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Champions Report: April 8, 2021

A look at your most recent champions from last weekend's AJGA events.
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Gilbert, Arizona, local Anawin Pikulthong ran away with the Boys Division of the PING Heather Farr Classic over the holiday weekend. The Arizona State University commit finished three strokes ahead of fellow ASU commit Preston Summerhays of Scottsdale, Arizona, at 14-under-par 199. Pikulthong recorded rounds of 67 - 65 - 67 to earn his second AJGA win and first open win. The 2023 sophomore took the tournament lead in the second round with a bogey free day and never relinquished it.

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Anna Davis of Spring Valley, California, earned her first AJGA win at the biggest open of the spring season. The 2024 freshman had rounds of 69 - 67 - 70 for a 7-under-par 206. Davis' birdies on holes No. 15 and 17 during the final round helped hold off a run at the lead by Lauren Gomez of Murieta, California, who chipped in from the left green side bunker for eagle on No. 18 to move to 6-under-par 207 one stroke back of Davis.

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Bailey Shoemaker of West Edmeston, New York, secured her second career AJGA win in wire-to-wire fashion. The 2023 sophomore had rounds of 68 - 70 - 70 for a tournament total 8-under-par 208. The University of Southern California commit was the only girl to shoot under par on the weekend. Shoemaker was bogie free coming down the stretch of the final round. Birdies on holes No. 11, 13 and 15 secured her second AJGA title.

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John Daly II of Dardenelle, Arkansas, took the Boys Division at the Sung Hyun Park Junior Championship. The senior who is following in the footsteps of his dad and attending the University of Arkansas next fall was the only boy to shoot under par on the Island Course at Innisbrook. Daly combined rounds of 71 - 69 - 71 for a tournament total 5-under-par 211.

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Lily Zhang of Buffalo, New York, won the TaylorMade TP5 Junior All-Star as the only girl under par. The 2026 grad carded the low final round on Sunday, 4-under-par 68, to secure her first win. Zhang's weekend included ten birdies, five of which came on the final round.

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Bryant Hernandez of San Marino, California, won the Boys Division of the TaylorMade TP5 Junior All-Star with a score of 11-under-par 205. The 2024 grad finished four strokes ahead of Frank Kennedy of Jupiter, Florida. Hernandez's bogey-free back nine coming down the stretch included four birdies on holes Nos. 13, 14, 16 and 17.

The AJGA Preview at College Station awarded Medalist honors over the weekend as well. Bryant Polhill of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Mallory Matthews of Hondo, Texas, had rounds of 3-under-par 139 and 4-over-par 146 respectively.