Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior presented by Encova Insurance
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Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior presented by Encova Insurance

AJGA returns to Ashland for 36th year

Longest running event on the AJGA schedule back in 2020
Hole 4 fairway - 2020 - Natural Resource Partners Junior presented by Encova Insurance.JPG

The Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior presented by Encova Insurance is being hosted this week at Bellefonte Country Club in Ashland, Kentucky. This par-70 course first held this tournament in 1984, which makes it one of the longest running events on the AJGA schedule.

About the Field

  • 8 college commits
  • 5 past AJGA Champions
  • 16 states represented
  • 5 countries represented

Players to Watch

Natalie Cao of Sugar Land, Texas (2021)

  • 1st, 2020 Circle K Junior Championship hosted by Otter Creek
  • 2019, AJGA Scholastic Honor Roll
  • Four top-5 AJGA finishes

Emma Chen of Derwood, Maryland (2022)

  • 2nd, 2019 Windham Mountain Resort Junior All-Star
  • Two top-5 AJGA finishes
  • Low tournament score of 213 at the 2019 Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation Junior All-Star

Jay Leng Jr of La Jolla, California (2024)

  • 1st, 2019 Explore Lompoc Preview at La Purisima
  • Four top-10 AJGA finishes
  • Low tournament score of 208 at the 2019 UHY Albany Junior
  • 2014 & 2015 Drive, Chip and Putt Champion at Augusta National

Kurtis Rodriguez of Red Bluff, California (2021)

  • 2nd, 2020 Wincraft / McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends
  • Verbal commit to University of Nebraska-Omaha

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