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Sep. 5, 2017

TOUR Highlights: September 5

LPGA Tour

Stacy Lewis made headlines by saying she would donate all of her winnings from the Cambia Portland Classic presentede by JTBC to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The donation ended up being a $195,000 winners check as Lewis claimed her 12th career victory and first win since 2014. Lewis finished with a tournament total of 20-under-par 268 to claim a one-shot victory.

Other alumnae highlights:

  • T3: Brittany Altomare, Moriya Jutanugarn
  • T9: Megan Khang, Jane Park

PGA TOUR

Justin Thomas took home his fifth victory of the season with a win at the Dell Technologies Championship at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts. Thomas finished at 17-under-par 267 for the tournament to beat fellow AJGA tournament host Jordan Spieth by three shots. Thomas moved to second in the FedExCup standings after the second of four playoff events. Spieth moved to first follwing his second-place finish, and Dustin Johnson moved from first to third.

Other alumni highlights:

  • T6: Kevin Na
  • T6: AJGA tournament host, Patrick Reed
  • T6: Three-time Rolex Junior Player of the Year, Phil Mickelson
  • T10: AJGA tournament host, Bill Haas

Web.com Tour

Former two-time Rolex Junior Player of the year Peter Uihlein capped of his weekend with his first Web.com Tour win at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship. The win secured a PGA TOUR card for Uihlein who was four-time Rolex Junior All-American and won six AJGA events during his junior golf career. The event took place on the Scarlet Course at The Ohio State University Golf Club, the home of the AJGA's the Memorial Junior.

Other alumni highlights:

  • T3: Andrew Landry, Tom Lovelady
  • T6: Keith Mitchell
  • T8: Lanto Griffin, Brett Stegmaier
  • 10th: Chesson Hadley

Mackenzie Tour

2012 The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf champion Robby Shelton finished runner-up in the Cape Breton Open. Shelton, along with fellow AJGA champion Kramer Hickok, finished T2, three shots behind Patrick Newcomb at Bell Bay Golf Club in Baddeck, Nova Scotia.

Other alumni highlights:

  • T4: William Starke, Hunter Stewart

PGA TOUR Champions

Scott McCarron won for the third time in six events as he claimed his sixth PGA TOUR Champions win at the Shaw Charity Classic. The AJGA alumnus shot an opening-round 63 to propel him to the top of the leaderboard and ultimately win at 16-under-par 194. McCarron played in four AJGA events from 1980-1983.

Symetra Tour

Celine Boutier claimed her second Symetra Tour victory at the Sioux Falls Greatlife Challenge. Boutier played in AJGA events from 2010-12 and was named a Rolex Junior All-American in 2011 after winning the 2011 ANNIKA Invitational. She won by one stroke over fellow AJGA champion and current Volvik Race for the Card leader Benyapa Niphatsophon. Niphatsophon played in three AJGA events and won the 2014 Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Classic.

Other alumnea highlights:

  • 3rd: Katelyn Dambaugh
  • T5: Caroline Inglis