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2021 AJGA Junior All-Star Team announced

The best players ages 12-15 receive top honors
Junior All-Star Team plaque - 2021 - AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational presented by adidas Golf

The AJGA has named the 20th annual AJGA Junior All-Star Team, which includes 20 players who were recognized as some of the top golfers aged 12-15 in the world during the 2021 season.

The AJGA Junior All-Star Team were selected based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings. The top 10 boys and top 10 girls were determined as of August 31, 2021. Eligibility for the team includes competition in at least two AJGA Junior All-Star Series tournaments, which also included the KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational. AJGA Junior All-Star Series events were conducted across the country from March through August.

Members of the AJGA Junior All-Star Team received an invitation to play in the concluding event of the Junior All-Star Series at the 2021 AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational presented by adidas Golf, hosted Oct. 8-11, at Pronghorn Resort in Bend, Ore. 

The 2021 team features graduates of the following classes:

  • Class of 2023 - 3
  • Class of 2024 - 10
  • Class of 2025 - 4
  • Class of 2026 - 2
  • Class of 2027 - 1

The 20 players have combined for 19 wins in AJGA events this season. Leading the way with three wins already this season is Erica Lee of Arcadia, California. The high school junior is No. 47 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. Summer Lee of Plano, Texas, is the only repeat AJGA Junior All-Star team member on the 2021 team.

Sixteen of the 20 team members will be competing in Invitationals over Columbus Day weekend.

Players competing at the PING Invitational at Karsten Creek:

  • Vanessa Borovilos
  • Alice Ziyi Zhao

Players competing at the AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational presented by adidas Golf:

  • Adam Anderson
  • Bowen Ballis
  • Edan Cui
  • Nicholas Gross
  • Bryant Hernandez
  • Logan Kim
  • Alex Long
  • Andre Zhu
  • Trinity Beth
  • Olivia Duan
  • Katie Ha
  • Erica Lee
  • Summer Lee
  • Lily Zhang

Since 2002, AJGA Junior All-Star Team honors have been awarded to some of the top players in junior golf. Alumni of the AJGA Junior All-Star Team include college and professional standouts such as Jordan Spieth (2007), Rickie Fowler (2004), Morgan Hoffmann (2004), Beau Hossler (2009), Will Zalatoris (2009), Ben An (2006) Braden Thornberry (2012), Peter Uihlein (2004), Bud Cauley (2005), Vicky Hurst (2005), Cheyenne Woods (2005) and Alison Lee (2007).

2021 AJGA Junior All-Star Team Members

Girls

TRINITY BETH
Calvert City, Kentucky | Class of 2026 | Marshall County High School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 113
  • Winner of the 2021 AJGA Junior All-Star presented by Auburn-Opelika Tourism
  • Four additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

VANESSA BOROVILOS
Toronto, Ontario | Class of 2024

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 39
  • Four top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021
  • Best finishes include runner-up at the Killington Junior Golf Championship presented by Junior Golf Hub and T6 at the Mariah Stackhouse Girls Invitational

OLIVIA DUAN
Cupertino, California | Class of 2024 | Cupertino High School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 62
  • Runner-up at the 2021 KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational
  • Three additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

KATIE HA
Los Angeles, California | Class of 2024 | The Buckley School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 114
  • T3 at the 2021 TaylorMade TP5 Junior All-Star and Under Armour® / Alison Lee Championship
  • Six additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

RYLEIGH KNAUB
Winter Springs, Florida | Class of 2025

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 81
  • Won the 2021 AJGA Junior All-Star at Firewheel
  • Four additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

ERICA LEE
Arcadia, California | Class of 2023 | Arcadia High School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 47
  • 3-time winner this 2021 season (UHY Detroit Junior at Forest Lake, AJGA Junior All-Star at Urbana, and Cameron McCormick Junior All-Star)
  •  Four additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

SUMMER LEE
Plano, Texas | Class of 2024 | Lebanon Trail High School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 79
  • T2 at the 2021 AJGA Junior at Squaw Creek and Under Armour® / Jordan Spieth Championship
  • Three additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

MARIA JOSE MARIN NEGRETE
Cali, Valle, Colombia | Class of 2023 | Aspaen Liceo Tacuri

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 134
  • Four wins this 2021 season including Junior Golf Hub Junior All-Star and Harold Varner III Foundation Junior All-Star
  • One additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

LILY ZHANG
Buffalo, New York | Class of 2026 | Nichols School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 49
  • Two wins this 2021 season including TaylorMade TP5 Junior All-Star
  • Eight additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

ALICE ZIYI ZHAO
Irvine, California | Class of 2027

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 42
  • Six wins this 2021 season including AJGA Junior at Palouse Ridge and AJGA Thunderbird Junior All-Star
  • Eight additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

Boys

ADAM ANDERSON
Ventura, California | Class of 2025 | El Camino

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 77
  • Three wins this 2021 season including AJGA Junior at Ruby Hill presented by Visit Tri-Valley
  • Five additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

BOWEN BALLIS
The Woodlands, Texas | Class of 2024 | The Woodlands College Park High School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 78
  • Won 2021 Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship
  • Three additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

EDAN CUI
Atherton, California | Class of 2025 | Crystal Springs Uplands School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 55
  • Three wins this 2021 season including AJGA Junior All-Star at Stanford and UHY New York Junior
  • Three additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

CURTIS DA SILVA
Monterey, California | Class of 2023 | Stevenson

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 109
  • T2 at 2021 KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational
  • Six additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

NICHOLAS GROSS
Downingtown, Pennsylvania | Class of 2024 | Downingtown HS West

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 98
  • T2 at 2021 TaylorMade TP5 Junior All-Star
  • Five additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

BRYANT HERNANDEZ
San Marino, California | Class of 2024 | San Marino High School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 59
  • Won 2021 TaylorMade TP5 Junior All-Star
  • Two additional top-ten finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

LOGAN KIM
La Canada Flintridge, California | Class of 2024 | La Canada High School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 87
  • Won 2021 AJGA Junior at Copper Valley
  • Six additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

ALEX LONG
(Canada) Lakewood Ranch, Florida | Class of 2024 | Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 144
  • Won 2021 Greenwood Junior Championship
  • Eight additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

ETHAN PASCHAL
Fayetteville, North Carolina | Class of 2024 | Terry Sanford High School

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 121
  • Second at 2021 Harold Varner III Foundation Junior All-Star
  • Six additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021

ANDRE ZHU
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada | Class of 2025

  • Rolex AJGA Ranking: 65
  • Three wins this 2021 season including Junior Golf Hub Junior All-Star and AJGA Junior All-Star at Firewheel
  • Two additional top-five finishes in national junior golf events in 2021
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