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AJGA Thunderbird Junior All-Star
Qualifier Tournament Event Info Event Schedule Field Leaderboard
AJGA Thunderbird Junior All-Star

AJGA Thunderbird Junior All-Star returns for the fourth year

Papago Golf Club welcomes back the AJGA
Bridge on no.4-2024- Visit Goldsboro SC Junior Championship

The 2023 AJGA Thunderbird Junior All-Star welcomes juniors back for the fourth year at Papago Golf Club. The 54 hole, stroke play tournament will run from May 4-7 with a field size of 72, ages 12-15. The Qualifier begins Thursday, May 4th.

About the Field

  • 13 Arizona natives
  • 15 states represented
  • Five countries represented
  • Six 2029 graduates

Players to watch
Ein Kim of (South Korea) Irvine, California (2027)

  • Champion, 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Junior Championship
  • Champion, 2022 Qualifier - Adidas Junior All-Star
  • Fourth AJGA event this year

Rina Kawasaki of (Japan) Rancho Palos Verdes, California (2028)

  • Top 5 - 2023 AJGA Dallas Junior All-Star
  • Second AJGA event this year
  • Champion, 2022 C.T. Pan Foundation Championship

Connor Herrera of San Diego, California (2026)

  • Champion, 2022 Windham Mountain Resort Junior All-Star
  • Second appearance at the AJGA Thunderbird Junior All-Star
  • First AJGA event of the year

Joseph Gutierrez of Whittier, California (2026)

  • 2022 Boys Champion - Stealth Junior All-Star presented by TaylorMade
  • Top 25 - 2023 AJGA Dallas Junior All-Star
  • Second AJGA event this year

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