Ian Meyer of Deephaven, Minnesota, leads the Boys Division after one round of play at 3-under-par 69. Meyer has a two-stroke lead for first place. He made four birdies on the day including a birdie on No. 8 to put him in the lead. The University of Iowa commit is seeking his first career AJGA victory.
Nicholas Prieto of Miami, Florida, Cooper Tate of Winter Garden, Florida, Justin Burroughs of Pensacola, Florida, and Trey Mixon of Macon, Georgia, are all tied for second place after shooting 1-under-par 71. The four players combined for 16 birdies on the round and are all looking for their first AJGA victory of the 2021 season.
Mi Li of Beijing, China, and Analiese Raath of Lakeland, Florida, are tied for the Girls Division lead at 2-under-par 70. Li and Raath currently own a one-stroke lead heading into the second round. Li made five birdies on the round, including a birdie on No. 9 to tie Raath. Raath had four birdies on the day. Raath will be seeking her first career AJGA victory, while Li is seeking her second victory of the 2021 season after winning the AJGA Junior Championship presented by the Spinnaker Foundation.
Caroline Patterson of Jupiter, Florida, Thitaporn Saithip of (Thailand) Bradenton, Florida, Natasha Kiel of New Hope, Pennsylvania, and Luisamariana Mesones of Wesley Chapel, Florida, are all trailing the leaders by one-stroke after shooting 1-under-par 71. The four players had 14 combined birdies in the first round.