Killington Junior Golf Championship

Green Mountain National Golf Course
Killington, Vt. June 24 - 27, 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: Two players from Vermont will compete.
Boys Division Hometown Grad
Drake Hull Rutland 2015
Maxwell Major Rutland 2014
Ski town turned golf getaway
The city of Killington features a Geoffrey Cornish-designed golf course, a 45-mile Kona “Groove Approved” Mountain Bike Park, and the Pico Mountain Adventure Center.
A trip to the mountains
The AJGA returns to Green Mountain National Golf Course for the fourth consecutive year.
College bound
Three players have committed to playing collegiate golf. In the Boys Division, Brian Carlson has given a verbal commitment to Purdue University and Troy Miller has signed a letter of intent with American International College. In the Girls Division, Megan Pulley has signed a letter of intent with Wagner College.

Schedule of Events

Monday, June 24
2 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, June 25
7 – 8:50 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (1st wave)
11:40 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (2nd wave)
 
Wednesday, June 26
7 – 8:50 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (1st wave)
11:40 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (2nd wave)
 
Thursday, June 27
7 – 8:50 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
2 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

Brian Carlson, Madison, Conn. (2014)
Carlson returns to the Killington Junior Golf Championship, an event he won in 2012 with scores of 74-70-73-217. During the summer of 2012, Carlson also took home a second place finish at the Genesis Junior Open in August with scores of 71-71-71-213. A high school senior, Carlson has given a verbal commitment to continue his golf career at Purdue University in the fall of 2014.
Thomas Winters, Marble Falls, Texas (2015)
Winters recorded rounds of 83-69-152 at the Preseason Junior at Cimarron Hills in April to finish in second, his highest finish at an AJGA event in his career. In 2012, Winters recorded another top-10 finish when he tied for ninth at the Preseason Junior at Sterling.
Sam Dickey, Las Vegas, Nev. (2016)
Competing in his first AJGA event of the 2013 season, Dickey looks to take home his first AJGA victory. Dickey's highest AJGA finish is a tie for fourth at the 2012 Junior All-Star at Townsend Ridge.
Jennifer Peng, San Diego, Calif. (2014)
Peng, who finished in second at the 2012 Killington Junior Golf Championship, looks to take home the championship title that alluded her last year. In addition to her second place finish last year in Vermont, Peng had three top-five finishes in the 2012 AJGA season, a tie for fifth at the Ravenwood Junior Championship, a tie for third at The Peninsula Junior Classic, and a second place finish at the Genesis Junior Open.
A 2012 HP Scholastic Junior All-American, Clark has two AJGA wins on her resume. Clark won the 2010 Junior All-Star at The Rail with scores of 76-74-70-220, and the 2012 AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T with scores of 78-67-72-217.
 

2012 Results

Killington Junior Golf Championship
Green Mountain National Golf Course (June 25 - 28, 2012)
 
Boys Division
1 Brian Carlson Madison, Conn. 68–69–68—205
2 Jalen Griffin Ambler, Pa. 69–72–75—216
3 Jeffrey Lang Lexington, Mass. 68–71–78—217
4 Timothy Colanta Reunion, Fla. 72–77–69—218
T5 Patrick Albanesi Avon, Conn. 75–73–71—219
T5 Jonathan Woods Duxbury, Mass. 75–71–73—219
 
Girls Division
1 Mia Landegren Bridgewater, Conn. 73–76–64—213
2 Jennifer Peng San Diego, Calif. 73–71–76—220
3 Grace Choi Dallas, Texas 75–73–74—222
T4 Katherine Gravel-Coursol Mirabel, Quebec 76–76–72—224
T4 Erica Herr New Hope, Pa. 73–78–73—224
 

Media Accommodations

The Killington Junior Golf 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 Vermont native
Boys Division
Eric Austin Northford, Conn.
Gray Barnes Stormville, N.Y.
Eddy Black Shrewsbury, Mass.
Max Brady Leesburg, Va.
Drew Brennan Ellington, Conn.
Nicholas Brisebois Ottawa, Ontario
Caleb Bryant New Freedom, Pa.
Brian Carlson Madison, Conn.
Jacques Celestino Sarasota, Fla.
Justin Chae Summit, N.J.
Gilbert Chang Smithtown, N.Y.
John Clouse Ridgefield, Conn.
John Collins Wilton, Conn.
John Connelly III Gulf Stream, Fla.
Matthew Cowgill Weston, Mass.
Jack Coyne University Hts, Ohio
Thomas Dandrea Yorktown Heights, N.Y.
Ethan DeForest Cottikill, N.Y.
Sam Dickey Las Vegas, Nev.
Eric Dietrich Cheshire, Conn.
Robert Diforio White Plains, N.Y.
Steven DiLisio Swampscott, Mass.
Andrew DiPetrillo Dover, Mass.
Nathaniel Dong Glastonbury, Conn.
George Doolan South Freeport, Maine
Matthew Dyroff Duxbury, Mass.
Robert Fallon Westwood, Mass.
Sean Farren Brielle, N.J.
Erick Foglio Whitinsville, Mass.
John Gabianelli Atlanta, Ga.
Cameron Giles Acton, Mass.
Asher Greenberg Weston, Conn.
Jacob Gurock West Windsor, N.J.
Jackson Harrower Armonk, N.Y.
David Hicks Cape May Court House, N.J.
Lucas Hicks Milton, Mass.
Daniel Higgins Guilford, Conn.
Nicholas Hoffstatter Hurley, N.Y.
Bret Howey Nazareth, Pa.
Drake Hull Rutland, Vt.
Thomas Jablonski (Canada) Boynton Beach, Fla.
Bryce Johnson Oakton, Va.
Cole Johnson Parrish, Fla.
Jack Junge Winnetka, Ill.
Jack Kade Dennis, Mass.
Marwan Kallal Weston, Mass.
Charles Kalvaria New York, N.Y.
Michael Kenney Kent, Ohio
Joshua Kim Deerfield, Mass.
Yoojin Kim Centreville, Va.
Mitchell King Kingston, Ontario
Walker Kirk Lancaster, Pa.
Johnson Ko Manhasset, N.Y.
Ethan Ladue Brewster, Mass.
Hugh Lagrotteria Scituate, Mass.
Peter Lagrotteria Scituate, Mass.
Justin Lane Woodstock, N.Y.
David Lee-Tolley New York, N.Y.
Ben Lieberman Potomac, Md.
Thaddeus Link Newington, Conn.
Linus Lo (Hong Kong) Heathrow, Fla.
Walker Lohrey West Simsbury, Conn.
Maxwell Major Rutland, Vt.
Eric Marchetti North Attleboro, Mass.
Eamon Marone Belvidere, N.J.
Eric Marshall Ottawa, Ontario
Connor McCarthy Danvers, Mass.
Callum McCaslin Milford, Pa.
Owen McGowan Woodbury, Conn.
Troy Miller Turners Falls, Mass.
Sam Minter Pelham, N.Y.
Aidan Natale Danvers, Mass.
Colin Natale Danvers, Mass.
Connor O'Brien Rowayton, Conn.
Timothy O'Neill Gorham, Maine
Alex Pomerantz Warren, N.J.
Jack Porcelli Princeton, N.J.
Samuel Procter Dover, Mass.
JP Raftery Greenwich, Conn.
Blake Reifsnyder Sinking Spring, Pa.
Peter Richards Westport, Conn.
Andrew Sciarretta Wilton, Conn.
William Senesac Ridgefield, Conn.
Oliver Shih Saddle River, N.J.
Preston Shortell Oxford, Conn.
Sam Soeth Newtown Square, Pa.
Jonathan Spicci Ridgefield, Conn.
Nicholas Starkman Mount Prospect, Ill.
Matthew Stewart Austin, Texas
Dathan Terry Lubbock, Texas
Eashwar Thenpattinam San Jose, Calif.
Tyler Tsay Los Angeles, Calif.
Gabe Van Ness Clinton, Conn.
Nicklaus Waite San Marcos, Calif.
Benjamin Warner Weston, Mass.
Brian Weaver Sinking Spring, Pa.
Joshua Wingardner Boxford, Mass.
Thomas Winters Marble Falls, Texas
Ethan Wong Atherton, Calif.
Sam Wu (China) San Diego, Calif.
Edric Wung McLean, Va.
Chris Yeom New Hyde Park, N.Y.
Jeff Yoo Oak Brook, Ill.
Giuseppe Zappala New York, N.Y.
 
Girls Division
Eleanor Blum Edina, Minn.
Kelsey Clements Lake Mary, Fla.
Rachel Corry Ridgefield, Conn.
Kyra Cox South Salem, N.Y.
Chloe Currie Mississauga, Ontario
Helen Dailey Wellesley, Mass.
Amy Ding Lexington, Mass.
Jessica Dunn Houston, Texas
Jacquelyn Eleey Quincy, Mass.
Shiyang Fan (China) San Diego, Calif.
Julia Ford Shrewsbury, Mass.
Madison Glennie Clearwater, Fla.
Lita Guo Auckland, New Zealand
Sarah Harrison Martinez, Ga.
MacKenzie Hawkes Madison, Conn.
Isabelle Kane Winnetka, Ill.
Ashley Kimbrough Clearwater Beach, Fla.
Sydney Legacy Lexington, S.C.
Amy Matsuoka Newport Beach, Calif.
Hope Matthews Greenwich, Conn.
Jennifer Peng San Diego, Calif.
Megan Pulley Albert Lea, Minn.
Jayshree Sarathy Palo Alto, Calif.
Lisa Sasaki Hillsborough, Calif.
Alexandra Sazhin (Russian Federation) Old Greenwich, Conn.
Annie Swords Newnan, Ga.
Valerie Tanguay St-Hyacinthe, Quebec
Angela Tocco Blauvelt, N.Y.
Alexa Tsay Los Angeles, Calif.
Brielle Ward Frisco, Texas
Caroline Zhao Greenwich, Conn.