Complete coverage: 2012 Junior Invitational

The Junior Invitational was hold from April 18-22, 2012 at Sage Valley near Augusta, Ga.

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GRANITEVILLE, S.C. -- There doesn't seem to be a sophomore slump for the Junior Invitational.

A new kid on the block in 2011, the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley has quickly grown into one of the premier junior events in the world, attracting 26 of the top 30 boys players in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings.

This year's field includes top-ranked Shun Yat Hak, Cody Proveaux, Beau Hossler, Jonathan Garrick, Taylor Moore and Connor Black.

Stay tuned for features from senior writer Ryan Lavner (hey, and check him out on Twitter here), while also going behind-the-scenes with our video crew, including junior and college expert Lance Ringler (you can check him out on Twitter here).

Sunday: Zachary Olsen cruises to Junior Invitational victory

Holding a lead for the first time in an elite junior event, Zachary Olsen played solidly in difficult conditions Sunday and coasted to a breakthrough victory at Sage Valley. Story. Plus, a video recap.

Saturday: Zachary Olsen takes 36-hold lead

Oklahoma State recruit Zachary Olsen vaulted into the lead on Saturday, but can he hold off the likes of Robby Shelton and Wyndham Clark on Sunday? Story.

Saturday: A quick Take 5 with our Ryan Lavner (video) senior writer Ryan Lavner gives you a Take 5 from the second round at the Junior Invitational. Video.

Saturday: Lucas Glover offers up advice for junior stars

2009 U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover spoke to the 54 players at this year’s Junior Invitational, offering advice on fitness, goals and practice. Story.

Friday: Sage Valley providing stiffer test in 2012

Last year, Nicholas Reach torched Sage Valley to the tune of 20 under. On Friday, the likes of Jonathan Garrick found out that the course is a bit tougher in 2012. Story.

Friday: Cody Proveaux takes the rural route to No. 1

Clemson recruit Cody Proveaux is proof that small-town kids can make it big in junior golf, you just need a little improvisation and a lot of heart says our Ryan Lavner.Story.

Friday: A quick 5 Things from Lance Ringler and Ryan Lavner (video)

Our Lance Ringler and Ryan Lavner with five things from the second day of the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley. Video.

Thursday: Junior Invitational sports "PGA Tour atmosphere"

Lance Ringler: The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley brings a 'PGA Tour atmosphere' and 26 of the top 30 junior players to what is quickly being considered the premiere junior event in the country. Story.

Thursday: Why is the Junior Invitational so appealing? (video)

We visit with a plethora of the world's best junior players to talk about why the Junior Invitational appeals to them. Video.

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