The AJGA Girls Championship makes its return to Furman University Golf Club in Greenville, South Carolina, for the 12th edition of the tournament. The 54-hole stroke play tournament brings an all-girls field of 78 players between the ages of 12 - 19 to compete. The tournament will run September 4 - 7.
About the Field
- 22 college commitments
- 4 All-Americans All-Time
- 22 AJGA Champions
- 3 countries and 19 states represented
- 12 players local to South Carolina
Players to watch
Anna Heck of Memphis, Tennessee (2023)
After winning The Scotty, a junior four-ball championship hosted by Scott Stallings, with sister Rachel as her partner, Anna Heck is looking to carry the momentum of winning Tennessee's only junior four-ball tournament into her fifth AJGA appearance this summer. Anna joins her two older sisters, Abigail and Rachel, as the third member of their family to compete at Furman. With Rachel heading to Stanford later this month and Abigail enrolled at Notre Dame, 16-year-old Anna is following in their footsteps looking for her first Open Tournament win as she wraps up her second year of national junior golf. Anna won medalist honors at the 2019 AJGA Preview at Bentwater (Ages 12-15).
Both Abigail and Rachel competed together in the AJGA Girls Championship in 2015 and Rachel also played in 2016 where she finished T2.
Megha Ganne of Holmdel, New Jersey (2022)
Ganne is a one-time AJGA champion with 11 top-10 AJGA finishes. She has qualified for the 2017 Drive, Chip & Putt Finals and is a verbal commit to Stanford University. Ganne is No. 10 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Katherine Schuster of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina (2021)
Schuster has five top-10 AJGA finishes and is a verbal commit to Clemson University. She is No. 17 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Andie Smith of Hobe Sound, Florida (2022)
Smith is a three-time AJGA champion with her most recent win at the 2020 Arnold Palmer Junior Invitational. She has six top-10 AJGA finishes and is ranked No. 37 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Faith Johnson of Evansville, Indiana (2022)
Johnson has seven top-10 AJGA finishes and is ranked No. 41 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.