Luke Potter of Encinitas, California, was named the youngest-ever champion at the SCGA Amateur Championship. Potter finished the 72 holes tied with Caden Fioroni at 15-under-par 265. In a three-hole aggregate playoff, Potter finished par, par, birdie to win the storied event. In his final round, Potter had five birdies and an eagle in his first seven holes and shot a bogey-free final-round score of 8-under-par 62. Earlier this season, Potter shot a new 54-hole tournament record in February at the AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods. Potter went on to win the event and his second invitational by four strokes. Potter is playing this weekend at The Junior PLAYERS Championship.
Leigh Chien of Irvine, California, added another win to her 2020 national junior golf season with a win at the California Women's Championship at Ojai Valley Inn & Spa. Chien started the tournament at 1-over-par 72, six shots off the lead. She had three birdies and an eagle on the front nine of her second round to continue her climb up the leaderboard. In the final-round, Chien tied the low-round for the tournament with a 5-under-par 66, finishing seven strokes ahead of the field at 8-under-par 205. Chien is No. 13 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings with three wins. She is competing this weekend at the AJGA Girls Invitational at Stanford.
Ian Glanton of Metter, Georgia, won the Sea Island Junior Classic with a score of 1-over-par 145. Glanton survived a five-hole playoff against Bo Carpenter and Jack Darke to take home the title. All three players made pars on the first three playoff holes, however a double-bogey knocked Carpenter out of contention. Glanton birdied the fifth playoff hole, while Darke finished with a par to end competition. Glanton is verbally committed to play college golf at Georgia Southern University and he recently finished in the top 10 at the AJGA Junior at Greenwood.
Sister duo of Anna and Rachel Heck of Memphis, Tennessee, competed together in The Scotty, a junior four-ball championship hosted by Scott Stallings at Oak Ridge Country Club in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Playing in the last junior golf event of her career before enrolling at Stanford, Rachel teamed up with her 16-year-old sister Anna, and won Tennessee's only junior four-ball tournament. Rachel was the 2017 Rolex Junior Player of the Year and five-time Rolex Junior All-American. Anna is following in her sister's footsteps as she enters her second year of national junior golf. Anna won medalist honors at the 2019 AJGA Preview at Bentwater (Ages 12-15).