Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances

Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances: March 26, 2021

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

Amari Avery of Riverside, California, won the Girls 15-18 Division of the Mack Champ Invitational. Avery was the only girl to shoot under par in both rounds with scores of 71 and 70. In her final round, Avery closed with an eagle on No. 16 and two pars on Nos. 17 and 18 to close out a one-stroke victory over Bailey Davis. Avery is No. 75 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and is a four-time Rolex Junior All-American.

Rose Zhang of Irvine, California, finished runner-up in her Symetra Tour debut after carding a tournament total of 17-under-par 271. Zhang began with rounds of 70-69 to sit several shots off the lead. However, she came back with back-to-back rounds of 6-under 66 to get into a playoff with Ruixin Liu. Liu would birdie the second playoff hole to win the event. Zhang is a 10-time AJGA Champion and is No. 1 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. She is committed to play collegiate golf at Stanford University.

Bailey Shoemaker of West Edmeston, New York, won the Kathy Whitworth Invitational with a score of 3-under-par 139. She was six shots off the lead after a first round of even-par 71 but a second round of 68 helped her secure a two-shot victory over Brooke Biermann and Bohyun Park. Shoemaker is No. 19 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and has one AJGA win at the 2018 FORE Performance Junior Championship. She is a verbal commit to the University of Southern California.

Jonathan Griz of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, carded a 6-under-par 65 with six birdies to qualify into the Korn Ferry Tour Club Car Championship at The Landings Club. He then went on to shoot an even-par 72 in the first round of the event. Griz is No. 47 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and is a verbal commit to the University of Alabama. He is also a two-time Rolex Junior All-American.