On June 30, 2023

AJGA crowns Xu and Wang champions

 

The girls’ division champion was Kristina Xu of Claremont, California who scored an even-par 213. It was her first AJGA victory. 

“I definitely did not expect to win, but I’m just glad I got it done. Hopefully I’ll carry this same momentum into the next tournament,” Xu told the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) after winning the tournament.

Notable accomplishments at the Killington event included:

No. 156 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings

Carded five birdies in final round

Won the low final round award (68)

The runner-up in the girls division was Emily Luo of Danville, California who scored 2-over-par 215. It was her eighth top-10 finish since 2022. 

Notable accomplishments at the Killington event included:

Carded eight birdies

The boys’ division champion was Benjamin Wang of San Ramon, California who scored 5-under-par 208. It was also his first AJGA victory. 

Notable accomplishments at the Killington event included:

Carded 11 birdies

Bogey-free second round

Recorded the lowest overall tournament score since 2019

The runner-up in the boys division was Isaiah Ibit of Ontario, Canada who scored 3-over-par 216. It was his best finish in an AJGA event. 

Notable accomplishments at the Killington event included:

Won the low final round award (69)

Jumped from T22 to second place

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