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PING Heather Farr Classic

PING Heather Farr Classic arrives for the 24th time

Longbow Golf Club set to host for 19th year
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The PING Heather Farr Classic will take place April 14-17 at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona. The 54-hole stroke play tournament has a 132 player field, and will include a Qualifier tournament and Junior-Am on April 13.

About our sponsors
PING, a golf club manufacturer with the goal to help golfers play their best, has been an AJGA supporter since 1990 and began supporting the PING Phoenix Junior in 1991. The PING Invitational, one of the AJGA's top Invitationals held over Columbus Day weekend, began in 2006 at Karsten Creek. The PING Junior Solheim Cup, the all-girls match play biennial event, has received worldwide recognition and many participants are able to say they played for their country as a junior and professional.

PING expanded support to become an AJGA Official Partner in 2002, sponsoring PING College Golf Signing Day  and in 2009, became "The Official Bag of the AJGA." In 2010, PING debuted golf bags for all AJGA champions. In 2021, PING became the first AJGA Legacy Partner, honoring more than 30 years of support for the AJGA and junior golf.

Heather Farr, a native of Phoenix, Arizona, played collegiate golf locally at Arizona State University. Farr won the 1982 U.S. Girls Junior, the 1984 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links and was a member of the 1984 Curtis Cup. Farr turned professional in 1985 and played in numerous LPGA events until her Breast Cancer diagnosis in 1989. Farr passed away in 1993 after a four year battle with cancer. Farr is remembered through the work of her foundation, as the ambassador for Grayhawk Golf Club and each year at the PING Heather Farr Classic.

History of the Event

  • 24th year of the event
  • 19th time at Longbow Golf Club
  • Noteworthy past champions include: Beau Hossler, Ricky Castillo, Alison Lee, Paula Creamer, Inbee Park, and Anna Davis

    About the Field

    • 59 AJGA champions
    • 56 verbal college commits
    • 31 players in the top 100 of the Rolex AJGA Rankings
    • 19 states represented
    • 19 Arizona natives

    Players to watch
    Anawin Pikulthong of Gilbert, Arizona (2023)

    • No. 118 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
    • Arizona State University verbal commit
    • Won, 2021 PING Heather Farr Classic

    Manhanth Chirravuri of Chandler, Arizona (2022)

    • No. 6 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
    • Signed National Letter of Intent with University of Southern California
    • Won, 2022 AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods

    Mason Snyder of Las Vegas, Nevada (2023)

    • No. 17 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
    • Lincoln Memorial University verbal commit
    • Won, 2021 AJGA Tuscon Junior presented by Hilgers Orthodonics

    Karen Tsuru of Carlsbad, California (2023)

    • No. 11 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
    • 2021, All American (First Team)
    • Won, 2021 AJGA Lake Las Vegas Junior

    Kelly Xu of Claremont, California (2022)

    • No. 12 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
    • Signed National Letter of Intent with Stanford University
    • Won, 2021 Under Armour / Alison Lee Championship

    Lucy Yuan of (Canada) San Diego, California (2024)

    • No. 14 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
    • 2021, All-American (Second Team)
    • Won, 2021 The Lanto Junior Championship

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