EXEMPT & SELECTED

2008 CONTESTANT PHOTOS & BIOS

 

the number by nationality flag represents how many Southern Amateurs one has played through 08

 

compliments of the

 

"SP World Amateur Ranking" means

Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking

 

   
                 

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Alexander, Tyson     

Gainesville, FL                                                                 age 19

University of Florida Junior

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

08 Players Amateur T13

07 Florida Match Amateur Semi's

07 Western Amateur Quarters

07 & 04 US Amateur Qualifier

07 Florida State Amateur T3

06 Florida Junior 2nd

06 Southern Junior & FCWT Gainesville Champion

05 Alachua County Champion

05 & 04 Gainesville Sun Junior of the Year

 

Arnold,  Scott                  

caringbah, nsw, AUSTRALIA                              age 22

Australia National Squad

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

08 British Open Alternate

08 British Amateur 32s  +  Riversdale Cup Champ

08 Mandurah Am T9  +  NSW Stroke 3rd (07 Semi's)

08 Lake Macquarie T8  +  07 Asia-Pacific Am 4th

07 Tasmania & NSW Open + Rice Planters Top 15

07 Jockey Club Rosario 4th (Argentina)

07 Australian Interstate Matches 7/1/1

07 St Andrews Links Trophy 2nd

07 Australian Amateur 16's & 2nd in stroke play

06 Hong Kong Open Amateur Champion

     
                 
 

Aunzo, Ferdinand     

Davao City, Philippines                                               age 28

Philippines National Team

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

08 North & South Amateur Quarters

08 Southwestern Amateur T3  +  Palmetto Am T18

08 Philippines Amateur Champion & Medalist

08 Malaysian Open Amateur Stroke T3

08 Sabah Amateur Champion (Malaysia)

08 Karambunai Amateur Champion (Malaysia)

07 SE Asian Games & Singapore Open AmT4

07 Mt Malarayat T3 (Asean Tr) + Bay Region 3rd(CA)

07 & 06 Philippines Open Amateur T6

05 Philippines Amateur Quarters

 

barbosa,  Michael       

st petersberg, fl    The Vinoy Club    age 25

Georgia Tech Alum

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

08 Trans-Miss Mid Semi's  +  Lupton Invitational T9

08 Azalea Amateur T7  +  07 Florida Azalea T3

07 New Years Inv T8  +  06 Dogwood Inv T6

06 USPL Qualifier + 05 Monroe Inv T23  &  All ACC

05 Sunnehanna Am & Southern Amateur T22

05 D1 Nationals T27 + Walker Cup practice invitee

04 Cardinal Amateur Champion (4th in 05)

04 Porter Cup T19  +  04 North & South Am 32s

99 AJGA First Team All American (00 Hon Men)

99 Southern Junior Champion

     
                 
 

Barsamian, Jarrod   

Pt Vedra Beach, FL    Marsh Landing CC   age 21

Louisiana State University Senior

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

08 Louisiana State Amateur Champion

08 SEC Championship T12

07 & 06 Palmetto Amateur 3rd

07 Louisiana State Amateur T6

06 Rice Planters T12

 

Beaufils,  Ray                

gold coast, qld, aus   Surfers ParadiseGC     age 21

Australian National Squad

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

08 Rice Planters Am T15  +  Monroe Inv T11

08 Keperra Bowl T2 + QLD Am Qrtrs (2nd in stroke)

08 & 07 Aussie Am 16s + 07 Sunnehanna Am T14

07 Saujana Am 7th + Malaysian Open Am T3

07 Queensland Amateur Quarters (T2 in stroke)

07 Riversdale Cup T5  and  Ashes Matches 2/1/1

07 Tasmanian Open T7

06 Dunes Medal T6  +  06 Keperra Bowl 2nd

06 QLD Am Finalist  +  Lake Macquarie Am T12

05 Federal Open Am T12 + QLD Foursomes Champ

     

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blair,  Darren                     

Johannesburg, RSA                                                    age 21

North Carolina State Senior

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

08 River Landing Intercollegiate T5

08 Administaff Intercollegiate T15

08 Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate T5

08 Puerto Rico Intercollegiate T4

07 Navy Fall Invitational T5

05 Maccabi Games 2nd  (Israel)

04 Pan American Games Champion

 

browne,  Olin                    

Tequesta, FL               Jupiter Island GC              age 2X

Pepperdine University Junior

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bryan,  George                  

Chapin, SC               Mid Carolina Club               age 20

University of South Carolina Junior

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

08 Players Am T13  +  Southeastern Am T2

08 D1 All Region & First Team All SEC

08 Carolinas Open T7  (T12 in 07)

08 SEC Championship 2nd

07 Southeastern Amateur Champion

07 All American Hon Men & All Region

07 D1 West Regional T10  +  06 SC St Am T7

06 North & South Am Semi's  +  Palmetto Am 2nd

05 Jay Haas Player of the Year

05 US Amateur Match & US Junior 32's

 

Buttacavoli,  Mike     

Miami Beach, FL                La Gorce CC               age 20

Rice University Junior

08 Cuthbert Cup Intercollegiate T16

08 Rice Intercollegiate T12

08 Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational T1

07 US Amateur Qualifying Medalist

05 AJGA All American Hon Mention

05 US Amateur Qualifier

05 Southern Junior Champion

04 Florida State Junior 10th

     
                 

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Cauley,  Bud (William)           

jacksonville, fl         Windsor Parke GC        age 18

University of Alabama Freshman

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

08 Junior World Cup T1

08 Greystone Inv T2  +  Terra Cotta Inv Champion

08 Azalea Am 6th  +  New Years Invitational 2nd

07 & 06 AJGA First Tm All American (05 Hon Men)

07 Polo Junior Classic Quarters + Junior Players T3

07 US Amateur Qualifying Medalist

07 North & South Am 16's  +  Sunnehanna Am 3rd

07 Terra Cotta Inv T3 + Thunderbird Junior T2

06 Dixie Amateur 2nd + Cannon Cup 4/0/0

06 US Junior Quarters + Footjoy Boys Inv T3

 

Cocco,  Chadd                    

Bend, OR                                                   Bend G&CC                                                  age 23

St Mary's College Grad

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

4-time All West Coast Conference

07 Scratch Players T3  +  Pac NW Am 32's  (05 16's)

07 San Francisco City Champion

07 & 06 Commuters T4

06 British Amateur 32's  +  Cal State Fair top 4th

06 West Regional Individual Invitee

05 US Amateur Match Play

04 Oregon State Amateur Champion

04 WCC Freshman of the Year

03 Oregon State High School Champion

     
                 
 

Cortes, Juan Carlos 

Santiago, Chile       Xxx GC       age XX

Xxx

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

08 Las Brisas Open & Cachagua Open T3

07 Santa Martina Open 8th

07 Valle Escondido Open T11

07 Chilean Open 6th

07 Prince of Wales Open 9th

07 Lima International Am 8th

07 Las Araucarias Open T3

07 La Serena Open T12  +  Granadilla Open T7

07 Las Brisas Open Champion

06 South America Team 2nd (as individual)

 

Crockett,  Dan            

Nashville, TN                 Brentwood CC                age 39

Lambuth University Alum & Mortgage Bus

07 Tennessee Mid-Amateur Champion

07 Tennessee State Open T9

07 Carlton Woods Invitational 2nd

06 Tennessee State Open T6

     

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Diaz,  Roberto                       

Veracruz, MEX        Xxx GC       age 2X

Univ of South Carolina Aiken Senior

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

08 D2 All American

08 D2 Nationals 10th

07 World Universiade T4

 

Echavarria, Andres  

Medellin, COL                                                                  age 20

University of Florida Junior

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

07 US Amateur Qualifying Medalist

07 Copa de las Americas T3

06 AJGA All American

06 South American Junior Champion

06 World Amateur T28

06 US Amateur Match  +  06 Western Junior 3rd

06 FCWT Plantation Orange Lake Champion

05 Junior Orange Bowl T2  +  Junior World Cup 3rd

05 Doral PubLinks Champion

04 Colombian Amateur Finalist

     
                 
 

Ellis, Kyle                                

Senetobia, MS                       Xxx GC                       age 24

University of Mississippi Grad

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

08, 04 & 03 Mississippi State Amateur 3rd

07 US Amateur 32s & Qualifying Medalist

07 & 06 Spirit of America 2nd  +  Azalea Am T3

06 Mississippi State Open Champion

06 Mississippi State Amateur Champion

06 Farm Bureau Invitational Champion

04 Raising Cane Classic T1

3-time Mississippi HS 3A Champion

02 Mississippi State Junior 2nd

 

Enoch,  Rhys                       

Truro, WAL                        Truro GC                       age 20

East Tennessee State Univ Sophomore

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

08 Sunnehanna Amateur T8

08 D1 All Region

07 St Mellion International Amateur 2nd

07 British Amateur 32s

07 Welsh Open Amateur 12th

07 Brabazon Trophy T9

07 Spanish International Amateur 16s

07 Welsh Amateur Quarters

07 Welsh National team

06 GB&I Boys team

     
                 
 

Etulain,  Julian            

Coronel Suarez, Argentina       Xxx GC       age 20

Xxx

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

08 Lima International Amateur 3rd (T2 in 07)

08 Copa de Oro Champion (Uruguay)

06 Copa La Prensa 2nd (Argentina)

07 South American Amateur 3rd

07 Norpatagonico Open T4 (Argentina)

07 Argentina Amateur Quarters

07 Argentina Stroke Amateur Champion

06 Tailhade Cup T11

 

Eustaquio, Jude   

Tay Tay, Philippines                                                       age 20

Florida Southern University Sophomore

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

08 Eastern Amateur Champion

08 Rice Planters Amateur 10th

08 Florida State Amateur Champion

08 D2 First Team All American

08 D2 Freshman of the Year

08 D2 Nationals 2nd

     

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Forest,  Greg                      

palm City, FL                                                                     age 21

University of Central Florida Senior

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

08 Northeast Amateur T21

08 D1 collegiate ranking of #93 (as of 5/13)

08 All Conference USA First Team

07 Southern Amateur T8

06 Florida State Amateur 4th

04 AJGA All American

2-time Treasure Coast HS Player of the Year

2-time Jack Nicklaus Junior Champion

2-time US Junior Qualifier

 

Foster,  Michael            

perth, WA, Aus                 Hartfield CC                age 23

Australian National Squad

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

08 Sunnehanna, Monroe & Keperra Bowl Top 14

08 Australian Amateur Finalist  (T6 in Stroke)

08 & 07 Western Australia Am Champ & Medalist

08 Mandurah Easter Amateur T6

08 Riversdale Cup 11th (T5 in 07, T7 in 06)

08 NSW Am Semi's  +  07 Federal Open Am T11

07 Rice Planters Champion + New Zealand Am 16's

07 Lake Macquarie Am T9  +  06 Dunes Medal T2

06 Keperra Bowl T7  +  06 SAGA Inv T10 (T7 in 05)

05 Pinjarra & Royal Fremantle Open Champion

     
                 
 

Georgiou, Andrew   

Somerset West, WC, RSA                                    age 22

Columbus State University Senior

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

08, 07 & 06 D2 All American (07 First Team, 06 HM)

07 Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year

07 Southern Amateur T8

07 Dogwood Invitational T18

07 D2 National T3

06 US Amateur Qualifier

04 Junior World Cup 2nd

 

Geyger,  Nicolas           

santiago, chile                                                               age 21

University of Tulsa Senior

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

08 D1 All Region

08 Rocas & Marbella Opens Top 14 (Chile)

07 Chilean Amateur Champion

07 Northeast Amateur T11

07 D1 Central Regional T9

06 South American Amateur Semi's

06 Conference USA Freshman of the Year

04 South America Junior Cup 2nd

04 & 03 International Junior Cup Champion

     

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Giles,  Matt                          

Sydney, NSW, AUS          Australian GC         age 18

USC Sophomore

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

08 Sahalee Players 2nd

08 Dogwood Invitational T12

08 D1 All American HM, All Region & All PAC 10

07 Junior World 3rd  +  Pacific Northwest Am Semi's

07 Junior World Cup T6 (Japan)

07 Mandurah Easter Amateur 4th (Australia)

07 Tasmanian Open T15

07 Lake Macquarie Amateur T18 (Australia)

06 New Zealand U19 4th

06 Junior World Champion

 

Glissmeyer, Tom      

colorado Springs, co     CC of Colorado    age 21

USC Senior

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

08 D1 All American HM, All Region & All PAC 10

08 D1 West Regional T6  +  07 Southern Am T2

07 Colorado Match Amateur Finalist

07 British Amateur 16's  +  Colorado Open T6

07 All Region & All PAC 10 Hon Mention

06 Pac NW Am Quarters  +  Colorado Open T15

04 & 03 US Amateur Match Play  (06 Qualifier)

04 & 03 Colorado HS Champion

04 US Junior Match Play

03 US Open Qualifier

     
                 
 

Golden,  Jeff                       

Winter Park, FL              Rio Pinar CC              age 24

Rollins College Alum

#891 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 6/5)

07 FSGA Player of the Year

07 Florida State Amateur T8

07 US Open Qualifier

06 US Amateur Qualifier

06 Greystone Invitational T6

 

Graham,  Wesley              

Port Orange, FL     GC at Cypress Head    age 1X

Florida State University Freshman

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

07 AJGA First Team All American (06 Hon Men)

07 Polo Junior Classic Quarters

07 St Augustine Amateur 8th

07 US Junior Semi's

07 HP Junior 2nd

07 Rolex Tournament of Champs T10

07 Thunderbird International T8

06 US Amateur Qualifier

06 US Junior Quarters

     
                 

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Griffin,  John T               

Wilson, Nc                Wedgewood Golf                age 21

Georgia Tech Sophomore

08 Players Amateur T17

07 & 05 US Amateur Qualifier

04 US Amateur Match

04 HS AAA State Champion

 

Guthrie,  Luke                 

Quincy, IL                   Spring Lake CC                  age 1X

University of Illinois Freshman

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

08 Western Junior T7

07 AJGA First Team All American

07 PGA Junior National 3rd

07 US Junior 32s

07 Rolex Tournament of Champs 3rd

07 Western Junior T8

07 Big I Junior Classic 3rd

     
                 
 

Haley,  Paul                         

Dallas, TX             Royal Oaks CC            age 20

Georgia Tech University Junior

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

08 Texas State Amateur T3

08 Greystone Invitational T2

07 Southern Amateur T35

06 Texas State Amateur Champion

06, 05 & 04 Texas HS First Team All State

04 AJGA First Team All American

04 Texas HS Co-Champion

 

Hall,  Taylor                          

LaGrange, GA                 Highland CC                 age 23

Georgia Tech Senior

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

08 D1 collegiate ranking of #105 (as of 5/13) 

07 US Amateur Qualifier

07 Players Amateur T14

06 Southern Amateur T19

05 American Amateur Classic 10th

04 Southeastern Amateur 5th

01 AJGA All American Hon Mention

01 GSGA Junior of the Year

     

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Hamrick,  Hunter          

Troy, AL                   Wynlakes G&CC                   age 18

University of Alabama Freshman

#909 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 6/25)

08 Southeastern Amateur T14

08 Terra Cotta Invitational T5

07 AJGA All American Hon Mention

07 US Junior 32's & 2nd in stroke

07 Rolex Tournament of Champions 7th

 

Han,  Steve (Seung-su)              

Incheon, Korea                                                              age 21

UNLV Senior

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

08 D1 All Region & All MWC

07 PGA Tour Final Stage Qualifier

07 Porter Cup T11, Southern Am T2 & Players 13th

07 Collegiate Rank of #72 & All Region

06 Porter Cup Champion  +  Sunnehanna Am T2

06 All MWC & Freshman of the Year

05 Scratch Players 2nd  +  Western Amateur 16s

05 US Amateur 32's & Qual Med + Rice Planters T8

04 & 03 Dixie Am 3rd  +  04 US PubLinks 16s

02 AJGA Player of Year (3-time All American) + 2 Canons

     
                 
 

Harrell,  Mark         

hazlehurst, Ga               Ol' Colony GC              age 22

University of Alabama Grad

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

08 D1 All Region & All SEC

07 US Amateur 32's  +  Western Amateur 16's

07 Porter Cup T7  +  Southern Amateur T11

07 US Public Links Medalist

07 US Open Contestant

06 US Amateur Match Play & T2 in stroke

06 Southern Amateur T6

06 Greystone Invitational Champion

06 D1 All Region

02 Georgia State HS Champion

 

Henley,  Russell               

Macon, Ga                  Idle Hour G&CC                 age 19

University of Georgia Sophomore

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

08 Georgia State Amateur Champion

08 Dogwood Invitational T15  +  D1 All American

08 D1 Nationals 22nd & East Regional T1

07 Dogwood Inv T10  +  Junior World Cup team

06 Georgia-South Carolina Cup Medalist

06 Georgia Junior Champ + Big I Junior Classic 2nd

06 & 05 Georgia Junior of the Year

05 Macon-Middle Georgia Champion

05 US Junior 16's

3-time Georgia State High School Champion

     

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Hie,  Rory                                  

Los  Angeles                   Lamirada GC                  age 19

USC Junior

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

08 Dogwood Invitational Champion

08 Northeast Am T4  +  Sunnehanna T11

08 D1 First Team All American  +  Nationals T13

08 D1 West Regional T2  (T14 in 07)

07 Southern Am T8  +  Dogwood Inv 9th

07 & 06 US Public Links 32's  (05 Quarters)

07 D1 All Fresh Team & All Region

06 US Am Match, Dogwood T6 & Northeast Am T17

3-time AJGA All American (05 & 04 First team)

05 Western Am T19 + US Jun 32's + 2-time Canon

 

Holmes,  David                

Knoxville, TN        Fairway & Greens GA       age 20

University of Tennessee Junior

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

08 Rice Planters T15

08 Golfweek D1 Collegiate rank #115

08 New Years Invitational T8

05 Tennessee State Junior 2nd

04 Tennessee HS 3A 2nd

     

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Homan,  Clay                       

Fulton, MS            Old Waverly GC           age 3X

Mississippi State Univ Alum & Head Coach

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

08 Mississippi State Amateur 6th

08 Mississippi Mid-Amateur T2

07 Mississippi Match Amateur Semi's

07 & 06 Mississippi State Amateur Top 3

07 Mississippi Mid-Amateur Champion

05 & 94 Mississippi State Amateur Champion

05 Greenwood Invitational Champion

05 US Amateur Qualifier  (94 Match Play)

99 - 95 Tour Professional

95 All SEC

 

Hu,  Mu                                        

China & fl             Champions Gate GC             age 18

University of Florida Freshman

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

08 Players Amateur T10

08 Sunnehanna Am T11  +  08 Asian Open T35

08 Kunming T12 (China Tour) + 07 US Am Qualifier

07 St Augustine Am T5  +  Western Am T23

07 Scratch Players 2nd  +  HP Junior Champion

07 Ping Inv & Footjoy T6  +  Florida Azalea T3

07 Dixie Amateur Champion  (T13 in 08)

06 Asian Games T11 + 07, 06 & 05 AJGA All Amer

06 & 05 St Augustine Amateur T10

05 Orange Bowl T4  +  Nomura Cup T11

     
                 
 

Hughes,  Matt                   

Dalton, GA                    Dalton G&CC                    age 23

University of Alabama Senior

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

08 Morroe Invitational T8

08 D1 All Region

07 Labor Day Invitational T8

07 US Amateur Qualifying Medalist

06 Rice Planters 4th

05 Montomery Invitational Champion

04 HS AAAA State Champion

 

Jager,  Matt                        

Willetton, WA, AUS   Melville Glades GC  age 19

Australian National Squad

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

08 Players Amateur 2nd

08 Sahalee Players T4  +  Dogwood Inv T18

08 Keperra Bowl T8 + Perth City Champion

08 Australian Amateur 32's (5th in stroke, qrtrs in 07)

08 Mandurah Easter Amateur 2nd  (6th in 07)

08 Tasmanian Open & Lake Macquarie Am Top 6

07 Victoria State Am 16's  +  Dunes Medal 3rd

07 Federal Open Am 6th  +  07 Riversdale Cup T5

07 Gosnells Open & WAGC Am Open Champion

06 Victoria & South Australia Junior Master Champ

     

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Jensen,  Michael             

Los altos, ca          Sharon Heights          age 22

University of California Senior  (07/08 redshirt)

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

08 Commuters Champion  +  Southwestern Am T11

07 Scratch Players & State Fair T5

07 Memorial Amateur T8  +  Pac NW Am 32's

07 & 05 Santa Clara County Champion (3rd in 08)

07 & 05 All PAC 10 Hon Mention

06 State Fair T7  +  New Years Invitational T19

05 Sahalee Players T16

04 NCGA Stroke Play Championship T6

04 NCGA Amateur 16s  +  US Am Qualifier

03 High School All American

 

Jeong,  Yeon Jin              

Busan, KOR               Waverly GC (AUS)              age 18

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

08 Sunnehanna Amateur T4

08 Maekyung Open T21 (Asian Tour)

08 Kew Open Champion (Australia)

08 Victoria Junior Masters Champion

08 Tasmania Open T14 + Lake Macquarie Am T17

07 Australian Junior 3rd  +  Riversdale Cup T11

06 Maekyung Amateur 15th (Korea)

06 Korean Junior Match Play Semi's

06 Junior World Cup T7

06 & 05 Emerson Pacific Cup 2nd

05 Culture & Tourism Cup Champion

     

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Johnson,  Mark             

Tulsa, OK                Quail Creek G&CC               age 19

Oklahoma State University Sophomore

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

08 Monroe Invitational T28

08 D1 All Region

07 HP Junior T3

07 Junior PGA 2nd

06 Oklahoma State Amateur Finalist

06 Texas Open Junior Shootout 2nd

 

 

KIM,  Sihwan                          

buena park, ca            Industry Hills GC            age 19

Stanford University Sophomore

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

08 Players Amateur 6th

08 D1 First Team All American

08 D1 Nationals T4 & West Regional 5th

07 US Amateur 16's  +  AJGA Rolex Tof C Champ

07 Cal St Am Semi's  +  06 Orange Bowl Champ

06, 05 & 04 AJGA All American

06 US Junior & PubLinks Quarters + State Fair T7

05 Dixie Amateur T6  +  05 US Am Match Play

05 Western Am T19  +  USPL Match (T2 in Stroke)

04 US Junior Champ (05 16's)

     

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KITTLESON,  Drew       

scottsdale, az       Desert Highlands GC       age 19

Florida State Univ Sophomore

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

07 Southern Amateur 4th

07 Northeast Amateur T2

07 Southwestern Amateur 5th

06 & 05 AJGA All American (06 First team)

06 West Canon Cup Team

06 US Junior 16's

06 AJGA Heather Farr Classic Champion

06 AJGA Justin Leonard Champion

 

Krywulycz, Mitch 

Sylvania, NSW, Australia                                     age 20

Augusta State University Junior

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

08 Southeastern Amateur Champion

06 Australian Schoolboys Champion

3-time NSW Schoolboy Champion

     
                 
 

Lauer,  Seath                        

Huntington, IN            Chestnut Hills GC           age 21

Florida State University Junior

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

08 Rice Planters T15

05 FCWT National Champion

05 & 04 US Junior Qualifier

04 US Amateur Qualifier

04 & 03 FCWT All American (04 First team)

 

Lee,  Danny                               

rotorua, NZ                   Springfield GC                  age 17

Rotorua Boys Academy Grad

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

08 British Open Alternate  +  Dogwood Inv T7

08 NE Am 9th + Aus Am Semi's + North Isl Am Chp

08 Lake Macquarie Champ  +  Riversdale Cup T6

08 NZ U23 Team Champ (as individual, 3rd in 07)

07 & 06 NZ Wairakei Open 2nd + 07 US Am Match

07 Western Am T19 + 07 & 06 Junior World Top 3

07 Dogwood Inv 2nd + USPL 32's & Qual Medalist

07 US Open Sec'ls T9  +  Maekyung Open 3rd

07 New Zealand & South Island Amateur Champ

07 North Is Am 3rd (T7 in 06)  + SBS Inv 2nd

07 & 06 NZ U23 Champ (2nd in 08) + 06 US Jun Qrtrs

     
                 

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mathias, Jonathan       

San Antonio, TX            La Cantera GC            age 34

NC St Alum & Air Force Captain (Fighter Pilot)

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

08 & 07 Texas State Am Top 6

08 Birmingham Nat'l Invitational T5

07 & 06 Harvey Penick Invitational Champion

07 Texas Mid-Am Match Champ + US St Tm T16

07 Birmingham Nat'l Inv T5

07 Carlton Woods Invitational Champion (T4 in 08)

07 South Texas Am 3rd + 06 Tailhade Cup 5th (Arg)

06 Texas Mid-Amateur Stroke Champion

05 Sony Open Qualifier (PGA Tour)

92 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year

 

McKenney, Tim            

scottsdale, az                   Ancala CC                   age 20

University of Florida Junior

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

08 & 07 Players Am top 6 + 08 Southeastern Am T8

07 Holiday Classic T2  +  D1 Nationals T22

07 US v China tm + 06 AJGA All American (04 HM)

06 Arizona Stroke Am & Thunderbird Int'l Jun 2nd

05 & 04 US Junior Quarters (04 Qual Medalist)

05 AJGA Ping Phoenix Champion

04 FCWT Player of Year (4-time All American)

04 FCWT Nationals 2nd + AZ HS 5A State Champ

04 East Valley Tribune Golfer of the Year

03 Northern Arizona Amateur Champion

     
                 
 

McRae, Mike                          

Park city, UT             Mountain Dell GC             age 22

St Marys College Grad

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

08 Utah State Am Medalist

08 D1 All Region & All WCC + West Regional T2

07 State Fair 10th  (3rd in 06)

07 Utah State Am Medalist  +  Commuters T2

07 & 06 All West Coast Conference

06 Scratch Players 7th  +  US Am Qual Medalist

06 Southwestern Am T14 + WCC Championship T4

05 Utah State Am Champion (06 Quarters & Medalist)

03 Utah State HS Champ & 4-time All State

01 Utah State Junior Champion

 

Mollica,  Phillip       

Anderson, SC                 Anderson CC                 age 21

Clemson University Senior

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

08 & 06 Monroe Invitational Champion

08 Sunnehanna Amateur T4

08 D1 All Region & West Regional T11

07 US Amateur Qualifier  + Players Amateur T23

07 North & South Amateur Champion (06 Medalist)

05 Palmetto Am 3rd + South Carolina HS Mr Golf

05 & 04 All State HS

05 & 03 Southern Cross Champion

03 South Carolina Junior Player of the Year

03 Georgia v South Carolina Matches

     

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Moseley,  Jay                   

Bainbridge, GA               Bainbridge CC               age 23

Auburn University Grad

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

08 Georgia State Amateur T6

08 Southeastern Amateur T4

08 D1 All American HM, All Region & First Tm SEC

07 US Amateur Match & Qualifying Medalist

06 Labor Day Invitational 2nd

06 Georgia State Amateur 8th

03 Port City Open Champion

several junior wins

 

Mulieri,  Michael           

Silver Spring, MD           TPC at Avenel           age 21

Loyola College Senior

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

08 Eastern Amateur T13

08 Maryland State Amateur Champion (06 Qrtrs)

08 MAAC Player of the Year

08 D1 All Region

06 Mid-Atlantic Amateur 5th

     
                 
 

Newman,  Carter            

Evans, GA           Champions Retreat GC           age 21

Augusta State University Junior

#749 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 6/14)

08 Palmetto Amateur 35th

08 Southeastern Amateur T20

07 & 06 Palmetto Amateur T4

07 Southeastern Amateur T6

06 Augusta City 2nd

 

Norman,  Greg                 

Hobe Sound, FL                 Medalist GC                age 22

University of Miami Senior

08 Fountains Champion

08 PBGCA Stroke Play 9th

08 South Florida Open T-25

08 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Participant

07 Collegiate National Championship 3rd

07 Del Webb Father/Son 6th

     

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Northcutt, Glenn   

Dothan, AL                       Dothan CC                        age 21

Auburn University Senior

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

08 Dogwood Invitational T15

08 & 07 Alabama State Amateur Top 7

08 D1 All Region + D1 East Regional T8

07 US Amateur Qualifying Medalist

07 D1 All Region and All SEC

07 D1 East Regional 6th

06 Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate 2nd

05 Alabama Junior Champion

04 AJGA All American

03 Future Masters Champion

 

Noto, Andrew                       

Dothan, AL                                                                         age 1X

University of Louisiana Lafayette Freshman

08 Southern Junior Champion (5th in 07)

08 Louisiana State Amateur 8th

07 Pate/Andrews Southern Junior T14

07 & 06 Louisiana Junior Top 3

06 Louisiana HS 5A All State

     
                 
 

Ogren,  Mark                       

dAPHNE, AL               Timber Creek GC                age 23

University of Illinois Senior

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

07 Southeastern Amateur 5th

07 Alabama State Amateur 3rd

07 New Years Invitational T8

06 Alabama Match Amateur Finalist

06 Western Amateur T17

06 Eastern Amateur Champion  (T10 in 07)

06 Cotton States Amateur Champion

06 Southeastern Amateur T5 (16th in 04)

06 Alabama State Amateur 2nd

06 All Big 10

 

O'Meara,  Shaun            

Windermere, FL        Xxx GC       age 1X

Univ of California Irvine Sophomore

06 IJGT Shingle Creek Champion

06 SJGT Grand Cypress Junior Classic Champion

     
                 
 

Pan,  Cheng-Tsung         

Yuanli, Taiwan                                                                 age 1X

Leadbetter Academy Senior (in Florida)

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

08 Robertson Memorial Junior 4th

08 Terra Cotta Inv 4th  +  Mizuno Junior 2nd

07 US Amateur Quarters & Qualifying Medalist

07 AJGA Southern Cal Classic T4

07 Junior World Cup 2nd

07 Taiwan Spring Amateur Champion

06 Asian Games 2nd

06 World Team Amateur T21

06 Taiwan Summer Amateur T5

06 Taiwan Amateur Finalist

 

Reed,  Patrick                         

Martinez, GA       Jones Creek GC       age 1X

University of Georgia Freshman

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

08 Greystone Invitational 4th

08 Azalea Amateur T10

07 St Augustine Amateur 2nd

07 Cardinal Amateur 2nd

07 US Amateur Qualifier

07 HP Junior Invitational T3

07 Footjoy Boys Invitational T9

07 Terra Cotta Invitational 2nd

07 & 06 AJGA All American Hon Mention

06 Canon Cup 3/0/1

     
                 
 

Rende,  Derek                       

Soddy Daisy, TN       Brown Acres GC       age 21

Univ of Tennessee Chattanooga Junior

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

08 D1 All Region & All Conference

07 US Amateur Qualifier

07 Tennessee Match Amateur Medalist

07 Spirit of America T7

07 Tennessee State Open Champion

07 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year

 

Roach,  Justin                    

Bringelly, NSW, Aus   Bonnie Doon GC  age 27

Australia National Squad & Hertz/Qantas Valet

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

08 & 05 NSW Am Quarters + 07 Dunes Medal T10

07 Tailhade Cup 2nd  +  Southern Cross 4/0/2

07 Australian Amateur Finalist  (T4 in stroke)

07 Tasmanian Open T12 + NSW Am 16's (06 32's)

07 & 06 Lake Macquarie Amateur Top 2 (T4 in 05)

06 Eastern Amateur T16  +  Riversdale Cup T5

06 Avondale Medal & Monash Masters Champion

05 Bonnie Doon Open Amateur Champion

05 Long Reef & Brighton Cup Runner Up

04 Victoria Am Medalist  +  Lakes Medal Champ

     
                 
 

Sacheck, James              

Zionsville, IN                   Wolf Run GC                   age 22

Texas Christian University Senior

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

08 D1 Central Regional T9

07 US Amateur Match Play

07 Southwestern Amateur T29  (T20 in 05)

06 & 05 US Amateur Qualifier

05 & 01 Indiana State Amateur 2nd

03 AJGA & FCWT All American

03 US Junior Semi's

03 PGA Junior National 2nd

 

Santos-Ocampo, Carl  

Naples, FL                                                                         age 20

University of Notre Dame Junior

08 & 07 Spirit of America Top 30

08 South Florida Open T11

08 Irish Invitational T10

08 Dixie Amateur T24

07 Eastern Amateur T7

07 Florida State Amateur T32

07 Greystone Invitational T26

05 Optimist TofC Champion

     
                 
 

Saunders,  Sam       

Windermere, FL                  Bay Hill GC                  age 20

Clemson University Junior

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

08 Players Amateur T8

08 & 07 Sunnehanna Amateur Top 15

08 D1 All Region & West Regional T11

07 Cardinal Amateur T9

07 & 04 US Amateur Qualifier  (06 1st Alternate)

07 Monroe Invitational 15th  +  Southern Am T23

06 Golfweek Junior #1 ranking (as of June)

06 FCWT National + 06 & 02 Bay Hill Club Champ

05 US Junior Medalist/32's

05 Florida HS Player of Year & 04 Champion

 

Savage,  Matt                      

Louisville, KY           Charlie Vettiner GC           age 21

Florida State University Senior

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

08 North & South Amateur Champion

08 Northeast Amateur T21

08 D1 All Region & All ACC

07 Kentucky State Open T8  +  Western Am 16's

07 D1 All American Honorable Mention

07 D1 National T9

06 Kentucky State Open Champion

06 US Am Qualifying Medalist + USPL Quarters

06 Spirit of America T10

06 Kentucky State Amateur 3rd

     

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Schaetzel, Tim            

Atlanta, GA                       Ansley GC                       age 22

University of Michigan Grad

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

08 Rice Planters Amateur 12th

08 Dogwood Invitational T7

08 Southeastern Amateur T8

08 All Region & First Team All Big 10

07 Cardinal Amateur T3

07 Georgia State Open T11

07 & 06 US Amateur Qualifier

04 AJGA All American Hon Mention

 

Schoolmeesters, Joe    

Litchfield, MN        Blackberry Ridge GC       age 21

St Johns University (MN) Senior

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

08 D3 First Team All American

08 D3 Nationals 6th

07 US Amateur Qualifying Medalist

07 MIAC Champion & Player of the Year

06 D3 District Freshman of the Year

     
           

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Scott,  Grant                     

Salamander bay, NSW, AUS         NBGC         age 30

Australian National Squad

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

08 Rice Planters Amateur 5th

08, 07, 06 & 05 NSW St team + 08 Monroe Inv T14

08 Keperra Bowl & Lake Macquarie Am top 12

08 Aussie Am 16's (T2 in Stroke)  +  07 NZ Am Qrtrs

07 Australia Interstate Matches 8 wins & 1 tie

06 & 05 Morisset Amateur Champion

06 Lake Macquarie T9 + Oatlands Cup 3rd

05 & 04 NSW Regionals Champion

05 Macquarie Cup Champion (04 RU)

05 Queensland Am Semi's + Victoria Am Quarters

 

Scrivener, Jason      

Erskine, WA, AUS           Mandurah CC           age 19

Australian National Squad

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

08 Players Am T8  +  Keperra Bowl T4

08 Western Australia Am Finalist

08 Mandurah Easter Am 3rd (T11 in 07)

08 Riversdale Cup & Tasmanian Open Top 5

08 Lake Macquarie Am T5

07 Australian Junior of the Year

07 Dunes Medal 2nd

07 Spirit International T2

07 Aussie Junior & Junior Masters Champion

06 New Zealand U19 Champion

 

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STANLEY,  Kyle                  

gig Harbor, WA        Canterwood G&CC        age 20

Clemson University Junior

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

08 North & South Amateur Quarters

08 US Open Qualifier  +  D1 National T7

07 Walker Cup team  +  US Am 32's (06 qual Med)

07 Players & Sahalee 3rd  +  Scratch Players T14

07 Northeast Am T4  + Sunnehanna Am 11th

07 D1 First Team All American & ACC PoY/FoY

07 D1 Nationals 2nd & Regionals T3

06 Southern Am & Sahalee Players Champion

06 Players Amateur 3rd  +  Junior World Cup T4

06 & 05 AJGA All American (05 First Team, 04 HM)

06 & 05 Canon Cup team + 04 Wash Junior of Yr

 

Stewart,  Aaron            

Orlando, FL                    Isleworth CC                   age 19

SMU Sophomore

08 Cotton States Invitational Match Play

08 CPT Orange Co National 8th (6th in 07)

08 CPT Lagoon Park 2nd

 
               
 

Stewart,  Tim               

bilgola plateau, NSW, Aus    Monash CC   age 23

Australian National Squad   08 Bonallack team

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

08 Aussie Am 32's  +  Mandurah Easter Am T5

08 Tas Open Champ + Lake Macquarie T13 (4th 07)

07 Singapore Open Am Champ + Tailhade Cup T6

07 British Am Finalist (08 Match)  +  Players Am 8th

07 Riversdale Cup Champ  +  NSW Am Finalist

06 Dunes Medal T2  +  Federal Open Am T6

06 Asia-Pacific Amateur T8  +  NSW Open T13

06 Rice Planters  +  Eastern Amateur 2nd

06 Australian Am Champ  +  NZ Amateur Semi's

06 Keperra Bowl T4  +  Riversdale Cup T11

 

Strickler,  Will            

Charlottesville, VA        Farmington CC        age 22

University of Florida Senior

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

08 & 07 Connecticut State Amateur Champion

08 Northeast Amateur T10

08 Monroe Invitational T4

08 Sunnehanna Amateur T19

08 John Hayt Invitational T2

08 New Years Invitational T3

07 Connecticut Open T3  (T17 in 06)

06 Florida Azalea T10 (11th in 05)

   

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Swafford, Hudson    

Tallhassee, FL             Capital City GC             age 20

University of Georgia Junior

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

08 Dogwood Invitational T3  +  Northeast Am T27

08 D1 All American

08 D1 Nationals T9  +  First Team All SEC

07 Players Amateur T6 (4th in 06)

07 US Open Alternate  +  D1 All Region

07 Azalea Amateur T13

06 Dogwood Invitational Champion

06 Junior World Cup team + US Am Qualifier

05, 04 & 03 UGA Junior Invitational Champion

04 AJGA All American

 

Swan, Matt                                

Montgomery, AL              Wynlakes CC              age 21

University of Alabama Senior

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

08 Northeast Amateur T14

08 D1 All American Hon Men & All Region

07 & 06 Southern Amateur T6

07 D1 All Region

06 US Amateur 16's  (05 & 04 Qualifier)

06 Alabama State Am T10  +  All SEC

05 Junior World Cup T8

04 AJGA All America

04 Alabama State High School Champion

01 Southern Junior Champion

 

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Swift,  Will                              

Hoover, AL                       Hoover CC                      age 29

Auburn University Alum & Marketing

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

08 Alabama State Amateur T9

08 Birmingham Nat'l Inv T2 + Selma Inv Champion

07 & 06 Alabama Mid-Amateur Champion

07 USGA State Team 4th  +  Musgrove Inv Champ

06 & 05 Alabama GA Player of the Year

06 Birmingham National Invitational T9

06 US Amateur Qualifying Medalist

06 Southern Amateur T19

05 & 02 Alabama State Amateur Champion

01 Alabama Match Amateur Champion

 

Tobon, David                              

Medellin, COL                                                                age 21

Johnson & Wales Senior

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

08 NAIA First Team All American

08 & 07 NAIA Nationals T10

08 Terra Cotta Invitational T2

07 South American Team T4 individually

 

     
                 
 

Todd,  Gator (Richard)              

Florence, AL       Turtle Point Y&CC       age 22

University of Alabama Grad

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

07 Dogwood Invitational T18

07 D1 All Region & First Team All SEC

07 Jones Cup T7

07 Dixie Amateur T6

06 Alabama Match Amateur Semi's

06 Greystone Invitational 3rd

06 & 05 Alabama State Amateur Top 4

05 Florence Invitational Champion

04 Alabama State HS Champion

03 AJGA All American

 

Trimble,  Blake                

Rancho Santa Fe, CA             RSFF GC            age 21

University of San Diego Senior

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

08 & 07 Pacific Northwest Amateur Semi's

08 Southwestern Amateur 5th

07 US Amateur Qualifier (06 1st Alternate)

07 Pacific Northwest Amateur Semi's

07 California State Amateur Medalist

06 Southern Cal Amateur T4

04 FCWT All American

04 California HS Champion

02 San Diego Player of the Year

     
                 
 

Trimble,  Blake                 

Houston, TX                    Lakeside CC                   age 2X

Southern Nazarene University Alum

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

08 Texas State Amateur T8

07 & 06 Oklahoma Stroke Amateur 4th

07 Southern Amateur T18

07 Cotton States Invitational 16's

06 Oklahoma Statet Amateur Quarters

06 & 05 NAIA All American Hon Mention

 

Uihlein,  Peter                     

Mattapoisett, MA         BC of Mattapoisett         age 18

Oklahoma State University Freshman

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

08 Northeast Amateur T21

08 Azalea Am 5th + Florida Azalea Champion

08 New Years & Houston Boys Invitational Top 7

07 & 05 AJGA Player of the Year  (06 First team)

07 & 05 Junior Orange Bowl 2nd

07 AJGA Footjoy Inv Champ  +  05 Dixie Am T3

07 Sunnehanna Am 2nd  +  Players Amateur T10

07 Terra Cotta Invitational Champion (T2 in 06)

07 US Junior Quarters (05 16's) + New Years Inv 6th

06 St Augustine Champ (3rd in 05)  +  Labor Day T6

     

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Van Sickle, Mike           

Wexford, PA                  Treesdale CC                  age 21

Marquette University Senior

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

08 Fuhrer Invitational T6  (T8 in 07)

08 Northeast Amateur T4

08 D1 All American Hon Men & All Region

07 Pennsylvania State Open Champion

07 Western Pennsylvania Amateur 2nd

07 All American Hon Men & First Tean All Big East

06 Pennsylvania State Amateur T8

05 FCWT First Team All American

05 Western Pennsylvania Junior of the Year

 

Vegas,  Jhonattan          

Maturin, Venezuela                                                     age 23

University of Texas Grad

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

08 Monroe Invitational T8

08 Mexican International Amateur 7th

07 US Amateur Semi-Finals

07 Texas State Amateur T6

07 D1 All Region

06 Western Amateur T21

06 Venezuelan Amateur Champion

     
                 
 

Vongvanij, Bank(Arnond) 

Bradenton, FL                    DLGA GC                    age 19

University of Florida Sophomore

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

07 AJGA Thunderbird Invitational Champion

07 & 06 Porter Cup Top 17  +  07 Azalea Am 5th

06 & 05 AJGA First Team All American (04 HM)

06 US Junior Medalist  &  Canon Cup team

06 British Amateur 64's  +  Sunnehanna Am T15

06 Terra Cotta Invitational Champion  (T3 in 07)

05 St Augustine Amateur Champion (5th in 07)

05 US Amateur 32's  +  US Junior Semi's

 

Wadkins,  Travis            

Dallas, TX                 Xxx GC                age 20

Wake Forest University Junior

08 Palmetto Amateur T28

08 Southeastern Amateur T32

     
                 
 

Warren,  Jeff                       

Suwanee, GA            Atlanta Athletic Club           age 42

UNC Charlotte Alum & Attorney / Consultant

08 Southern Golf Association Director

07 Birmingham Invitational T17

 

Wight,  Robby                      

Palm Beach, GA             Bear Lakes CC             age 21

University of Florida Junior

06 Florida Junior 6th

06 Palm Beach County Am 4th

05 AJGA All American Hon Mention

05 Florida Junior Match Champion

05 Polo Junior Classic 16's

05 AJGA Ping Mirasol Champion

     
                 
 

Woolf, Travis                      

Ft Worth, TX                        Xxx GC                        age 19

Texas Christian University Junior

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

08 Texas State Amateur 5th

07 North & South Amateur 32s

07 Cotton States Match Play

07 Southwestern Amateur T13

06 FCWT All American

06 FCWT Bear Creek Champion

06 Byron Nelson Junior T3

 

Zaytoun, Henry             

Raleigh, NC                         Xxx GC                         age 19

University of North Carolina Sophomore

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

08 North Carolina State Amateur 4th

07 Cardinal Amateur T9

07 North Carolina State Amateur T12

07 & 06 US Amateur Qualifier

07 Nationwide Tour event qualifier

07 & 06 NC Independent HS State Champion

05 Donald Ross Junior Champion

     

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