AJGA Preview at Meadowbrook
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AJGA Preview at Meadowbrook

Heckmann holds Boys Division

Sutikto’s six-stroke lead captures first
  • Lukas Heckmann of Middleton, Wisconsin, breaks away from the tight knit Boys Division to claim victory with a 5-over-par 147.
  • Heckmann completed his comeback after finishing round one just two strokes behind first place. The 2019 graduate carded four birdies on the day to help propel the Wisconsin native to the top of the leaderboard.
  • Two boys finished T2 including Patrick Mattar of Chicago, who shot an even par 71 to earn the junior the lowest-round-of-the-day honors. Mattar carded an eagle on hole No. 10 to go along with three birdies for his round. Tanner Moore of Bryon Center, Michigan also finished T2 with a tournament total of 7-over-par 149.
  • Minnesota natives Payton Miller of Maple Grove, and Jack Johnson of Chaska, finished T4 at 9-over-par 151.
  • Borina Sutikto of Fremont, California went wire-to-wire with another fine performance in her final round at Meadowbrook Country Club.
  • Sutikto began the morning with a six-stroke lead in the Girls Division and continued her dominate performance, finishing the tournament at 8-over-par 152. The young junior was quick to shift credit when asked about her performance.
  • “I really just want to thank my parents and coaches,” said Sutikto. “Without them this wouldn’t be as special.”
  • Finishing T2 is Ariel Chang of Macomb Township, Michigan, and Katelyn Kuc of Carmel, Indiana with a tournament total of 14-over-par 158.
  • Mara Flaherty of Naperville, Illinois finishes in fourth place with the lowest-round-of-the-day honors for the Girls Division. Flaherty recorded an eagle on hole No. 3 and four birdies throughout the day to give her a final round score of 1-over-par 73 and a tournament total of 15-over-par 159.

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The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls, ages 12-19) of more than 6,900 members from 50 states and 60 foreign countries. Through initiatives like the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant, a financial assistance program, and Leadership Links, a service-oriented platform that teaches juniors charitable-giving skills, the AJGA fosters the growth of golf’s next generation.

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