Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions

Traditions Club at Texas A&M
Bryan, Texas April 17 - 20, 2014

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

College bound: 65 players have committed to play golf at the college of their choice.
Boys Division Grad Signed Commitment Verbal Commitment
Wes Artac 2014 Texas Tech
Braden Bailey 2015 Baylor
Philip Barbaree 2017 Louisiana State University
Pryce Beshoory 2016 Houston
Connor Black 2014 Texas A&M
Sean Carlon 2015 University of New Mexico
Michael Cotton 2014 University of North Texas
Camden DeBonis 2015 Sam Houston St.
Gavin deFisser 2015 The College of William & Mary
Cooper Dossey 2016 Texas A&M
Bryant Evans 2014 Western Kentucky
Triston Fisher 2015 Kansas State
Tripp French 2014 Xavier University
Tyler Gammill 2014 Southwestern University
Luis Gerardo Garza 2016 Arkansas
Tony Gil 2016 UT Houston
Dylan Godfrey 2015 University of Texas- San Antonio
Jake Greenspoon 2014 UT - Arlington
Ryan Grider 2017 Southern Methodist University
Ryan Gronlund 2014 Southern Methodist University
Blaine Hale Jr. 2015 University of Oklahoma
Raul Hernandez 2014 Houston Baptist University
Daniel Jaramillo 2014 Xavier University
Nathan Jeansonne 2015 Louisiana State University
Johnny Jones 2015 Texas Tech
Samuel Kim 2015 University of New Mexico
Walker Lee 2017 Texas A&M
William Martinez 2014 Sam Houston State
Mitchell Meissner 2014 Rice University
Maxwell Miller 2015 Texas A&M
Andy Ogletree 2016 Georgia Tech
Spencer Painton 2014 Kansas
Zach Partin 2014 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
Andrew Paysse 2014 Texas A&M
Garett Reband 2017 Oklahoma University
Robert Rickard 2016 Texas Tech
Brandon Smith 2015 Texas A&M
Manuel Torres 2014 Lind
Zach Tracy 2015 University of Houston
Fisher Vollendorf 2018 University of Arkansas
Matthew Walker 2015 Iowa
Stephen Wall 2015 University of South Alabama
Mason Weld 2015 Sam Houston State University
Edric Wung 2014 Dartmouth College
 
Girls Division Grad Signed Commitment Verbal Commitment
Lakareber Abe 2014 Alabama
Emma Ballard 2015 Texas Tech University
Annika Clark 2015 Texas Christian University
Taylor Coleman 2015 Arizona State
Chloe Corriveau 2015 University of Washington
Courtney Dow 2016 Texas A&M University
Emily Gillman 2014 University of Nebraska
Kristen Gillman 2016 University of Alabama
Anna Hack 2015 University of Kentucky
Jordy LaBarbera 2014 University of Arkansas
Nikki Long 2014 University of Texas-San Antonio
Maddie Luitwieler 2015 University of Texas
Ashley Malinchak 2014 Texas A&M
Kaitlyn Papp 2017 University of Texas
Rylee Pedigo 2014 University of Oklahoma
Sabina Pena 2015 Texas Christian University
Maddy Rayner 2014 Houston
Riley Rennell 2017 Georgia
Kathleen Scavo 2015 Oregon
Maddie Szeryk 2014 Texas A&M
Kenzie Wright 2016 Southern Methodist University
 
 
Local flavor: 86 players from Texas will compete.
Boys Division Hometown Grad
Wes Artac Kingwood 2014
Braden Bailey Groves 2015
Dillon Baxter Austin 2016
Sam Bennett Madisonville 2018
Pryce Beshoory Pearland 2016
Connor Black Humble 2014
Andrew Bloch Tyler 2015
JC Campbell Dallas 2015
Michael Cotton Katy 2014
Camden DeBonis Allen 2015
Cooper Dossey Austin 2016
George Doykan Houston 2015
Nicholas Duggan San Antonio 2016
Bryant Evans Flower Mound 2014
Triston Fisher Southlake 2015
Tyler Gammill Austin 2014
George Gardner Southlake 2015
Dylan Godfrey College Station 2015
Jake Greenspoon Houston 2014
Ryan Grider Lewisville 2017
Blaine Hale Jr. Dallas 2015
Dalton Hankamer Salado 2016
Raul Hernandez League City 2014
Trent Hill Southlake 2015
Kyle Hogan Cypress 2016
Weston Hunt Flower Mound 2014
Johnny Jones Flower Mound 2015
Cameron Keel Houston 2015
Charles Kim Cedar Park 2015
Walker Lee Houston 2017
Daniel Martinez Austin 2017
William Martinez Austin 2014
Sean Meehan San Antonio 2015
McClure Meissner San Antonio 2017
Mitchell Meissner San Antonio 2014
Maxwell Miller College Station 2015
Tobin Niblett Austin 2016
Conner Parish Fort Worth 2015
Zach Partin Lewisville 2014
Andrew Paysse Temple 2014
Ryan Peterson Houston 2015
Kevin Pourasef San Antonio 2015
Brady Price The Woodlands 2015
Garett Reband Cleburne 2017
Mark Reppe Dallas 2017
Patrick Rhodes Cypress 2016
Robert Rickard Austin 2016
Brandon Smith Frisco 2015
Luke Smith Montgomery 2016
Kade Stewart Tomball 2016
Zach Tracy Houston 2015
Mason Weld Helotes 2015
Sean Wilcox Frisco 2016
 
Girls Division Hometown Grad
Lakareber Abe Angleton 2014
Mia Ayer Waco 2016
Emma Ballard Kingwood 2015
Courtney Bryant Houston 2018
Anne Chen Sugar Land 2020
Alisa Chong Carrollton 2015
Annika Clark Highlands 2015
Taylor Coleman San Antonio 2015
Hailee Cooper Montgomery 2018
Courtney Dow Frisco 2016
Elizabeth Doykan Houston 2015
Emily Gillman Austin 2014
Kristen Gillman Austin 2016
Julie Houston Allen 2015
Hailey Jones Dallas 2019
Chaithra Katamneni Coppell 2015
Madison Kidd Lake Jackson 2016
Lauren Kim Austin 2017
Jordy LaBarbera Allen 2014
Nikki Long San Antonio 2014
Maddie Luitwieler Katy 2015
Grace Ni Houston 2019
Emily Osborne College Station 2014
Kaitlyn Papp Austin 2017
Rylee Pedigo Fort Worth 2014
Sabina Pena Mission 2015
Maddy Rayner Southlake 2014
Maddie Szeryk Allen 2014
Kaylee Vesely Austin 2020
Maya Walton Austin 2016
Amber Wang Sugar Land 2015
Brielle Ward Frisco 2015
Kenzie Wright McKinney 2016
Future Aggies to compete
Three Texas A&M commits will compete on their future home course. Connor Black of Humble, Texas, and Andrew Paysse of Temple, Texas, will join the men's roster in the Fall. Maddie Szeryk of Allen, Texas, will be adding her name to the women's roster for the Fall semester.
Past champion in the field
Taylor Coleman of San Antonio, returns to Traditions Club at Texas A&M after winning the Girls Division in 2011. Coleman has nine top-10 finishes in her AJGA career including four AJGA victories.
Traditions Club at Texas A&M
Traditions Club at Texas A&M features some of the most beautiful rolling terrain in Texas. The Jack Nicklaus designed course features hardwoods and meandering creeks. It challenges golfers off the tee and forces players to choose their approach carefully. The course is also the home to the Texas A&M golf teams. Their state of the art practice facility is also located on the grounds.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 17
1:30 p.m. Practice Round
 
Friday, April 18
8:15 - 9:55 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st Wave)
12:45 - 2:25 p.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd Wave)
 
Saturday, April 19
8:15 - 9:55 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st Wave)
12:45 - 2:25 p.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd Wave)
 
Sunday, April 20
8:15 - 10:15 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
2:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

Nathan Jeansonne, Keithville, La. (2015)
Currently ranked No. 36 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Jeansonne has put together ten top-20 finishes in his AJGA career including two victories and a T3 finish at the 2013 Polo Golf Junior Classic. Jeansonne, who has made a verbal commitment to Louisiana State University, returns to Traditions after a T13 finish in 2013.
Wes Artac, Kingwood, Texas (2014)
No. 37 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Artac has amased twelve top-20 finishes in his AJGA career, including a win at the 2013 Genesis Shootout presented by the Valero Texas Open. Artac will be playing in his fifth Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions. His previous best finish was in 2012 when he finished T4. Artac has signed a National Letter of Intent with Texas Tech.
Tony Gil, Vaughan, Ontario (2016)
Currently No. 39 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Gil four AJGA top-10 finishes including a win at the 2013 CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior. Gil is playing in his first Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions.
Lakareber Abe, Angleton, Texas (2014)
No. 6 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Abe has put together 11 top-10 finishes in her AJGA career, including a ninth place finish at the 2014 ANNIKA Invitational. She is playing in her fifth Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions with her previous best finish in 2013 when she was runner-up.
Kristen Gillman, Austin, Texas (2016)
Currently No. 7 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Gillman has amassed ten top-10 finishes in her AJGA career, including a win at the 2013 Genesis Shootout presented by the Valero Texas Open. She will be playing in her fourth Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions. She achieved her highest finish in 2013 when she placed third.
Maddie Szeryk, Allen, Texas (2014)
No. 18 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Szeryk has put together 14 top-10 finishes in her AJGA career, including three wins. She started 2014 strong with a third-place finish in the Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship. Szerky, who has signed a National Letter of Intent with Texas A&M, will be playing in her third Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions. Her best finish was eighth-place in 2012.
 

2013 Results

Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions
Traditions Club at Texas A&M (March 28 - 31, 2013)
 
Boys Division
1 Peter Thorseth Richmond, Texas 71–67–72—210
T2 Austin Connelly Irving, Texas 71–71–72—214
T2 Jonathan Vasquez Bryan, Texas 71–71–72—214
T4 Connor Black Humble, Texas 71–73–71—215
T4 Doug Ghim Arlington Heights, Ill. 71–73–71—215
 
Girls Division
1 Karen Chung Livingston, N.J. 72–71–68—211
2 Lakareber Abe Angleton, Texas 72–75–70—217
3 Kristen Gillman Austin, Texas 73–74–71—218
T4 Kathleen Scavo Benicia, Calif. 73–74–74—221
T4 Jordan Lippetz Bradenton, Fla. 72–68–81—221
 

Media Accommodations

The Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions 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 Texas native
Boys Division
Sergio Amieiro Mexico, Mexico
Wes Artac Kingwood, Texas
Braden Bailey Groves, Texas
Philip Barbaree Shreveport, La.
Dillon Baxter Austin, Texas
Sam Bennett Madisonville, Texas
Pryce Beshoory Pearland, Texas
Connor Black Humble, Texas
Andrew Bloch Tyler, Texas
JC Campbell Dallas, Texas
Sean Carlon Albuquerque, N.M.
Louie Chen Fremont, Calif.
Connor Chesky Saint Helena, Calif.
Miguel Collado Xalapa, Mexico
Michael Cotton Katy, Texas
Preston Crawford Tulsa, Okla.
Daniel Dahmash Madison, Miss.
Carlos Dávila Córdoba, Mexico
Camden DeBonis Allen, Texas
Gavin deFisser Gilbert, Ariz.
Peyton Dix Bartlett, Tenn.
Cooper Dossey Austin, Texas
George Doykan Houston, Texas
Nicholas Duggan San Antonio, Texas
Bryant Evans Flower Mound, Texas
Triston Fisher Southlake, Texas
Tripp French Dayton, Ohio
Tyler Gammill Austin, Texas
George Gardner Southlake, Texas
Luis Gerardo Garza Leon, Mexico
Tony Gil Vaughan, Ontario
Dylan Godfrey College Station, Texas
Trevor Gold Eureka, Ill.
Jake Greenspoon Houston, Texas
Ryan Grider Lewisville, Texas
Ryan Gronlund Pleasanton, Calif.
Blaine Hale Jr. Dallas, Texas
Dalton Hankamer Salado, Texas
Raul Hernandez (Venezuela) League City, Texas
Trent Hill Southlake, Texas
Garrison Hogan Brentwood, Tenn.
Kyle Hogan Cypress, Texas
Jonathan Hsu Atlanta, Ga.
Weston Hunt Flower Mound, Texas
Daniel Jaramillo (Colombia) Bradenton, Fla.
Nathan Jeansonne Keithville, La.
Johnny Jones Flower Mound, Texas
Cameron Keel Houston, Texas
Charles Kim (South Korea) Cedar Park, Texas
Samuel Kim Irvine, Calif.
Walker Lee Houston, Texas
Kenneth Li Westmont, Ill.
Seiya Liu Beverly Hills, CA
Daniel Martinez Austin, Texas
William Martinez Austin, Texas
Sean Meehan San Antonio, Texas
McClure Meissner San Antonio, Texas
Mitchell Meissner San Antonio, Texas
Charlie Miller Jackson, Miss.
Maxwell Miller College Station, Texas
Tobin Niblett Austin, Texas
Andy Ogletree Little Rock, Miss.
Spencer Painton Aurora, Colo.
Conner Parish Fort Worth, Texas
Zach Partin Lewisville, Texas
Andrew Paysse Temple, Texas
Ryan Peterson Houston, Texas
Kevin Pourasef San Antonio, Texas
Brady Price The Woodlands, Texas
Garett Reband Cleburne, Texas
Mark Reppe Dallas, Texas
Patrick Rhodes Cypress, Texas
Robert Rickard Austin, Texas
Austen Sandoval Sacramento, Calif.
Henry Shimp Charlotte, N.C.
Brandon Smith Frisco, Texas
Luke Smith Montgomery, Texas
Alejandro Soto Newton, Mass.
Kade Stewart Tomball, Texas
Manuel Torres (Venezuela) Howey in the Hills, Fla.
Zach Tracy Houston, Texas
Fisher Vollendorf Fayetteville, Ark.
Matthew Walker Ottumwa, Iowa
Stephen Wall Madisonville, La.
Mason Weld Helotes, Texas
Sean Wilcox Frisco, Texas
Edric Wung McLean, Va.
Jacob Wyatt Bossier City, La.
 
Girls Division
Lakareber Abe Angleton, Texas
Mia Ayer Waco, Texas
Emma Ballard Kingwood, Texas
Courtney Bryant Houston, Texas
Anne Chen (Australia) Sugar Land, Texas
Alisa Chong Carrollton, Texas
Annika Clark Highlands, Texas
Taylor Coleman San Antonio, Texas
AnaLaura Collado Diaz Xalapa, Mexico
Hailee Cooper Montgomery, Texas
Chloe Corriveau Pebble Beach, Calif.
Monica Dibildox Saltillo, Mexico
Courtney Dow Frisco, Texas
Elizabeth Doykan Houston, Texas
Emily Gillman Austin, Texas
Kristen Gillman Austin, Texas
Anna Hack Murray, Ky.
Julie Houston Allen, Texas
Hailey Jones Dallas, Texas
Chaithra Katamneni (India) Coppell, Texas
Madison Kidd Lake Jackson, Texas
Lauren Kim Austin, Texas
Jordy LaBarbera Allen, Texas
Nikki Long San Antonio, Texas
Maddie Luitwieler Katy, Texas
Ashley Malinchak Parkland, Fla.
Addison Mitchell Fort Smith, Ark.
Grace Ni Houston, Texas
Emily Osborne College Station, Texas
Kaitlyn Papp Austin, Texas
Rylee Pedigo Fort Worth, Texas
Sabina Pena (Mexico) Mission, Texas
Maddy Rayner Southlake, Texas
Riley Rennell Columbia, Tenn.
Kathleen Scavo Benicia, Calif.
Maddie Szeryk Allen, Texas
Kaylee Vesely Austin, Texas
Maya Walton Austin, Texas
Amber Wang Sugar Land, Texas
Brielle Ward Frisco, Texas
Kenzie Wright McKinney, Texas