Maxwell Moldovan and Rose Zhang have been introduced Monday because the AJGA Rolex Junior Avid gamers of the Yr.

Moldovan, an Ohio State devote from Uniontown, Ohio, and Zhang, a Stanford devote from Irvine, Calif., every completed No. 1 within the Rolex AJGA scores on Oct. 15 and are some of the 96 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American citizens who shall be known on the Rolex Junior All-The us on Nov. 24 in Palm Seashore Gardens, Fla.

Moldovan’s yr used to be highlighted through his victory on the Polo Golfing Junior Vintage in June. After profitable the match-play invitational, he went on to head undefeated within the Wyndham Cup, operating his summer time match-play document to 9-0-1 in the ones two occasions. He added a runner-up end on the Memorial Junior and posted six top-10 nationwide finishes, together with maximum lately a T-Four on the Junior Avid gamers.

He’s an AJGA All-American for the primary time this yr.

“I had a in reality excellent yr … certainly the most productive of my occupation to this point,” stated Moldovan, who will signal with the Buckeyes all over the early signing duration subsequent month. “My purpose used to be to complete within the peak 15 in invitationals and check out to win an AJGA match. I gained in 2016 and 2017, however now not closing yr. I will be able to’t thank God, my friends and family sufficient for all they’ve finished in my lifestyles. My religion has ended in good stuff and profitable this award is a real honor that displays God’s glory.”

Zhang, 16, had an out of this world yr by which she did not end outdoor the highest Three in any AJGA tournament. She gained the Swinging Skirts AJGA Invitational and used to be a quarterfinalist on the U.S. Women’ Junior. She additionally competed within the U.S. Girls’s Open and positioned 8th within the Pan American Video games in Peru.

Her All-American variety is the fourth of her occupation.

“The Rolex Junior Participant of the Yr award approach the arena to me,” Zhang stated. “It’s the absolute best success in junior golfing, and I will be able to really feel extraordinarily fortunate to look my identify subsequent to one of the most best possible within the recreation. I’ve performed towards wonderful junior golfers from america and from all over the world, and this award makes me extraordinarily motivated to proceed to play neatly and set targets.”

Here’s a listing of this yr’s All-American citizens (selection of years as All-American in parentheses):

Boys – First Staff

Canon Claycomb of Bowling Inexperienced, Kentucky (4)

Connor Creasy of Abingdon, Virginia (2)

Jack Heath of Charlotte, North Carolina

Bo Jin of (China) Encinitas, California (2)

Maxwell Moldovan of Uniontown, Ohio – 2019 Boys Rolex Junior Participant of the Yr

Joseph Pagdin of (United Kingdom) Orlando, Florida

Bo Peng of (China) Lake Mary, Florida

Brett Roberts of Coral Springs, Florida

Vishnu Sadagopan of Pearland, Texas

Taehoon Tune of (South Korea) Buena Park, California

Jackson Van Paris of Pinehurst, North Carolina (3)

Karl Vilips of (Australia) Wesley Chapel, Florida (4)

Women – First Staff

Ty Akabane of Danville, California (2)

Phoebe Brinker of Wilmington, Delaware (2)

Jensen Fort of West Columbia, South Carolina

Briana Chacon of Whittier, California (2)

Xin (Cindy) Kou of (China) L. a. Habra, California (4)

Lucy Li of Redwood Shores, California (3)

Brianna Navarrosa of San Diego, California (3)

Alexa Pano of Lake Price, Florida (3)

Amanda Sambach of Davidson, North Carolina

Yuka Saso of Manila, Philippines

Erica Shepherd of Greenwood, Indiana (5)

Rose Zhang of Irvine, California (4) – 2019 Women Rolex Junior Participant of the Yr

Boys – 2d Staff

Aaron Du of (China) Sanford, Florida

J. Holland Humphries of Austin, Texas (2)

Piercen Hunt of (Canada) Hartland, Wisconsin

Benjamin James of Milford, Connecticut

Brian Ma of Milpitas, California

Andy Mao of Johns Creek, Georgia

Dylan Menante of Carlsbad, California (2)

William Moll of Houston, Texas (3)

Dawson Ovard of Frisco, Texas

Gordon Sargent of Birmingham, Alabama (2)

Ian Siebers of Bellevue, Washington (2)

Keaton Vo of Austin, Texas

Women – 2d Staff

Zoe Antoinette Campos of Valencia, California (3)

Sadie Englemann of Austin, Texas (4)

Annabell Fuller of London, United Kingdom

Sophie Guo of (China) Orlando, Florida (3)

Rachel Heck of Memphis, Tennessee (5) – 2017 Women Rolex Junior Participant of the Yr

Alyssa Bernard Law Montgomery of Knoxville, Tennessee (2)

Michaela Morard of Huntsville, Alabama (5)

Bohyun Park of (South Korea) Farmers Department, Texas (2)

Catherine Park of Irvine, California

Megan Schofill of Monticello, Florida (2)

Christine Wang of Houston, Texas (2)

Kelly Xu of Claremont, California

Boys – Honorable Point out

Jake Beber-Frankel of Miami, Florida (2)

Trey Bosco of Austin, Texas (2)

Stephen Campbell Jr. of Richmond, Texas

Kelly Chinn of Nice Falls, Virginia

You Seong Choi of (South Korea) Hacienda Heights, California

Tucker Clark of Phoenix, Arizona

George Duangmanee of Fairfax, Virginia (2)

Nicholas Dunlap of Greer, South Carolina

David Ford of Peachtree Corners, Georgia

Nathan Franks of Roebuck, South Carolina

Andrew Goodman of Norman, Oklahoma

Austin Greaser of Vandalia, Ohio (2)

Jonathan Griz of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Leopoldo Herrera III of (Venezuela) Doral, Florida

Andrew Yong. H Jung of (South Korea) San Diego, California

Scotty Kennon of Bradenton, Florida

Caden McMackin of Laguna Seashore, California

Yuki Moriyama of (Japan) Las Vegas, Nevada

Luke Potter of Encinitas, California (2)

Drew Salyers of Howard, Ohio

Michael Thorbjornsen of Wellesley, Massachusetts (2)

Tyler Wilkes of Tampa, Florida

Wells Williams of West Level, Mississippi

Alexander Yang of Carlsbad, California (2)

Women – Honorable Point out

Amari Avery of Riverside, California (3)

Sophia Bae of Norwood, New Jersey

Hailey Borja of Lake Woodland, California (2)

Jillian Bourdage of Tamarac, Florida

Camille Boyd of Yorba Linda, California

Jennifer Cleary of Wilmington, Delaware

Macy Fox of Austin, Texas (2)

Megha Ganne of Holmdel, New Jersey

Melanie Inexperienced of Medina, New York

Jiarui (Joyce) Jin of (China) Encinitas, California (2)

Hailey Jones of Dallas, Texas (4)

Rachel Kuehn of Asheville, North Carolina (3)

Mackenzie Lee of North Little Rock, Arkansas

Religion Low of Foster Town, California

Kaleiya Romero of San Jose, California

Calynne Rosholt of Cedar Park, Texas (2)

Brooke Seay of Rancho Santa Fe, California (5)

Latanna Stone of Riverview, Florida (2)

Kailie Vongsaga of Diamond Bar, California (3)

Casey Weidenfeld of Pembroke Pines, Florida

Nicole Whiston of San Diego, California (3)

Ashley Yun of West Covina, California

Yunxuan Zhang of (China) Plano, Texas

Emily Zhu of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada



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