When ESPN named their 18 Under 18, the list covered a myriad of sports, and its no surprise that the two golfers on the list have AJGA ties.
On the girls list, Lexi Thompson, an AJGA alum who turned pro at age 15, makes an appearance. When she was 16 she became the youngest winner of an LPGA event when a final-round 70 gave her a five-stroke victory over Tiffany Joh at the 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic. Her second professional win came at the 2011 Dubai Ladies Masters where she won by four, becoming the second youngest winner on the LET.
As an AJGA member, Lexi was a three-time first-team Rolex Junior All-American and won five AJGA events including the 2009 Polo Golf Junior Classic.
The boys list features a current AJGA member - Beau Hossler. Hossler, 16, made headlines last summer when he qualified for the U.S. Open. His week included rounds of 77-76 at Congressional Country Club, where he was given the pro treatment and was able to meet his idol, Phil Mickelson.