Ravenwood Junior Championship

Ravenwood Golf Club
Victor, N.Y. July 1 - 4, 2013

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

College bound: 48 players have committed to play golf at the college of their choice.
Boys Division Grad Signed Commitment Verbal Commitment
Chandler Blanchet 2014 West Florida
Kevin Borowicz 2014 Greensboro College
Brent Bubes 2014 University of Maryland
Marc Casullo 2014 Francis Marion University
Scott Chudacoff 2014 University of Rochester
Timothy Colanta 2015 University of Maryland
Cody Cox 2013 Penn State
Ethan DeForest 2014 Bowling Green
Lee Detmer 2015 Wake Forest University
Eric Dietrich 2013 University of Connecticut
Tripp French 2014 Xavier University
Christopher Gabriele 2014 Franklin & Marshall College
Jack Gianniny 2014 University of Delaware
Tony Gil 2016 Houston
Hartej Gill 2014 New York University
Matt Holuta 2014 Rutgers University
Matt Hutchins 2015 California State University - Chico
Willis Huynh 2014 Army
Bradley Jennette 2013 Carnegie Mellon
Joseph Kremer 2013 Eastern Michigan
Christopher Kupniewski 2013 Mercyhurst University
Thomas la Morte 2014 Campbell University
Phil Leahy 2014 Berry College
Matt Lemay 2014 Georgian, Canada
Wai Tung Leung 2014 American International School of Guangzhou
Eric Macrow 2013 University of Detroit Mercy
Kirby Manown 2013 Owens Community College
Troy Miller 2013 American International College
Jose Montano 2014 Xavier University
Zach Mosholder 2014 Ashland University
Patrick Murphy 2014 Northern Illinois University
Sean O'Hara 2015 North Greenville University
Jack Panagos 2014 Rutgers
Jonny Slater 2014 Manhattan College
Eashwar Thenpattinam 2014 Navy
 
Girls Division Grad Signed Commitment Verbal Commitment
Ashley Cassidy 2013 Cinncinati
Klara Castillo 2014 Wyoming
Haylee Harford 2015 Furman University
Summer Kitahara 2014 Carnegie Mellon Universtiy
Taylor Krout 2013 St. Francis University
Sabrina Long 2015 Yale
Phoebe Mattana 2014 Williams College
Marianna Monaco 2013 Newberry College
Jennifer Peng 2014 Yale
Alessandra Ricigliano 2014 Merrimack College
Jackie Rogowicz 2015 Penn State
Christine Schmitt 2014 Georgetown University
Brianna Vogel 2013 St. Edwards University
Victor native to compete
Included in the 35 natives of the Empire State that will compete during the Ravenwood Junior Championship, Jeremy Paton of Victor will tee it up in his hometown of Victor. Paton is competing in his second Ravenwood Junior Championship, and his third-career AJGA event.
2012 champion current member of Canadian National team
Brooke Henderson of Smith Falls, Ontario, won the 2012 Ravenwood Junior Championship with rounds of 72-73-70 for a tournament total 215. In the last year since her win at Ravenwood, Henderson went on to win both the Ontario and Canadian junior girls titles, and become the youngest participant ever in the Canadian Women's Open. Subsequently, Henderson was named a member of the Canadian National team. Henderson will also participate in the US Women's Open, qualifying after shooting a two-day 8-under-par 136 at Edgewood Country Club in River Vale, N.J.

Schedule of Events

8 a.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, July 2
7 8:50 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st wave)
 
11:30 a.m. 1:20 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)
 
11:30 a.m. 1:20 p.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd wave)
 
Thursday, July 4
7 8:50 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
 
2 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

Cheng Jin, Beijing, China (2016)
Jin is the highest-ranked player in the Boys Division at No. 21 in the Polo Golf Rankings. In 2012, Jin recorded T4 finishes at both the AJGA Junior Challenge and the AJGA Junior at Robinson Ranch. At the 2012 Genesis Junior Championship, Jin put together rounds of 69-66-65-200 to take home his first AJGA championship.
Zhijie (Tony) Jiang, (China) Bradenton, Fla. (2016)
With rounds of 68 and 67 for a tournament total 135, Jiang won the 2013 Preseason Junior at Innisbrook. The Lake Mary Prep sophomore also took home a T4 finish at the 2013 Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star after putting together rounds of 71-71-69 for a tournament total of 211.
Joseph Kremer, Toronto, Ontario (2013)
A recent graduate of Senator O'Connor College School, Kremer will continue his golf career at Eastern Michigan University in the fall. Kremer has competed in AJGA competitions since 2010, and recorded two top-10 finishes in his career, the most recent of which came at the 2012 Ravenwood Junior Championship where he finished tied for ninth.
Haylee Harford, Leavittsburg, Ohio (2015)
Harford recently took home her second AJGA championship and her second at the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior. Champion at the event in both 2012 and 2013, Harford has two additional top-5 finishes on her AJGA resume. A high school junior, Harford has give a verbal commitment to continue her golf career at Furman University in the fall of 2015.
Jackie Rogowicz, Yardley, Pa. (2015)
In 2012 AJGA competition, Rogowicz placed in the top-five four times, with her top finish being a second place finish at CourseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior. A competitor in the 2012 Ravenwood Junior Championship, Rogowicz shot rounds of 76-73-79 for a tournament total 228 and a tenth place finish.
 

2012 Results

Ravenwood Junior Championship
Ravenwood Golf Club (July 2 - 5, 2012)
 
Boys Division
1 Victor Fox Delmar, N.Y. 69–71–71—211
2 Jacob Kreuz Amherst, N.Y. 71–71–71—213
3 Austin James Bath, Ontario 76–70–71—217
T4 Charles Wang (China) Bradenton, Fla. 73–77–68—218
T4 Chris Williams Scott Depot, W.Va. 73–71–74—218
T4 Isaiah Logue Fairfield, Pa. 71–70–77—218
T4 Ian Holt Stow, Ohio 73–71–74—218
 
Girls Division
1 Brooke Henderson Smiths Falls, Ontario 72–73–70—215
2 Sophia Chen Thousand Oaks, Calif. 72–76–71—219
3 Kuriko Tsukiyama West New York, N.J. 72–73–75—220
4 Vinh-Hoa Ngo Newton, Mass. 70–75–79—224
T5 Hana Ku Basking Ridge, N.J. 78–74–73—225
T5 Talia Campbell Dallas, Texas 75–72–78—225
T5 Jennifer Peng San Diego, Calif. 75–75–75—225
 

Media Accommodations

The Ravenwood Junior Championship 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 New York native
Boys Division
Daniel Altieri Skillman, N.J.
Steven Altieri Skillman, N.J.
Brendan Bacskai Berwyn, Pa.
Alec Bard New Hartford, N.Y.
Mikey Barillo Germantown, Md.
John Beadle North Attleboro, Mass.
Calvin Beckwith Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Chandler Blanchet Gainesville, Fla.
Kevin Borowicz Grand Island, N.Y.
Harrison Brown Roswell, Ga.
Brent Bubes North Bethesda, Md.
Michael Bushman North Potomac, Md.
Kavan Canekeratne Southborough, Mass.
Marc Casullo Aurora, Ontario
Christian Chapman Victor, N.Y.
Scott Chudacoff Glencoe, Ill.
Dallas Clancy Ottawa, Ontario
Max Clift Kitchener, Ontario
Timothy Colanta Reunion, Fla.
Cody Cox Milford, Pa.
Matthew Csillag Syosset, N.Y.
Eric Dargis Vineland, N.J.
Wesley Day Ajax, Ontario
Ethan DeForest Cottikill, N.Y.
Lee Detmer Washington, D.C.
Eric Dietrich Cheshire, Conn.
Nathaniel Dong Glastonbury, Conn.
Gunnar Doyle Pittsford, N.Y.
Colin Dubnik Rochester, N.Y.
Zach Felder East Aurora, N.Y.
Matthew Finnerty Wellesley, Mass.
Josh Fonda Gloversville, N.Y.
Zachary Ford Cochranton, Pa.
Tripp French Dayton, Ohio
Thomas Fricke Haymarket, Va.
Christopher Gabriele Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
Buzz Ganow Haymarket, Va.
Jack Gianniny Rochester, N.Y.
Tony Gil Vaughan, Ontario
Hartej Gill Monroe Township, N.J.
Kyle Gorospe Mississauga, Ontario
Benson Hager Pittsford, N.Y.
Scotty Herod Cambridge, Ontario
Lucas Hicks Milton, Mass.
Matt Holuta Indiana, Pa.
Matt Hutchins Sudbury, Mass.
Willis Huynh Syosset, N.Y.
Bradley Jennette Pittsford, N.Y.
Zhijie (Tony) Jiang (China) Bradenton, Fla.
Cheng Jin Beijing, China
Daniel Kile Ridgefield, Conn.
Joshua Kim Deerfield, Mass.
Kwanwoo Kim Tenafly, N.J.
Sun Kim L'Ile-Perrot, Quebec
Joseph Kremer Toronto, Ontario
Christopher Kupniewski Erie, Pa.
Thomas la Morte Haworth, N.J.
Michael Lane Fairport, N.Y.
Phil Leahy Waterloo, Ontario
Paul Lei Middleton, Mass.
Zach Leisenring Rogers, Ark.
Matt Lemay Waterloo, Ontario
Wai Tung Leung (Hong Kong) Guangzhou, China
Zongfan Li (China) Bradenton, Fla.
Sasha Lobel Pittsburgh, Pa.
Kyle MacDonald Oakville, Ontario
Eric Macrow Kingston, Ontario
Kirby Manown Belle Vernon, Pa.
Troy Miller Turners Falls, Mass.
Patrick Mills Tampa, Fla.
Curren Mody Monmouth Junction, N.J.
Jose Montano (Bolivia) Bradenton, Fla.
Zach Mosholder Tallmadge, Ohio
Patrick Murphy River Forest, Ill.
Nick Musshafen Fairport, N.Y.
Brandon Nasatir Highland Park, Ill.
Devon Neudorf Virgil, Ontario
Sean O'Hara Mississauga, Ontario
Daniel O'Rourke Milford, N.J.
Zachary Ottman Penfield, N.Y.
Jack Panagos Hillsborough , N.J.
Julien Papadopoulo Paget, Bermuda
Jeremy Paton Victor, N.Y.
James Quinn-Rabot Churchill, Ontario
Connor Raeman Canandaigua, N.Y.
Blake Reifsnyder Sinking Spring, Pa.
Wonsuk Rhee (South Korea) Vienna, Va.
Joshua Rosenzweig Rolling Meadows, Ill.
Zachary Scala Ballston Spa, N.Y.
Jason Schantz Rochester, N.Y.
Gregory Sibick Williamsville, N.Y.
Kevin Siegel Fairport, N.Y.
Jonny Slater Old Tappan, N.J.
James Ian Spellane Rochester, N.Y.
Craig Stefureak Caledonia, Ontario
Eashwar Thenpattinam San Jose, Calif.
Christopher Thompson Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Alejandro Velez Harleysville, Pa.
Jeremy Walsh Tequesta, Fla.
Colin Warren Rockville Centre, N.Y.
Benjamin Weinstein Scottsdale, Ariz.
Cale Wheeler Morgantown, W.Va.
Christopher White Garden City, N.Y.
Riley Whitham Hudson, Mass.
Sam Wu (China) Carlsbad, Calif.
Paul Yun (South Korea) Wayne, Pa.
Zitong (Ezekiel) Zhao (China) Hartsdale, N.Y.
 
Girls Division
Alex Amos Komoka, Ontario
Haley Barclay Strathroy, Ontario
Sarah Bothner Rochester, N.Y.
Laura Burke Princeton, N.J.
Ashley Cassidy Doylestown, Pa.
Klara Castillo Albuquerque, N.M.
Chloe Currie Mississauga, Ontario
Marissa Del Monaco Little Valley, N.Y.
Shiyang Fan (China) Carlsbad, Calif.
Haylee Harford Leavittsburg, Ohio
Claire Hernandez Palgrave, Ontario
Sofia Idoyaga Buenos Aires, Argentina
Summer Kitahara Greenwich, Conn.
Taylor Krout Cogan Station, Pa.
Jennifer Lee Rochester, N.Y.
Katie Lee Ringoes, N.J.
Abby Lim Tenafly, N.J.
Sabrina Long Alpharetta, Ga.
Phoebe Mattana Demarest, N.J.
Marianna Monaco Yonkers, N.Y.
Sarah Notaro Williamsville, N.Y.
Victoria Parker Lewiston, N.Y.
Jennifer Peng San Diego, Calif.
Alessandra Ricigliano Scarsdale, N.Y.
Jackie Rogowicz Yardley, Pa.
Alexandra Sazhin (Russian Federation) Old Greenwich, Conn.
Christine Schmitt Pittsford, N.Y.
Angella Then Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Brianna Vogel Green Valley, Ariz.
Katherine Walsh Baldwinsville, N.Y.
Jennifer Wang Solon, Ohio
Qingyi Symba Xu (China) Bradenton, Fla.