Kynadie Adams of Gallatin, Tennessee, earned a record-setting wire-to-wire victory at the Golfweek Junior Tour at Hermitage Golf Club. In the opening round, Adams fired a bogey-free 6-under-par 66 that included four birdies and an eagle to open up a five-shot lead. That round broke the previous Golfweek Junior Tour 18-hole scoring record by one stroke. In the final round, her dominance continued, as she sank seven birdies en route to finishing at 10-under-par 134. That round broke the previous 36-hole scoring record by two strokes. In three years as an AJGA member, the 14-year-old has nine top-5 finishes, including a career-best third-place finish at the 2017 New Era Junior Championship. Adams was also named to the 2017 ACDS Junior All-Star Team.
Jacob Sosa of Austin, Texas, earned a Texas Junior Golf Tour championship at The Thanksgiving Showdown @ TPC San Antonio. Facing a three-stroke deficit entering the final round, Sosa used two back-nine birdies to outlast the competition and take the tournament title by one stroke. An AJGA member of two years, Sosa has three top-10 AJGA finishes, including one tournament title at the 2018 Cameron McCormick Junior All-Star.
Irene Jun of San Jose, California, needed a low final round to win the 2018 Junior Tour of Northern California’s Holiday Series I at Del Monte Golf Club. Entering the final round, the Californian sat three strokes off the lead. In the final round, Jun holed four birdies to overtake the competition and finish atop the leaderboard. An AJGA member of two years, Jun has two top-10 finishes, including a tournament title at the 2018 AJGA Junior All-Star at Butte Creek.
Tate Dickerson of Booneville, Mississippi, fired a 6-under-par 138 to take a wire-to-wire victory at the Golfweek Junior Tour at Hermitage Golf Club. Entering the final round, Dickerson held a slim one-stroke lead over the field. In the final round, the Mississippian sank five birdies to pull away from the field and win the tournament by five strokes. The Austin Peay State University commit also has one top-15 finish in AJGA competition in 2018.