STANFORD FINANCIAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
HOSTED BY DAVID GOSSETT
Memphis, Tenn. • July 28 - 31
RODGERS CAPTURES TITLE BY EIGHT SHOTS AT 4-UNDER-PAR 209
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Stanford Financial Junior Championship hosted by David Gossett was a 54-hole stroke play event held at TPC Southwind. The tournament field consisted of 59 boys and 20 girls, ages 12-18, from 20 states and
After opening the tournament with a 5-over-par 76 on Tuesday, Rodgers shot rounds of 6-under-par 65 and 3-under-par 68 on the final two days.
“I didn’t really make many adjustments after Tuesday,” Rodgers said. “I just worked on finding the fairway and I did an awesome job of that the final two rounds.”
Martindale’s eight-shot victory made her only the second girl to successfully defend an AJGA title in 2008.
“It feels great and it makes it even better that it’s in my home state,” Martindale said. “It’s one of those things where it’s your own territory and you want to defend it.”
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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 AJGA, the largest Association of its kind, has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 49 states and 30 foreign countries.
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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 Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink, Davis Love III, Cristie Kerr, Pat Hurst, Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel and Julieta Granada.
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