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AJGA alumna, Ruoning Yin, claimed her first LPGA Champion title at the 2023 DIO Implant LA Open in Palos Verdes Estates, California. Yin is the second player from China to win on the LPGA Tour.

Yin started off her first round strong with a birdie on the par-4 No. 1. Her momentum carried on as she carded four additional birdies on the front nine. She ended the day with a round of 3-under-par 69. Yin followed up her first round with eight birdies and a solo bogey on the par-4 No. 18. During her third round, Yin carded six birdies and two bogeys. During the final round, Yin bounced back after three consecutive bogeys. She fired back with four birdies to finish out the front nine. After two more bogeys and a solo birdie on the back nine, Yin was able to claim her championship title with a total score of 15-under-par 269.

In her AJGA junior career, the 2021 graduate had the opportunity to play in the 2019 ANNIKA Invitational USA presented by Rolex.

AJGA alumna, Lilia Vu, claimed her first LPGA Tour major championship title at the 2023 Chevron Championship! In Vu's rookie season on the LPGA Tour in 2019 she only made one cut, Vu now holds the title as the first two-time LPGA Tour winner of the 2023 season.

In her opening round, Vu carded five birdies and a solo eagle on the par-5 No. 8. She headed into the second round at 4-under-par 68. Vu followed up the next day with a bogey-free front nine. Heading into the back nine she carded two additional birdies and three bogeys that put her at 7-under-par for the tournament. In Vu's third round she made a solo bogey on the par-4 No. 1 and an even-par back nine. During the final round, Vu and fellow AJGA alum, Angel Yin were battling down to the wire. After a birdie on the par-5 No. 18, Yin forced a sudden-death playoff between the two. The battle for the major championship title ended on the first playoff hole when Vu birdied the hole and secured the champion title.

As a junior, Vu began her AJGA career at a Qualifier event in 2010. She went on to play in over 40 AJGA events from 2010 to 2015. Her best finishes include three AJGA champion titles at the 2010 Preseason Junior at Oak Valley, 2011 Junior All-Star at River Ridge and 2013 AJGA Junior at Robinson Ranch. The three-time Rolex Junior All-American went on to play collegiate golf at the University of California, Los Angeles

AJGA alumni, Davis Riley and Nick Hardy secured their first PGA TOUR championship titles at the 2023 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Played at TPC Louisiana, this team-based event switches formats for each round, alternating between four-ball and foursomes format.

The duo shot a 8-under-par 64 in their opening round. After the second round, Hardy and Riley were tied for fourth at 14-under-par for the tournament. Finishing up their third round, Hardy and Riley headed into the final round with a three-shot deficit to the lead. The team battled back and ended the final round with a two-stroke lead to claim their victory. The duo set the tournament record at 30-under-par 258. This win is also the first time a team has secured their first PGA TOUR titles at the same time.

Hardy and Riley both had standout junior careers during their time with the AJGA. Riley was a three-time Rolex Junior All-American and earned five top-5 AJGA careers finishes during his AJGA career. Hardy was a two-time Rolex Junior All-American and earned an AJGA championship title at the 2013 Stonehenge Junior Open.

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