May 11, 2012
The Byron Nelson International Junior Golf Awards
will be presented to three AJGA players, the Salesmanship Club of Dallas
announced Thursday. Cody Proveaux of Leesville, S.C., Matthew NeSmith of North Augusta, S.C., and Wyndham Clark of Greenwood Village, Colo., will be recognized at
the HP Byron Nelson Championship and Awards Dinner presented by American
Airlines on Saturday, May 19, at TPC Four Seasons.
Kato of Australia is the fourth player that will be honored based on not only
golfing skill, but academic success and significant community involvement.
awards began in 2008 and all 15 past recipients are AJGA alumni, including
two-time HP Scholastic Junior All-American Brinson
Paolini (2009) and Rolex Junior Players of the Year Cameron Peck (2009) and Jordan
is the reigning Rolex Junior Player of the Year and has signed a National
Letter of Intent with Clemson. Currently No. 4 in the Polo Golf Rankings, he
was a member of the AJGA’s Leadership Links program in 2011 and helped raise
money through fundraisers like Birdies for Bradley and the Dormie Cup (pictured above).
more about the Dormie
Cup in the November 8, 2011, issue of The
is the second-ranked player in the Polo Golf Rankings and has signed a National
Letter of Intent with South Carolina. In 2011, he won the Polo Golf Junior
Classic and the Jones Cup Junior Invitational, and was also the only player to
record a perfect 4-0-0 record at Wyndham Cup.
more about how the 40 players at the 2011 Wyndham Cup raised money through the Birdies
for Bradley fundraiser.
is a two-time Rolex Junior All-American and has 11 career AJGA top 10s,
including a win at the 2010 Under Armour® / Vicky Hurst Championship. He is
currently No. 24 in the Polo Golf Rankings and has signed a National Letter of
Intent with Oklahoma State.