Aug. 14, 2012

Weekend wrap-up (August 12)

Justin Clement of Lexington, N.C., shot even-par in the final round of the Cardinal Amateur to win his first amateur event by one stroke over fellow AJGA alum Scott Harvey.  Clement, who plays college golf at UNC-Greensboro, won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Tournament in 2009 and competed in the AJGA’s FJ Invitational in 2008 and 2009.

Claiming back-to-back titles, Mackenzie Hughes of Dundas, Ontario, won the Canadian Amateur Aug. 10, held at Camelot Golf and Country Club.  Before achieving amateur success, the recent Kent State graduate finished in the top-15 at the AJGA’s Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands in 2007. The GCAA Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar won the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in October and was the individual medalist at the 2011 MAC Championship.

The AJGA was well represented at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, Aug. 6-12, as 11 current AJGA players and 10 alumni made it to the match play round of 32. Of those, five current members and five alumni advanced, with Jaye Marie Green competing in the championship match against Lydia Ko.

All eight players who qualified for the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup Team based on points boast impressive golf resumes dating back to their AJGA days. Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson, Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar and Phil Mickelson will all return to the Ryder Cup as veterans, while Keegan Bradley, Jason Dufner, and Webb Simpson will make their debut appearances. Team captain and AJGA alum Davis Love III will announce the four captains’ picks on Sept. 4.

 

 

 
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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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