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Social Recap presented by True Temper: June 28, 2021

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Professional Recap

AJGA alumni Harris English of Thomasville, Georgia, won the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. English shot a 5-under-par 65 on Sunday and a tournament total of 13-under-par 267 for his second win of the season. English defeated fellow AJGA alum Kramer Hickok in an eight hole playoff on Sunday to capture his fourth career PGA TOUR title.

English, who played college golf at the University of Georgia, played in AJGA tournaments from 2004 to 2006. His highest AJGA tournament finish came at the 2004 Burgett H. Mooney, Jr. Rome Classic where he finished third.

AJGA alumna Nelly Korda of Bradenton, Florida, won the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia. This was Korda's third victory on the LPGA Tour this season. She shot rounds of 70-63-68-68 for a tournament total of 19-under-par 269. Korda defeated fellow AJGA alumna Lizette Salas by three strokes to claim her first career major victory. She now sits at No. 1 in the Rolex Rankings and has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in August.

Korda had two AJGA tournament wins at the 2015 The PING Invitational and 2015 Yani Tseng Invitational presented by the Swinging Skirts. She had seven additional top-ten finishes from 2012 to 2015, including runner-up at the 2013 & 2014 TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Sean O'Hair and 2015 Rolex Girls Junior Championship. Korda was also named a Rolex Junior All-American in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

AJGA alum Chad Ramey of Fulton, Mississippi, won the inaugural Live and Work in Maine Open at Falmouth Country Club in Falmouth, Maine. This was Ramey's first professional tournament victory and first win since he was a junior at Mississippi State. He shot a tournament total of 16-under-par 268 to defeat fellow AJGA alum Joshua Creel by one stroke. Ramey's win came one week after he secured his PGA TOUR card for the 2021-22 season.

Ramey, who played college golf at Mississippi State University, earned his top finish at an AJGA tournament at the 2009 AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T where he finished fifth.

Meghan MacLaren of Wellingborough, England, won the Prasco Charity Championship at TPC River's Bend in Cincinnati, Ohio. This was MacLaren's first professional win. She shot a tournament total of 9-under-par 207 to defeat Linnea Johansson and Weiwei Zhang by two strokes.

The highest finishing AJGA alums were Amanda Doherty of Atlanta, Georgia, Bailey Tardy of Norcross, Georgia, and Maude-Aimee Leblanc of Windsor, Quebec. Doherty, Tardy, and Leblanc all shot tournament totals of 6-under-par 210 to finish T4.

Doherty, who played college golf at Florida State University, had two runner-up finishes in AJGA tournaments at the 2015 Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship and 2016 AJGA Huntsville Junior. Tardy, a University of Georgia golf alum, had three AJGA tournament victories as a junior at the 2012 Junior All-Star at Ocala hosted by Ocala-Marion Sports Commission, 2012 AJGA Junior at River Landing, and 2013 Arrowhead Junior at The Bluffs. She was a Rolex Junior All-American in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Leblanc's best finish at an AJGA tournament was T19 at the 2004 McDonald's Betsy Rawls Girls Championship.

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