Parr and Li stay steady in final round

Final-Round Results
Parr, Li Champion Photo Outside Together - 2019 - AJGA Junior at Southpointe presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods.JPG

Parr, Li earn their first AJGA wins

Boys Division Champion: Jean-Philippe Parr of St-Célestin, Quebec (2-over-par 218)

  • First AJGA win
  • Current Rolex AJGA Ranking: T850
  • Had 13 birdies over the tournament
  • Carded seven birdies in the final round
  • “This win feels really good. I’ve been waiting for this moment for a year or so. I didn’t think it was going to happen this soon, but I’m really glad that it happened today.”

Girls Division Champion: Katie Li of Basking Ridge, New Jersey (even-par-216)

  • First AJGA win
  • Current Rolex AJGA Ranking: 157
  • Led all three days of the tournament
  • Had sixteen birdies over the tournament
  • “The feeling of winning my first AJGA is unbelievable. I can’t even put it into words.”

Top local Boys Division finisher: Rocco Salvitti of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania (10-over-par 226)

  • Finished tied for fifth
  • First top-5 AJGA finish
  • Member of Southpointe Golf Club

Top local Girls Division finisher: Rylie Heflin of Avondale, Pennsylvania (16-over-par 232)

  • Finished seventh
  • Current Rolex AJGA Ranking: 70
  • Tenth top-10 AJGA finish
  • Finished first in the 2018 AJGA Philadelphia Junior

Tournament notes:

  • First year of the event
  • First AJGA tournament to be hosted at Southpointe Golf Club
  • 21 juniors from Pennsylvania
  • Juniors from 18 states and three countries