Aug. 14, 2012

Weekend wrap-up (August 12)

Justin Clement of Lexington, N.C., shot even-par in the final round of the Cardinal Amateur to win his first amateur event by one stroke over fellow AJGA alum Scott Harvey.  Clement, who plays college golf at UNC-Greensboro, won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Tournament in 2009 and competed in the AJGA’s FJ Invitational in 2008 and 2009.

Claiming back-to-back titles, Mackenzie Hughes of Dundas, Ontario, won the Canadian Amateur Aug. 10, held at Camelot Golf and Country Club.  Before achieving amateur success, the recent Kent State graduate finished in the top-15 at the AJGA’s Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands in 2007. The GCAA Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar won the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in October and was the individual medalist at the 2011 MAC Championship.

The AJGA was well represented at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, Aug. 6-12, as 11 current AJGA players and 10 alumni made it to the match play round of 32. Of those, five current members and five alumni advanced, with Jaye Marie Green competing in the championship match against Lydia Ko.

All eight players who qualified for the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup Team based on points boast impressive golf resumes dating back to their AJGA days. Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson, Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar and Phil Mickelson will all return to the Ryder Cup as veterans, while Keegan Bradley, Jason Dufner, and Webb Simpson will make their debut appearances. Team captain and AJGA alum Davis Love III will announce the four captains’ picks on Sept. 4.

 

 

 
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Weekly Results
Target Junior Championship presented by C9
Boys
Total
1
Frankie Capan
218
2
Ben Sigel
219
T
3
Sangmin Park
222
T
3
Christopher Colla
222
Girls
Total
1
Athena Yang
226
T
2
Cameron Lee
227
T
2
Naomi Lee
227
FORE Performance Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Gunnar Doyle
208
2
Ben Reichert
214
3
Evan Katz
217
Girls
Total
1
Kelly Sim
221
2
Amy Matsuoka
225
3
Karen Miyamoto
227
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Tucker Allen
218
2
Charles-Eric Belanger
221
3
Connor Henderson
225
Girls
Total
1
*SiQin Yu
237
T
2
Brittany Park
237
T
2
Maisie Filler
237
AJGA / CJGA Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Karl Vilips
214
2
Fritz Lo
218
T
3
Khan Lee
219
T
3
Charlie Watson
219
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Total
1
Selena Costabile
222
2
Ashley Zagers
225
3
Mimi Chen
227
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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