The Stewart Cink Championship by Transamerica has been a staple on the AJGA schedule for two years. This year the event will be played in Suwanee, Georgia, at Bear's Best Atlanta, a course whose design pulls from the most notable holes on other Jack Nicklaus courses. The 36-hole tournament will be played October 15-18 and feature 72 junior golfers from 17 states, one US territory and two foreign countries.
About the field
- Nine players verbally committed to play collegiate golf
- One Rolex Junior All-American, Nicklaus Staub
- 10 AJGA Champions
- Two players in the Boys division ranked in the top-150 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
- Four players in the Girls division ranked in the top-150 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
- Two players named to the 2020 Junior All-Star Team, Sara Im of Duluth, Georgia, and Varsha Ramachandran of San Jose, California
Players to watch
Sara Im of Duluth, Georgia
Im is a class of 2023 graduate and is currently ranked No. 36 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. The Georgia native has four AJGA wins on her resume and is coming off of a second-place finish at the 2020 AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational. She also got to add a tournament history record to her resume when she broke the Low Round Scoring record at the AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational which had been held by Sarah Brown of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, for 16 years.
Thienna Huynh of Lilburn, Georiga
Huynh is currently ranked No. 101 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and has one AJGA win at the 2020 AJGA Junior at Oldfield. The Georgia native is a class of 2022 graduate and has 11 top-20 finishes in her AJGA career.
Cayden Pope of Lexington, Kentucky
Pope is currently ranked No. 80 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and is verbally committed to Auburn University. The class of 2023 graduate has 11 top-10 finishes in his AJGA career and is seeking his first win.
Rylan Shim of Centreville, Virginia
Shim is currently ranked No. 148 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and has three top-five finishes in 2020. The class of 2023 graduate is seeking his first win.