AJGA Dominican Junior Open presented by Puntacana Resort & Club
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AJGA Dominican Junior Open presented by Puntacana Resort & Club

Arcement, Kim win third annual Dominican event

Final Results
Yae Eun Kim, Nicholas Arcement champions Dominican


Boys Division champion: Nicholas Arcement of Thibodaux, Louisiana (4-under-par 212)

Top Boys Division finisher: Julio Alfredo Rios Brache of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (even-par 216)

  • 16-year-old played in his fourth AJGA event and all three years in the Dominican
  • Earned first top finish with 1-under-par final round
  • Son of committee member Alfredo Rios
  • Played PGA TOUR Corales Punta Cana Resort & Club Championship Pro-Am in March 2018 with Masters champion Trevor Immelman

Girls Division champion: Yae Eun Kim of (South Korea) Santiago, Dominican Republic (even-par 216)

  • Sixteen-year-old won her first AJGA event by sudden-death playoff over Brooke Rivers of Brampton, Ontario, Canada
  • Birdied No. 16 to take the lead, hit her tee shot into the bunker on No. 16 but saved bogey to preserve a tie going into No. 18
  • Worked with Corales Golf Club host professional Jay Overton the past two months
  • First Girls Division champion, and local champion, in event's three-year history
  • Fourth season of national junior golf - finished seventh in January Foley Performance Academy @ EaglesDream Junior Championship

About the AJGA Dominican Junior Open presented by Puntacana Resort & Club

  • Third year of AJGA event in the Dominican Republic
  • Held at Corales Golf Club, one of a handful of AJGA / PGA TOUR annual venues
  • 54-hole stroke play event
  • 21 states and 11 countries -- Bahamas, Argentina, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Switzerland, United States in the field
  • Nine junior golfers from the Dominican Republic are competing in their home country