Golfweek Junior Invitational: A look back

(L to R) Peter Uihlein, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel, Drew Weaver

Girls Rankings »

#NameYearStateRating
1Andrea Lee2016CA68.07
2Kristen Gillman2016TX69.29
3Bethany Wu2015CA69.34
4Angel Yin2017CA70.13
5Megan Khang2015MA70.49

Boys Rankings »

#NameYearStateRating
1Andy Zhang2016FL67.66
2Robin Wang2017FL67.93
3Doug Ghim2014IL68.11
4Cameron Champ2014CA68.25
5Austin Connelly2015TX68.36

The Golfweek Junior Invitational is in its eighth year, and has produced many great players, including an LPGA major champion, a Ben Hogan Award winner, a British Amateur champion, and a slew of college All-Americans.

Here’s a look back at some notable names and how they played.

 

PAST CHAMPIONS

Year Boys Girls
2001 Chanin Puntawong Nicole Perrot
2002 NO EVENT
NO EVENT
2003 Jon McLean Tiffany Chudy
2004
Peter Uihlein Jennie Arseneault
2005 Rafael Lee Isabellle Lendl
2006
Morgan Hoffmann Elisa Aoki
2007
Julian Suri Stephanie Kim
2008
Josh Eure Stephanie Meadow
2009
Mike Miller Stephanie Meadow
2010
Sam Chun Doris Chen
2011
James Yoon Annie Park
2012
Zachary Healy Cindy Feng
2013
Luis Garza Bailey Tardy

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Matt Every celebrates on the 18th green after winning the Nationwide Tour Championship on Oct. 25, 2009.

2001

Boys: Spencer Levin (T-9), Daniel Im (T-2), Matt Every (T-17).

Girls: Nicole Hage (2), Hannah Jun (5), Irene Cho (6), Morgan Pressel (7), Brittany Lincicome (T-11).

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2002: No Event

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2003

Boys: Drew Weaver (T-8).

Girls: Jacqui Concolino (T-5), Jennie Arseneault (T-12).

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2004

Boys: Arnond Vongvanij (T-5), Billy Horschel (T-32), Mike Van Sickle (T-51).

Girls: Isabelle Lendl (4), Natalie Sheary (T-9).

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2005

Boys: Cory Nagey (T-45).

Girls: Courtney Ellenbogen (2), Marika Lendl (6), Jaclyn Sweeney (7), Cheyenne Woods (8), Natalie Sheary (11).

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2006

Boys: Wesley Graham (14).

Girls: Courtney Ellenbogen (2), Sarah Brown (T-4), Jaclyn Sweeney (T-14).

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Oklahoma State sophomore Morgan Hoffmann was the nation's top freshman in 2008-09 and was named the Big 12 Player of the Year.

2007

Boys: Morgan Hoffmann (T-10), Ethan Tracy (T-15).

Girls: Marta Silva (4), Marika Lendl (T-7), Andrea Messer (T-9).

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2008

• Boys: Logan Harrell (T-5), Jim Liu (T-9).

Girls: Sarah Brown (2), Karen Chung (8), Courtney Ellenbogen (13).

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Best 18-hole score:

Girls: Alejandra Diaz, 67, first round at ChampionsGate (Fla.), 2001; Stephanie Meadow, 67, first round at Little River Golf Club, Pinehurst, N.C., 2008.

Boys: Chanin Puntawong, 64, first round at ChampionsGate (Fla.), 2001.

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