GreatLIFE Junior Challenge by Sanford Health
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GreatLIFE Junior Challenge by Sanford Health

Tyson Shelley wins the Boys Division in a playoff

Melena Barrientos finished the tournament 3-under par to secure her win

Boys Division Champion: Tyson Shelley of Salt Lake City, Utah (5-under-par 205)

  • Won in a three-hole playoff
  • Second AJGA event and first win
  • Had five birdies in the final round
  • Verbally committed to play golf at Brigham Young University
"[This win] means a lot. I'm excited to go back to Utah and build off this confidence I've gained knowing that I can compete against the best players. So, this really means a lot to me."
Tyson Shelley

Top local Boys Division finisher: Nash Stenberg of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (10-over-par 220)

  • Finished T29
  • Second AJGA event
  • Attends Lincoln High School (Class of 2021)
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Girls Division Champion: Melena Barrientos of Plano, Texas (3-under-par 207)

  • Shot 3-under par 67 during the final round to win the Girls Division
  • Second AJGA win
  • Verbally committed to play golf at Clemson University
  • Has 11 AJGA top-10 finishes
  • Has been playing AJGA since 2016
"Before every shot I just asked myself if I was confident in my line and then trusted my swing and I just went with it. I was just really confident this week. I knew I was playing well, and I knew I could get it done."
Melena Barrientos

Top local Girls Division finisher: Reese Jansa of Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  • First AJGA event
  • Attends Harrisburg High School (Class of 2022)

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