The Billy Horschel Junior Championship presented by Zurich returns to the AJGA schedule for the 5th year. The 78-player 54-hole modified stableford competition is the only annually held AJGA stableford event. 2021 marks the first time the event has been played on the Dye's Valley course at TPC Sawgrass. FIrst-round action kicks off Saturday, October 9th.
About the Field
- 17 past AJGA Champions
- 9 juniors in the top-100 of the Rolex AJGA Rankings
- 17 college commits
- 15 states represente
- 9 countries represented
Players to watch
Filip Jakubcik of Howey in the Hills, Florida (2022)
Jakubcik comes into the field this week as the top ranked boy in the field at No 7 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. The 2022 graduate picked up his first AJGA win in January at the Sean Foley Performance Junior Championship. He followed up his win with a second place finish at the Sung Hyun Park Junior Championship in April.
Jack Turner of Orlando, Florida (2023)
Turner enters the #BillyHoJr ranked No. 44 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. He has four top-10 finishes this year and is looking to better his solo twelfth finish in the 2020 edition of the event.
Jiayi Wang of Shanghai, China (2022)
Wang makes her fifth AJGA start of 2021 this week after a season with three top-5 finishes and one top-10 finish. The Northwestern University commit is ranked No. 71 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Karoline Tuttle of Lake Mary, Florida (2022)
University of Florida commit, Tuttle, returns to the Billy Horschel Junior Championship in 2021 after a solo fifth place finish in 2020. Tuttle is currently No. 73 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. Her 2021 AJGA season has included three top-10 finishes.