By Emily Greenwood, AJGA Communications
Kyle Cox of Carrollton, Texas, shot a 10-under-par 206 to claim the victory at the Aaron's / Bob Estes Abilene Junior. The 15-year-old entered the final round two strokes back, but fired a bogey-free 4-under-par 68 with four birdies to earn his first AJGA title.
In the Girls Division, Alisa Chong of Carrollton, Texas, topped the leaderboard after shooting 6-under-par 210 at Abilene Country Club - Fairway Course. Chong, who will attend Houston Baptist University in the fall, carded three final-round birdies for her first AJGA victory.
Erin Harper of Dublin, Ohio, shot a 2-over-par 215 to take home champions honors at the Memorial Junior. The Indiana University commit boasted eight birdies and an eagle on the tournament, carding an even-par 71 in the final round for her first AJGA win.
In the Boys Division, Daniel Wetterich of Cincinnati, Ohio, claimed the victory with a 5-over-par 218 at Ohio State University Golf Club – Scarlet Course. Wetterich, who will attend Xavier University in the fall, sank a 35-foot birdie putt in the final round to top the leaderboard and earn his second AJGA title.
Gavin Cohen of Tucson, Arizona, came out on top in a one-hole playoff to win the AJGA Junior at Owensboro with a 9-under-par 207. The University of Arizona verbal commit turned in six birdies for a 4-under-par 68 in the final round and his first AJGA win.
Tristyn Nowlin of Richmond, Kentucky, took home the Girls Division title with a tournament total of 2-over-par 218 at Owensboro Country Club. After two rounds of even-par 72, the University of Illinois verbal commit took sole possession of the lead and claimed her first AJGA victory with a final-round 2-over-par 74.
Emilia Migliaccio of Cary, North Carolina, shot an even-par 72 in the final round to win the Girls Division at the Davis Love III Junior Open. Migliaccio, a Wake Forest verbal commit and Rolex Junior All-American, claimed her third AJGA title with a 3-under-par 213.
Colin Kober of Southlake, Texas, shot a final-round 2-under-par 70 for the Boys Division title at Sea Island Golf Club - Plantation Course. The Baylor University verbal commit carded 15 birdies throughout the tournament for a 7-under-par 209 and his second AJGA victory in three seasons.
Chase Furey of Newport Beach, California, finished with an even-par 213 to win the Boys Division at the Yang Foundation Junior at Yorba Linda. The 16-year-old made six final-round birdies, including five consecutive on the back nine, en route to a 1-under-par 70 and his first AJGA title.
In the Girls Division, Jiyoon Jang of Rancho Mirage, California, also won her first AJGA event after shooting a 5-over-par 218 at Yorba Linda Country Club. Jang, a verbal commit to the University of California, Berkeley, finished the tournament with six birdies and a one-stroke victory.
Kyra Cox of South Salem, New York, notched her first AJGA win by shooting a 5-over-par 221 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club. After two rounds of 3-over-par 75 to start the tournament, Cox carded a 1-under-par 71 with four birdies in the final round to get the Girls Division win.
Nicholas Cummings of Weston, Massachusetts, earned the Boys Division title after carding a 5-under-par 211 at the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Boston Junior. The 15-year-old recorded 11 birdies and an eagle during the tournament, shooting the low final-round 3-under-par 69 for the victory in his third AJGA event.