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Picacho Hills Country Club
Lee scorched the 68 player Boys Division in his AJGA debut and cruised to an AJGA record 15-stroke victory at Picacho Hills Country Club in the Nike Golf Junior at
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“I’m satisfied,” Lee said. “It feels good to win. I just played it simple and safe. Putting was key. I made a lot of putts.”
Lee’s record margin of victory topped the previous record of 13, set by Jeff Bell at the 2003 Abilene Reporter-News Junior.
Tommy Chung Hao Mou of Bradenton, Fla., finished second at 2-over-par 218. Cody Gribble of
Karle’s victory ranks ninth on the all-time margin of victory list in the Girls Division. Her final- round 2-under-par 70 was on the mark as she hit 13 of a possible 14 fairways and carded five birdies.
“It is relieving to win,” Karle said. “I made more putts for birdies today and definitely had fun playing. I was just trying to shoot red numbers.”
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AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More than 160 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have compiled more than 300 wins. AJGA alumni include Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Davis Love III, Mike Weir, Charles Howell III, Jim Furyk, Vicki Goetze-Ackerman, Grace Park, Cristie Kerr and Beth Bauer.
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