The Insider September 2014 - Page 35

Boys team Kaiwen Liu - San Diego Liu, 14, started the 2014 season by capturing his first career AJGA victory at the Junior All-Star at Cypress Ridge in April. He went on to collect a T10 finish at the Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Classic, and opened the LA Junior Open with a 5-under-par 66 en route to a runner-up performance. The Torrey Pines High School sophomore is No. 73 in the Polo Golf Rankings. Harrison Ott - Brookfield, Wisconsin Ott has had a breakout year in 2014, winning back-to-back titles at the McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends and Midwest Junior Players Junior All-Star in July. He also has one other AJGA victory, which came at the 2013 Junior All-Star at Centennial, where he fired a 13-under-par 203 to claim the win. At No. 89 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Ott has eight top-20 finishes since 2012, including five within the top 10. Trent Phillips - Inman, South Carolina Phillips is currently No. 48 in the Polo Golf Rankings and comes off a strong 2014 season. He has four top-10 finishes in AJGA events, including third-place showings at the Junior All-Star at Château Élan and the Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star. He claimed two more top 10s at the AJGA Junior at Spring Valley and the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf. Davis Shore - Knoxville, Tennessee Shore won the 2014 Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship with a score of 10-under-par 206 to notch his first AJGA title. In seven of his last nine AJGA events, he has placed within the top 10, including a fifth-place showing at the 2014 Junior All-Star at Tanglewood. The No. 50 player in the Polo Golf Rankings also competed in the 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, advancing to the Round of 16. Norman Xiong - Canyon Lake, California Xiong, who occupies the No. 36 spot in the Polo Golf Rankings, opened up his 2014 season with a bang by winning his first event, the Junior All-Star at Fox Meadow. Xiong continued his strong play throughout the year, never finishing outside of the top five. He recorded his second win of the year Su nriver Junior Open, placed fourth at the AJGA Junior at Mayacama and T5 at the LA Junior Open. The Insider // September 2014