AJGA Junior at Saddlebrook
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AJGA Junior at Saddlebrook

Tai and Wilkes capture titles

Final-round results
Mi Li and Tyler Wilkes win AJGA Junior at Saddlebrook

Final-round results

Boys Division Champion: Tyler Wilkes of Tampa, Florida, (6-under-par 207)

  • Won after a one-hole playoff against Hiroshi Tai to win
  • Verbally committed to University of Florida
  • Third AJGA win since 2018
  • Fifth top-10 finish in AJGA career
  • 15 birdies in three rounds
  • No. 28 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
  • “It feels good to get the win. I feel good moving forward and we'll see what happens the rest of the year.”

Girls Division Champion: Mi Li of Beijing, China, (1-over-par 214)

  • First AJGA win
  • Third top-10 finish in AJGA career since 2018
  • Class of 2025
  • Shot a final-round 1-over par 70
  • “I just tried to hold up because I got a one under on the front nine so on the back nine I played all par.”

Top local boy: Gregory Solhaug of Bradenton, Florida, (4-under-par 209)

  • Finished fourth
  • Third top-10 finish in AJGA career
  • No. 169 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
  • 13 birdies in three rounds
  • Shot a first-round 2-under par 69

Top local girl: SiQin Yu of (China) Bradenton, Florida, (6-over-par 219)

  • Verbally committed to Vanderbilt University
  • Finished T3
  • Has three AJGA career wins

Tournament information

  • The 54-hole stroke-play event featured 78 juniors from eight countries
  • Saddlebrook Resort-Palmer Course hosted its second AJGA tournament
  • There were 36 players from Florida in the field
  • There were eight AJGA champions in the field
  • There were 15 verbal commits and seven signed National Letters of Intent