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Social Recap presented by True Temper: July 12, 2021

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AJGA alumni Lucas Glover of Greenville, South Carolina, won the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. Glover shot a tournament total of 7-under-par 265, which included an 8-under-par 63 on Friday and 7-under-par 64 on Sunday, to capture his first PGA TOUR victory in ten years. His last victory was at the 2011 Wells Fargo Championship.

Glover, who was a three time All-American at Clemson University, played in AJGA tournaments from 1993-1997. He won four AJGA tournaments as a junior, including the 1994 Marriott at Sawgrass First Coast Junior Classic, 1994 Kmart Greater Greensboro Junior, 1995 Polo Ralph Lauren Junior Golf Classic, and 1997 Taylor Made Woodlands Junior Classic. He also had 12 additional top-ten finishes in AJGA tournaments from 1993 to 1997. Glover was a three-time Rolex Junior All-American in 1995, 1996, and 1997.

Nasa Hataoka of Ibaraki, Japan, won the Marathon LPGA Classic presented by Dana at Highland Meadow Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio. Hataoka shot a tournament total of 19-under-par 194, including a 10-under-par 61 in round one, to capture her fourth LPGA Tour victory. A full day of rain left the course unplayable after 54 holes, causing the tournament to be shortened to three rounds.

The highest placing AJGA alums were Elizabeth Szokol and Mina Harigae at T2. Szokol and Harigae both shot tournament totals of 13-under-par 200 to finish six strokes behind Hataoka. Szokol, who played college golf at Northwestern University and University of Virginia, competed in AJGA tournaments from 2009 to 2012. Her best finish at an AJGA tournament was seventh at the 2011 AJGA Stonehenge Junior Open. Harigae, a Duke University golf alum, had two AJGA tournament victories at the 2006 Heather Farr Classic and 2007 Golf World West Coast Championship. She had 12 additional top-ten finishes in AJGA tournaments from 2004 to 2007. Harigae was a five-time Rolex Junior All-American from 2003 to 2007.

AJGA alumni Tag Ridings of Tulsa, Oklahoma, won the TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes at TPC Colorado in Berthoud, Colorado. Ridings shot a tournament total of 16-under-par 272. He defeated Kevin Yu and David Skinns in a two hole playoff to capture his first victory at a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event in 19 years.

Ridings, who played college golf at University of Arkansas, competed in AJGA tournaments from 1990 to 1992. His highest finish was T23 at the 1990 Southwestern Junior.

AJGA alumna Casey Danielson of Osceola, Wisconsin, won the Donald Ross Classic at French Lick Resort in French Lick, Indiana. Danielson shot a tournament total of 10-under-par 203 to capture her second victory on the Symetra Tour by one stroke. Her previous victory came at the Symetra Classic in Davidson, North Carolina, in May.

Danielson, who was a national champion while playing golf at Stanford University, had one AJGA tournament victory at the 2011 W. Duncan MacMillan Classic at Rush Creek. She had 14 additional top-ten finishes in AJGA tournaments from 2010 to 2013. Danielson was a three-time Rolex Junior All-American in 2011, 2012, and 2013.

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