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Social Recap presented by True Temper: June 2023

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Professional Recap

In her LPGA Tour debut, AJGA alumna, Rose Zhang secured the Mizuho Americas Open win at Liberty National Golf Club.

In her opening round, Zhang carded five birdies and three bogeys to leave her at 2-under-par 70 on the day. Zhang followed up the next day with three birdies and two bogeys. Her second round was highlighted by an eagle on the par-5 No. 13. Heading into moving day, Zhang carded a bogey-free round. Firing off six birdies gave Zhang a two-stroke lead heading into the final round. Zhang stayed steady throuhgout the day. She carded a bogey on hole No. 4 and followed with 13 consecutive bogeys. Heading into the final hole and needing another par to take home the win, Zhang carded a bogey to force a playoff. After two playoff holes, Zhang parred the final hole and took home the win.

Throughout her junior golf career, Zhang won 10 AJGA events, eight of which were Invitational titles. Zhang was also a two-time Rolex Junior Player of the Year, five-time First Team Rolex Junior All-American (2016-2020) and stayed at the top of the Rolex AJGA Rankings for more than 100 weeks.

AJGA alumni, Wyndham Clark secured his second PGA TOUR Champion title of the year at the U.S. Open held at Los Angeles Country Club. Clark earned his first win a month prior at the Wells Fargo Championship.

In his opening round, Clark fired off an eagle on the par-5 No. 1. With seven birdies and three bogeys, Clark ended the first round at a 6-under-par 64. He went on to card a bogey-free back nine on the second day to finish the round at a 3-under-par 67. Going into moving day, Clark reamined consistent and finished the round at 1-under-par 69. Looking to hold onto the lead heading into the final round, Clark shot even-par and ended the tournament with a one-stroke lead to take home his second PGA TOUR win.

Throughout his junior golf career, Clark played in over 20 AJGA events from 2007 to 2012. One of his many notable AJGA events was his victory at the Under Armour/Vicky Hurst Championship in 2010. Clark was also honored as a two-time Rolex Junior All-American.