Jutanugarn, Shelton win Junior PGA Championship
Friday, August 3, 2012
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn successfully defended her title Friday in the Junior PGA Championship, and Robby Shelton of Wilmer, Ala., won the boys' division.
The 16-year-old Jutanugarn, a 10-stroke winner last year, birdied the last four holes at Sycamore Hills for a 5-under 67 and 14-under 274 total, three strokes better than 15-year-old Samantha Wagner of Windermere, Fla. Wagner finished with a 70.
The 16-year-old Shelton closed with a 70 to finish at 13 under. He had a course-record 64 on Thursday.
Cameron Champ of Sacramento, Calif., shot a 72 to finish second, three strokes back.
The top two players in each division earned spots on the U.S. Junior Ryder Cup team.