AJGA alumnae Nelly Korda earned her fourth LPGA Tour victory after winning the Gainbridge LPGA last weekend. Korda carded four-straight rounds in the 60s to finish at 16-under-par 272. She'd win by three strokes over Lex Thompson and Lydia Ko.
In her AJGA career, Korda was a three-time Rolex Junior All-American and had AJGA wins at the 2015 Yani Tseng Invitational presented by the Swinging Skirts and the 2015 PING Invitational.
Collin Morikawa won the World Golf Championships - Workday Championship at The Concession last weekend to join Tiger Woods as the only players to win a WGC and a major before age 25. He shot rounds of 70-64-67-69 to win by three strokes at 18-under-par 270 over Viktor Hovland, Brooks Koepka and Billy Horschel.
Morikawa played in AJGA events from 2010 until 2015 and was a two-time Rolex Junior All-American. He had eight top-5 finishes during his AJGA career.
Branden Grace won the Puerto Rico Open to capture his first PGA TOUR title since 2016. Grace carded a final round of 6-under-par 66 that included an eagle on No. 17 and a birdie on No. 18 to finish at 19-under-par 269 and win by one stroke over Jhonattan Vegas.
The top-finishing AJGA alumnus was Grayson Murray who finished T3 at 16-under-par 272. Murray played in AJGA events from 2007 until 2012 and had one win at the 2008 Sta-Green® Junior All-Star Championship.
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Our 19th Intern Recruiting Weekend kicked off today, but with a twist.— AJGA (@AJGAGolf) February 22, 2021
Due to the pandemic, #AJGAIRW is being held virtually for the first time ever, with 125 candidates engaging in interviews and group projects during the week.
In the end, 56 will join the 2021 intern class. pic.twitter.com/Y6AsxwLG3z