AJGA CLUBCORP JUNIOR AT MISSION HILLS
Mission Hills Country Club, Arnold Palmer Course
Rancho Mirage, California
June 24-27, 2002

HAN COMPLETES WIRE-TO-WIRE VICTORY
Lee wins Girls Division in sudden-death playoff

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Seung Su Han of Chino Hills, Calif., won his second AJGA title of 2002 at the AJGA ClubCorp Junior at Mission Hills. In the Girls Division, Jennie Lee of Huntington Beach, Calif., defeated Allison Martin of Bakersfield, Calif., on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to claim her first national title of 2002. The pair of 15-year-olds completed wire-to-wire victories to win their respective divisions.

The 54-hole event, conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, was held on the par-72 Arnold Palmer Course at Mission Hills Country Club. The 84-player field featured players from eight states, including 70 California natives and 15 Polo Golf Junior All-Americans.

Han, who set the tournament's scoring record, followed his opening-round 66 with rounds of 67 and 69 to give him a three-day total of 202 and a four-stroke victory in the Boys Division. The rising sophomore won the inaugural Chrysler AJGA Boys Invitational during the second week of June.

"I'm really happy and very hot right now," Han said. "I got really tired during the last few holes but I told myself that I had to keep going. This week I decided to go for it all. I just didn't want to play safe and my plan worked well for me."

Han finished the front nine at 4-under-par, but bogeys on holes No. 10 and 11 slowed him down. He rebounded with a birdie on the par-4, 369-yard 14th hole to claim the title.

"The only thing that bothered me about this week was that I had way too many putts," Han said. "It was a great tournament and it is really nice to win close to home. This means a lot to me."

Daniel Im of La Mirada, Calif., finished second in the Boys Division with rounds of 68-69-69-206. Phillip Telliard of Riverside, Calif., finished third at 208, Kyle Gentry of Carmel, Calif., placed fourth at 210, and Mark Lamb of Haddington, Scotland, finished fifth at 212.

The Girls Division had a dramatic ending as Lee and Martin went back to the No. 1 tee for a sudden-death playoff. Martin's second shot sailed over the right bunker and she was forced to chip and two-putt for bogey. Lee, who tallied a three-day total of 68-73-74-215, landed her second shot within 25 feet of the hole. She claimed victory as she two-putted for par.

"I was really scared and nervous the last few holes because I was not playing that great," Lee said. "During the playoff I just wanted to play it safe and relax. I thought that I would have a good shot and it feels great to win."

Martin forced a playoff by firing a 4-under-par 68 in the final round. She finished the front nine with two birdies and an eagle on the par-5 472-yard sixth hole. The Polo Golf Junior All-American and defending champion finished second at 75-72-68-215.

All-American and University of Arizona signee Whitney Welch of Las Vegas, Nev., placed third with rounds of 73-74-69-216.

For more information about the AJGA ClubCorp Junior at Mission Hills, or other AJGA events, please contact AJGA national headquarters at (770) 868-4200, or visit the Association's Web site at ajga.org.

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1
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204
2
Joshua Martin
205
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Kyle Sterbinsky
206
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1
Kelly Whaley
211
2
Emilia Migliaccio
216
3
Latanna Stone
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214
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219
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Courtney Bryant
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1
Winston Margaritis
207
T
2
Pierce Aichinger
212
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2
Walker Kesterson
212
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1
Madeline Chou
216
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2
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218
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2
Athena Yang
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Boys
Total
1
Donnie Trosper
209
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Glenn Piot
212
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3
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217
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1
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219
2
Sybil Robinson
223
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3
Lois Kaye Go
224
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3
Molly Skapik
224
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1
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207
2
Hoke Carlton
209
3
Zach Norris
215
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1
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214
2
Julia Calbi
217
3
Jiayu Kong
225
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1
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206
T
2
Davis Holman
209
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1
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