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BIO

Ariel E. Collins

Age 13

Height 5'8

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Timeline

Ariel is an American Jr. Golfer who has demonstrated a winning flair in numerous junior golf
tournaments. Since 2016, Ariel has won over 90 Jr Golf Tournaments, 10 Local Tour Championships, 3 Georgia State Titles, and 2 Player of the Year Awards.  Ariel is also the 2x U.S. Kids Golf World Champion (2020 & 2021) with a 3rd place finish in 2022, while also earning Five top 20 finishes in the U.S. Kids World Championships. Ariel has won other tournaments including the Western Georgia Jr. Classic (2022 & 2023), Peggy Kirk Bell Golf Tour, the Orange Whip Classic 2022 (PKGBT), and the 2023 PGA Georgia Southern Jr Classic.

​Ariel realized at an early age that hard work pays off both on the course and in life. She won her first tournament at the age of 6 and has won multiple events since. Ariel enjoys community service and has volunteered with the Special Olympics of Henry County, GA, Sister’s by Choice, Inc. Breast Cancer Educational Program, Ludacris Foundation, Hear the Music Mental Health Golf Classic, Calvin Peete Foundation, Women in Golf Foundation, Chris Tucker Foundation, National Golf Player Development Foundation, and spending time helping the youth in the community learn the game of golf. In addition, Ariel enjoys spending time with family, playing the piano, biking, reading, fishing, bowling, tennis, swimming and public speaking.  Ariel cannot wait to see where this golf journey takes her!

 

April 3, 2013

Oct 6, 2013

Ariel received her first set of clubs      |       age 3

First Swing of the Clubs      |      age 3

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Feb 14, 2015

May 7, 2016

Plays Very First Tournament  | Canongate Golf Club          |        age 4

First Tournament Win | Mystery Valley Golf Course         |          age 6

June, 2017

Ariel Wins First State Title        |       age 7

Aug, 2017

First Qualification & Invitation to World Championships         |         age 7

Aug, 2020

Ariel Wins 2020 World Championship       |      age 10

Ariel Wins 2nd World Championship -2021     |      age 11

   

Feb 19, 2022

Ariel First Hole-In-One   |   age 11

July 4, 2021

Ariel Wins Regional     |      age 11

   

Aug, 2021

March 20, 2021

Ariel named 'Player Of The Year'   |      age 11

   

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Aug 7, 2022

2022 World Championships:

Ariel 3rd Place    |     age 12

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Jan 28, 2023

PGA GEORGIA JUNIOR TOUR:

Georgia Southern Junior Classic

Ariel 1st Place   

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Feb 25, 2023

PGA GEORGIA JUNIOR TOUR:

Augusta Jr Championship

Ariel 1st Place   

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April 2, 2023

GSGA Western Georgia Junior Classic - Callaway Gardens

Pine Mountain, GA

Ariel 1st Place   

Sept 11, 2023

Middle GA Jr Classic -  Houston Lake Country Club

Perry, GA

Ariel 1st Place   

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