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Junior Golf Greats Take their Talent’s to Australia 

Hosted by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) and the PGA Tour, the Junior President’s Cup takes place December 9-11th at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. 24 of the world’s most promising junior golfers (12 from the United States and 12 International) will kick off the President’s Cup, “giving the fans the chance to see the President’s Cup stars of the future” (PGA Tour).

The United States team features 2019 Rolex Junior Player of the Year, Maxwell Moldovan, Brett Roberts, Michael Thorbjornsen, Jackson Van Paris, Vishnu Sadagopan, Stephen Campbell, JR, Canon Claycomb, Jack Heath, Preston Summerhays, Alexander Yang, Ian Siebers, and Benjamin James.

The International Team features top Rolex AJGA Ranked Karl Villips of Australia, Jayden Schaper of Benoni, South Africa, Christo Lamprecht of George, South Africa, Jang Hyun Lee of Seoul, South Korea, Bo Jin of China, Jordan Duminy of Mossel Bay, South Africa, Martin Vorster of Mossel Bay, South Africa, Kartik Sharma of Bakewar District Etawah UP, India, Samuel Simpson of Cape Town, South Africa, Chuan-Tai Lin of New Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, Andi Xu of China, and Joshua Greer of Perth, Australia.

The Captain of the United States Team is 12-time PGA Tour winner and Open Championship winner Justin Leonard. For the International Team, it is Australia’s 9-time PGA Tour winner Stuart Appleby.

Let’s turn it to the pros. The United States Team features Dustin Johnson, Matt Kuchar, Webb Simpson, Patrick Cantlay, Gary Woodland, Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele, Bryson DeChambeau,   Tony Finau, Patrick Reed, and Rickie Fowler.

Captaining his own team is nonother than Tiger Woods, with Captains Assistant’s Fred Couples, Zach Johnson, and Steve Stricker.

The International Team features Hideki Matsuyama, Louis Oosthuizen, Abraham Ancer, Cameron Smith, Sungjae Im, Adam Hadwin, Adam Scott, Marc Leishman, Haotong Li, C.T. Pan, Joaquin Niemann, and Byeong Hun An.

The International Team is captained by Ernie Els, with Captain’s Assistants of K.J. Choi, Trevor Immelman, Geoff Ogilvy, and Mike Weir.

To follow along with the action at the Presidents Cup and the Junior President’s Cup, click here.

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About the Junior Golf Tour of Asia

The Junior Golf Tour of Asia (JGTA) is the governing body for competitive junior golf tournaments in the Asia-Pacific for young golfers to hone their skills at the highest level, developing into successful Collegiate athletes and future champions of the game. Members of the JGTA compete alongside other top-ranked players from across the region, who share similar competitive standings and aspirations for greatness.

JGTA tournaments are ranked on the JGTA Junior Order of Merit, the Tour’s official ranking system, and the source for AJGA PBE Status in the Asia-Pacific. Players earn Merit Points from their performance in JGTA events to improve their standing on the Junior Order of Merit. Following the end of each JGTA season (approx. June 1st), the top-performers (60 players total) are awarded AJGA PBE Status according to their final standing on the Junior Order Of Merit.

The JGTA strictly adheres to the competitive entry principles of its partners and the highest standards of performance based entry, to ensure the most competitive tournament fields at all times.