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Caroline Curtis of Richmond, Virginia, clinched her third AJGA victory with a dramatic finish. She was victorious against Zoe Slaughter in a playoff and finished the tournament at 4-under-par 212 in the Girls Division. Curtis signed a letter of intent with the University of Alabama and is No. 30 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. J.Holland Humphries of Austin, Texas, finished the final round with a three-day tournament total of 7-under-par 206 in the Boys Division. Humphries was leading in the Boys Division heading into Sunday’s final round and had three birdies to help him clinch his second AJGA victory. The 16-year-old was a Rolex Junior All-American in 2018 as well as a member of the 2018 AJGA Junior All-Star Team.
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Price Brown of Mobile, Alabama, came from behind to win the Boys Division after shooting a 3-under-par 69 in the final round with a tournament total of 1-under-par 143. This was Brown’s first AJGA tournament. In her first AJGA tournament, Isabella Gomez Hjerthen of Bogota, Colombia, held the lead through both rounds shooting 2-under-par 70 in round one and 1-under-par in round two. She carded 10 birdies in throughout the tournament.
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Micah Stangebye of Montrose, Colorado, won by one stroke in the Boys Division after carding a tournament total of 3-under-par 141. Playing in his first AJGA tournament, Stangebye shot a first-round even-par 72 and then finished strong with a 3-under-par 69 in the final round. Lexi Schulman of Vernon Hills, Illinois, began the tournament with a 3-under-par 69 to take the lead in the Girls Division. She had four birdies in her final-round even-par 72 that earned her the win by three strokes. This is also Schulman’s first AJGA tournament.
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Chaemin Kim of (South Korea) Costa Mesa, California, shot back-to-back rounds of 2-over-par 74 to finish at 4-over-par 148 for the tournament. This put her at the top of the leaderboard in the Girls Division and seven strokes clear of second place. Colton Cherry of Las Vegas, Nevada, carded an even-par 72 in the Boys Division after the first round which left him four strokes back of the lead. Cherry fought back with two birdies and just one bogey in the final round to shoot a 1-under-par 71 and earn him the win by two strokes. Kim and Cherry were both playing in their first AJGA tournaments.