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AJGA Junior at Carolina Trace

AJGA makes its sixth comeback to Carolina Trace

Carolina Trace Country Club hosts the AJGA Junior at Carolina Trace for the third time
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The AJGA Junior at Carolina Trace returns to the Carolina Trace Country Club - Lake Course in Sanford, North Carolina and will take place August 14-17, 2022. This will be the sixth year they have hosted the AJGA and the third year of an Open tournament. The 54-hole, stroke-play tournament will host the top-78 players from across the country. This mixed field event will host juniors ages 12-19.

About the Field

  • 20 AJGA Champions in the field
  • Eight verbal college commits
  • 27 North Carolina natives
  • Six countries represented

Players to watch

Carson Bertagnole of Pinehurst, North Carolina (2025)

  • No. 76 in the Rolex AJGA Ranking
  • Champion, 2022 AJGA Junior at 12 Oaks
  • Fifth AJGA appearance

Zhengqian Li of (China) Melbourne, Australia (2025)

  • Champion, 2022 AJGA Junior All-Star presented by Auburn-Opelika Tourism
  • Runner-Up, 2022 Harold Varner III Foundation Junior All-Star
  • Third, 2022 Greenwood Junior Championship

Ellen Yu of Greensboro, North Carolina (2026)

  • No. 85 in the Rolex AJGA Ranking
  • Fourth AJGA appearance
  • Two top-15 finishes

Alisa Inprasit of Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand (2024)

  • No. 127 in the Rolex AJGA Ranking
  • Fourth AJGA appearance
  • Three top-five finishes

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