Rose Zhang of Irvine, California, represented the United States at the Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru. The 16-year-old competed in the both the Women’s Individual and Mixed Team events where she placed eighth individually and first on the United States team. Zhang represented the U.S. alongside fellow AJGA alumnae Brandon Wu and Emilia Migliaccio where she helped the American team to the top of the leader board. The three-time Rolex Junior All-American was one of only five amateurs to qualify into the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open and is No.1 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Luke Wells of Springfield, Ohio, won the Southern Ohio PGA Players Tour Championship by four strokes. The 18-year-old ended the first round three strokes ahead of the field and maintained the lead throughout the final round. Wells finished with a tournament total of 6-over-par 150 which included six birdies. The Butler University signee has competed in 14 AJGA events with his best finish being T5 at the 2018 Circle K Junior Championship hosted by Otter Creek.
Emma Shen of Tenafly, New Jersey, earned a first-place finish at the 18th Northern Junior Championship presented by the Golf Performance Center at the New Haven Country Club. The 15-year-old carded five birdies in the opening round to finish the day 2-under-par 68. She entered the final round on top and maintained the lead through the end of the tournament, finishing five strokes ahead of the field. Shen has participated in 10 AJGA events with a previous first-place finish at the 2018 Golf Performance Center Junior All-Star.
Taehoon Song of (South Korea) Buena Park, California, was victorious at the 59th California State Boys Junior Amateur Championship. Song posted a total of 13 birdies to finish 10-under-par 134, two strokes ahead of the field. The University of Washington commit has played in 14 AJGA events with a previous first-place finish at the 2019 AJGA Junior at Yolo Fliers. He is also No. 6 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.