May 22, 2012

Weekend wrap-up

AJGA alumni had a strong showing on the PGA, LPGA, and Nationwide Tours this weekend as Jason Dufner, Azahara Munoz, and Nick Flanagan won tournaments.
Jason Dufner secured his second PGA victory at the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas, on Sunday. Dufner birdied the final hole to avoid going to a playoff, having already claimed a victory at the Zurich Classic in a playoff against Ernie Els. Dufner’s AJGA career included five tournaments in 1994 and 1995.
 
At the Sybase Match Play Championship, Azahara Munoz defeated 1999 Rolex Junior Player of the Year Candie Kung, 2 and 1, in the championship match. Munoz competed in the Thunderbird International Junior twice, finished sixth in 2004 and second in 2005. After graduating from Arizona State in 2009, Munoz turned pro and was named 2010 LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year.
 
Seven of the eight quarterfinalists were AJGA alumni, including four Rolex Junior Players of the Year: Candie Kung; Julieta Granada (2004); Morgan Pressel (2005); and Vicky Hurst (2007). Stacy Lewis and Anna Nordqvist round out the list AJGA alumni in the quarterfinals.
 
For Nick Flanagan, his win at the BMW Pro-Am was the first of the year. If he can maintain his current position on the money list, Flanagan stands a chance at moving to the PGA TOUR in 2013. Flanagan finished T11 at Thunderbird International Junior in 2002.

 
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Weekly Results
EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
*Austin Hitt
210
2
Zhengkai Bai
210
3
Zachary Bariso
211
Girls
Total
1
Latanna Stone
219
2
Emma Albrecht
220
3
Lei Ye
222
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Goodman Rudolph
205
2
Ryan Hall
206
3
Brayden Garrison
207
Girls
Total
1
Olivia Cason
207
2
Amanda Doherty
208
3
Abigail Heck
212
Lockton Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Andy Spencer
202
2
Reese Ramsey
207
3
Brian Choe
209
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
208
T
2
Mia Ayer
220
T
2
Alexa Tsay
220
The Yang Foundation Junior at Wood Ranch
Boys
Total
1
Sean Yi
209
2
Brandon Brame
210
3
Seldon Doyle
212
Girls
Total
1
Kailie Vongsaga
215
2
Brittany Park
216
3
Ziyi Wang
217
AJGA Philadelphia Junior presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Christian Cavaliere
216
2
Brent Ito
218
3
Alex Zhu
219
Girls
Total
1
Holly McCann
220
T
2
Brynn Walker
221
T
2
Jackie Rogowicz
221
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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