2011

SELECTED

CONTESTANT

PHOTOS & BIOS

 

 
 

compliments of the

 

"SP World Amateur Ranking" means

Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking

 
   

 
 

Albertson, Anders    

WCoodstock, GA  Towne Lake Hills GC  age 18

Georgia Tech Freshman

#223 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Georgia State Amateur 3rd

11 Dogwood Inv T17  +  Greystone Inv T4

11 Monroe Invitational 4th

10 Atlanta Amateur Match Champion

10 Dogwood Invitational 2nd

09 US Amateur Qualifier

09 US Public Links Match

 
       
 

Ancer, Abraham                

Mission, TX   Club at Cimarron   age 20

Oklahoma University Junior

#179 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 D1 All American Hon Men

11 D1 East Regional 1st

10 NJCAA Player of the Year

10 NJCAA D1 National T2

 
   

 
 

Burger, Jacob                   

Orangeburg, SC   Orangeburg GC    age 21

Clemson University Senior

#354 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Azalea Invitational T14

11, 10, 09 & 08 North&South Am 32's

10 US Amateur T65  +  D1 All Region

08 US Amateur 32's  +  South Carolina St Am T5

08 Verizon Junior Heritage T15

07 AJGA All American Hon Mention

07 South Carolina Junior of the Year

07 Bobby Chapman 2nd  +  Junior Players T7

07 Heritage Junior 5th  +  PGA Junior Nationals T4

 
       
 

Carney,  Stephen          

Tulsa, OK         GC of Oklahoma         age 21

University of Tulsa Senior

#343 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Oklahoma State Amateur Quarters

11 Southwestern Amateur Champion

11 USA Collegiate D1 Rank 248

10 Oklahoma State Amateur Champion

08 Tulsa Metro Player of the Year

08 Oklahoma HS 6A Champion

07 AJGA Wichita & 06 San Antonia Junior 3rd

 
   

 
 

Cody, Austin                           

N Charlestown, SC   Coosaw Creek CC   age 19

Duke University Sophomore

#488 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Rice Planters Amateur Champion (2nd in 09)

09 Junior Players T7 + South Carolina St Am 4th

09 Dogwood Inv T18  +  09 & 07 AJGA All American

09 Western Junior 3rd  +  Azalea Invitational T11

09 HP Junior T8 (3rd in 08)  +  08 US Amateur T65

08 South Carolina St Am T8 + Western Junior T10

08 Verizon Jun Heritage T8 + 07 D Ross Jun Champ

07 Ping Inv T6, Golf Pride Jun T2  +  Heritage Jun 2nd

07 Junior World & Bobby Chapman T4

 
       
 

Dembowiak, Preston

Summerfield, NC                       age 22

Liberty University Grad

#563 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 North & South Amateur Quarters

11, 09 & 08 All Big South Conference

10 US Amateur Qualifier

06 Junior Masters Champion

 
       
 

Duncan, Tyler                    

Columbus, IN                               age 22

Purdue University Senior

#844 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Indiana State Amateur Champion

10 Indiana Match Amateur Quarters

10 Indiana State Amateur T5

10 US Public Links Qualifier

08 Indiana State Amateur 8th

07 Indiana HS Champion

 
   

 
 

Edfort,  Alex                      

Sumerset, NJ   Neshanic Valley GC   age 19

University of the Pacific Junior

#518 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 US Public Links 16's  (T3 in stroke, Qual Medalist)

11 All Big West Hon Men

10 US Am Qualifying Qualifier

10 Metropolitan Amateur Semi's

10 US Public Links 32's  (Qualifying Medalist)

10 Metropolitan PubLinks 2nd

08 AJGA Lessings Champion

 
   

 
 

Elmore,  McCuen          

Palatine, IL                                     age 21

Clemson University Senior

#437 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 & 10 Greystone Invitational Top 4

10 South Carolina State Amateur T4

09 South Carolina Match Amateur Semi's

08 Palmetto Amateur T11 (T17 in 07)

07 South Carolina "Mr Golf"

06 South Carolina Junior of the Year

06 South Carolina State Amateur 10th

 
       
 

Engler,  John                    

Augusta, GA     Augusta CC     age 32

Clemson University Alum

#792 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Coleman Invi 3rd  +  Azalea Inv T14

10 US Mid-Amateur 32s  +  Palmetto Amateur T4

09 regained amateur status

07 - 02 playing professional (PGA & Nationwide Tours)

01 US Amateur 16s

3-time D1 All American

 
       
 

Fauzi, Arie                             

Selangor, MAS                         age 20

University of Tulsa Senior

#987 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/12)

11 Indonesia Amateur Open 4th

10 Asian Games & Cardinal Amateur T12

09 Masters Malaysia T8 (Asean Tour)

09 East Of Scotland Am T5

08 US Amateur Qualifier + Sabah Am Open 3rd

08 Malaysian Stroke Am Champion

07 Perak Open Am Champ + Selangor Am Open 7th

07 & 06 Faldo Series Malaysia 2nd

 
   

 
 

Fields, Jack                            

Southern Pines, NC                        age 21

University of North Carolina Senior

#49 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/9)

11 NorthSouth Am Champion + Nor Carolina St Am T7

11 North Carolina Open T2 + Carolinas Open Champ

10 & 09 North Carolina State Amateur Top 5

10 D1 All Region & All ACC

09 Carolinas Am Champion + 08 US Amateur T65

08 North Carolina State Amateur Champion

08 Robertson Memorial Junior T2

07 Donald Ross Junior 2nd  +  Bob Chapman T11

07 US Junior 16s  +  North & South Junior 3rd

 
       
 

Gray,  Mitch                           

Florence, SC                                 age 20

Campbell University Senior

#900 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Eastern Amateur T2

09 South Carolina Match Quarters

08 North & South Junior 2nd

08 Western Junior T5

 
       
 

Harrell,  Logan        

Huntersville, NC                          age 19

University of South Carolina Sophomore

#908 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

10 North Carolina Match Amateur Semi's

10 Carolinas Amateur Champion

10 North Carolina State Amateur T10

09 North Carolina Junior of the Year

09 AJGA All American  +  US Amateur Qualifier

09 US Junior Semi's  +  Footjoy Boys Inv T9

08 Golfweek Junior Invitational T5

07 Big I Junior National 2nd

 
   

 
 

Hawkins,  Hunter          

Valley Head, AL   Terrapin Hills CC   age 21

University of Alabama Birmingham Junior

#355 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Eastern Amateur T8

11 Spirit of America Champion

11 Greystone Inv T8  +  Alabama State Am T3

10 Montgomery Invitational T3

10 Alabama Match Amateur Quarters

10 Saugahatchee Inv Champion

09 All Ohio Valley Conference & Freshman of Year

 
   

 
 

Heisey,  Ryan                      

Greensboro, NC                         age 24

Univ of North Carolina Greensboro Alum

#281 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Rice Planters T2

11 Carolinas Open 3rd

10 Mid-Atlantic Amateur 4th

10 North Carolina Match Am Finalist

10 Carolinas Amateur T8

10 North Carolina State Amateur Champion

 
       
 

Hoadley,  Robert          

Southern Pines, NC                   age 22

Univ of North Carolina Greensboro Junior

#922 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 United States Public Links 16's

11 & 10 All Southern Conference

10 Sullivan Award Semi-finalist

10 North Carolina Open T8

10 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year

09 US Public Links Match + 08 Carolinas Am 7th

07 North Carolina Junior Champion (2nd in 06)

 
   

 
 

Jackson,  Tim              

germantown, tn             Ridgeway CC            age 52

Univ of Tennessee Alum & Developer (CPA)

#90 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Coleman Inv 2nd + 10 US Mid-Am 16s & Am Match

11, 05, 02, 01, 97 & 90 Tennessee Mid-Am Champ

10 & 10-time TN PoY + 05 & 90 St Match Champ

10 US Sen Op T32  +  Northeast Am T15 (T13 in 11)

09 US Mid & Am 32's, Am Medalist + Sen Open T11

09 Lupton Inv Champion (2nd in 10, 5th in 08)

08, 07 & 06 Birmingham Champ + Stocker Cup T2

05, 01, 98 & 94 TN St Am Chp (2nd in 09, 3rd in 08)

02 Tenn St Open Champ  (2nd in 11 & 94, T5 in 08)

01 & 94 US Mid Champ  (06 Qrtrs, 02 & 97 Semiís)

98 North & South Am Champ + 2-time Walker Cup

 
   

 
 

Johnson,  Alex            

Tucson, AZ     Tucson Nat'l GC     age 22

University of the Pacific Grad

#467 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 British Amateur 16s

11 All Big West First Team (Hon Men in 10)

09 Arizona State Am Quarters (16s in 08)

numerous top junior finishes

 
       
 

Joye, Mark                               

Columbia, SC                                 age 24

Wofford College Junior

#937 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/16)

11 South Carolina Match Am Champion

10 All Southern Conference

08 Carolinas PGA Junior Champion

08 South Carolina HS All State

 
       
 

Kennerly,  Billy         

Alpharetta, GA    CC of the South    age 18

Clemson University Freshman

#398 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 FootJoy Boys Invitational Champion

11 Thunderbird Int'l Junior T2  +  Junior Inv T9

11 Exide Junior Open T2  +  HP Junior T5

10 Dixie Amateur T9  +  Junior Players T8

10 North Carolina Junior Open T2

10 US Am Qualifier

 
   

 
 

Knox,  Lee                                

Augusta, GA       Augusta CC       age 21

University of Alabama Senior

#978 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 6/27)

10 Georgia State Amateur Champion (11th in 11)

10 SEC All Fresh + 10 & 09 Southeastern Am Top 9

08 Georgia State Junior 2nd (4-time top 20)

08 Southern Junior T6  +  Georgia HS Champion

08 & 05 Georgia HS All State

08 Verizon Junior 8th  +  06 FCWT All American

06 Belle Meade Junior Classic Champion

06 Callaway Gardens Jun Classic Champ (2nd in 05)

05 Pine Needles Junior Classic Champion

05 Forest Hills Junior Clasic Champion

05 Furman Junior Classic Champion

 
       
 

Lombard,  Zander      

Pretoria, RSA    Woodhill CC    age 16

High School Senior

#606 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Junior World T21  +  South African U16 Champ

11 Boland Open Amateur T5

11 Western Province Open Am 16's

11 South African Boys Medal 3rd

11 Northern Open Amateur Quarters

11 EP and Border Open Am 2nd

10 Kwa Zulu Natal Match Am Medalist

10 Gauteng North Stroke T9

 
       
 

McCurdy, Will               

Fort Payne, AL   Terrapin Hills CC   age 21

Auburn University Grad

#287 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Eastern Amateur T2  +  Spirit of America 2nd

11 Alabama State Am T3  +  10 Montgomery Inv T6

10 Eastern Am T14 + D1 South Central Regional T11

09 Montgomery Invitational Champion

09 Alabama Match Ama Semi's + Spirit of America T9

09 Alabama State Am T7 + 08 AL Match Am Quarters

08 Alabama State Am T5 + 07 US Junior 32s

 
   

 
 

Mills,  Corbin                    

Easley, SC      age 21      Clemson Junior

#45 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Players Amateur Champion

11 US Public Links Champ & Medalist (Qualifier in 09)

11 D1 All Region & South Central Regional T14

10 So Caro St Am T10, Players T20 + Monroe Inv T15

10 Carolinas 4 Ball Champ  +  D1 All Region

09 Dixie Amateur T3 + Carolinas Am 16s

09 So Carolina Am T12 + 08 AJGA All American HM

08 Golfweek Junior Invitational T5

08 South Carolina 4A Regional Champ

 
   

 
 

Mitchell, Keith           

Chattanooga, TN    Honors Course    age 19

University of Georgia Sophomore

#819 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Southeastern Am 3rd  +  10 Tenn Junior Champ

10 Dogwood Inv T16  +  09 Jones Cup Junior 4th

09 Signal Mountain Invitational 4th

09 AJGA Winstone Junior 6th

08 AJGA All American Hon Men

08 Donald Ross Junior Champion

08 Southern Junior T3  +  AJGA Ringgold Junior 2nd

07 Tennessee HS State 2nd

 
       
 

Moot,  Matt                              

Johnstown, PA                     age 22

Campbell University Grad

#822 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Sunnehanna Amateur 16th

11 All Atlantic Sun Conference

10 Keith Hills Amateur Champion

10 Pennsylvania State Open T15

10 Pennsylvania State Amateur T6

07 Greater Johnstown & Johnstown City Champion

2-time TriState & GJGA Junior Champion

 
   

 
 

Page,  Drew                             

Waynesville, NC                         age 21

Oklahoma State University Junior

#383 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 D1 All Region

2-time North Carolina HS All State

 
       
 

Parker, Chase                  

Augussta, GA       Augusta CC       age 20

University of Kentucky Junior

#840 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

10 Georgia State Amateur 2nd

10 Spirit of America 4th

10 SEC All Freshman team

09 Georgia HS Champion

08 Georgia Junior Champion

 
       
 

Peaper,  Brant                   

Tequesta, FL     Lone Tree Club     age 20

Indiana University Junior

#359 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Florida Open T4

11 Rice Planters Amateur T7

10 Dixie Amateur 2nd

10 Florida Open T9

10 Florida Match Amateur 16s

07 US Amateur Qualifier

 
       
 

Pumphrey,  Riley         

Georgetown, TX  Cimarron Hills CC  age 22

Oklahoma University Senior

#280 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Rice Planters T5

11 Southeastern Amateur T8

11 USA Collegiate D1 Rank 155

10 US Am Qualifier

10 Palmetto Amateur T2

06 US Junior Qualifying Medalist

06 Texas HS All State

 
   

 
 

Reach,  Nicholas               

Moskow, PA  Glenmaura National GC  age 19

University of Georgia Freshman

#635 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Southern Amateur T18

11 Junior Invitational Champion

10 Canon Cup team

10 Rolex Tournament of Champions Junior T12

09 AJGA All American Hon Mention

09 US Junior Semi's

 
   

 
 

Reeves,  Austin                 

Greenville, SC   Thornblade Club   age 22

Furman University Grad

#611 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Players Amateur T18  +  Azalea Inv T10

10 Pocahontas Am 3rd  +  Palmetto Am T4

10 All Southern Conference & Champion

09 Pocahontas Am T4  +  Eastern Amateur T9

09 South Carolina Match Quarters (07 16s)

09 Furman Invitational Champion

4-time HS All Region

 
   

 
 

Reeves,  Crawford         

Greenville, SC     Thornblade Club     age 20

Clemson University Junior

#297 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Northeast Amateur T18  +  Monroe Inv T15

11 D1 All Region & South Central Regional T7

10 South Carolina State Am T10 + Eastern Am T5

09 South Carolina Match Amateur Champion

08 AJGA First Team All American

08 Golfweek Junior Inv T5 + US Am Qual Medalist

08 Rolex ToC T7  +  Palmetto Amateur 9th

08 Robertson Memorial Junior Champion

 
       
 

Stephenson, Adam 

Greenville, NC                              age 21

East Carolina University Senior

#664 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 North Carolina State Amateur T2

10 Cardinal Amateur T3

10 US Amateur Qualifier

10 North Carolina State Amateur T3

09 North Carolina State Amateur T9

07 North Carolina HS 4A 2nd

 
       
 

Talkington, Marshall          

Jackson, TN     Jackson Nat'l GC     age 20

University of Tennessee Sophomore

#982 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

10 Tennessee State Amateur 4th

10 Western Junior 5th

10 Bubba Conley Junior Champion

10 PGA Memphis Junior T2

10 Tennessee State Open T10

09 Baylor Preview Junior Champion

08 AJGA Knoxville Junior T2

 
   

 
 

Wang,  Minghao                 

Reunion, FL      GC of Georgia      age 21

Georgia Tech Junior

#937 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

11 Sahalee Players T9 + US PubLinks 32s

11 New Years Inv T4 + 10 Memorial Am T7

09 Players Am T15, Rice Planters T11 + SE Am T9

08 US Am Qualifier, Houston Boys T22 + Verizon T15

07 Bobby Chapman Jun T6 + Lessings Classic 3rd

07 P Andrews Institute Jun 4th + Players Am T14

07 IJGT Tournament of Champions Champion

07 Florida Azalea T7 + Dixie Amateur T3

06 Prestige Junior & Biltmore Junior Champion

06 Junior Orange Bowl T10 + Bridgestone Jun 2nd

 
   

 
 

 

 

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