Alexander Yang of Carlsbad, California, fired a 7-under-par 209 to take a three-stroke victory at the Southern California PGA Toyota Tour Cup Invitational at La Costa Resort. Yang was dominant from the start, as he holed eight first-round birdies en route to a 7-under-par 65. Yang, who is No. 9 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings, has one AJGA victory at the 2018 AJGA Junior at Yolo Fliers to go along with 10 top-10 finishes.
Jiarui (Joyce) Jin of (China) Encinitas, California, earned a two-stroke victory at the Southern California PGA Toyota Tour Cup Invitational at La Costa Resort. In the final round, Jin shot even-par 72 to hang on to her lead and clinch the tournament title. The 2017 Rolex Junior All-American has one AJGA tournament title at the 2017 AJGA Junior at RiverWatch. The 15-year-old has an additional five top-5 finishes in her AJGA career.
Ian Siebers of Bellevue, Washington, earned a wire-to-wire victory Sunday at the Kyle Stanley Championship by Transamerica. In Sunday’s final round, Siebers was able to hold off a late-round push from the field to take the AJGA tournament title. Sunday’s win is Siebers’ second of 2018, with the first coming at the Amino VITAL® Junior Championship.
Brittany Kwon of Bremerton, Washington, used a final-round charge to earn her first AJGA tournament title at the Kyle Stanley Championship by Transamerica. Kwon holed three consecutive birdies on Nos. 7-9 en route to a final-round 2-under-par 70 to come from behind and grab the victory. Kwon, a University of Washington verbal commit, has three top-10 finishes to go along with her tournament title.