AJGA alumni Jason Kokrak captured his second PGA TOUR victory this season at the Charles Schwab Challenge over the weekend at Colonial Golf Course in Fort Worth, Texas. Kokrak's first victory this season came in October 2020 at THE CJ CUP @ SHADOW CREEK in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kokrak shot a tournament total 14-under-par 266 to defeat fellow AJGA alumni Jordan Spieth by two strokes and claim his second PGA TOUR victory ever.
Kokrak, who played college golf at Xavier University, played in a total of nine AJGA tournaments from 1999-2001. His highest finish came at the 1999 Jos. A. Bank Jr. All-Star Classic when he finished T25.
Spieth, who played college golf at Texas, had a very successful junior golf career. He was named first-team Rolex Junior All-American in 2008, 2009, and 2010. In 2009, Spieth was also named the Rolex Junior Player of the Year. Additionally, he had five AJGA tournament victories including the 2007 Junior All-Star at Walnut Creek, 2008 The PING Invitational, 2008 AJGA Championship at Traditions, 2010 The PING Invitational, and 2011 HP Boys Championship at Carlton Woods (known now as the AJGA Simplify Boys Champion at Carlton Woods).
Ally Ewing defeated Sophia Popov, 2&1 in the championship match at the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play Hosted by Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ewing finished the tournament 6-1-0 and never trailed Popov in the championship match to secure her second career LPGA TOUR victory.
AJGA alumna Ariya Jutanugarn finished third after Shanshan Feng conceded the consolation match. Jutanugarn had four AJGA tournament victories at the 2011 Rolex Girls Junior Championship, 2012 Polo Golf Junior Classic, 2012 Rolex Girls Junior Championship and 2012 Thunderbird International Junior. She was a three-time first-team Rolex Junior All-America and named Rolex Junior Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012.
AJGA alumni Cameron Young won his second Korn Ferry Tour tournament in a row with a victory at the Evans Scholars Invitational presented by First Midwest Bank. The Wake Forest University alum shot a tournament total 18-under-par 266 at The Glen Club in Glenview, Illinois to secure back-to-back victories.
Young, who competed in AJGA tournaments from 2012 to 2015, won the Polo Golf Junior Classic in 2013. He was also a second-team Rolex Junior All-American in 2015.
Min Lee won the Mission Inn Resort and Club Championship over the weekend in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. Lee shot a tournament total 8-under-par 211 to claim a one-stroke victory over Savannah Vilaubi and AJGA alum Laetitia Beck.
Beck, who played college golf at Duke University, had two runner-up finishes at AJGA tournaments including the 2012 Thunderbird International Junior and 2012 ANNIKA Invitational (now known as the Diamond Resorts ANNIKA Invitational presented by Rolex). She was also a Rolex Junior All-America in 2009 and 2010.