The Arnold Palmer Invitational Junior honoring Jim Bell returns to Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge Champion Course in Orlando, Florida, for the fourth year in a row. The 54-hole stroke-play tournament will bring 78 juniors to play the course.
About the Field
- 29 AJGA Champions; 17 boys, 12 girls
- 41 college commitments
- Two current AJGA All-Americans
- Eight countries and 14 states represented in the field
Players to watch
Brendan Valdes of Orlando, Florida (2021)
Valdes has 11 AJGA top-10 finishes. Currently No. 28 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. Valdes is a verbal commit to Auburn University.
Luke Clanton of Miami Lakes, Florida (2022)
Clanton is a one-time AJGA champion, 2017 AJGA Junior at Blue Hil. He is ranked No. 48 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Lynn Lim of Gallatin, Tennessee (2022)
Lim is a two-time AJGA champion, once already in 2020 at the UHY St. Louis Junior presented by Family Golf and Learning Center. She is ranked No. 30 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. A verbal commit to Vanderbilt University.
Bailey Shoemaker of West Edmeston, New York (Class of 2023)
One-time AJGA champion, 2018 FORE Performance Junior Championship. Shoemaker is a verbal commit to the University of Southern California, currently ranked No. 38 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.