Players of the Year

Players of the Year

Players of the Year

Players of the Year are determined by committee decision. These players epitomize what it means to be a high-level, accomplished golfer in all areas of the game. CLICK HERE for a complete archive of Junior Players of the Year.

Lauren Lehigh - Loveland, CO

One of 24 players (12 girls) worldwide to be named to the Transamerica Scholastic Junior All-America Team by the AJGA. The Loveland High School senior earned that honor by placing in the top five in an AJGA open or invitational, then based on the following criteria: standardized test scores, grade-point average, school leadership and community service. ... Won the girls division of the Colorado Junior Match Play, one of four JGAC majors. ... During the course of 2018 at JGAC events, won three times, placed second seven times and third three times. ... One of the runner-ups was in her title defense at the 4A state high school tournament. ... Finished third among girls at the AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior. ... Helped lead Colorado to a fifth-place finish at the Girls Junior Americas Cup competition at Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, where Lehigh tied for 14th place individually. ... Finished 13th nationally in Big I National Championship. ... Has verbally committed to play in college at the University of New Mexico. ... Has been a member of the Hale Irwin Player Program for three years.



Dillon Stewart - Fort Collins, CO

Won individual title in Junior America's Cup, which featured some of the top junior golfers from the western U.S., Canada and Mexico. ... Led Colorado to its first team title ever in the boys Junior America's Cup. ... Became the first Colorado boy to win the AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior. ... As a senior, won the 5A state high school individual championship and led Fossil Ridge to its first team title in boys golf. ... Notched his second AJGA title of 2018 at the AJGA Junior at Big Sky in Montana. ... Shared medalist honors in qualifying for the U.S. Junior Amateur. ... Finished second at the Colorado Junior Amateur. ... Has verbally committed to play college golf at Oklahoma State