The 2020 Vaughn Taylor Championship returns to Mount Vintage Golf Club in North Augusta, South Carolina, for the second year in a row on September 11-13. The 36-hole stroke play tournament brings 78 players between the ages of 12-19 to the field. This year marks the 13th edition of the tournament.
About the Field
- 10 AJGA champions; 9 boys, 1 girl
- One Rolex All-American; Sophia Bae
- 11 college commitments
- 18 states represented
- 7 players local to South Carolina
Players to watch
Cayden Pope of Lexington, Kentucky (2023)
Pope is a verbal commit to Auburn University with 10 top-10 AJGA finishes. He is ranked No. 53 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Bruce Murphy of Johns Creek, Georgia (2022)
Murphy is a one-time AJGA champion at the 2020 Greenwood Junior Championship. The University of Tennessee commit has seven top-10 AJGA finishes and is ranked No. 73 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Izzy M. Pellot of Altamonte Springs, Florida (2022)
Pellot is coming off three top-10 AJGA finishes in 2020 and is a one-time AJGA champion at the 2017 Jim Bell Memorial Junior presented by PerryGolf. She is a fourth year ACE Grant recipient and is ranked No. 95 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Emma Chen of Derwood, Maryland (2022)
Chen is coming off a top-5 finish at the 2020 AJGA Junior at Longleaf and has four top-10 AJGA finishes.