Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances

Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances: February 21, 2018


Alec Brown of Pearland, Texas, won the Boys Division at the AJGA Senior Showcase after posting a final-round even-par 72 and taking the title in a playoff. Brown holed out for eagle on No. 15 on his way to a three-over-par 219, good enough to enter a playoff with Dean Naime of Cairo, Egypt. Brown won on the first playoff hole with a par on No. 10, his first win in his sixth AJGA event.


Sophie Membrino of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, went wire-to-wire to take the Girls Division after carding a final-round 10-over-par 82. The win was Membrino’s first of her AJGA career, following up a top-10 finish at the 2017 Junior Golf Hub Championship. The senior at Ponte Vedra High School jumped into the top-300 of the Rolex AJGA Rankings with her victory.


Tommy Stephenson of Carlsbad, California, won the Toyota Tour Cup Invitational @ Oak Valley by two strokes at a tournament-total 1-over-par 145. Stephenson opened the tournament with a 5-over-par 77, but he bounced back in the final round with a 4-under-par 68, which was the lowest round of the tournament. Stephenson, who signed a National Letter of Intent with Fresno State University, carded six birdies and an eagle over the course of the tournament. The high school senior finished fifth at the 2017 Insperity Invitational / Patrick Reed AJGA Junior Championship presented by Callaway Golf.


Skylar Thompson of Buford, Georgia, took home the championship at the Rocket Tour Players Championship at UGA at a tournament-total even-par 144. Thompson, who signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of South Carolina, led after the first round after posting a 1-over-par 73. She brought home the three-stroke victory behind a final-round 1-under-par 71 that matched the lowest round of the tournament. The high school senior finished third at the 2017 Strategic Communications / Justin Thomas Junior Championship presented by Phocus.