Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances

Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances: January 30, 2019


Sara Im of Duluth, Georgia, won the Carolinas-Georgia Junior Championship with a tournament total of 4-over-par 148. After a first-round, 4-over-par 76, Im was tied for the lead. She finished strong totaling three birdies on her way to carding an even-par 72 in the final round and winning by four strokes. The 14-year-old has played in nine AJGA events with her best finish coming at the 2018 E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship where she finished T5.


David Ford of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, won in the Boys Division of the Carolinas-Georgia Junior Championship by four strokes. A first-round, even-par 72 left Ford one off the lead going into the final round. He carded three birdies during his final round, including a bogey-free back nine, to shoot a 2-under-par 70. He finished at 2-under-par 142 for the tournament. In his AJGA career, the 16-year-old has one win at the 2018 AJGA Junior All-Star at Butte Creek.


Natalie Vo of San Jose, California, won the FCWT Half Moon Bay Classic in the Girls Division with a tournament total of 11-over-par 155. Vo struggled during the first round and was six strokes off the lead after day one. However, she started strong in the final round and carded two birdies and zero bogeys on her front nine, leading to an even-par 72 to win the tournament by one. Vo has played in two AJGA events with her best finish coming at the 2017 AJGA Preview at Carlton Oaks where she finished T11.


Justin Hopkins of Danville, California, won the Boys Division of the FCWT Half Moon Bay Classic wire-to-wire after shooting an even-par 144 for the tournament. His first-round, 1-under-par 71 included four birdies and gave him a two-stroke lead heading into the final round. Hopkins finished the tournament with a 1-over-par 73 to earn himself the one-stroke victory. In his two years of playing with the AJGA, Hopkins has two top-10 finishes.