Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances

Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances: November 24, 2020

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

Aaron Whitley of Sarasota, Florida, won in the Girls 16-18 Division of the Florida Junior Tour, Tour Championship. She began the tournament with a 6-over-par 78 that left her four strokes off the lead. She came back with a 1-under-par 71 in the second round which was the lowest round carded by anyone in the tournament. A closing 73 got her to 6-over-par 222 for the tournament and earned her the win by one stroke. Whitley has played in six AJGA events with her best finish coming at the 2019 Foley Performance Academy @ EaglesDream Junior Championship, where she finished fifth.

Jack Turner of Orlando, Florida, won in the Boys 16-18 Division of the FJT Tour Championship after carding a 1-over-par 217 for the tournament. Turner was three strokes off the lead heading into the second round where he'd go on to shoot the best round by anyone in the tournament. His 4-under-par 68 included five birdies and helped him shoot up the leaderboard. He finished the tournament tied with Nicholas Prieto and head to a playoff. After two holes, Turner emerged victorious. Turner is No. 135 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and had two top-10 finishes during his 2020 AJGA season.

MaKayla Tyrrell of Southlake, Texas, won in the Girls Division of the Texas Junior Golf Tour Tangle Ridge Shootout with an even-par 144. Tyrrell took the early lead with a first round 1-under 71 and followed it up with a 1-over 73. She'd win by three strokes over Avery Zweig. Tyrrell played in her first AJGA event during the 2020 season. She finished tenth at the Bob Estes Preview Junior.

Burke Alford of Shreveport, Louisiana, won by a commanding five strokes in the Boys Division of the TJGT Tangle Ridge Shootout. Alford took the lead by three strokes after a first round of 2-under 70. He closed with a 1-under-par 71 to finish at 3-under-par 141 for the tournament. Alford has played in six AJGA events with his best finish coming at the 2020 Gateway First Bank Tulsa Junior hosted by Bo Van Pelt where he finished T8.