Carter Loflin of Duluth, Georgia, won the 71st Press Thornton Future Masters after carding a tournament total of 6-under-par 204. He shot his second 3-under-par 67 of the tournament in the final round which propelled him to a one-stroke victory. Loflin played his first season with the AJGA in 2019 and his best finish came at the AJGA Preview at Greystone where he finished fourth. He also finished T16 at the 2019 Bubba Conlee National Junior.
Morgan Ketchum of Winston Salem, North Carolina, took home the title at the 24th North Carolina Junior Girls’ Championship at Cedar Rock Country Club. Ketchum qualified into the match play portion of the event as the sixth seed and she would go on to secure her spot in the final match after a dominant 6 and 5 victory in the semi-finals. Ketchum closed out a 3 and 2 victory in the championship match on the sixteenth hole. She played in her first AJGA event in 2019 and finished ninth at the AJGA Preview at Sandestin (Ages 12-15).
Peter Fountain of Raleigh, North Carolina, emerged victorious after a playoff at the 60th North Carolina Amateur Championship. Fountain did not card a round over par during the four days of the tournament and his impressive third round of 6-under-par 64 put him in good position going into the final round. He would finish the tournament at 9-under-par 271 to get into the playoff. Fountain is a freshman on the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Men’s Golf Team and last played with the AJGA in 2019. He would earn his best AJGA finish that same year after finishing runner-up at the AJGA Pinehurst Junior.
Loralie Cowart of Winston, Georgia, won the Georgia State Golf Association Girls’ Championship by four strokes after finishing the tournament with a 1-under-par 215. Despite a slow start in the first round, Cowart bounced back with a strong even-par 72 in the second round and followed it up with an impressive 5-under-par 67 in the final round to secure the victory. Cowart earned her career best AJGA finish during the 2019 season after finishing fourth at the Greenwood Junior Championship.