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March 12, 2019

Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances: March 12

Caitlyn Macnab of Johannesburg, South Africa, took home the title at the North West Womens Open Championship 2019 at Magalies Park Country Club in Hartbesspoort, South Africa. The 2021 grad carded a first-round 5-under-par 67 to tie for the lowest round of the tournament and hold a one-shot lead over Kaiyuree Moodley, also of Johannesburg, South Africa. Macnab would go on to card a 3-under-par 69 in the second round and cruise to a three-shot victory with a final-round 1-under-par 71 for a tournament total of 9-under-par 207. Moodley would go on to finish in fifth position. Macnab and Moodley both participated in the 2019 ANNIKA Invitational USA presented by Rolex. Macnab finished T37 while Moodley finished tied for second.

Alexa Pano of Lake Worth, Florida, continued her hot streak with a T8 finish at the SkyiGolf Championship, a Symetra Tour event. Pano shot rounds of 69-69-70-73 for a tournament total of 7-under-par 281. Her first round 3-under-par 69 had her in the top 5 where she would stay until the final day of the competition. The two-time Rolex Junior All-American currently holds the record as the youngest player ever to win an AJGA tournament at 12 years and 11 days. She also holds a record of 5-3-0 through two years as a member of the East Wyndham Cup Team. Pano is currently No. 9 in the Rolex AJGA rankings.

Reed Foster of McKinney, Texas, finished as the only player under par in his division to win the Legends Junior Tour Spring Preview at Quail Valley Golf Club on the El Dorado Course. Foster had four birdies during the first round to card a 2-under-par 69. He was one of only four players to shoot an under-par first round. He would return for the second and final round with another 2-under-par 69 which included an eagle on No. 18. It was the under-par final round. He finished with a tournament total of 4-under-par 138 and a six-stroke victory. Foster played in seven AJGA events in 2016 and 2017.

Chaz Aurilia of Phoenix, dominated the field at the Thunderbird Invitational – PING Junior Masters. The tournament took place at Papago Golf Course in Phoenix. The class of 2019 grad shot a 1-under-par 71 in the first round but fired an 8-under-par 64 in the final round for a tournament total of 9-under-par 135 and a commanding five-stroke victory. Aurilia is currently No. 234 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and has signed a National Letter of Intent to play college golf at UCLA. He has played in 16 AJGA events and has one victory at the 2016 AJGA Junior All-Star at Bentwater.