Amanda Sambach of Davidson, North Carolina, finished as the only girl under par to win the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour Invitational at Bermuda Run Country Club. The University of Virginia verbal commit began the tournament with a 2-under-par 70 to get to one stroke off the lead and followed it up with a 2-over-par 74 to get her into a tie for the lead. In the final round, another 2-under-par 70 earned her the victory by four strokes and she would finish at 2-under-par 214 for the tournament. Sambach is a 2019 first-team Rolex Junior All-American and has five AJGA wins.
Zachary Reuland of Rock Hill, South Carolina, won in the Boys 15-18 Division of the South Carolina Junior Golf Association’s Players Championship. Reuland carded the lowest score in the first round after his seven birdies led to a 3-under-par 69. He would finish with a 2-over-par 74 to win by three strokes and finish the tournament at 1-under-par 143. Reuland is verbally committed to the College of Charleston and he has four top-5 finishes in his three years of playing in AJGA tournaments.
Kartik Sharma of Bakewar District Etawah UP, India, won the Indian Golf Union Western India Amateur Golf Championship by one stroke after carding a tournament total of 267. Sharma carded four straight rounds in the 60s and opened with a 66 in the first round. He would stay near the top of the leaderboard with scores of 68 and 69 in the second and third rounds. His impressive final round of 64 would be the lowest of the day and earn him the win. Sharma’s best AJGA finish came at the 2018 Thunderbird International Junior where he finished T17 and he is also a member of the 2019 International Junior Presidents Cup Team.
Karen Tsuru of Carlsbad, California, won in the Girls Division of the Toyota Tour Cup Lizette Salas Classic with a tournament total of 1-under-par 143. Tsuru began the tournament with a 2-over-par 74 that left her two strokes back of the lead. She would come back with a 3-under-par 69 in the final round to win by two strokes. Tsuru has played in one AJGA event in the 2019 season. She finished sixth at the Se Ri Pak Junior Championship.