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  Allan,  James          Chelmsford, ENG        age 2?  
 

#45 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Tour Championship 5th (Mena, T3 in 14 & 13)

15 Al Khaimah Classic T11 (Mena Tour)

15 Abu Dhabi Open Champion (MENA Tour)

15 Waterford Trophy T10 + English Am 32's

15 England Southeast 2nd (T8 in 14)

15 Essex Am Champion (2nd in 14, 3rd in 13)

15 Lagonda Trophy Champ  +  Lytham T13

15 & 14 Irish Amateur Open Top 20

15 West of England Amateur Champion

15 Hampshire Salver Co-Champ

15 Darwin Salver T6 + Portugal Int'l Am T13

14 Dubai Creek Open T11 (MENA Tour)

14 Faldo Midlands 2nd  +  British Am 64's

14 Welsh Open Amateur T20

 
   

 
  Armstrong,  Dawson    Brentwood, TN   age 20  
 

#22 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 28

15 Western Amateur Champion (T3 in stroke)

15 Southern Amateur T24

15 Dogwood Invitational Champion

15 Southeastern Amateur T10

15 NCAA D1 Southeast Regional 3rd

15 Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year

14 US Amateur T78 (Qual Medalist)

14 Tennessee & Western Junior Top 5

14 Tennessee State Open 8th

13 AJGA PING Invitational 8th

13 PGA Junior National T5

13 AJGA Music City Open Champion

 
       
  Arnoy,  Jarand              Bergen, NOR        age 19  
 

#94 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Norwegian U20 Tour Final Champion

15 Skandia U22 Open T4 + NOR Junior 2nd

15 Willis Masters T15 (Nordic League)

15 Holtsmark Open T18 (Nordic League)

15 Norwegian Cup 4th (T12 in 14)

15 Scottish U21 Open Champion

15 European Am Team Div 2 Co-Medalist

15 Oslo International Trophy 3rd (T6 in 13)

15 Norwegian U20 Tour 3 Champion (7th in 13)

15 Norwegian U20 Match Finalist & Medalist

15 Norgescup 1 Champion (4th in 14)

15 Winter Op Champ + 14 British Boys 32's

14 GJGT German Junior Champion

14 Norwegian U20 Tour 1 2nd

 
   

 
  Banks,  Eric                        Truro, NS               age 22  
 

University of Florida Alum

#160 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Argentina Amateur Quarters (T2 in stroke)

15 Tailhade Cup T2  +  Canadian Am T22

15 Porter Cup & Northeast Am Top 19

15 US Am Qualifier + 15 & 14 Monroe Top 17

14 Patriot All American T6

14 & 11 Canadian Amateur Top 20

14 David Toms Award (collegiate)

13 British Columbia Amateur T5

13 NCAA D1 South Regional T17

11 & 10 CNFL Atlantic Junior Top 2

11 & 10 Nova Scotia Junior Champion

11 Nova Scotia Amateur Champion (T4 in 10)

10 Canadian Junior T2

 
       
  Barbaree,  Philip          Shreveport, LA     age 17  
 

High School Junior

#80 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 AJGA Polo Classic Inv 16's (T5 in stroke)

15 Spirit International T1

15 & 14 PGA Junior National Top 7

15 US Junior Champion (32's in 14)

15 US Am Qual Co-Med  +  Trans-Miss 2nd

15 AJGA Rolex T of C Champion

15 & 14 Louisiana HS D1 Champion

15 Junior Inv T4 + AJGA Texas April Open T2

14 Louisiana Junior Champion

14 PGA Junior Illinois Champion

14 FCWT National & AJGA Mahan Open 2nd

14 FCWT Heron Bay Champion

12 AJGA U17 Invitational Champion

 
       
  Bennett,  Grant           Lewisville, TX       age 21  
 

Wichita State University Junior

#437 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 136

15 Kansas Stroke Am T10

15 Texas State Amateur 3rd

15 NCAA D1 Southwest Regional T7

15 & 14 All Missouri Valley Conference

14 MVC Newcomer of the Year

 
       
  Bergqvist, Oskar        Stockholm, SWE   age 19  
 

University of South Florida Freshman

#494 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 236

15 European Am Team Stroke T18

15 British Am T65  +  Junior Invitational T10

15 Castellon Am 5th + 14 European Am T9

14 Swedish Junior Masters T3

14 Jacques Leglise Trophy 2/0/2 (W/H/L)

14 British Boys Champion (T3 in stroke)

14 Skandia Tour Elite Match Quarters

14 European Amateur Team T13

14 Katrineholm Open T20 (Nordic League)

14 Skandia Tour Elite #1 & 2 Top 3

14 Lytham Trophy T7

14 Innisbrook Christmas Junior Champion

 
   

 
  Bettcher, Jared             Auburn, AL     age 21  
 

Troy University Junior

#256 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 US Amateur T73

15 Southern Amateur 23rd

15 US Am Qualifying Medalist

15 Greystone Invitational T9

15 Southeastern Amateur 2nd

15 & 14 First Team All Sun Belt

14 Montgomery Invitational Champion

13 Alabama Match Amateur Quarters

13 Future Masters T6

13 Alabama State Am T5 (T15 in 14, 7th in 12)

12 AJGA Mooney Rome Open 2nd

 
   

 
 

Burns, Sam    Shreveport, LA  age 19  LSU Fresh

 
 

#81 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 142

15 Western Amateur 27th

15 & 14 AJGA WestEast Match 7/0/1 (W/H/L)

15 Players Am 7th  +  AJGA CB&I Inv 2nd

15 AJGA Thunderbird Champ (Top 4 in 14 & 13)

15 US Four Ball Co-Semi's (2nd in stroke)

14 AJGA Player of the Year

14 & 13 AJGA Polo Classic Inv Quarters

14 Junior Ryder Cup 2/1/0 (W/H/L)

14 US Amateur 32's (T3 in stroke, qual Co-Med)

14 PGA Junior National Champion (2nd in 13)

14 Rolex T of C Champion (6th in 13, 9th in 12)

14 Sunnehanna Amateur 2nd

12 LA Junior & 11 AJGA U17 Inv Champ

 
   

 
  Cea,  Michele                       Rome, ITA            age 21  
 

#268 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Euro Tour Stage 1 Qualifying T36

15 European Amateur T11 (T29 in 14)

15 British Amateur 32's (64's in 14)

15 St Andrews Links Trophy 10th

15 French Int'l Am T6 + Rome Gold Cup 2nd

15 Italiam Team 142-4/1/1 (stroke + match)

15 & 12 Italian Stroke Amateur Top 11

14 Abruzzo Open T17 (Alps Tour)

14 German Int'l Am T8 + Rome Gold Cup 4th

13 South Beach Int'l Amateur T27

13 Italian National Open T11

13 Swiss Int'l Am 2nd + Umberto Agnelli T9

12 Glauco Lolli Ghetti Trophy 7th

12 Italian U18 Team T5

 
   

 
  Champ, Cameron         Sacramento, CA      age 20  
 

Texas A&M University Sophomore

#328 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 186

15 Northeast Amateur T11 (T23 in 14)

14 Palmetto Amateur T14

14 FootJoy Boys Invitational T3

14 Memorial Am Champ (2nd in 15, T7 in 13)

14 Junior Invitational 2nd  +  CB&I Boys T4

14 Terra Cotta Inv 10th + 13 NorCal Open T7

13 & 11 Cal State Fair Top 12

13 NCGA Am 16's  +  Azalea Invitational T4

13 HP Junior T7 + Puerto Rico Jun Open T2

12 Polo Junior 16's  +  PING Inv Junior 2nd

12 PGA Junior National 2nd

12 US Junior 32's & Qual Medalist

 
       
  Cianchetti, Luca         Modena, ITA     age 20  
 

#70 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Argentina Amateur Semi's

15 Sotogrande Int'l Young Trophy Champion

15 Abruzzo Open Champion (Alps Tour)

15 Glauco Lolli Ghetti Champion (T4 in 14)

15 EMC Open T58 (Challenge Tour)

15 Austrian Int'l Amateur 18th

15 South of England Amateur Champion

15 Monticello Grd Prix 2nd + British Am T65

15 Italian Match Am 16's (Semi's in 14, 13 Medal)

15 Italian National Open 4th (T16 in 14)

15 & 13 Rome Gold Cup Top 5

15 Boccaleone National T1

14 Umberto Agnelli T10 + 13 Italian Boys 4th

 
       
  Clayton, Trevor         Clovis, CA     age 21  
 

Fresno State University Junior

#391 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 137

15 Cal State Fair Champion

15 San Jose City Champion (T3 in 14)

15 Santa Cruz City 2nd

15 Sunnehanna Amateur T15

15 NCGA Public Links 4th

15 Commuters T5

14 NCGA Valley Amateur Champion

14 California State Am 16's (T5 in stroke)

14 & 13 Fresno City Top 7

13 Outlaw Cup Champion

 
       
  Cotton,  Michael             Katy, TX         age 20  
 

University of North Texas Sophomore

#500 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/23)

15 Texas State Amateur Champion

15 Conference USA All-Freshman Team

14 Burke Young Houstonian Champion

13 AJGA Texas Open T5

13 US Junior Qualifying Medalist

 
       
  Coultas,  John             Valrico, FL         age 19  
 

Florida Southern Sophomore

#215 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D2 Fall Rank 2

15 Western Amateur 16's

15 Dogwood Invitational T8

15 Florida State Amateur T12
15 D2 1st Tm All America & Fresh of Year

15 NCAA D2 National T4 (1/0/0 in Match)

14 South Beach Int'l Amateur T30

14 Florida Match Amateur Quarters

14 Florida Junior Champion

14 Future Masters T8

14 Florida Junior Tour Innisbrook Champion

14 Florida Junior Match Quarters

 
       
  Davenport, Riley     Woodstock, GA  age 21  
 

North Carolina Charlotte Senior

#441 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Players Amateur T26

15 D1 All American Hon Mention

15 D1 National T8

14 Eastern Amateur 2nd

14 Southeastern Amateur T8

13 Signal Mountain Invitational 2nd

 
   

 
 

Dickens,  Al               Charlotte, NC          age 22

 
 

East Carolina University Senior

#340 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 96

15 North Carolina Match Am Semi's

14 East Coast Amateur Champion

14 North Carolina Match Am Champion

14 Cardinal Amateur 2nd

14 Carolinas Amateur T13

14 North Carolina Open T5

14 Carolinas Open 3rd

13 South Carolina Open T5

 
       
  Elliott,  Sean              Bayonne, NJ        age 20  
 

Dalton State University Junior

#388 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Western Amateur T33

15 Porter Cup T27

15 Georgia State Amateur T2

15 Dogwood Invitational T8

15 NAIA First Team All American

15 NAIA National Champion

 
       
  Exber,  Brady                Las vegas, nv       age 59  
 

UNLV Alumni & past SNGA President

#431 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Crane Cup Champ (T6 in 14, 12th & 3rd in 13)

15 & 14 Stocker Cup Champ (5th in 13, 2nd in 12)

15 NV Mid-Am 2nd + 14 Canada Sen Am 2nd

14 Yeamans Hall Senior Champion

14, 13, 12 & 11 Senior Azalea Am Champ

14 British Senior Am Champ (5th in 12, T6 in 11)

14 NV St Am T3 (08 & 91 Champ, 11-time top 7)

14 Thomas Senior Champ (Top 2 in 15 & 13)

14, 12, 10 & 09 Carlton Woods Inv Top 5

12 & 10-time SNGA Player of the Year

12 Coleman Senior & 11 Las Vegas Champ

11 Lupton Senior Champion (T2 in 12)

11, 03, 02 & 00 Nevada Mid-Am Champion

 
   

 
  Funk,  Taylor              Ponte Vedra, FL      age 20  
 

University of Texas Sophomore

#210 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Western Amateur T28

15 Southern Amateur Champion

15 Northeast Amateur T26

14 US Amateur 64's (Qual Co-Med)

14 Porter Cup T9

14 Trans-Miss Amateur T8

13 Jones Cup Junior 3rd

13 AJGA Florida July Open Champion

13 Future Masters 3rd

13 FCWT Inverrary Champion

12 FCWT Sawgrass Champion

 
   

 
  Garcia,  Jorge                    Miami, FL        age 19  
 

University of Florida Freshman

#134 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 South American Team 6/0/2 (W/H/L)

15 D1 Fall Rank 93  +  Pan Am Games T8

 15 & 14 Mexican Int'l Am Top 2 (T11 in 13)

15 Dominican Rep Op T21 (LatinoAmerica Tour)

15 Terra Cotta Invitational Champion

15 Latin America Amateur 10th

14 Polo Junior Quarters (T4 in stroke, RU in 13)

14 World Am Team T22  +  Southern Am T8

14 & 13 Junior World Cup Champion

14 Innisbrook Junior Open Champ (T2 in 13)

14 & 13 South American Junior Team Champ

14 Thunderbird Int'l Junior T5 (Champ in 13)

14 South American Am 5th (top 11 in 13 & 12)

 
       
  Gordon,  Will                Davidson, NC        age 19  
 

Vanderbilt University Freshman

#220 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 67

15 Porter Cup & Players Am Top 10

15 Greystone Invitational Champion

15 Palmetto Amateur T8

15 US Four Ball Co-16's

15 Azalea Invitational T16

15 North State HS Challenge T3

14 St Augustine Amateur 2nd

14 Terra Cotta Invitational T14

13 US Junior 32's (Qualifying Medalist)

13 Western & Southern Junior Top 9

13 AJGA PING Phoenix Open 2nd

12 Cheves Junior Inv T3 + 11 US Kids 2nd

 
       
  Grider,  Ryan            Lewisville, TX        age 17  
 

SMU Recruit

#382 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 AJGA All American & Polo Classic Qrtrs

15 Oklahoma Op 5th + PGA Junior Nat'l T11

15 AJGA WestEast Matches 3/0/1 (W/H/L)

15 US Junior Quarters (Qual Medalist)

15 Byron Nelson Junior Champion

15 Texas State Amateur T14

15 AJGA Thunderbird Int'l T7

15 AJGA TX April Op Champ (Top 6 in 14 & 13)

15 AJGA CB&I Inv T4

14 Trans-Miss Am T21 + B Nelson Junior 5th

14 AJGA Woodlands Open 3rd

13 Holiday Classic U19 Champion

13 AJGA Woodlands Open 2nd

 
       
  GUise,  Danny              Greenwich, CT       age 20  
 

Wake Forest University Sophomore

#441 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 D1 All Region

14 Metropolitan Stroke "Ike" T3 (6th in 13)

14 D1 Pre-Regional Rank 166

12 Northeast Junior of the Year

12 Orange Bowl T8

12 Doral Publix U19 2nd (T8 in 11)

12 & 11 FCWT Champions Gate Top 4

12 FCWT Newport Champion (2nd in 11)

12 US Am Qualifying Medalist

12 US Junior Qualifying Medalist

12 Connecticut HS Player of Year

12 Challenge Cup Medalist

 
       
 

Hammer, Cole                 Houston, TX        age 16

 
 

University of Texas Commit (HS Junior)

#463 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Houston City T6
15 AJGA Junior Players T11
15 US Amateur 64's
15 PGA Junior National T3
15 US Junior 32's
15 US Open Qualifier
15 PGA Junior Texas Champion
15 AJGA Texas April Open 5th

 
       
 

Hancock, Taylor           Clearwater, ON     age 22

 
 

University of North Florida Senior

#57 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 36

15 & 14 US Amateur 64's

15 Southern Amateur T2

15 North & South Amateur Semi's

15 All Atlantic Sun

13 South Beach Int'l Amateur T16

12 Florida Open T5

12 Florida Azalea T8

11 Future Masters T2

 
       
 

Healey, Dylan            Franklin, TN      age 21

 
 

Cal State University San Marcos Senior

#406 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D2 Fall Rank 12 (pre-qual T28)
15 California State Open T24
15 Southwestern Amateur Champion
(T9 in 12)
15 NAIA First Team All American
15 Azalea Invitational 4th
12 Tennessee State Open T8
12 AJGA Puerto Rico Open 4th
11 AJGA Polo Classic 16's
11 PGA Junior Clemson T3 + AJGA Mahan T2
10 AJGA Vermont Open T3

 
       
 

Hicks, Jacob                   Mebane, NC          age 21

 
 

East Carolina University Senior

#500 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/23)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 88

15 US Amateur 64's

15 Carolinas Amateur T16

14 East Coast Amateur T5

14 NC Match Am 16's & Co-Medalist

2-time NC Christian HS Champion

 
       
 

Hirmer, Michael           Schwandorf, GER      age 18

 
 

#498 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Euro Tour Stage 1 Qualifying T19

15 German Junior T7

15 German Stroke Amateur Champion

15 Hardenberg T12 (ProGolf Tour)

15 Euro Boys Team A Match 1/2/1 (W/H/L)

15 Spanish International Amateur 32's

14 & 12 Florida Int'l Junior Top 3

14 South Beach Int'l Amateur T12

14 German Junior Champion (6th in 12)

14 Gut Bissenmoor Classic T5 (EPD Tour)

13 British Boys Finalist

13 German Boys Open 6th

13 German Match Amateur Qrtrs/8th

11, 09 & 08 Bavarian Junior Champion

 
       
  Horsfield,  Sam            Davenport, FL      age 19  
 

University of Florida Freshman

#30 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 27

15 US Am 32's (64's in 14) & US Open Qualifier

15 Western Am Quarters (T3 in stroke, T27 in 14)

15 Terra Cotta Invitational T5 (T8 in 14)

15 & 14 New Years Invitational Champion

14 South Beach Int'l Amateur T12

14 Polo Junior Semi's & Medalist (Semi's in 13)

14 USGA St Tm T19 + Junior Players Champ

14 US Junior Semi's & Co-Med (Quarters in 13)

14 US Public Links 32's (6th in stroke, 16s in 13)

13 Dixie Am 4th (T8 in 12)  +  Orlando Champ

13 Florida State Amateur Champion (T7 in 12)

13 Junior Invitational T2 (T4 in 15)

 
       
  HRinda,  Jakub                Poprad, SVK        age 15  
 

Qatar High School Sophomore

#441 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 King Hamad Trophy 3rd (10th in 14, 12th in 13)

15 Citizen Classic T9 (Mena Tour)
15 Slovakia Junior Open Champion (2nd in 14)

15 Faldo Series Slovakia Champion

15 Slovakia Open Amateur 3rd

15 European Young Masters T8

15 Black Stork Open Am T4

15 Slovak Am Tour 3 Champion (2nd in 14)

15 Qatar Open Amateur Champion (5th in 14)

14 Faldo Series Italy Champion

14 Faldo Series Asia Final T10

13 Qatar Classic T7 (Mena Tour)

13 Faldo Series Middle East 2nd

 
       
  Ko,  Jeong-Weon      Btussy St Georges, FRA   age 18  
 

#370 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Ligue Grand Prix 8th + European Am T30

15 European Boys Team B 2/1/0 (W/H/L)

15 Cely Grand Prix 2nd  +  Mouchy Cup T3

15 French International Am Champion

15 Gounouilhou Trophy 152-2/0/0 (stroke-match)

15 Euro Nations 10th + S African Str Am T11

14 Ligue Grand Prix Champion

14 Lignel Trophy T2 (T7 in 15)

14 French Amateur 16's

14 Prieure Grand Prix 2nd (3rd in 13)

14 Bondues Grand Prix 5th

14 Lys Chantilly Grand Prix T9

13 Amiens Metropole Grand Prix 3rd

13 Lys Chantilly Grand Prix 2nd

 
   

 
  Koepka,  Chase                  Atlantis, FL         age 21  
 

University of South Florida Senior

#37 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 141

15 US Amateur 64's (Qual Co-Medalist, 32's in 13)

15 & 14 Players Am Top 3 + Sunnehanna T3

15 D1 All American Hon Men & All Region

15 NCAA D1 Nat'l T29 & Regional 16th

14 Patriot All American T10

14 D1 All American & All American Conf

13 Rice Planters 4th

13 NCAA D1 Southeast Regional 8th

13 Big East Player & Freshman of the Year

12 Heritage Junior Champion

11 Palm Beach County Am T2 (T6 in 12)

10 Bobby Chapman Junior T3

 
       
 

Lebioda, Hank        Winter Springs, FL   age 22

 
 

Florida State University Senior

#20 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 9

15 US Amateur 64's (Qual Medalist)

15 Northeast Am T5  +  Jones Cup T3

15 D1 All American & First Team All ACC

15 NCAA D1 Regional T9  +  Jones Cup T3

14 South Beach Int'l Amateur T12 (2nd in 12)

14 D1 All Region & All ACC

13 Patriot All American 6th + Monroe Inv T7

13 All ACC & Freshman of the Year

12 Florida Match Amateur Finalist

12 & 10 Florida Junior Champion

11 US Junior 16's & Qualifying Medalist

10 Florida Junior of Year & Match Finalist

 
       
 

Lee, Joshua                  Orange Park, FL        age 21

 
 

Florida State University Junior

#289 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Southern Am T8 + Southeastern Am T18

15 D1 All Region  +  14 Oglethorpe Inv T4

14 US Public Links 32's (Qualifying Medalist)

13 Terra Cotta Inv & Florida Azalea T7

12 AJGA Polo Classic 16's

12 St Augustine Amateur T11

12 US Junior Qualifying Co-Med

11 Jones Cup Junior T3

11 AJGA Georgia August Junior Open 3rd

11 Robertson Memorial Junior T6

11 HP Junior 9th + 10 Optimist Int'l Junior T3

 
       
  Lovelady, Tom         Birmingham, AL     age 22  
 

University of Alabama Senior

#51 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 D1 Fall Rank 81  +  Northeast Am T9

15 & 13 Sunnehanna Amateur T18

15 & 13 Alabama State Amateur 3rd

15 D1 All Region  +  Jones Cup T3

14 South Beach Int'l Am T9

14 Western Am T27  +  Southern Am T12

14 D1 National T35  &  SE Regional T3

14 Azalea Inv T15 + 13 Players Am T4

13 Montgomery Invitational Champion

13 & 12 Dogwood Invitational Top 19

13, 12 & 11 Greystone Invitational Top 8

12 Dixie Am 2nd (5th in 11) + Palmetto Am 3rd

10 & 09 AJGA All American HM

 
       
  Lowe, Matt               Farmingdale, NY        age 19  
 

University of Richmond Sophomore

#455 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 193

15 Cardinal Am Champ + Hebron Am T2

15 New York State Open T16 (T10 in 12)

15 Hochster Memorial T3 (T6 in 14, T2 in 12)

15 Long Island Open T6 (T10 in 12)

14 Met Am Finalist (2nd in stroke, Semi's in 11)

14 Met Junior Stroke T2  +  NY State Am T3

14 Metropolitan Junior Semi's & Co-Medalist

14 Mittelmark Inv T2 + Met Stroke T3 (T9 in 15)

14 New York City Amateur 2nd (4th in 13)

13 & 11 US Junior Qualifier

13 Long Island Amateur Champion

12 AJGA New Jersey August Open Champ

 
       
  MacDonald, Stuart         Vancouver, BC  age 21  
 

#416 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 170

15 US Amateur T65

15 Canadian Amateur T13

15 BC Am 2nd (T7 in 14, T9 in 13, 11th in 12)

15 US Am Qualifying Co-Med

15 New Years Invitational T15

15 San Diego County T5

12 CNFL Prairie Junior 3rd

12 FCWT Mission Hills Player Champion

 
   

 
  Mazzoli, Stefano                   Rome, ITA     age 19  
 

#75 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Argentina Amateur 16's

15 Sotogrande Int'l Young Trophy 2nd

15 Italian Open T65 (Euro Tour)

15 Finnish Op Am 3rd + Austrian Int'l Am T7

15 European Amateur Champion

15 Monticello Grand Prix 3rd

15 Italian Stroke Am 5th + Italian Int'l Am T3

14 Italian National Open T11 (T18 in 15)

14 Italian U18 Team & English U18 Open T5

14 Jacques Leglise Trophy 2/0/2 (W/H/L)

14 European Boys Team Rank 4

14 ITA U18 Champ + Camicia Gold Cup T3

14 Italian Match Am Quarters (16's in 15)

13 Scottish U18 Open T7

 
       
  McCain, Andrew                                Age 22  
 

#314 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Pacific Coast Amateur T10 (T4 in 14)

15 Minnesota State Open Champion

15 Lake Macquarie Amateur 2nd

14 Victoria Match Amateur Quarters

14 Midwest Am Classic Champion

14 US Am Qualifier & PubLinks Qual Co-Med

13 St Augustine Amateur T2

13 Mid-Atlantic Amateur T8

13 US Am Qualifier & PubLinks Qual Medalist

11 Mid-Atlantic Amateur 5th

11 US Am & US Junior Qualifier

11 Pueblo City T3

 
   

 
  Medale,  Franck         Valence 'dAgen, FRa   age 21  
 

Jacksonville University Senior

#330 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 50

15 St Augustine Amateur T7

15 Chiberta Grand Prix T12

15 French International Am T13

14 Landes Grand Prix T4

13 Palmola Grand Prix 9th (5th in 10)

13 Ramee Grand Prix Champion (T2 in 14)

12 PGC Grand Prix T9

12 Landes Grand Prix T10

12 d Albi Grand Prix 3rd

12 Bordeaux Grand Prix 4th

 
       
 

Mendoza, Nahum       Chula Vista, CA    age 19

 
 

San Diego State University Junior

#411 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 102

15 All Mountain West Conference

14 San Diego City Champion

12 Challenge Junior Open T4

12 FCG International Junior 2nd

 
       
 

Merzbacher, Chad    Eden Prairie, MN    age 21

 
 

University of Tennessee Senior

#475 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 187

15 North & South Amateur 16's (4th in stroke)

15 Collegiate D1 Pre-Reg Rank 173 (312 in 14)

13 South Beach Int'l Amateur T23

13 Northern Amateur T6

13 US PubLinks Qualifier

12 US Am Qualifying Medalist

12 Robertson Memorial Junior 2nd

11 World Junior Challenge Champion

11 Ohio D1 HS First Team All State

10 Bubba Conlee Junior T3

09 Nationwide Junior T2

 
   

 
 

Michelini, Riccardo          Carpi, ITA     age 22

 
 

San Diego State Senior

#168 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 46

15 Monticello Grand Prix T8

15 & 13 D1 Regional Top 17

14 European Am Team T18 + World Univ T14

14 Italian Stroke Amateur 3rd

14 All Mountain West

13 South of England Am Champion (T5 in 15)

13 European Am Team T26 +British Am 64's

13 Italian Match Amateur 16's

13 Umberto Agnelli Trophy Champion

13 Mountain West Freshman of Year

12 Rome Gold Cup T4  +  Andalucia Cup T9

10 Italian Boys T2 & Boys Match Champ

 
   

 
  Migliozzi,  Guido                 Rome, ITA        age 18  
 

#165 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Sotogrande Int'l Young Trophy T3

15 Abruzzo Open T7 (Alps Tour)

15 Italian U18 Team & Stroke Amateur Top 4

15 British Boys Quarters (32's in 14)

15 Spanish International Amateur 32's

15 Euro Nations 9th + 14 Italian Team 2nd

14 World Junior Match Champion & Medalist

14 GER Int'l Am 12th + Junior World Cup 5th

14 Euro Boys Team T2 (T5 stroke 15, 4th in 13)

14 Italian Match Am Champ & Stroke Am 2nd

14 French International Boys Champion

14 Italian International Amateur 2nd

14 Euro Nations Champ + 13 Orange Bowl T5

13 Duke of York Junior Champion

 
       
  Mikalsen,  Petter          Stavanger, NOR    age 21  
 

University of Denver Junior

#392 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Norwegian Cup T9 (Top 4 in 14 & 12)

15 Euro Am Tm D2A 3/0/1 (W/H/L, T3 in stroke)

15 D1 All Region & First Team All Summit

13 Norgescup 3 2nd (T5 in 14)

13 Norwegian U20 Tour 2 Champion (4th in 11)

13 Valderrama Inv T2 + Winter Open Champ

12 Norwegian U20 Tour Final T8

12 Norwegian U20 Tour 6 Champion

12 Norwegian Junior 3rd  +  U20 Tour 3 2nd

12 European Boys Team 11th

12 Norwegian U20 Tour Match Champion

12 Norwegian U20 Tour 1 Champion (T4 in 13)

12 French International Boys Finalist

 
   

 
  Morantes,  Gustavo      Caracas, VEN   age 19  
 

University of New Mexico Sophomore

#276 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 South American Team 6/2/0 (W/H/L)

14 South American Team 8/1/5 (W/H/L)

14 Argentina Amateur 16's (T2 in stroke)

14 Tailhade Cup & Jockey Club Top 14

14 Munoz Cup 2nd (Venezuela Tour)

14 Venezuela Amateur Champion

14 Mexican Int'l Amateur T4

14 Venezuela Cup Open T2 + VAGC Am 4th

14 VEN SA Jun Qual Champ (2nd in 13 & 12)

14 South American Amateur 7th

13 FVG Amateur GCC Champion

13 Caracas Open Amateur Champ (3rd in 12)

12 Venezuela Am Champion (Semi's in 13)

 
       
 

Ortolani,  Michele           Milan, ITA     age 19

 
 

#249 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Euro Tour Stage 1 Qualifying Medalist

15 Austrian Int'l Amateur Champion

15 Biarritz Cup T8

15 Italian Match Am Semi's (T3 in stroke)

15 Italian Stroke Amateur T2 (T9 in 12)

15 Italian Int'l Am 2nd (Quarters in 13)

14 Italian Team 7 (Individual rank)

14 Italian Boys T8

13 Golden Plate Boys T7

13 Leone di San Marco T3

12 Glauco Lolli Ghetti Trophy T3

12 Italian Int'l U16 3rd  +  11 Cervia City T3

 
   

 
  Paul,  Yanick                   Viernheim, GER        age 21  
 

#121 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Euro Tour Stage 2 Qualifying T25

15 Euro Tour Stage 1 Qualifying T15

15 German Stroke Amateur 9th

15 German Team Individual Rank 1

15 European Amateur T30

15 European Am Team A Match 3/0/1 (W/H/L)

15 British Amateur 32's (T3 in stroke)

15 D1 Central Regional T21 (while at Colorado)

14 German Int'l Am Champ (5th in 15, T8 in 13)

14 French International Am T13

13 Glashofen-Neusass Op T15 (German Tour)

12 German Int'l Amateur T7

 
       
  Perras,  Michael             Pasadena, TX     age 19  
 

University of Houston Sophomore

#451 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 South Texas Amateur T2

15 Texas State Open T14

15 Cotton States Inv Quarters (T4 in stroke)

15 Texas State Amateur T9

14 Texas State Junior 6th

14 US Am Qualifying Co-Med

14 Byron Nelson Junior 2nd

14 Texas High School 5A T2

13 AJGA Woodlands Open T3

 
       
  Pierce,  Brandon             Covington, LA     age 21  
 

LSU Junior

#178 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 D1 AA Hon Men, All Region & All SEC

15 NCAA D1 Nat'l T11 (2 wins & a halve in match)

15 NCAA D1 Northeast Regional T17

15 New Years Invitational 2nd

12 Moore Memorial Junior T3 (T2 in 11)

12 AJGA Junior Players Inv T5

12 AJGA West/East Matches 3/0/1 (W/H/L)

12 AJGA Texas Open T4

12 AJGA Rolex ToC T3

12 AJGA Alabama June Open T2

10 Teen World T2

 
       
  Ricard,  Eric               Shreveport, LA      age 21  
 

LSU Junior

#294 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 US Am Qualifying Co-Med

15 NCAA D1 Nat'l T27 (2 wins & a halve in match)

15 D1 AA Hon Men, All Region & All SEC

13 Louisiana State Am Champion (3rd in 14)

12 AJGA Toms Open Champion

12 US Junior 16's (qualifying Medalist)

12 & 11 Louisiana HS 3A Champion

11 AJGA Texas Open 2nd

11 Elbit Systems Junior Champion

 
       
  Rowland, Thomas             Consett, ENG    age 22  
 

North Carolina Charlotte Senior

#451 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 NCAA D1 Southeast Regional T4
14 St Andrews Links Trophy T3
14 England North T3
14 Scottish Open Amateur T20
13 Tillman Trophy T17
13 NCAA D1 North Regional T15
11 Westwood Trophy T7
11 North of England Youth T6
11 & 10 Northumberland Junior Champion
10 St Andrews Boys Open Champion

 
   

 
 

Savoie,  Joey                 Montreal, QC       age 21

 
 

St Leo University Junior

#241 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D2 Fall Rank 16

15 Canadian Amateur T6

15 US Am Qualifying Medalist

15 Duke of Kent T2 (T6 in 14)

15 Luxembourg Int'l Amateur 2nd

15 British Am T65  +  15 D2 All American

15 NCAA D2 Nat'l T4 (win & a halve in match)

14 Quebec Amateur T2 (T5 in 15)

14 Alexander of Tunis T4

14 Quebec Match Am Semi's

13 Quebec Junior Match Finalist

12 International Junior Masters Champion

11 Quebec Junior Stroke Champion

 
       
  Scalise,  Lorenzo             Milan, ITA    age 20  
 

University of Tennessee Sophomore

#175 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 200

15 Italian Open T11  +  German Int'l Am T2

15 Italian Match Am 16's (2nd in stroke)

15 Frassanelle Open T4 (Alps Tour)

14 Biarritz Cup T12 + French Int'l Am 22nd

14 Rome Gold Cup 8th (3rd in 12)

13 ENG U18 Op 4th  +  Agnelli Trophy T9

13 Italian Int'l Am Semi's (T3 in stroke)

13 Italian Stroke Amateur 2nd

13 Quadrandular Boys 4/2/0 (W/H/L)

12 Belgium International U21 T3

12 Italian U18 Team T3 & National Team 11th

12 Monastero Grd Prix 4th + 11 Milan City T3

 
       
  Schlottman,  Ben         Advance, NC   age 19  
 

#165 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

Auburn University Sophomore

15 Swiss International Amateur T10

15 Palmetto Amateur Champion

15 D1 All Region, 1st Tm All SEC & FoY

14 CCNC Amateur Champion

14 Cardinal Am T8  +  Eastern Am T17

2-time NC HS First Team All State

14 Heritage Junior 2nd  +  New Years Inv T9

14 Carolinas Georgia Junior Champion

13 & 12 US Junior Qualifier

13 AJGA Harman Open 4th

12 Cheves Jun Inv 2nd + Dogwood St Jun T4

12 AJGA Mooney Rome Open T3

11 IJGT Oldfield Champion

 
       
 

Schoeb,  Gregoire    St Marie Aux Chenes, FRA  age 22

 
 

#360 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Spirit Int'l T5  +  Dutch Open Amateur T2

15 Belgium Int'l Amateur Champion

15 Biarritz Cup T13 + Chiberta Grand Prix T12

15 Brabazon Trophy T27  +  Mouchy Cup T3

15 Gounouilhou Trophy 148-5/0/(stroke+W/H/L)

14 Euro Nations T9  +  13 SBIA T27

13 Lignel Trophy Champ  +  French Am 16's

13 Savoie Grd Pr 2nd + St Nom Breteche 4th

13 St Andrews Links Trophy T9 (T25 in 14)

13 Mouchy Cup & Kristoffy Trophy 2nd

13 Cap d’Agde Grand Prix Champ (T9 in 12)

12 Ligue Grd Pr 2nd + Cote d'Opale Grd Pr T6

12 Lignel Trophy & German Int'l Am T3

12 Valescure GP Champ + 11 French Am Semi

 
   

 
 

Sluman,  Trevor           Rochester, NY       age 22

 
 

Louisville University Grad

#221 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 St Augustine Amateur 2nd

15 Canadian Amateur T17

15 New York State Am Champion (3rd in 13)

15 & 14 RDGA Stroke Champ (Top 4 in 13 & 12)

14 Porter Cup T6

14 Monroe Invitational 7th (T21 in 15)

13 Eastern Amateur T15

12 RDGA Match Amateur Champion

11 International Junior Masters Finalist

 
       
  Stirn,  Zan Luka             Kranj, SVN      age 18  
 

#412 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Croatian Int'l Junior 2nd

15 Euro Boys Team D2A 3/0/0 & Co-Med

15 Slovenian Youth Champion

15 Slovakia Junior Open 2nd

15 Slovenian U22 Club Champion

15 British Boys 32's + SVN Int'l U22 Champ

15 Slovenian International Amateur 6th

15 Lytham Trophy T28 + SVN Junior Tour 2 T3

15 Portuguese International Amateur T6

14 & 13 Slovenian U22 Masters Champion

14 Youth Oly Games T10 + AUT Int'l U21 T4

14 Slovenian Amateur Tour 3 T2

14 Slovenian Junior Tour 2 Champion

14 Slovenian Am Tour 1 Champ (2nd in 15)

 
       
  Van Horne, Ashton      Georgetown, KY   age 21  
 

Belmont University Senior

#279 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 169

15 US Am Qualifying Co-Med

15 Dogwood Invitational 2nd

15 All Ohio Valley Conference

14 Kentucky State Am T4 (T14 in 15, T11 in 13)

14 All Ohio Valley Conference

13 All Ohio Valley Newcomer team

11 AJGA NC August Open T4

 
   

 
  Vecchi Fossa, Jacopo            ITA      age 21  
 

#174 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Euro Tour Stage 2 Qual T24 (T5 Stage 1)

15 European Amateur T11

15 Austrian Int'l Amateur T12 (T7 in 14)

15 European Am Team Stroke T18

15 Monticello Grand Prix Champion

15 & 11 Italian Match Am Qrtrs (Semi's in 14)

15 Italiam Team 142-4/0/0 (stroke-match)

15 Italian Stroke Am T8 (T13 in 14, 6th in 13)

15 & 14 Rome Gold Cup 3rd

15 Portuguese International Amateur T9

14 Glauco Lolli Ghetti Trophy T4

14 & 13 Italian Team Individual rank Top 5

14 Turkish Am Open 2nd + Monastero GP T5

13 Argentina Am 2nd + 12 Danish Int'l U22 T4

 
       
  Veyret, Victor           Compiegne, FRA      age 18  
 

#433 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Regions Trophy T1  +  French Boys 2nd

15 Cote d Opale Grand Prix T2

15 Compiegne Grand Prix Champion

15 Biarritz Cup T13 + Mont Garni T33 (Alps Tour)

15 German Boys Open T3 + St Donat GP 2nd

14 & 13 Ligue GP Top 4 + 14 Biarritz Cup T4

14 Gounouilhou Trophy 142-2/0/2 (stroke-W/H/L)

14 Spanish International Amateur 32's

13 French U17 Stroke Champion

13 Cote d'Opale Grand Prix 3rd

13 Brabazon Trophy T28  +  Illouz Cup T8

13 St Donat Grand Prix Champion

12 French Am 16's  +  Lyon Grand Prix T3

12 Nimes Campagne Grand Prix 2nd

 
       
  Walker, Danny          Bradenton, FL      age 20  
 

University of Virginia Sophomore

#480 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 90

15 Palmetto Amateur T14

14 Florida Match Amateur Semi's

14 Florida Junior Match Quarters

13 Jones Cup Junior T6

13 AJGA Innisbrook Open T6

12 Western Junior T2

 
       
 

Whaley, Vincent        McKinney, TX    age 20

 
 

Georgia Tech Junior

#321 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Porter Cup T12  +  US Am Qualifier

15 Southeastern Am T8  +  Monroe Inv T9

15 NCAA D1 National T33

15 D1 Pre-Regionals Rank 148

14 Players Am T21  +  Dogwood Inv T19

13 TCAT Craig Ranch T3

13 First Team Texas HS 5A All State

12 Junior Players Inv T9  +  US Junior 32's

12 AJGA Texas April Open T4

11 AJGA Estes Abilene Open Champion

11 Lubbock Jun Open & Elbit Sys Jun T4

 
   

 
  Wolcott,  Ben               Burns, TN         age 20  
 

University of Mississippi Junior

#237 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Tennessee State Amateur T6 (T8 in 13)

15 & 14 US Am Qualifier

15 Northeast Amateur T29

15 Sunnehanna Amateur T21

15 Tennessee St Open T4 (T14 in 14, T8 in 11)

15 D1 Pre-Regionals Rank 153

14 South Beach Int'l Am T12 (T23 in 13)

14 Magnolia Amateur T2 (T5 in 13)

14 & 13 Spirit of America Top 13

14 Southeastern Amateur 7th

13 Chatt Choo Choo Champ (6th in 15, T3 in 14)

12 AJGA Music City Open 2nd

12 Southern Junior 5th

 
       
  Young, Cameron        Scarborough, NY    age 18  
 

Wake Forest University Freshman

#46 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 26

15 & 13 Met Open T5 (T7 in 14, T15 in 12)

15 NY State Am 8th  +  NY State Open T5

15 Players Am T9 + Westchester Open T5

15 Metropolitan Stroke Champion

14 French American Challenge 3/0/0

14 Boff Inv Champ  +  Junior World Cup 4th

14 US Am Quarters (32's in 15, T67 in 13)

14 & 13 PGA Junior National Top 6

13 AJGA Polo Classic Champ (Qrtrs in 15 & 14)

13 US Junior Quarters  +  Met Junior Champ

13 Carey Cup 2/0/1 (GUI v MGA, W/H/L)

11 Westchester Amateur Champion (RU in 12)

 
       
  Yuan, Carl                        Lake Mary, FL          age 18  
 

University of Washington Recruit

#300 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 AJGA First Tm AA (HM in 14, 2nd tm in 13)

15 China National Team Champion

15 BMW Masters Qualifying T5

15 Western Am T22 + AJGA Matches 2/1/1

15 AJGA Rolex ToC 3rd (6th in 14, 9th in 13)

15 Western Junior 2nd  +  Junior Inv 9th

15 & 13 AJGA Thunderbird Int'l Top 10

15 AJGA Innisbrook & Puerto Rico Top 2

14 Orange Bowl 2nd  +  Jones Cup Junior T4

14 Asia-Pacific Am T20 + AJGA CB&I Inv T2

13 Beijing Junior Open Champion

13 Robertson Memorial Junior Champion

12 FCWT National 2nd

 
       
  Zalatoris, Will                    Plano, TX         age 19  
 

Wake Forest University Sophomore

#19 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Collegiate D1 Fall Rank 8

15 Spirit Int'l T5 + Pacific Coast Amateur T4

15 D1 All American, ACC 1st Tm & FoY

15 Jones Cup T14 + Master of Amateurs T8

14 US Am 16's (T3 in stroke, 32's in 15, Qual in 13)

14 US Junior Champ (16's in 11, 13 & 12 qualifier)

14 Trans-Miss Amateur Champion

14 North & South Amateur T24

14 Texas State Amateur Champion

13 & 12 Texas HS Champion

11 AJGA FootJoy Invitational T9

10 AJGA Rolex TofC T9

10 AJGA Mahan Open 2nd

 
       
  zhang,  Andy                   Beijing, CHN         age 18  
 

University of Florida Recruit

#379 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 Web.com Tour 1st Stage T4 (T7 pre-qual)

15 AJGA Junior Players Inv T3

14 & 13 AJGA First Team All American (15 HM

14 US Junior Quarters (15 32's, 13 Qualifier)

14 Northeast Amateur T20

14 AJGA Thunderbird Int'l Champion

14 AJGA CB&I Inv T2 + 13 Polo Classic 16's

13 AJGA PING Inv 2nd  +  Western Junior T5

13 AJGA Innisbrook T6 + 12 US Open Qualifier

12 World Golf Village Junior Champion

11 Thanksgiving Junior Champion

 
       
  zucchetti, Federico           Gozzano, ITA     age 20  
 

Texas Tech University Junior

#146 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 12/18)

15 St Andrews Links Champ (3rd in 14, T11 in 12)

15 Italian Match Am Champion & Medalist

14 South Beach Int'l Amateur T12

14 German Int'l Amateur T13

14 European Amateur Team T18

14 ITA Stroke Am T10 (T3 in 13, 8th in 12, T6 in 11)

13 European Boys Team T14 (T7 in 12)

13 & 12 Umberto Agnelli Trophy Top 2

13 Italian International Amateur Champion

13 Trofeo Vecchio Monastero T6

12 British Amateur 64's

12 Italian Boys Match Finalist (Medalist in 13)

11 Italian Match Amateur Champion

 
   

 
 

 

 

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