The AJGA Junior at Southpointe will take place August 3-6 at the Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. The 54-hole stroke play consists of a 78-player field in addition to a PNC Bank Qualifier and a Horizon Properties Group Junior-Am Fundraising Tournament.
About the field
- Seven past AJGA Champions (three boys, four girls)
- 10 juniors committed to playing college golf (five letters of intent, five verbal)
- Six juniors in the top 100 of the Rolex AJGA Rankings
- 17 states represented in the field
- 16 players from Pennsylvania
Players to watch
Joshua Qian of Westerville, Ohio (2021)
Qian won his first AJGA event at the Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands July 29. He is No.134 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and playing in his fourth season of national junior golf.
Ali Khan of Westerville, Ohio (2020)
Khan is No. 82 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. He recently finished T7 at the Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands and won the 2019 AJGA Dana Incorporated Junior Open. The 18-year-old will play college golf at Ball State University.
Katie Li of Basking Ridge, New Jersey (2023)
Li is the defending champion at Southpointe. Since her win in 2019, the 15-year-old has five other top-eight finishes and is No. 29 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Elina Sinz of Katy, Texas (2020)
The Auburn University commit, No. 41 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings, won two events in 2019. Sinz finished T6 in the 2020 ANNIKA Invitational USA presented by Rolex.