THE 36TH JUNIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY UNDER ARMOUR AND HERITAGE F.S.E.
Dates: August 2-5, 2011
Venue: Sycamore Hills Country Club
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Field: 156-player field, made up of 78 boys and 78 girls under age 19 who have not yet begun college
Presenting Sponsors: Under Armour and Heritage F.S.E.
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Round 4: Jutanugarn and Proveaux take titles
Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand cruised to the Girls' Division title Friday at the Junior PGA Championship, while Cody Proveaux of South Carolina drained a 15-foot putt on the final green to win the Boys' title by one shot over Lorens Chan of Hawaii.
Round 3: Jutanugarn romps away, Proveaux grabs lead
Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand fired a record 66 Thursday to build a whopping 10-stroke lead in the Girls' Division, while Cody Proveaux of South Carolina rode a 67 past Zachary Wright and into a three-shot Boys' Division edge after 54 holes.
Round 2: Wright and Jutanugarn pulling away from pursuers
Zachary Wright of Arizona extended his lead in the Boys' Division to five strokes over Daniel Chian of California on Wednesday. Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand built a three-shot edge over Mariah Stackhouse of Georgia in the Girls' Division after 36 holes.
Round 1: Wright leads boys by four, Danielson tops girls by one
Zachary Wright of Arizona carded a stellar 66 Tuesday to take a commanding lead in the Boys' Division, while Casey Danielson of Wisconsin is barely ahead in the Girls' Division after a 68. Wright had four birdies and an eagle in his back-nine 30.
Watson inspires Junior PGA players, parents and Fort Wayne residents
World Golf Hall of Fame member Tom Watson delivered an unforgettable address to an audience of more than 400 that included Junior PGA Championship participants, parents, volunteers and Fort Wayne residents on Monday. His message to the players was simple: stay dedicated, stay determined, and keep the desire.
Defending girls' champion Isagawa returns to site of thrilling 2010 finish
Cassy Isagawa remembers her playoff victory over Ginger Howard in the 2010 Junior PGA Championship at Sycamore Hills as "the most intense feeling I've ever had on a golf course." Before she heads off to the University of Oregon, Isagawa will defend her title against another elite field of players from across the country.
Jutanugarn sisters back at Sycamore Hills after year full of victories
Ariya Jutanugarn, 15, finished fourth in the 2010 Junior PGA Championship, but picked up a huge win a couple weeks ago at the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship. She is joined in the field by her sister Moriya, 16, who can boast of multiple times in big junior events herself.
Previous Junior PGA Championship participants making their mark in golf
The list of past participants in the Junior PGA Championship is a who's who of professional golf. From Cristie Kerr and Michelle Wie on the women's side to Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods on the men's side, there is no shortage of great names that have competed for the Patty Berg and Jack Nicklaus trophies.
Watson to be keynote speaker at 36th Junior PGA Championship
Tom Watson has earned enough honors in golf to last many lifetimes, most recently by winning the 2011 Senior PGA Championship. Now he says he's honored to come to Fort Wayne to meet what he calls "tomorrow's avid golfers and professionals" and share with them the honesty, integrity and sportsmanship that golf provides.