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Champions Report: July 29, 2021

A look at your most recent champions from last weekend's AJGA events.
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Reed Lotter of Savannah, Georgia, captured his first AJGA tournament victory at the Sam Burns Classic at The Landings Club at The Landings Club - Deer Creek Course in Savannah, Georgia. He shot rounds of 68-69-70 for a tournament total of 9-under-par 207. Lotter also carded 14 birdies on the week to help him win by two strokes. With this win, Lotter earned an exemption to compete in the 2022 Korn Ferry Tour Club Car Championship at The Landings Club.

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In the Girls Division, Julie Shin of Brambleton, Virginia, also claimed her first AJGA victory. Shin shot a tournament total of 5-under-par 211 and carded 12 birdies on the week. She also earned low first and second round honors. Shin now sits at No. 81 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.

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Julia Misemer of Overland Park, Kansas, won the UHY Kansas City Junior at Creekmoor Golf Club in Raymore, Missouri. She shot a tournament total of 1-under-par 215 to capture her first AJGA tournament victory. Misemer carded eight birdies and one eagle throughout the week to help her win by five strokes. She was also the only player in the Girls Division to finish with a score under par.

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Stephen Liu of Auckland, New Zealand, won the Boys Division to claim his first AJGA title. He shot a tournament total of 5-under-par 211. Liu totaled 13 birdies on the week and birdied the par-5 No. 5 in each round of play. His highest previous finish at an AJGA tournament was third at the 2021 GreatLIFE Junior Challenge by Sanford Health.

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At the AJGA Dana Incorporated Junior Open, Madison Dabagia of Fort Wayne, Indiana, won in a sudden death playoff to claim her first AJGA victory. She shot rounds of 71-68-73 for a tournament total of 4-under-par 212. Dabagia carded 13 birdies on the week and went bogey-free in her second round. Her highest previous AJGA tournament finish was third at the 2021 Circle K Junior Championship hosted by Otter Creek.

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Jacob Modleski of Noblesville, Indiana, went wire-to-wire to win the Boys Division to claim his first AJGA career victory. He shot rounds of 66-66-70 for a tournament total of 14-under-par 202. Modleski totaled 17 birdies on the week and went bogey-free in the second round of play. He closed out the week strong with a eagle on No. 16 in the final round.

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Erica Lee of Arcadia, California, claimed her second AJGA title of the month with a victory at the AJGA Junior All-Star at Urbana. She shot a tournament total of 5-under-par 211 and also earned low final round honors with a score of 2-under-par 70. Lee birdied hole No. 10 in all three rounds and carded an eagle on hole No. 3 in the final round of play. Her last AJGA victory came at the 2021 Cameron McCormick Junior All-Star.

Eric Yun Boys Division Champion

In the Boys Division, Eric Yun of Menlo Park, California, went wire-to-wire to claim his first AJGA victory. He shot rounds of 69-69-73 for a tournament total of 5-under-par 211. Yun had three or more birdies in each round to help secure his victory by two strokes.

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At the AJGA Championship presented by Stuart Francis, Princeton Varsity Golf '74, Lauren Kim of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, claimed her third AJGA tournament victory. Kim shot a tournament total of 12-under-par 201. She carded 16 birdies on the week, including seven in the final round. Kim's two previous victories came at the 2019 Under ArmourĀ® / Alison Lee Championship and 2021 AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior. She now sits at No. 61 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.

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Joshua Ryan of Norristown, Pennsylvania, won the Boys Division to claim his first AJGA victory. He shot a tournament total of 7-under-par 203, including a 5-under-par 65 in the second round. Ryan carded 13 birdies on the week and went bogey-free in the last two rounds of play. He now has three top-10 AJGA tournament finishes.

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Adora Liu of Newark, California, won the Girls Division of the AJGA Junior at Peach Tree presented by Visit Yuba Sutter at Peach Tree Golf & Country Club in Marysville, California. She shot a tournament total of 12-under-par 204 to claim her first AJGA victory. Her second round score of 8-under-par 64 was the low round of the tournament. She carded 16 birdies on the tournament, including eight in the second round.

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In the Boys Division, Kai Hirayama of Arcadia, California, captured his second AJGA title of the year. His other victory came at the 2021 FOX Sports Junior at Mission Viejo. Hirayama shot rounds of 68-66-69 for a tournament total of 13-under-par 203. He carded 14 birdies on the week and an eagle in the second round. Hirayama also went bogey-free in the second round and on the back nine in his final round of play.

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At the AJGA Junior at Copper Valley, Selena Tang of Fremont, California, went wire-to-wire to claim her first AJGA victory. She shot a tournament total of 7-under-par 209. Her first round score of 8-under-par 64 set the women's course record at The Golf Club at Copper Valley. Tang carded 11 birdies on the week, including eight in the first round of play.

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Logan Kim of La Canada Flintridge, California, won the Boys Division to claim his first AJGA victory. He recorded 17 birdies and one eagle on the week to help him shoot a tournament total of 12-under-par 204. His final round score of 6-under-par 66 tied for low final round honors in the Boys Division. This was Kim's sixth career top five finish at an AJGA event.