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Final-Round at #StanfordInv

Xin (Cindy) Kou looking for fourth Invitational title
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Stanford, CA - The final round of the AJGA Girls Invitational at Stanford begins today. Xin (Cindy) Kou of Whittier, California, leads the field at 9-under-par 133. Brooke Biermann of Wildwood, Missouri, sits two-strokes back at 7-under-par 135.

Pairings to Watch

8:50 am off No. 1 - Lauryn Nguyen of Seattle, Washington (2021), Kelly Xu of Claremont, California (2022) and Zoe Antoinette Campos of Valencia, California (2021).

  • Nguyen, the 2019 USGA President's Leadership Award winner, is looking for her second win of 2020 and first invitational win.
  • Xu, a 2022 grad, is coming off two top-five 2020 finishes. Last year at the Swinging Skirts AJGA Invitational at Stanford Golf Course, Xu finished T4.
  • Campos, a three-time Rolex Junior All-American, is currently No. 7 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. The UCLA commit is looking for her second invitational title.

9:00 am off No. 1 - Sydney Sung of Palo Alto, California (2022), Lucy Yuan of (Canada) San Diego, California (2024) and Grace Summerhays of Scottsdale, Ariz. (2022).

  • Palo Alto local Sung has five AJGA career top-ten finishes.
  • Yuan is a two-time AJGA champion, her most recent win at the AJGA Stan Utley and Mid-America Youth Golf Foundation Junior All-Star.
  • Summerhays is coming off a top-ten invitational finish at the Rolex Girls Junior Championship

9:10 am off No. 1 - Xin (Cindy) Kou of (China) Whittier, California (2021), Brooke Biermann of Wildwood, Missouri (2021) and Jacqueline Nguyen of Houston, Texas (2021).

  • Kou is playing in her first AJGA event in over a year. The three-time Invitational champion is T12 on the AJGA all-time win list with nine.
  • Biermann, a Michigan State University commit, is a three-time AJGA champion and was named to the 2018 Junior All-Star team
  • Nguyen is making her first AJGA Invitational start this week. Her 3-under-par 68 second-round has her in the final pairing of the tournament.

About the Field

  • Eight current Rolex Junior All-Americans, including First-Team Member, Xin (Cindy) Kou of Whittier, California
  • 39 AJGA Champions, including 16 with wins in 2020
  • 16 verbal college commitments
  • 17 states and 7 countries represented

About the Course
Stanford Golf Course, home of the Stanford University Men’s and Women’s golf programs, is 2-time invitational host of the AJGA. Stanford hosted the 1993 Canon Cup, now known as the Wyndham Cup and the 2019 Swinging Skirts AJGA Invitational.

Stanford Golf Course designed by George C. Thomas and Billy Bell Jr. opened in 1930 and is owned and operated by Stanford University. In 2015, GolfWeek rated Stanford the No. 6 college course in the country.

Tournament Schedule

Monday, September 7

7:10 – 9:10 a.m. - Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10
2 p.m. - Awards Ceremony

Social
Follow along on social with our hashtag, #StanfordInv or visit the tournament website.

Live Scoring
Keep up with today's round via live scoring at AJGA.org.