ANNIKA INVITATIONAL
Reunion Resort - Watson Course
Reunion, Fla. • February 18 - 21

Media Score REUNION, Fla. -- First Round results from the ANNIKA Invitational conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Reunion Resort.
Girls Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6326. Rating: 76.1. Slope: 130

Girls Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
1 Marijosse Navarro
2014
San Antonio, Texas 35-34--69
T2 Samantha Marks
2012
Maitland, Fla. 36-34--70
2 Kendall Prince
2011
Lake Oswego, Ore. 35-35--70
2 Casey Danielson
2013
Osceola, Wis. 35-35--70
2 Rachel Dai
2015
Milton, Ga. 35-35--70
2 Gyeol Park
2015
Shatto, Calif. 36-34--70
T7 Céline Boutier
2012
Montrouge, France 36-35--71
7 Gemma Dryburgh
2011
Bradenton, Fla. 35-36--71
7 Ri Hyang Park
2011
Hilton Head Island, S.C. 34-37--71
7 Erynne Lee
2011
Silverdale, Wash. 36-35--71
7 Aurora Kan
2011
Boothwyn, Pa. 35-36--71
7 Lindsey Weaver
2012
Scottsdale, Ariz. 35-36--71
7 Kyung Kim
2012
Chandler, Ariz. 38-33--71
T14 Alison Lee
2013
Valencia, Calif. 33-39--72
14 Annie Park
2013
Levittown, N.Y. 35-37--72
14 Doris Chen
2011
Bradenton, Fla. 37-35--72
14 Lauren Diaz-Yi
2013
Thousand Oaks, Calif. 37-35--72
14 Elisabeth Bernabe
2013
Anaheim Hills, Calif. 37-35--72
14 Maria Torres
2013
San Juan, P.R. 35-37--72
14 Victoria Tanco
2012
Bradenton, Fla. 38-34--72
14 Ashlan Ramsey
2013
Milledgeville, Ga. 38-34--72
T22 Jessica Vasilic
2013
Anaheim Hills, Calif. 38-35--73
22 Christine Lin
2012
Austin, Texas 37-36--73
22 Paige Lee
2013
Folsom, Calif. 36-37--73
22 Marika Liu
2011
Beverly Hills, Calif. 37-36--73
22 Lauren Kim
2012
Los Altos, Calif. 37-36--73
22 Michelle Butler
2011
Dunedin, Fla. 36-37--73
22 Jaye Marie Green
2012
Boca Raton, Fla. 37-36--73
22 Lara Weinstein
2013
Edenvale Gauteng, South Africa 35-38--73
T30 Louise Ridderström
2012
Stocksund, Sweden 37-37--74
30 Monica Vaughn
2013
Reedsport, Ore. 38-36--74
30 Yu Liu
2013
Beijing, China 37-37--74
30 Allisen Corpuz
2016
Honolulu, Hawaii 38-36--74
30 Karen Chung
2013
Livingston, N.J. 37-37--74
30 A.J. Newell
2011
Tampa, Fla. 35-39--74
30 Gabriella Then
2013
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. 37-37--74
30 Shannon Aubert
2014
Champions Gate, Fla. 37-37--74
T38 Gabriela Lopez
2012
Mexico City, Mexico 40-35--75
38 Kaitlin Park
2012
Tustin Ranch, Calif. 38-37--75
38 Bethany Wu
2015
Diamond Bar, Calif. 34-41--75
38 Tiffany Lim
2011
San Jose, Calif. 37-38--75
38 Maria Maymon
2012
Huixquilucan, Mexico 36-39--75
38 Manuela Carbajo Re
2012
Necochea, Argentina 38-37--75
38 April McCoy
2011
Carrollton, Texas 39-36--75
38 Katelyn Dambaugh
2013
Goose Creek, S.C. 39-36--75
38 Isabella Deilert
2013
Tyreso, Sweden 40-35--75
38 Amy Lee
2015
Brea, Calif. 40-35--75
T48 McKenzie Talbert
2013
North Augusta, S.C. 41-35--76
48 Morgan Thompson
2011
Tualatin, Ore. 40-36--76
48 Simin Feng
2013
Windermere, Fla. 39-37--76
T51 Jenny Hahn
2012
Henderson, Nev. 39-38--77
51 Mariah Stackhouse
2012
Riverdale, Ga. 40-37--77
51 Monifa Sealy
2011
(Trinidad and Tobago) Howey-In-The-Hills, Fla. 38-39--77
51 Courtney Ferguson
2011
Houston, Texas 38-39--77
51 Manon Gidali
2012
Paris, France 39-38--77
51 Hee Wook Choi
2013
San Diego, Calif. 37-40--77
T57 Jennifer Ha
2011
Calgary, Alberta 43-35--78
57 Janie Jackson
2012
Huntsville, Ala. 38-40--78
57 Amira Alexander
2012
Alpharetta, Ga. 40-38--78
57 Sarah Schmelzel
2012
Phoenix, Ariz. 36-42--78
T61 Jordan Lippetz
2013
Bradenton, Fla. 43-36--79
61 Hibiki Kitamura
2014
Shiga-Ken, Japan 41-38--79
T63 Samantha Wagner
2015
Windermere, Fla. 43-37--80
63 Morgan Ransom
2012
Columbus, Ohio 40-40--80
T65 Katie Kirk
2011
Davidson, N.C. 43-38--81
65 Anne Cheng
2013
Torrance, Calif. 42-39--81
T67 Stephanie Liu
2015
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 40-42--82
67 Rina Hasegawa
2014
Saitama, Japan 42-40--82
T69 Hannah O'Sullivan
2016
Paradise Valley, Ariz. 42-41--83
69 Isabel Southard
2012
Sharon, Mass. 42-41--83
69 Brittany Mai
2011
Poway, Calif. 43-40--83
72 Izel Pieters
2013
Hazyview, South Africa 43-41--84
 

Navarro leads with 3-under-par 69, five others linger one shot back
Youth on top after first round of ANNIKA Invitational

REUNION, Fla. — In a field that features some of the best female junior golfers in the world, the top of the ANNIKA Invitational leaderboard holds some of the youngest competitors in this week's field. At just 14 years old, Marijosse Navarro of San Antonio has sole possession of the lead after a 3-under-par 69 performance.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the ANNIKA Invitational is a 54-hole stroke play event being played at Reunion Resort, home of the ANNIKA Academy. The girls-only field is playing the par-72 Independence (Watson) Course at 6,326 yards. The 72-player field features 25 Rolex Junior All-Americans and players from 15 states and 12 foreign countries.

Navarro is a three-time AJGA champion and is in pursuit of her first Invitational victory. Making her second ANNIKA Invitational appearance, she feels more comfortable with the course and was able to settle into a round that included five birdies.

“I started with a birdie on No. 1, but then made a bogey on No. 2 so I was back to even par,” Navarro said. “I made the turn at 1-under after a birdie on No. 6 and then was able to get very comfortable with the putting greens on the back, making three more birdies.”

Ranked No. 19 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Navarro will look to hold the lead over an experienced field. Five players sit one shot back while seven competitors are just two strokes shy of the lead heading into Sunday's second round.

Casey Danielson, 15, of Osceola, Wis., Samantha Marks, 16, of Maitland, Fla., Rachel Dai, 13, of Suwanee, Ga., Gyeol Park, 15, of Shatto, Calif., and Ohio State commit Kendall Prince, 17, of Lake Oswego, Ore., all sit tied for second place after posting 2-under-par 70s.

The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 49 states and 30 countries. To ensure scholarship opportunities for all junior golfers who have the skill, the AJGA created the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program to provide financial assistance to young players in need.

Titleist, the AJGA's National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association's success since 1989. Rolex Watch USA, which is in its third decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Polo Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 400 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Stewart Cink, Cristie Kerr, Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel.

For more information regarding the ANNIKA Invitational, contact AJGA Tournament Headquarters at (678) 227-8490.

 
Sponsors
Premier Partners
Official Partners
Media Partners
Association Partner
Twitter Facebook AJGA Blog AJGA on YouTube
Member Logins
 
Player, Coach and Alumni Login
Center:
Member ID:
Password:
 
Forgot your password?
Don't have a password?
Forgot your Member ID?
 
Not A Member or Need to Renew?
 
What every member should know
Learn the basics
Performance Based Entry
Leadership Links
ACE Grant financial aid
Polo Golf Rankings
Boys
1. Scott Scheffler
Dallas, TX
2. Andy Zhang
Reunion, FL
3. Austen Truslow
New Smyrna Beach, FL
4. Austin Connelly
Irving, TX
5. Sam Burns
Shreveport, LA
Girls
1. Andrea Lee
Hermosa Beach, CA
2. Megan Khang
Rockland, MA
3. Bethany Wu
Diamond Bar, CA
4. Kristen Gillman
Austin, TX
5. Nelly Korda
Bradenton, FL
Complete Rankings
Foundation

The Foundation

The American Junior Golf Foundation is the primary recipient of all charitable giving to the AJGA and as such administers a variety of programs designed to compliment the AJGA and the members and families who make up our community. Learn more about these important programs and how your contributions to the Foundation secure the AJGA’s financial future for future generations to come.
   
Donate Now
Planned Giving Program
Endow an ACE Grant
Annual Fund
ACE Grant

ACE

The Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program provides financial assistance to junior golfers who wish to play in AJGA events. Its goal is to give top-flight golf opportunities to young golfers regardless of financial resources. This program helps to fulfill the AJGA’s mission of developing young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.

Leadership Links

What is Leadership Links?

Leadership Links is a new program whereby the AJGA is able to further its mission to help develop young men and women by teaching charitable giving skills and service-oriented practices at an early age. This program gives juniors all the tools necessary to donate their time, talent and resources to local charities and the AJGA youth development programs. Please click here to learn more about the program and the different opportunities available.

Weekly Results
McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends
Boys
Total
1
Harrison Ott
213
T
2
Michael Abrahamson
216
T
2
Patrick Flavin
216
Girls
Total
1
Sienna Chapman
222
2
Kesaree Rojanapeansatith
226
T
3
Bing Singhsumalee
227
T
3
Dana Gattone
227
Will Claxton Junior presented by TestDrive.com
Boys
Total
1
Ben Fuller
216
2
Reese Ramsey
219
T
3
Michael Brown
220
T
3
Matt Liddon
220
Girls
Total
1
Kayley Marschke
218
2
Michaela Owen
227
3
Athena Yang
228
Genesis Shootout presented by the Valero Texas Open
Boys
Total
1
Sutherland Stith
207
2
Mason Greenberg
208
3
Riley Casey
209
Girls
Total
1
Cheyenne Knight
212
2
Hillary Hernandez
219
3
Evelyn Arguelles
221
AJGA Annapolis Junior
Boys
Total
1
John Pak
214
T
2
Bennett Buch
216
T
2
Kyle Berkshire
216
T
2
Charles Musto
216
Girls
Total
1
Julia Calbi
217
2
Nikolette Schroeder
219
3
Jiayu Kong
221
AJGA Junior at Mayacama
Boys
Total
1
*Eddy Lai
214
2
Isaiah Salinda
214
3
Jack Ireland
219
Girls
Total
1
Marianne Li
217
2
Beth Lillie
219
3
Kathleen Scavo
220
* Won via sudden-death playoff
FJ Live Scoring
AJGA U
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and
development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.