Valeria Sofia Pacheco of Ponce, Puerto Rico, won the second-annual ANNIKA Invitational Latin America at the Hurlingham Club, just outside of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 17-year-old was the only player to finish subpar at 1-under-par 212. Pacheco competed in her first ANNIKA Invitational USA in February.
With a birdie on the par-3 No. 17 at PGA National’s Champion Course, Alberto Martinez of Weston, Florida, won the Boys Division by one stroke at The Honda Classic High School Invitational. Martinez, a Florida State verbal commit, has competed in 23 AJGA events, including the Polo Golf Junior Classic at PGA National.
With 14 birdies and two eagles over the weekend, Michaela Morard of Huntsville, Alabama, notched a nine-stroke victory at the Justin Rose Junior All-Star Invitational at Reynolds Lake Oconee. The win was her second AJGA win of the year and fourth of her career. The 15-year-old is verbally committed to the University of Alabama.
Canon Claycomb of Bowling Green, Kentucky, won The PING Invitational in record-setting fashion in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Claycomb eagled the final hole of the tournament at Karsten Creek to reach 9-under-par 207, breaking Jordan Spieth’s 9-year-old tournament record of 8-under-par 208. The 10-shot victory was the first win of Claycomb’s AJGA career.