Accomplished AJGA alumnus Justin Thomas won his fifth PGA TOUR event of 2017 at THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES in Jeju Island, South Korea, over the weekend. The victory, at 9-under-par 279, is his first of the young 2017-18 season and comes less than a month after becoming the 2017 FedEx Cup champion in September.
From 2006-10, Thomas competed in 31 AJGA events and won three. He also went 3-1-0 on the 2010 Wyndham Cup East Team and reached the finals of the 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur. Beginning annually in 2016, Thomas has hosted an AJGA tournament, the Strategic Communications / Justin Thomas Junior Championship presented by Phocus.
At the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship presented by CTBC in Taiwan, Eun-Hee Ji claimed her first LPGA victory in more than eight years. AJGA alumnae Lizette Salas and Carlota Ciganda finished T3 at 7-under-par 281.
Salas played in 14 AJGA events from 2005-07, tallying nine top-10 finishes, while Ciganda competed for the European Team at the 2005 PING Junior Solheim Cup.