Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club - North Course - Copperhead and North Courses
Palm Harbor, Fla. • April 9 - 12

Tanco battles back in the Girls Division to take home trophy.

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Shun Yat Hak of Lake Mary, Fla., carded a final-round score of 2-over-par 73, which was good enough for a one-shot victory in the Boys Division at the Mizuno Junior at Innisbrook. Victoria Tanco of Bradenton, Fla., won the Girls Division with a tournament total of even-par 210

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the 16th annual Mizuno Junior at Innisbrook was a 54-hole stroke play event held at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club. The tournament field consisted of 138 boys and 77 girls, ages 12-18, from 27 states and seven foreign countries. The Boys Division, which was cut to the low-60 players and ties after Saturday's second round, played the par-71 Copperhead Course at 7,305 yards, while the Girls Division competed on the par-70 Osprey North Course, which was played at 5,911 yards.

After placing in the top 10 in other AJGA events last season, Hak had been anxiously awaiting a champion's trophy. Scores were close coming through the back nine and carding a bogey on his last two holes, he wasn't sure where he would finish. Hak carded 1-over-par scores on both the front and back nines to win by a single stroke.

“I think every tournament is an experiment,” said Hak. “I didn't use my irons very well so I relied on my short game to save my round.”

In the Boys Division, Michael Hebert of Orlando, Fla., and Davis Lee of Hilton Head Island, S.C., tied for second with tournament totals of 3-over-par 216. M.J. Maguire of St. Petersburg, Fla., finished with a 6-over-par 219 for fourth place. Rounding out the top five was Motin Yeung of Orlando, Fla., with a 7-over-par 220.

Tanco's week didn't start out the way she had hoped but after a solid 2-under-par score on day two, she put herself in contention at just two strokes off the lead entering the final round. With four birdies in the final round, Tanco, the 2008 Rolex Junior Player of the Year, shot to the top of the leaderboard and claimed her third-career AJGA victory.

“I didn't putt like I wanted to early in the week, but it all came together today,” said Tanco. “The course is not very easy, so I knew I would just have to wait for birdies.”

Yueer Cindy Feng of Orlando, Fla., took second after a tournament total of 4-over-par 214. Rounding out the top three was Michelle Butler of Dunedin, Fla., who carded a 5-over-par 215.

The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The largest Association of its kind, the AJGA has a junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 50 states and 30 foreign countries.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More than 200 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have compiled more than 350 wins. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink, Davis Love III, Cristie Kerr, Pat Hurst, Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel and Julieta Granada.

Mizuno USA, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuno Corporation, one of the largest specialty sporting goods manufacturers in the world. Mizuno USA, Inc. manufactures and distributes golf, baseball, softball, running, track & field, and volleyball equipment, apparel, and footwear for North America. Mizuno USA, Inc. is based in Norcross, Ga.

Situated on 900 wooded acres of rolling hills and 70 acres of lakes on Florida's Gulf Coast near Tampa, Florida, Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club is located just 25 minutes from Tampa International Airport. Innisbrook features 72 holes of championship golf, 608 spacious guest suites and rooms, four restaurants and three bars, the Innisbrook Golf Institute, 11 tennis courts, the new full-service Indaba Spa with 12 treatment rooms and state-of-the-art Fitness Center, six heated swimming pool complexes, a nature preserve, and three newly renovated conference halls with 65,000 square feet of meeting space. For additional information call (727) 942-2000 or visit www.innisbrookgolfresort.com.

For more information about the Mizuno Junior at Innisbrook please contact AJGA National Headquarters at (770) 868-4200.


Premier Partners
Official Partners
Media Partners
Association Partner
Twitter Facebook AJGA Blog AJGA on Instagram AJGA on YouTube
Member Logins
Player, Coach and Alumni Login
Member ID:
Forgot your password?
Don't have a password?
Forgot your Member ID?
Not A Member or Need to Renew?
What every member should know
Learn the basics
Performance Based Entry
Leadership Links
ACE Grant financial aid
Polo Golf Rankings
1. Chun-an Yu
Taoyuan, --
2. Philip Barbaree
Shreveport, LA
3. Eugene Hong
Sanford, FL
4. Spencer Soosman
Westlake Village, CA
5. Davis Shore
Knoxville, TN
1. Hannah O'Sullivan
Chandler, AZ
2. Angel Yin
Arcadia, CA
3. Sierra Brooks
Sorrento, FL
4. Nelly Korda
Bradenton, FL
5. Mika Liu
Beverly Hills, CA
Complete Rankings

The Foundation

The American Junior Golf Foundation is the primary recipient of all charitable giving to the AJGA and as such administers a variety of programs designed to compliment the AJGA and the members and families who make up our community. Learn more about these important programs and how your contributions to the Foundation secure the AJGA’s financial future for future generations to come.
Donate Now
Planned Giving Program
Endow an ACE Grant
Annual Fund
ACE Grant


The Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program provides financial assistance to junior golfers who wish to play in AJGA events. Its goal is to give top-flight golf opportunities to young golfers regardless of financial resources. This program helps to fulfill the AJGA’s mission of developing young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.

Leadership Links

What is Leadership Links?

Leadership Links is a new program whereby the AJGA is able to further its mission to help develop young men and women by teaching charitable giving skills and service-oriented practices at an early age. This program gives juniors all the tools necessary to donate their time, talent and resources to local charities and the AJGA youth development programs. Please click here to learn more about the program and the different opportunities available.

Weekly Results
Polo Golf Junior Classic
Ryan Gerard
Kaiwen Liu
Joshua Gliege
Won Jun Lee
S.M. Lee
Philip Barbaree
Sierra Brooks
Andrea Lee
Angel Yin
Mariel Galdiano
Rino Sasaki
FJ Live Scoring
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and
development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.