Rochester in Rochester, New York, for the first time. The most recent event brought the world’s top female junior golfers to Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. From LPGA International to Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, venues selected to host the Rolex Girls Junior Championship own a special piece of history in women’s golf.

The field
The 2014 competition features a strong field made up of 25 Rolex Junior All-Americans, 47 AJGA champions, 42 players who have committed to play college golf and 11 of the top 20 girls in the Polo Golf Rankings.

Three players in the field have qualified for the U.S. Women’s Open including Madison Kerley of Scottsdale, Arizona, Megan Khang of Rockland, Massachusetts, and Kathleen Scavo of Benicia, California, while three were named alternates: Isabella Dilisio of Hatfield, Pennsylvania, Maria Fassi of Mexico, and Mariel Galdiano of Pearl City, Hawaii.

Learn more about the Rolex Girls Junior Championship and join the conversation on Twitter by tweeting @AJGAGolf and using the hashtag #RolexGirls.
 

 
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Weekly Results
AJGA Junior hosted by Ocala - Marion Sports Commission
Boys
Total
1
Austin Hitt
141
T
2
Tyler Strafaci
142
T
2
Luis Gerardo Garza
142
Girls
Total
1
Emma Albrecht
144
2
Taylor Tomlinson
147
T
3
Gabriela Coello
148
T
3
Amy Zhang
148
T
3
Kaeli Jones
148
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Davis Shore
67
T
2
Zach Norris
68
T
2
J. J. Gresco
68
Girls
Total
1
Sophia Schubert
66
2
Angella Then
71
3
Abigail Heck
72
AJGA Junior at Southwind presented by True Temper
Boys
Total
T
1
Jacob Bergeron
68
T
1
Braden Thornberry
68
T
3
Drew Jones
70
T
3
Logan Watkins
70
Girls
Total
T
1
Mia Ayer
74
T
1
Sydney Youngblood
74
T
1
Kie Purdom
74
Lockton / Samsung Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Conner Koberg
69
2
Andrew Beckler
71
T
3
Tanner Owen
72
T
3
Aaron DeNucci
72
Girls
Total
1
Amy Matsuoka
71
T
2
Alison Chang
73
T
2
Meiqi Gao
73
Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Classic
Boys
Total
T
1
Marc Toma
69
T
1
Henry Cassriel
69
T
3
Mason Glinski
70
T
3
Taisei Negishi
70
T
3
Eric Ghim
70
Girls
Total
1
Benyapa Niphatsophon
67
T
2
Alyaa Abdulghany
68
T
2
Clare Amelia Legaspi
68
AJGA Philadelphia Junior
Boys
Total
1
Isaiah Logue
213
2
Will Bernstein
217
T
3
Davis Lamb
218
T
3
Brent Ito
218
Girls
Total
1
Brynn Walker
231
2
Madelein Herr
235
3
Amy Ding
236
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