Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances

Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances: May 2, 2018

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Dongjin Park of Seoul, South Korea, came back from a two-stroke deficit to win the Boys Division at the International Junior Golf Tour’s Faldo Series Florida Championship. Park opened the tournament with a 1-under-par 71 that included three birdies and an eagle. That left the senior two strokes off the pace heading into the final round. Park quickly erased the deficit with a bogey-free 6-under-par 30 on the front nine. The 18-year-old finished the final round at 6-under-par 66 after carding a birdie and a bogey on the back side. Park’s final round matched the lowest of the tournament. Park finished T6 at the 2017 Daniel Berger Junior Championship.

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Sophie Guo of (China) Orlando, Florida, was the only junior in the Girls Division to finish under par at the Callaway Golf / Ollie Schniederjans Junior Classic at 3-under-par 213. Guo was also the only golfer to card multiple under-par rounds with her first-round 3-under-par 69 and second-round 2-under-par 70. The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill verbal commit carded a total of nine birdies through the first two rounds and entered the final round with a seven-stroke lead. Guo finished the tournament with a 2-over-par 74, but it was still enough to win by six strokes and secure her fourth AJGA victory. She is currently ranked No. 18 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.

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Cameron Piedra of Coral Gables, Florida, topped the Boys Division at the FJT at Stoneybrook Golf Course at 6-under-par 138. Piedra carded four birdies and an eagle on his first-round 3-under-par 69 to get within one of the lead heading into the final round. The sophomore came back for the victory after firing four birdies on his bogey-free front nine and five overall for his second-consecutive round of 3-under-par 69. He finished third at the 2017 AJGA Junior All-Star at Talbot supported by The Frana Family.

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Yoona Kim of (South Korea) Fair Lawn, New Jersey, came from behind to win her first AJGA tournament at the AJGA Junior All-Star presented by Explore York. Kim was one of only a few juniors in the Girls Division to post an under-par round with her first-round 1-under-par 71. Even so, Kim entered the final round one stroke off the lead. The sophomore carded two final-round birdies on her way to a 2-over-par 74 that was just enough for a one-stroke victory. Kim finished the tournament at 1-over-par 145. She is No. 99 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and had a total of five top-10 finishes in 2017.