PING Heather Farr Classic
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PING Heather Farr Classic

PING Heather Farr Classic returns for 22nd year

Longbow Golf Club has hosted event since 2004
Longbow Golf Club

The PING Heather Farr Classic will take place September 18 - 20 at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona. The 36-hole stroke play tournament has a 78-player field.

About the Field

  • 32 juniors committed to play college golf (31 Verbal, 1 National Letter of Intent)
  • 27 past AJGA champions (19 boys, 8 girls)
  • 19 juniors in the field are from Arizona

Players to Watch
Brendan Valdes of Orlando, Florida (2021)
Valdes is ranked No. 11 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. He is coming off a T8 finish last week at The Junior PLAYERS Championship. Valdes has 13 top-ten finishes throughout his AJGA career. He is a verbal commit to the University of Auburn.

Sean-Karl Dobson of Austin, Texas (2022)
Dobson is a verbal commit to Stanford University. He has nine top-ten finishes in his AJGA career. The 17-year old's best finishes came in 2018 at the Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation Junior All-Star and Windham Mountain Resort Junior All-Star where he finished second.

William Sides of Tulsa, Oklahoma (2022)
Sides is currently ranked No. 18 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. The 16-year has four top-10 finishes in his AJGA career. Sides is currently committed to Southern Methodist University and looking for his first AJGA win.

Sophie Zhang-Murphy of Saratoga, California (2022)
Zhang-Murphy is currently ranked No. 9 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. The 16-year old has seventeen top-ten finishes throughout her AJGA career. She has four victories in her AJGA career including a win at the 2020 Under ArmourĀ® / Alison Lee Championship presented by Irvine Technology Corporation.

Leigh Chien of Irvine, California (2024)
Chien has 13 top-ten finishes at the young age of 14. She has three career AJGA wins including back-to-back KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational wins in 2019 and 2020.

Bailey Shoemaker of West Edmeston, New York (2023)
Shoemaker is coming off of a sixth place finish last week AJGA Junior at Innisbrook. The 15-year-old has one AJGA win at the 2018 FORE Performance Junior Championship. Shoemaker is a verbal commit to University of Southern California.

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