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Yamashita, McMackin claim first AJGA victories

Miyu Yamashita of Osaka, Japan, claims wire-to-wire victory and sets AJGA 54-hole scoring record. Caden McMackin of Laguna Beach, California, used five birdies in the final round to win his first AJGA event.

Tournament Results

Girls Division champion: Miyu Yamashita of Osaka, Japan (16-under-par 200)

  • Set the AJGA 54-hole scoring record
  • This is her first AJGA event
  • Won the Kansai Women’s Amateur Championship
  • Nine top-10 finishes in junior career
  • Sixth-place finish at the Japan Junior Championship
  • "I am appreciative of this opportunity."

Boys Division champion: Caden McMackin of Laguna Beach, California (2-over-par 218)

  • First AJGA victory
  • Finished T4 in 2019 PING Heather Farr Classic
  • Verbally committed to Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
  • No. T144 in Rolex AJGA Rankings
  • "It feels great to have my first win under my belt."

Top local Boys Division finisher: Henry Fitzhugh of San Gabriel, California (T2, 3-over-par 219)

  • 10th-place finish at the Toyota Tour Cup @ Coto de Caza
  • Eighth-place finish at the 2018 AJGA Kansas Junior at Buffalo Dunes

Top local Girls Division finisher: Kailie Vongsaga of Diamond Bar, California (T4, 4-over-par 220)

· Won 2019 ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior
· Signed National Letter of Intent with the University of Arizona
· No. 35 in Rolex AJGA Rankings
· 2015 ACDS Junior All-Star Team

Tournament Information

  • 54-hole stroke play event
  • Title Sponsor Enagic supported its fourth tournament
  • Mission Viejo Country Club hosted its first AJGA event

Field highlights:

  • 84 juniors from seven countries and seven states
  • 18 former AJGA champions, 13 girls and five boys
  • Five Rolex Junior All-Americans