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Champions Report: June 18, 2021

A look at your most recent champions from last weekend's AJGA events.
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Lucy Yuan of San Diego, California won the Girls Division of The Lanto Junior Championship by two strokes at Blacksburg Country Club in Blacksburg, VA. This was Yuan's third AJGA tournament victory and tenth top-10 AJGA tournament finish. Yuan had five birdies in the final round for a total of 13 birdies over the course of the tournament. She now sits at No. 28 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.

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In the Boys Division, Matthew Monastero of Leesburg, Virginia won in a three-hole playoff over two other players. Monastero had four birdies in the final round to help him shoot a tournament total 7-under-par 209. He will play college golf at the University of Virginia starting this fall.

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At the Stewart Cink Championship by Transamerica, Sydney Givens of Austin, Texas, won the Girls Division with a tournament total even-par 213. This was Given's first AJGA career win. She had two birdies in the final round and led the Girls Division with eight total birdies on the week. She also captured low final round honors with a score of even-par 71.

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In the Boys Division, Luke Koenig of Statham, Georgia, earned his second career AJGA tournament victory. Koenig shot rounds of 66-69-69 for a tournament total 9-under-par 204. He had a total of 13 birdies on the week, including three in the final round. He also recorded an eagle in the first round.

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Kary Hollenbaugh of New Albany, Ohio, won the Memorial Junior at Hickory Hills Golf Club in Grove City, Ohio. This was Hollenbaugh's first AJGA career victory. She also earned low final round honors in the Girls Division with a 1-under-par 70. Hollenbaugh had 11 total birdies over the 54-holes to help her shoot a tournament total 1-under-par 212. She now sits at No. 168 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.

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Benjamin Cors of Wooster, Ohio, won the Boys Division by nine strokes with a tournament total 3-under-par 210. This was also Cors' first AJGA tournament win. He had nine birdies over the weekend to help him earn his fifth top-ten career finish. Cors is committed to play golf at the University of Dayton this fall.

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At the AJGA Tucson Junior presented by Hilgers Orthodontics, Kylie Chong of Torrance, California, led wire-to-wire and won the Girls Division with a tournament total 15-under-par 201. With her 15 -under-par she moves to T2 on the lowest 54-hole tournament record total. This was her second career AJGA tournament victory. She also won the 2020 AJGA Junior All-Star at Morongo. Chong carded 19 birdies total and shot all three rounds of play under par. She now sits at No. 87 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.

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In the Boys Division, Mason Snyder of Las Vegas, Nevada, won his second consecutive and second career AJGA victory with a tournament total 13-under-par 203. He led wire-to-wire and compiled 18 birdies during the event. Last week, he won the AJGA Lake Las Vegas Junior where he also shot 13-under-par 203. Snyder is now No. 105 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.

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Allyn Stephens won the 2021 AJGA Shreveport Junior.

Allyn Stephens of Houston, Texas, won the Girls Division of the AJGA Shreveport Junior with a tournament total 7-under-par 209. This was Stephens' first AJGA tournament victory. She had 13 total birdies during the tournament. Stephens now sits at No. 149 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.

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Thomas Curry of Texarkana, Arkansas, won the Boys Division for his first AJGA career victory in just his fourth event. The rising high school junior had 10 birdies in 45 holes of play (event shortened due to weather) for a tournament total 8-under-par 172.

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At the Visit Tallahassee Junior All-Star, Haley Davis of Ocala, Florida, won her first AJGA tournament with an even-par 216. She bounced back after a 4-over-par 76 to capture the win. David carded four birdies in round two, tying the best round of the tournament for the Girls Division. She also shot 17-straight bogey free holes in the final round.

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In the Boys Division, Phillip Dunham of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, shot a tournament total 11-under-par 205 to capture his first AJGA career victory. His tournament total was seven strokes better than the next closest score. Dunham carded five birdies in the first round and holed out from the fairway for an eagle in his final round. He also birdied No. 1 (547 yard, par-5) every round.