BOWLING GREEN, Florida - Jennifer Seo, of Chandler, Arizona, leads the Buick Shanshan Feng AJGA Girls Invitational by one stroke after carding 4-under-par 69 in round two.
Streamsong Resort is the only location in the world where players can experience three distinct golf courses designed by these legendary architects—Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, Tom Doak, and Gil Hanse and Jim Wagner. Streamsong Red (Coore-Crenshaw), Streamsong Blue (Doak) and Streamsong Black (Hanse-Wagner) are three of the most highly acclaimed and widely pursued golf courses in the game today. Revered by golfers as a bucket-list destination, Streamsong Resort rivals the greatest golf venues in the world. The Black Course, home of this year's event, was named No. 22 in Golfweek's "Top 100 Courses You Can Play" list.
The 2022 event will include 36 juniors of the top-100 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. Of the 78 player field, 59 girls have at least one career AJGA victory. Representatives from five foreign countries and nine Floridians are set to compete in this very competitive field. There are also 17 players that have committed verbally to play college golf.
Seo who is competing in her first ever AJGA Invitational is now 10-under-par 136 for the event. She had a steady round with her only blemish being a bogey on No. 15.
I'm just going to play my own game and keep doing what I'm doing and maybe more putts will go in tomorrow.
Looking to win her first invitational, Seo washed away her bogey with an immediate birdie on No 16. The 17-year-old had four other birdies in the round including one on No. 18 that gave her a solo spot in first. She enters the week No. 134 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings and has two top-10 finishes in 2022 with her best finish coming at the Rochford Foundation / Dave Stockton Junior Championship where she finished T3.
Michelle Liu of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, jumped up two slots to second place. The 2024 graduate had a solid 5-under-par 68 second round with her highlight coming on No. 18 where she carded an eagle. The 15 year-old is looking for her second career AJGA Invitational win.
Three other juniors finish in the top-5. Elizabeth Rudisill of Charlotte, North Carolina, recorded her second 4-under-par 69 of the weekend and sits in third place. Round one's co-leader Bailey Shoemaker of Dade City, Florida, went 1-under-par 72 putting her in fourth. Also still in the top-5 from the first round is Sawyer Brockstedt of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, at 6-under-par 140 overall.
Final-round tee times will run from 8-10 a.m. off Nos. 1 and 12 on Monday, September 5.