Preseason Junior at Nemacolin

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Farmington, Pa. May 31 - June 2, 2013

American Junior Golf Association Contact: Amanda Herrington (678) 425-1789 aherrington@ajga.org

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

Local flavor: 43 players from Pennsylvania will compete.
Boys Division Hometown Grad
John Abbott Hummelstown 2015
Joshua Bartley Valencia 2014
Andrew Britton Waterford 2014
Caleb Bryant New Freedom 2015
Thomas Cadle Pittsburgh 2014
Griffin Colvin Media 2015
Ryan Conner Newtown 2015
Trey Croney Haverford 2015
Collin Davis Pittsburgh 2014
Noah Firestone Annville 2015
Robert Firth, Jr Jenkintown 2014
Andrew Golden Dupont 2015
Axel Hartman York 2015
Max Kaminsky White Oak 2014
Kyle Kost New Hope 2015
Benjamin Kotler Penn Valley 2015
Sasha Lobel Pittsburgh 2015
Corey Long McDonald 2014
Chase Makowski Dallas 2014
Liam McAnally Downingtown 2014
Troy McGregor Oil City 2014
James Newman Mt. Lebanon 2015
Casey O'Korn Canonsburg 2015
Evan Overcash Mechanicsburg 2014
Drew Petri New Hope 2015
Brandon Raihl Wernersville 2014
Andrew Reynolds Pittsburgh 2015
David Rice Pittsburgh 2015
Kevin Rush Cecil 2014
Grant Schumaker Macungie 2014
Thomas Steve Upper St. Clair 2014
Trey Swanson West Chester 2015
Max Waldron Canonsburg 2014
Brian Weaver Sinking Spring 2015
Nelson Zacur Pittsburgh 2014
 
Girls Division Hometown Grad
Cara Basso Downingtown 2015
Macky Fouse Aliquippa 2014
Haley Goodling Manheim 2015
Minuette Laessig Barto 2016
Madison Mcdanel Aliquippa 2016
Emily McGarrigle Wernersville 2015
Courtney Melvin West Pittston 2014
Shannon Weber Kutztown 2014
IMG Academy Preseason Series
The IMG Academy Preseason Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have had limited acceptances into multi-day AJGA events. This series offers members the opportunity to start building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series events.

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 31
2 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Saturday, June 1
8 a.m. shotgun First Round
 
Sunday, June 2
8 a.m. shotgun Final Round
2 p.m. Awards Ceremony
 

2012 Results

Preseason Junior at Nemacolin
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (June 1 - 3, 2012)
 
Boys Division
1 Ryan Davis Berkeley Heights, N.J. 69–75—144
2 Dalton Miller Upper Arlington, Ohio 74–71—145
3 Connor Greenleaf Windham, N.H. 70–76—146
4 Vinay Ramesh Newtown, Pa. 75–74—149
5 Jacob Lehman Guelph, Ontario 79–71—150
 
Girls Division
1 Ali Nageotte Westlake, Ohio 80–75—155
2 Grace Howie Ottawa, Ontario 82–74—156
3 Kyra Cox South Salem, N.Y. 86–75—161
4 Hannabeth Owens Crab Orchard, Ky. 80–83—163
5 Lexie Long Dublin, Ohio 83–81—164
 

Past Champions

Boys Champions
2012 Ryan Davis Berkeley Heights, N.J. 69–75—144
 
Girls Champions
2012 Ali Nageotte Westlake, Ohio 80–75—155

Media Accommodations

The Preseason Junior at Nemacolin 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.

IMG Golf Academy Preseason Series

The Preseason Junior at Nemacolin is one of 13 events held as part of the IMG Academy Preseason Series. The IMG Academy Preseason Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have had limited acceptances into multi-day AJGA events. This series offers these members the opportunity to start building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and Junior All-Star series events.

IMG Academies

IMG Academy is the world-leading provider of integrated academic, athletic and personal development programs. With expert instruction, a proven training methodology, professional-grade facilities and a challenging and motivating learning environment that brings together individuals of all ages and backgrounds, IMG Academy provides the ultimate foundation for future success.

The Bradenton, Fla.-based campus annually attracts nearly 200,000 athletes, coaches, event participants and spectators from 100 countries.

IMG Academy is housed within the IMG Performance division of IMG Worldwide.

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 Pennsylvania native
Boys Division
John Abbott Hummelstown, Pa.
Mikey Barillo Germantown, Md.
Nick Barth Brecksville, Ohio
Joshua Bartley Valencia, Pa.
Blake Batson West Chester, Ohio
Andrew Britton Waterford, Pa.
Nicholas Bruner Virginia Beach, Va.
Caleb Bryant New Freedom, Pa.
Michael Bushman North Potomac, Md.
Thomas Cadle Pittsburgh, Pa.
Zeshanchuan Chen (China) Richmond, British Columbia
Matthew Cholod Bowmanville, Ontario
Robert Cole Hopkinton, Mass.
Griffin Colvin Media, Pa.
Ryan Conner Newtown, Pa.
David Coram Wheeling, W.Va.
Trey Croney Haverford, Pa.
Collin Davis Pittsburgh, Pa.
Blake DiPaola Long Valley, N.J.
Noah Firestone Annville, Pa.
Robert Firth, Jr Jenkintown, Pa.
Andrew Golden Dupont, Pa.
Stephen Gretchen Mcmechen, W.Va.
Axel Hartman York, Pa.
Jimmy Hervol Hopkinton, Mass.
Tyler Hillyer Princeton, W.Va.
Martin Jensen Bronxville, N.Y.
Alex Jordan Sea Cliff, N.Y.
Max Kaminsky White Oak, Pa.
Luis Kenny Buenos Aires, Argentina
Kyle Kost New Hope, Pa.
Benjamin Kotler Penn Valley, Pa.
Liam Lafferty Marlton, N.J.
Sasha Lobel Pittsburgh, Pa.
Nick Loiodice Forest Hill, Md.
Corey Long McDonald, Pa.
Joseph Lynch Foxborough, Mass.
Chase Makowski Dallas, Pa.
Robert Maloney Galena, Ohio
Tommy Marks Powell, Ohio
Liam McAnally Downingtown, Pa.
Ross Thomas McCann Sudbury, Mass.
Troy McGregor Oil City, Pa.
Tyler Mealey Edgewater, Md.
Benjamin Morris Reisterstown, Md.
Bryan Morris Beltsville, Md.
Nick Musshafen Fairport, N.Y.
Charles Musto Sterling, Va.
James Newman Mt. Lebanon, Pa.
Tyler Newton Bel Air, Md.
Casey O'Korn Canonsburg, Pa.
Evan Overcash Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Drew Petri New Hope, Pa.
Jonathan Purcell San Jose, Calif.
Brandon Raihl Wernersville, Pa.
Andrew Reynolds Pittsburgh, Pa.
David Rice Pittsburgh, Pa.
Alex Rowland Louisville, Ky.
Kevin Rush Cecil, Pa.
Nick Schley Brunswick, Ohio
Grant Schumaker Macungie, Pa.
Will Snyder Clifton, Va.
Noah Steele Kingston, Ontario
Thomas Steve Upper St. Clair, Pa.
Brennon Swain Findlay, Ohio
Trey Swanson West Chester, Pa.
Max Waldron Canonsburg, Pa.
Brian Weaver Sinking Spring, Pa.
Nelson Zacur Pittsburgh, Pa.
 
Girls Division
Alex Amos Komoka, Ontario
Cara Basso Downingtown, Pa.
Kennedy Bodfield St Catharines, Ontario
Killian Casson Ellicott City, Md.
Elizabeth Chaddock Minerva, Ohio
Erin Drolet Alexandria, Va.
Laura Estefenn Diazgranados Bogota, Colombia
Macky Fouse Aliquippa, Pa.
Haley Goodling Manheim, Pa.
Holly Hines Three Rivers, Mich.
Cara Kelley Westlake, Ohio
Ashley Kimbrough Clearwater Beach, Fla.
Minuette Laessig Barto, Pa.
Rachel Marks Powell, Ohio
Madison Mcdanel Aliquippa, Pa.
Emily McGarrigle Wernersville, Pa.
Megan McLean Lebanon, N.J.
Courtney Melvin West Pittston, Pa.
Jane Moon Lutherville Timonium, Md.
Sophia Morrill Hanover, Mass.
Cassie Pantelas Canton, Ohio
Melanie Smith Hartville, Ohio
Katie Turk Blacksburg, Va.
Shannon Weber Kutztown, Pa.