Ariya Jutanugarn blitzed the field by 10
strokes to win the Girls Division at the Junior
commanding 54-hole lead. She added a final-round 70 to finish at 15-under-par 273.
In all, the 15-year-old had 21 birdies at Sycamore Hill GC in Fort Wayne, Ind., to take her
second national junior title in as many weeks.
She won the U.S. Girls’ Junior two weeks ago at
Olympia Fields Country Club in Illinois.
Mariah Stackhouse, of Riverdale, Ga., finished second at 5-under-par 283 while Casey
Danielson, of Osceola, Wis., struggled to a final-round 76 and finished in third at 3-over 291.
Proveaux, of Leesville, S.C., got into trouble
early in Friday’s final round, going out in 3-over
39. But the 17-year-old
rebounded with two birdies
on the back nine, including a tournament-clinching,
15-footer on No. 18 to finish
at 6-under 282 (72-70-67-73).
Lorens Chan, of Honolulu,
finished a stroke back in second. David Lee, of Houston,
fired a final-round 66 to finish third at 4-under
first AJGA victory as he finished at 8-under-par
208 in the Bass Pro Shops/Payne Stewart
Junior Championship. In the Girls Division, Sarah Schmelzel, of Phoenix, finished at 6-under-
par 210 and won by 12 shots.
Ortiz entered the final round tied for third,
but rallied with five birdies at Rivercut Golf
Course in Springfield, Mo., and fired a 3-un-
der-par 69. Wyatt Larkin, of Morganton, Ga.,
finished second at 5-under 211, while Brendon
Jelley, of Tulsa, Okla., and Grant Hirschman, of
Collierville, Tenn., tied for third at 4-under 212.
After finishing second at this event in 2010,
Schmelzel returned and notched her first AJGA
win in convincing fashion. Rounding out the top
three in the Girls Division were Patricia Lee, of
Lone Tree, Colo., in second at 6-over 222, and
Jordan Chael, of Overland Park, Kan., in third at
LEWIS, KIM CLAIM VICTORY
Joe Lewis, of Savannah, Ga., earned his first
AJGA victory at the Frederica Junior Open with
an 11-under-par 205 tournament total. Anna
Kim, of Chandler, Ariz., was able to claim victory in the Girls Division after shooting a final-round 70 that pulled her out of a first-place tie
with Aliea Clark, of Carlsbad, Calif.
Parker Derby, of Columbus, Ga., finished
a stroke behind Lewis at 10-under 206, while
Joshua Lee, of Orange Park, Fla., placed third
with a 6-under 210 total at Frederica Golf Club
in St. Simons Island, Ga.
Clark couldn’t keep pace with Kim and
finished in second place with an even-par 216
tournament total. Christine Lin, of Austin, Tex.,
finished third at 1-over par.
dylan Wu (Emerson Junior Golf Classic) 35-33; Ben doyle (Emerson Junior Golf
Classic) 35-33; Brik Brauburger (Lockton Kansas City Junior) 34-34
Austin Padova (E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship presented by Electrolux) 35-34;
Briana Mao (Emerson Junior Golf Classic) 35-34