Yealimi Noh of Concord, California, captured the 43rd Girls Junior PGA Championship in record-setting fashion. Shooting a 24-under-par 264, Noh won by four strokes and set the 72-hole scoring record. Throughout the four-round tournament, the rising senior carded just one bogey in the first round. Noh is a three-time Rolex Junior All-American and a four-time AJGA champion. The University of California, Los Angeles, verbal commit is currently No. 3 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Wit Pitipat of Nakhonphanom, Thailand, fired 16 birdies to win the IMG Academy Junior World Championships (Boys Ages 13-14). Carding a 9-under-par 207, Pitipat won by one stroke over Jonas Appel. At 2015’s IMG Academy Junior World Championship, Pitipat won the Boys Ages (11-12) championship at the Sycuan Resort. The 14-year-old finished T7 at the 2017 AJGA Junior All-Star at Morongo and is in search of his first AJGA victory.
Kornkamol Sukaree of (Thailand) Huntington Beach, California, blew away the competition at the D.A. Points Junior Championship sponsored by Pekin Insurance and UnityPoint Health. This is the senior’s second AJGA victory in the past two weeks. Winning by eleven strokes, Sukaree carded a 9-under-par 207 to earn her seventh AJGA victory. The University of Illinois commit is currently No. 22 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
Ian Siebers of Bellevue, Washington, earned his first AJGA victory after carding an 8-under-par 208 at the Amino VITAL® Junior Championship. This marks the rising junior’s sixth top-10 finish in the AJGA. Earlier in June, Siebers won the 16-18-year-old boys competition at the Pacific Northwest Section Junior PGA Championships. Siebers is currently No. 396 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.