Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances

Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances: June 5, 2019

Check out the latest #InspiredPerformances from AJGA members.
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Luke Potter of Encinitas, California, won the California Interscholastic Federation Boys State Championship with a bogey free round of 7-under-par 64. The Arizona State University verbal commit finished the round with seven birdies, two-straight birdies on Nos. 17 and 18 to secure the title. The 15-year-old helped his team from La Costa Canyon High School win the state championship title, carding a 3-under-par 352 team total. Potter has played in 13 AJGA events, nine of which were top-10 finishes, and his best finish coming at the 2018 AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational at Reynolds Lake Oconee where he finished first. He is No. 27 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings, and was a 2018 Second Team Rolex Junior All-American.

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Ashley Menne of Surprise, Arizona, won the Tucson City Junior Championship with a 7-under-par 120 for the Girls Championship. Carding at 11 birdies total, the Arizona State University verbal commit remained under par throughout both rounds, good for the lowest first and second round of the tournament. Menne has played in 30 AJGA events, half of which were top 10 finishes earning her the No. 42 position in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. The 17-year-old was named an Honorable Mention Rolex Junior All-American in the years 2016-2018 and on the AJGA Scholastic Honor Roll in 2018.

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Abhay Gupta of Concord, North Carolina, is the youngest golfer to compete in a PGA Tour Canada event. The 14-year-old qualified for the Mackenzie Tour after finishing T6 at the Bayview Place DCBank Open. At the end of the qualifying round, Gupta and four others, including AJGA alumni Landon Lyons were all tied with a score of 4-under par 68. However, there were only three spots open in the top eight to qualify. The sixth-place finishers entered a 5-man playoff where Gupta carded a birdie to secure his qualifying spot. Gupta participated in ten AJGA events, his best finish coming at the 2018 AJGA Junior All-Star at Irish Creek where he placed second.

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Julia Misemer of Overland Park, Kansas, won the Kansas City Junior Championship 11-19 Girls Division after defeating fellow AJGA member Libby Green. At the start of the final round Misemer was one-stroke behind the lead, but 13 pars kept her in position to end the two rounds tied with Green at a 9-over-par 151. Misemer locked in her victory after shooting par in the playoff, claiming the championship title. The 15-year-old has been an AJGA member since 2015, with her best finish coming at the 2019 TaylorMade Junior All-Star Championship where she placed third.