Robby Shelton &
Junior PGA Championship
Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand became the first girls' division champion since In-Bee Park of South Korea to claim back-to-back titles, while Robby Shelton of Wilmer, Ala., claimed the boys' title at the 37th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Heritage Food Service Group, played for a third consecutive year at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Ind.
One of golf's major championships for juniors, the Junior PGA Championship is where the best in the world get their start. Begun in 1976, at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., the Championship has been a popular stop on the national junior circuit for many of today's PGA and LPGA touring professionals.
The Junior PGA Championship has been a parade of star performers. Past competitors who have gone on to successful professional careers include: Billy Andrade, Kathy Baker, Brandie Burton, Stewart Cink, Chris Couch, Rick Fehr, JimGallagher Jr., Trevor Immelman, Cristie Kerr, Anthony Kim, Justin Leonard, Billy Mayfair, Michelle McGann, Phil Mickelson, Sean O’Hair, Grace Park, In-Bee Park, Dottie Pepper, Stacy Prammanasudh, Scott Verplank, Willie Wood and Tiger Woods.
For the historical record of the Junior PGA Championship, click here.