Under Armour® / Jeff Overton Championship hosted by Otter Creek

Otter Creek Golf Course
Columbus, Ind. July 1 - 4, 2013

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

College bound: 72 players have committed to play golf at the college of their choice.
Boys Division Grad Signed Commitment Verbal Commitment
Dylan Ahonen 2014 Wittenberg
Joey Arcuri 2013 Butler
Justin Arens 2014 Austin Peay State University
Dawson Armstrong 2014 Lipscomb University
Andy Bott 2014 Marshall University
Jared Brown 2014 Eastern Kentucky
Nick Carlson 2015 Michigan
Brady Dixon 2014 Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Brendon Doyle 2014 Indiana University
Paxton Duff 2014 Centre College
Will Duma 2015 Virginia Tech
Christian Fairbanks 2014 Indiana University
JD Fletcher 2015 Miami of Ohio
Graham Gosselin 2015 Middle Tennessee State University
Elliott Grayson 2014 Akron
Tyler Green 2016 Purdue
Jalen Griffin 2014 San Francisco
Devin Jenkins 2013 IPFW
Chase Johnson 2014 Kent State
Matt Johnson 2014 Lee University
Joshua Keating 2015 IPFW
Thomas Lewis 2016 Purdue
Michael Makris 2014 Ball State
Dylan Meyer 2014 University of Illinois
Jackson Moss 2014 Williams College
Ben Pearson 2014 Memphis
Tyler Pearson 2015 Ball State
Ross Perry 2014 University of the Cumberlands
Nathan Pirtle 2015 Purdue University
Colin Proctor 2014 University of Illinois
Spencer Reed 2014 University of Illinois
Scot Sapp 2014 Cincinnati
Matthew Schiller 2014 Fordham University
Nick Sparling 2014 The Ohio State University
Jack Sparrow 2014 Indiana University
Matthew Specht 2014 Bradley
Braden Thornberry 2015 University of Mississippi
Michael VanDeventer 2014 Ball State
Nick Waskom 2014 Taylor University
Carson Wattenbarger 2014 Transylvania University
Johnny Watts 2014 Ball State
Matthew Weber 2014 Indiana University
Andrew Weisheit 2014 St. Joseph's College
Daniel Wetterich 2015 Xavier University
Matthew Wetterich 2013 Xavier
Dexter Wilson 2014 Wayne State University
Timothy Wiseman 2015 Ball State
Jackson Wright 2014 Indianapolis
 
Girls Division Grad Signed Commitment Verbal Commitment
Sydney Anderson 2015 University of Indianapolis
Amanda Detmer 2015 Jacksonville University
Mallory Etcheberry 2013 Akron
Abigail Gleixner 2014 Butler University
Morgan Gonzales 2015 University of Virginia
Maddie Rose Hamilton 2015 University of Notre Dame
Erin Harper 2015 Indiana University
Nadine Innes 2015 Murray State
Pari Keller 2014 Montana State University
Amanda Kim 2015 University of Missouri
Katie Kim 2015 Boston College
Sarah Kolodzik 2014 University of Virginia
Hanna Lee 2014 Xavier
Allison Lindley 2013 Iowa
Nikki Marquardt 2014 University of Tulsa
Lindsey Murray 2014 Xavier
Morgan Nadaline 2014 Ball State
Texie June Petchel 2015 UNLV
Kylie Raines 2014 Eastern Michigan
Shawn Rennegarbe 2014 University of Arkansas
Molly Skapik 2014 University of Louisville
Abigail Wellens 2014 Bradley University
Kathryn Willenbrink 2014 Valparaiso
Jordan Wolf 2014 University of South Florida
Local flavor
47 players from the Hoosier state will play in the event this week. Of those 47, eight of this week's participants call Columbus home.
Overton returns to host AJGA event
PGA TOUR pro and former Indiana University standout Jeff Overton returns to his home state for the second-annual Under Armour® / Jeff Overton Championship. Overton's AJGA career is highlighted by a tie for fourth at the 2001 AJGA PING Myrtle Beach Junior Classic and a place on the 2001 Rolex Junior All-America team.
Future Hoosiers
Located less than an hour from Bloomington, the home of Indiana University, Otter Creek Golf Course will play host to two future Hoosiers. Brendon Doyle (Louisville, Ky.) and Matthew Weber (Saint Charles, Ill.) have both given verbal commitments to play at Indiana University in the fall of 2014.

Schedule of Events

Monday, July 1
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, July 2
7 – 8:50 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st wave)
12:15 – 2:05 p.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd wave)
 
Wednesday, July 3
7 – 8:50 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st wave)
12:15 – 2:05 p.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd wave)
 
Thursday, July 4
7 – 9 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
2 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

Matthew Weber, Saint Charles, Ill. (2014)
Weber, who has given a verbal commitment to continue his golf career at Indiana University, won the 2012 McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends with scores of 69-70-73 for a tournament total of 4-under-par 212. Prior to that win, Weber placed in fourth at the 2011 Junior All-Star at Eagle Ridge.
Brendon Doyle, Louisville, Ky. (2014)
Currently at No. 40 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Doyle is the highest ranked player in the Boys Division. A verbal commitment to Indiana University, Doyle tied for second at the 2012 Woodward Video Junior at The Greenbrier after putting together rounds of 70-70-64 for a tournament total 204.
Nick Carlson, Hamilton, Mich. (2015)
Carlson, a high school sophomore, is playing in his first AJGA event of 2013. In 2012, Carlson recorded a top-10 finish at the AJGA Stonehenge Junior Open and carded rounds of 74-75-69 for a tournament-total 218 to win the Randy Wise Junior Open.
Shawn Rennegarbe, Addieville, Ill. (2014)
Rennegarbe, the top-ranked player in the Girls Division at No. 51 in the Polo Golf Rankings, finished in the top-10 at the 2013 Rolex Girls Junior Championship after putting together rounds of 75-69-71-75 for a tournament-total 3-over-par 291. A high school senior, who has verbally committed to the University of Arkansas, Rennegarbe looks to take home her first AJGA victory since her win at the 2011 Junior All-Star at Eagle Ridge.
Sarah Kolodzik, Bellbrook, Ohio (2014)
Kolodzik, a high school senior, has four top-10 finishes in her AJGA career. Her highest finish came at the 2012 Lockton Kansas City Junior where rounds of 74-78-75 for a tournament total 227, put her in a tie for seventh place. Kolodzik also placed in a tie for fifth at the 2012 Women's Western Junior.

Media Accommodations

The Under Armour® / Jeff Overton Championship hosted by Otter Creek will have AJGA communications representatives on hand to assist media throughout the week. Prior to the tournament the AJGA will provide information about the event and its participants, as well as assist with player interviews.

After each round, media officials on-site will write a recap with the day's results. These will be emailed to all media outlets. Interviews with AJGA Tournament Directors, Tournament Chairmen and juniors may be conducted before or after tournament rounds.

For more information about the AJGA and tournaments, please refer to ajga.org. Tournament websites are accessible from the homepage and include recaps, list of participants, tee times, live scoring, course and sponsorship information.

About the AJGA

The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 6,000 junior golfers from 49 states and more than 50 countries. To ensure scholarship opportunities for all junior golfers who have the skill, the AJGA created the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program to provide financial assistance to young players in need.

Titleist, the AJGA's National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association's success since 1989. Rolex, which is in its fourth decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 500 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Brandt Snedeker, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Stacy Lewis, Vicky Hurst, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome and Morgan Pressel.

Tournament field

- Bold indicates Indiana native
Boys Division
Dylan Ahonen Lewis Center, Ohio
Joey Arcuri Cincinnati, Ohio
Justin Arens Columbus, Ohio
Dawson Armstrong Brentwood, Tenn.
Bruce Bagshaw Hillsboro, Ohio
Tanner Bennett Columbus, Ind.
Luke Berger Avon, Ind.
Adam Bilski Plymouth, Minn.
Andy Bott Danville, Ill.
David Brandfonbrener Glencoe, Ill.
Jacob Brown Carmel, Ind.
Jared Brown Bowling Green, Ky.
Jordan Burkhart Greenwood, Ind.
Chase Campbell Fishers, Ind.
Nick Carlson Hamilton, Mich.
Zack Carrabine Greenwood, Ind.
Ian Coffey Columbus, Ind.
Kevin Crone Floyds Knobs, Ind.
Ben Dayton Toledo, Ohio
Cade Dibadj Belleville, Ill.
Brady Dixon Mounds, Ill.
Brendon Doyle Louisville, Ky.
Paxton Duff Louisville, Ky.
Will Duma Atlanta, Ga.
Ryan Ellis Cincinnati, Ohio
Christian Fairbanks Columbus, Ind.
JD Fletcher Dublin, Ohio
Jack Ford Springboro, Ohio
Graham Gosselin Knoxville, Tenn.
Elliott Grayson Shelby, N.C.
Tyler Green Columbia City, Ind.
Jalen Griffin Ambler, Pa.
Jordan Griffith Madison, Ind.
Tyler Hazlewood Colleyville, Texas
Yihao He (China) Kobe, Japan
Will Hellman Louisville, Ky.
Jonathan Hsu Atlanta, Ga.
Devin Jenkins Floyds Knobs, Ind.
Chase Johnson Barberton, Ohio
Kyle Johnson Manchester, Tenn.
Matt Johnson Manchester, Tenn.
Colin Joseph Cincinnati, Ohio
Joshua Keating Noblesville, Ind.
Christian Khachaturian Champaign, Ill.
Spencer Klimek Columbia City, Ind.
John Lechleiter Louisville, Ky.
Nathaniel Lee Skokie, Ill.
Zackary Lee Columbus, Ind.
Thomas Lewis Carmel, Ind.
Michael Makris South Bend, Ind.
Corey McCullers Westerville, Ohio
Spencer Meredith Wilmington, Ohio
Dylan Meyer Evansville, Ind.
Michael Misleh Cincinnati, Ohio
Jackson Moss New Albany, Ohio
Michael Mounce El Paso, Ill.
Patrick Mudd Crown Point, Ind.
Zachary Myers Ocean Springs, Miss.
Nicolas Osterburg Indianapolis, Ind.
Trent Pancake Zionsville, Ind.
Ben Pearson Memphis, Tenn.
Tyler Pearson Richmond, Ind.
Ross Perry Somerset, Ky.
Nathan Pirtle Sullivan, Ind.
Tanner Plewa Westerville, Ohio
Troy Plewa Westerville, Ohio
Alex Pohlmann Bettendorf, Iowa
Tyler Prentkowski North Liberty, Ind.
Colin Proctor Anderson, Ind.
Cooper Ramsey Carmel, Ind.
Arjun Reddy Tulsa, Okla.
Spencer Reed Louisville, Ky.
Stephen Reynolds Greenville, S.C.
Justin Roth Brunswick, Ohio
Scot Sapp Pickerington, Ohio
Matthew Schiller Cincinnati, Ohio
Zach Seeler Marion, Ind.
Nikolas Senkowski Rochester Hills, Mich.
Ian Smith Columbus, Ind.
Zachary Smith Mount Sterling, Ky.
Nick Sparling Dublin, Ohio
Jack Sparrow Floyds Knobs, Ind.
Byron Speach Nicholasville, Ky.
Matthew Specht Munster, Ind.
Connor Super Troy, Ohio
Zach Sutton Columbus, Ind.
Sam Taylor Kettering, Ohio
Braden Thornberry Olive Branch, Miss.
Clark Tiller Zionsville, Ind.
Preston Van Winkle Santa Claus, Ind.
Michael VanDeventer Columbus, Ind.
Nick Waskom Columbus, Ind.
Greg Watkins Leawood, Kan.
Carson Wattenbarger Madison, Ind.
Johnny Watts Fishers, Ind.
Matthew Weber Saint Charles, Ill.
Joe Weiler Bloomington, Ind.
Andrew Weisheit Rockville, Ind.
Daniel Wetterich Cincinnati, Ohio
Matthew Wetterich Cincinnati, Ohio
Dexter Wilson Jenera, Ohio
Kellen Wilson Somerset, Ky.
Eric Wirth Morgantown, W.Va.
Timothy Wiseman Corydon, Ind.
Tommy Wiseman Corydon, Ind.
Andrew Wood Zionsville, Ind.
Jackson Wright Noblesville, Ind.
 
Girls Division
Sydney Anderson Columbus, Ind.
Jaycee Bunner Fort Wayne, Ind.
Makenzie Curtis Carmel, Ind.
Amanda Detmer Madison, Ind.
Teri Doss Paducah, Ky.
Mallory Etcheberry Wesley Chapel, Fla.
Emma Fisher Bloomington, Ind.
Abigail Gleixner Greenwood, Ind.
Morgan Gonzales Chandler, Ariz.
Landrie Grace Canton, Ohio
Maddie Rose Hamilton Louisville, Ky.
Erin Harper Dublin, Ohio
Sifan He (China) Kobe, Japan
Nadine Innes Union, Ky.
Pari Keller Cincinnati, Ohio
Amanda Kim Ofallon, Mo.
Katie Kim Riverwoods, Ill.
Haley Kluth Noblesville, Ind.
Sarah Kolodzik Bellbrook, Ohio
Hanna Lee Cincinnati, Ohio
Allison Lindley Kokomo, Ind.
Nikki Marquardt Long Grove, Ill.
Lindsey Murray Tipp City, Ohio
Morgan Nadaline Anderson, Ind.
Cherise Otter Bloomington, Ind.
Texie June Petchel Murrieta, Calif.
Kylie Raines Dublin, Ohio
Maggie Rees Carmel, Ind.
Shawn Rennegarbe Addieville, Ill.
Ayla Rhinesmith Georgetown, Ky.
Molly Skapik Miamisburg, Ohio
Nicole Smiley Dublin, Ohio
Abigail Wellens Cincinnati, Ohio
Kathryn Willenbrink Granger, Ind.
Jordan Wolf Lake Mary, Fla.