Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances

Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances: August 4, 2020

Check out the latest #InspiredPerformances from AJGA members and alumni.

Gordon Sargent of Birmingham, Alabama, won the 104th Alabama State Amateur Championship by five shots. He fired a 24-under-par 264 in order to claim the victory. He shattered the previous tournament record by six strokes and became the youngest golfer to win the event in the modern era. Sargent is the founder and host of the Alabama Cup, an event within the AJGA's State Cup Series that will be hosted for the third time in November. All proceeds go to the AJGA's ACE Grant, a fund designated to providing financial assistance to young men and women who aspire to earn a college golf scholarship through competitive junior golf. Sargent is also a two-time Rolex Junior All-American, a two-time AJGA Champion and is verbally committed to Vanderbilt University.

Eunice Kim of Edgewater, New Jersey, claimed the title of New Jersey State Golf Association Women's Amateur Champion after winning her final match 2 Up. She finished T6 after two stroke play rounds and went on to win four matches to earn the victory. Kim was a member of the 2019 AJGA Scholastic Junior All-America Team and has seven top-10 AJGA finishes.

Pierceson Coody of Plano, Texas, won the Western Amateur at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana, 2 & 1 in match play. The AJGA alumnus and current University of Texas at Austin standout, finished 10th in stroke play before defeating four opponents in match play to win the title. As a junior, Coody won the 2018 Thunderbird International Junior and the 2016 Under ArmourĀ® / Jordan Spieth Championship presented by American Campus Communities.

Hyo Joon Jang of Seoul, South Korea, won the 64th Carolinas Junior Girls' Championship at the Country Club of Asheville by 13 strokes. Jang fired an 11-under-par 202 to claim the Championship. She carded first and final-round, 5-under-par 66's and paired it with a second-round 1-under-par 70. She recently finished in third place at the AJGA Junior at Oldfield.