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American Junior Golf Association
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TaylorMade-adidas Golf, National Sponsor of the AJGA
Feb. 3, 2014

Weekend wrap-up (February 3)


Kevin Stadler earned his first PGA TOUR title at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, closing with a 3-under-par 68 to win by one. He finished the tournament at 16-under-par 268.

Stadler competed in the AJGA from 1995-98, tallying 10 top-10 finishes. His best Invitational showing came at the 1997 AJGA Boys Junior Champions (present-day CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods) where he finished sixth. He went on to compete for the USC Trojans where he recorded four top 10s in his final season.

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Austin Connelly of Irving, Texas, finished runner-up at the Jones Cup Invitational, after a one-hole playoff against eventual champion Corey Conners, a senior at Kent State. Connelly carded rounds of 72-74-72 to tie Conners at 2-over-par 218.

At No. 4 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Connelly claimed his third AJGA victory at the 2013 Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship. His 2013 campaign included a T3 finish at the FJ Invitational and T2 finishes at The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf and the Thunderbird International Junior. The Southern Methodist University verbal commit opened the 2014 season with a quarterfinals appearance at the Polo Golf Junior Classic.

Other notables at the Jones Cup Invitational include the top-three AJGA boys: Brad Dalke (No. 2), Austen Truslow (No. 3) and No. 1-ranked Scott Scheffler, who was in contention after 36 holes.