AJGA National Headquarters will close for winter break on Friday, December 8, 2023 at 5 p.m. ET. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, January 2, 2024. All emails, voicemails and proof of age submissions will be addressed upon our return.
Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior presented by Encova Insurance
Tournament Qualifier Schedule of Events Field Tee Times Leaderboard
Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior presented by Encova Insurance

Cao, Collins win first AJGA events

The Boys Division was decided by a stroke while the girls went to a three-way playoff

Girls Division champion: Iris Cao of Duluth, Georgia (4-over-par 214)

  • First win in AJGA career and second top-three finish in 2021 (third, AJGA Junior at Canebrake Club in April)
  • Eagled hole No. 1, par 5 in sudden-death playoff victory
  • Four birdies during the final round good for low Girls Division final round of 2-under-par 68
  • No. 123 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and was the second-highest ranked player in the field to begin the week
I'm beyond grateful to win my first AJGA event. I've been playing AJGA for four years and I'm happy to see my hard work pay off.
Iris Cao
Anna Swan.JPG

Girls Division T2 finisher: Anna Swan of North East, Pennsylvania (4-over-par 214)

  • Birdied No. 10 in all three rounds with 10 total birdies
  • Fifth top-six national junior golf tournament finish since 2019
  • Swan qualified into the event on Monday
  • Class of 2024

Girls Division T2 finisher: Mia Nixon of Martins Mill, Texas (4-over-par 214)

  • Three birdies in final round, nine total during the week
  • Ranked No. 130 in Rolex AJGA Rankings
  • Third top-10 junior golf finish in 2021 and top career AJGA finish
  • Class of 2022
McKean Collins.JPG

Boys Division champion: McKean Collins of Lexington, Kentucky (1-under-par 209)

  • First career AJGA win
  • First Kentucky junior since Jay Nimmo of Benton, in 2018
  • 12 birdies during the tournament - six during the first round
  • Class of 2023
  • T11 at the Memorial Junior in 2021
  • Ninth top-10 junior golf finish
All my life, I've wanted to win an AJGA event ... even just to play well in one. To win, I'm more than grateful.
McKean Collins
Clark Akers.JPG

Boys Division runner-up finisher: Clark Akers of Nashville, Tennessee (even-par 210)

  • First top-five AJGA finish
  • Five birdies in the final round, all on the front nine
  • Third career top-15 junior golf finish
  • Class of 2021

Full Results