Taylor Kehoe of (Canada) Strathroy, Ontario, claimed her sixth AJGA win this weekend at the AJGA Junior at 12 Oaks. The 2022 Junior now has one or more wins in four of her last five AJGA seasons. Kehoe earned her sixth victory by four shots over Gloria Nip of (Hong Kong) Port St. Lucie, Florida, finishing the weekend at 5-over-par 221. Kehoe is a verbal commit to the University of Alabama.
Chase Nevins of Great Falls, Virginia, won the Boys Division by three strokes over Waymon Thomas of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The AJGA Junior at 12 Oaks marked Nevins' third AJGA win in eight career AJGA starts. The 2023 high school sophomore is currently ranked No. 33 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings with his win this past weekend. In addition to his win, Nevins earned low final round honors with a 3-under-par 69 that included five birdies and an eagle.
Out in Texas two juniors earned Preview Medalists honors at the AJGA Preview at Bentwater (Ages 12 -15). In the Boys Division, Charlie Wylie of Houston, Texas, was the only boy to shoot under par on the weekend. Wylie had rounds of 71 - 71 for a tournament total 2-under-par 142. In the Girls Division, Claire Chang of Bellevue, Washington, combined rounds of 73 - 73 for a 2-over-par 146. Chang was six strokes better than second place finisher Bella Flores of Kingwood, Texas.
Up in the Smoky Mountains two more Preview Medalists were honored at the AJGA Preview presented by Visit Sevierville / Tennessee Tourism. Camden Meadows of Cartersville, Georgia, was the only boy under par on the weekend. Meadows had rounds of 74 - 69 for a 1-under-par 143. Meadows earned low final honors as well with his 3-under-par 69. Creighton University letter of intent signee Eleanor Hudepohl of Cincinnati, Ohio, earned the Girls Division honors with a 4-over-par 148.