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2020 Rolex Junior All-America Teams: Honorable Mention

Forty-eight junior golfers honored with 2020 postseason Rolex Junior All-America honors.
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Players of the Year | First Team | Second Team

Boys Honorable Mention

Kevin An of Riverside, California (2022)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 44
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, UHY St. Louis Junior presented by Family Golf and Learning Center
  • T8, GreatLIFE Junior Challenge by Sanford Health

Mahanth Chirravuri of Chandler, Arizona (2022)
Verbal commitment to University of Southern California
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 28
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • T2, AJGA Longbow Golf Club Open
  • Third, PING Heather Farr Classic
  • Won, Junior Golf Association of Arizona IHOP Classic

Tucker Clark of Phoenix, Arizona (2020)
College freshman at University of Notre Dame
Final Rolex AJGA Ranking: 31
2020 highlights:

  • Two-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • T3, Rolex Tournament of Champions
  • Competed in three AJGA Invitationals and the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley
  • Won, Junior Golf Assocation of Arizona Willie Low Invitational

John Daly II of Clearwater, Florida (2021)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 38
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • T2, AJGA Junior Championship benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Fifth, Justin Thomas Junior Championship and the AJGA Junior at Innisbrook

Kaelen Dulany of Keller, Texas (2022)
Verbal commitment to the University of Arkansas
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 46
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Three top-10 finishes in national junior golf competition, including runner-up at the Bob Estes Junior Championship

Ryan Dupuy of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (2021)
Verbal commitment to University of Southern Mississippi
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 27
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won the AJGA Junior at Innisbrook
  • One AJGA Invitational appearance

Ethan Gao of Alpharetta, Georgia (2023)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 25
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • AJGA Junior All-Star Team
  • Won, Callaway Golf Junior Classic presented by UHY
  • Four other top-10 AJGA finishes, including T3 at the AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational

Andrew Goodman of Norman, Oklahoma (2021)
Verbal commitment to the University of Oklahoma
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 30
2020 highlights:

  • Two-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Five Invitational appearances
  • Third, Under Armour® / Jordan Spieth Championship; fifth, Insperity Invitational / Patrick Reed AJGA Junior Championship; T7, Rolex Tournament of Champions

Jake Griffin of Kensington, Maryland (2021)
Verbal commitment to Penn State University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 41
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Runner-up at two events: AJGA Junior at Penn State, Imperial Headwear Junior Classic
  • Didn’t finish outside the top 11 in AJGA events this season

Jonathan Griz of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (2022)
Verbal commitment to the University of Alabama
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 40
2020 highlights:

  • Two-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Three top-10 finishes, including a runner-up at the AJGA Junior at Innisbrook and T3 at the Billy Horschel Junior Championship presented by Zurich
  • Didn’t finish outside the top-15 in AJGA events this year
  • Won, South Carolina Amateur
  • Won, North & South Junior at Pinehurst
  • Compiled gift baskets for first responders and medical workers during COVID-19 with friend Savannah Hylton
  • Carolina Cup participant with the AJGA’s Leadership Links program

Zach Heffernan of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas (2021)
Verbal commitment to Baylor University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 43
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Two Invitational appearances, including T14 at The PING Invitational
  • Runner-up, Maridoe Junior Invitational
  • Won, Texas Junior Amateur in back-to-back years

Piercen Hunt of (Canada) Hartland, Wisconsin (2020)
College freshman at the University of Illinois
Final Rolex AJGA Ranking: 43
2020 highlights:

  • Two-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Two Invitational appearances, including sixth at the Rolex Tournament of Champions
  • Raised more than $50,000 with the AJGA’s Leadership Links program as co-captain of the Wisconsin Cup

Daniel Kim of Mukilteo, Washington (2022)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 47
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Two runner-up finishes: Callaway Golf Texas Junior Open, AJGA Junior at Sunriver
  • Two Invitational appearances
  • Fourth-year ACE Grant recipient

Zach Kingsland of Austin, Texas (2022)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 29
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • T3, AJGA Junior at River Crossing; T6, Under Armour® / Jordan Spieth Championship; T8, The Junior PLAYERS Championship

Gaven Lane of Argyle, Texas (2023)
Verbal commitment to Oklahoma State University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 31
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, Insperity Invitational / Patrick Reed AJGA Junior Championship

Jay Nimmo of Benton, Kentucky (2021)
Verbal commitment to Mississippi State University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 33
2020 highlights:

  • Two-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Two top-10 finishes, including a runner-up at the Justin Thomas Junior Championship
  • Three Invitational appearances, including T11 at The PING Invitational
  • Won, KHSAA State Golf Championship in back-to-back years

Anawin Pikulthong of Gilbert, Arizona (2023)
Verbal commitment to Arizona State University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 26
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • AJGA Junior All-Star Team
  • Won, AJGA Thunderbird Junior All-Star
  • Four top-10 AJGA finishes, a recent runner-up at the AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational

Mehrbaan Singh of Ashburn, Virginia (2022)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 34
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Fourth, AJGA Junior at Penn State
  • Runner-up at two events: Visit Sanford Junior Open and AJGA Junior Open presented by VisitFayettevilleNC.com
  • Did not finish outside the top 13 in AJGA events this year

Jase Summy of Keller, Texas (2022)
Verbal commitment to the University of Oklahoma
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 36
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Four top-10 finishes, including runner-up at the Under Armour® / Jordan Spieth Championship
  • Two Invitational appearances

Matthew Troutman of Louisville, Kentucky (2022)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 32
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Four top-10 finishes
  • Won, AJGA Junior All-Star at Quail Creek presented by City of Robinson
  • Two Invitational appearances

Jack Usner of The Woodlands, Texas (2023)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 35
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, KMPG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational
  • T4, Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship; T6, Insperity Invitational / Patrick Reed AJGA Junior Championship
  • Four AJGA Invitational appearances

Keaton Vo of Austin, Texas (2022)
Verbal commitment to the University of Texas
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 48
2020 highlights:

  • Two-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • T5, Maridoe Junior Invitational
  • Four AJGA Invitational appearances, including T11 at The PING Invitational

Connor Williams of Escondido, California (2023)
Verbal commitment to Arizona State University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 42
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Four top-10 finishes, including seventh at the AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational
  • Won, Se Ri Pak Desert Junior
  • Three AJGA Invitational appearances

Jordan Wilson of Edmond, Oklahoma (2021)
Verbal commitment to Oklahoma State University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 39
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Second, UHY St. Louis Junior presented by Family Golf and Learning Center; third, Callaway Golf Texas Junior Open; T4, Gateway First Bank Tulsa Junior hosted by Bo Van Pelt
  • Two Invitational appearances

Girls Honorable Mention

Kynadie Adams of Gallatin, Tennessee (2022)
Verbal commitment to University of Tennessee
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 32
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Two runner-up finishes at Justin Thomas Junior Championship and AJGA Junior at Innisbrook
  • T14, Rolex Girls Junior Championship
  • Three AJGA Invitational appearances

Amari Avery of Riverside, California (2022)
Verbal commitment to University of Southern California
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 33
2020 highlights:

  • Four-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • T10, AJGA Girls Invitational at Stanford and Rolex Tournament of Champions
  • T8, Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship
  • Made debut on Advocates Pro Golf Association Tour, making cut in a men’s event

Gianna Clemente of Warren, Ohio (2026)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 36
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands
  • Three top-five finishes in first year of AJGA competition

Loralie Cowart of Winston, Georgia (2021)
Verbal commitment to University of Georgia
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 35
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, Callaway Golf Junior Classic presented by UHY
  • T5, AJGA Girls Championship
  • 12, The PING Invitational

Lauren Gomez of Murrieta, California (2021)
Verbal commitment to Pepperdine University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 47
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Competed in three AJGA Invitationals
  • T2, Under Armour® / Alison Lee Championship presented by Irvine Technology Corporation
  • T5, PING Heather Farr Classic

Sara Im of Duluth, Georgia (2023)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 26
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, AJGA Junior Open presented by Visit Sevierville/Tennessee Tourism and Stewart Cink Championship presented by Transamerica
  • Runner-up, AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational
  • Member of Junior All-Star Team

Taylor Kehoe of Ontario, Canada (2022)
Verbal commitment to University of Alabama
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 31
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, AJGA Junior at Knollwood presented by Yoder Oil and Randy Wise Junior Open
  • Reached Quarterfinals of the Women’s Western Amateur

Eunice Kim of Edgewater, New Jersey (2021)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 34
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, 2020 KJ Choi Foundation Junior Championship by SK Telecom
  • Runner-up, Imperial Headwear Junior Classic
  • T4, Junior Golf Hub Championship presented by John D. Mineck Foundation
  • T9, UHY / Celadon Junior Championship hosted by Marina Alex
  • Never finished outside of the top-11 in five starts in 2020

Frances Kim of Rolling Hills Estate, California (2023)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 28
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Runner-up, AJGA Junior at Peach Tree
  • Two Invitational appearances; The PING Invitational (T9) and AJGA Girls Invitational at Stanford (T6)
  • Member of AJGA Junior All-Star Team

Alexsandra Lapple of Pinehurst, North Carolina (2023)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 41
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, the 2020 AJGA Junior at Penn State and Harold Varner III Foundation Junior All-Star
  • T3, UHY Detroit Junior at Forest Lake

Katie Li of Basking Ridge, New Jersey (2023)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 45
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Six AJGA Invitational appearances
  • T6, ANNIKA Invitational USA presented by Rolex
  • Fourth, KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational
  • Tenth, Rolex Girls Junior Championship

Jacqueline Nguyen of Houston, Texas (2021)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 43
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, AJGA Junior at Kingwood
  • Three other top-10 finishes, including T2 at the Under Armour ® / Jordan Spieth Championship
  • Two AJGA Invitational appearances

Lauryn Nguyen of Seattle, Washington (2021)
Verbal commitment to Northwestern University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 42
2020 highlights:

Makenzie Niblett of Austin, Texas (2020)
College freshman at Texas A&M University
Final Rolex AJGA Ranking: 47
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Two AJGA Invitational appearances
  • Third, Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship
  • Sixth, Kathy Whitworth Invitational

Amanda Sambach of Davidson, North Carolina (2021)
Verbal commitment to University of Virginia
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 30
2020 highlights:

  • Two-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, AJGA Junior Open presented by VisitFayettevilleNC.com
  • Won, North & South Junior Championship
  • Runner-up, AJGA Junior Championship benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • T10, Rolex Tournament of Champions
  • 2020 Player Representative to the AJGA Board of Directors

Katherine Schuster of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina (2021)
Verbal commitment to Clemson University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 27
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship
  • Fifth, Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship
  • Three AJGA Invitational appearances

Elina Sinz of Katy, Texas (2020)
College freshman at Auburn University
Final Rolex AJGA Ranking: 45
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Four top-10 finishes, including T2 at the AJGA Junior at Southpointe presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods
  • Two AJGA Invitational appearances including T6, ANNIKA Invitational USA presented by Rolex

Zoe Slaughter of Houston, Texas (2020)
College freshman at University of Houston
Final Rolex AJGA Ranking: 54
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Four top-seven finishes this year
  • T3, Callaway Golf Texas Junior Open
  • Fourth, Under Armour ® / Jordan Spieth Championship

Kendall Todd of Goodyear, Arizona (2021)
Verbal commitment to University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 44
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, Se Ri Pak Desert Junior
  • ACE Grant recipient

Casey Weidenfeld of Pembroke Pines, Florida (2021)
Verbal commitment to Auburn University
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 25
2020 highlights:

  • Two-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, AJGA Girls Championship
  • Three AJGA Invitational appearances
  • Round of 32, North & South Amateur

Meagan Winans of Richardson, Texas (2021)
Verbal commitment to University of Oklahoma
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 37
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, Insperity Invitational / Patrick Reed AJGA Junior Championship
  • Fifth, Kathy Whitworth Invitational
  • Two AJGA Invitational appearances

Ashley Yun of West Covina, California (2023)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 38
2020 highlights:

  • Two-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational
  • Five AJGA Invitational appearances
  • Runner-up, Callaway Golf Junior Championship
  • ACE Grant recipient

Caiyi (Flora) Zhang of (China) Bradenton, Florida (2023)
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 40
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Won, UHY Detroit Junior at Forest Lake
  • Three AJGA Invitational appearances
  • Four top-five finishes this season

Reagan Zibilski of Springfield, Missouri (2022)
Verbal commitment to University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Rolex AJGA Ranking: 39
2020 highlights:

  • First-time Rolex Junior All-American
  • Two AJGA Invitational appearances
  • T7, PING Heather Farr Classic
  • T7, Kathy Whitworth Invitational
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