CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods

The Club at Carlton Woods
The Woodlands, Texas February 14 - 17, 2014

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

College bound: 58 players have committed to play golf at the college of their choice.
  Grad Signed Commitment Verbal Commitment
Dawson Armstrong 2014 Lipscomb University
Wes Artac 2014 Texas Tech
John Augenstein 2016 Vanderbilt
Connor Black 2014 Texas A&M
Sam Burns 2015 LSU
Kristian Caparros 2015 Florida
Derek Castillo 2016 UNLV
Cameron Champ 2014 Texas A&M
Will Chandler 2016 Georgia
James Clark, III 2014 Georgia Tech
Austin Connelly 2015 Southern Methodist University
Sean Crocker 2014 Southern Cal
George Cunningham 2014 Arizona
Brad Dalke 2016 Oklahoma
Ben Doyle 2014 Cal - Berkeley
Luis Gagne 2015 Louisiana State university
Doug Ghim 2014 University of Texas
Ryan Grider 2017 Southern Methodist University
Will Grimmer 2015 Ohio State
Nick Hardy 2014 University of Illinois
Nick Heinen 2014 Oklahoma State
Grant Hirschman 2014 University of Oklahoma
Theo Humphrey 2014 Vanderbilt University
Nathan Jeansonne 2015 Louisiana State University
Justin Kim 2016 UNLV
Samuel Kim 2015 University of New Mexico
Walker Lee 2017 Texas A&M
KK Limbhasut 2014 UC Berkeley
David Mackey 2015 University of Georgia
Patrick Martin 2015 Vanderbilt University
Jose Montano 2014 Xavier University
Tyler Moore 2015 University of Arizona
Collin Morikawa 2015 UC Berkeley
Gordon Neale 2015 Southern Methodist University
Alvaro Ortiz 2014 University of Arkansas
Matthew Perrine 2014 Auburn University
Chandler Phillips 2015 Texas A&M
Trevor Phillips 2016 University of Georgia
Jonathan Rector 2015 Clemson University
Davis Riley 2015 Alabama
Joshua Seiple 2014 University of Mississippi
Corey Shaun 2014 UCLA
Jacob Solomon 2015 Auburn University
Sam Stevens 2014 Oklahoma State
Justin Suh 2015 University of Southern California
Aaron Terrazas 2015 Oklahoma
Jonah Texeira 2014 Southern California
Carter Thompson 2014 Florida State University
Braden Thornberry 2015 Ole Miss
Jonathan Vasquez 2014 Arkansas Tech University
Jens Verhey 2014 University of Notre Dame
Danny Walker 2014 Virginia
Daniel Wetterich 2015 Xavier University
Qi Wen Wong 2014 Military
Adam Wood 2014 Duke
Hidetoshi Yoshihara 2016 UCLA
Yechun (Carl) Yuan 2015 Duke University
Austin Zoller 2014 Winthrop University
 
 
Local flavor: 13 players from Texas will compete.
  Hometown Grad
Wes Artac Kingwood 2014
Connor Black Humble 2014
Jackson Cain The Woodlands 2014
Mario Carmona Houston 2014
Austin Connelly Irving 2015
Sean Foley The Woodlands 2015
Ryan Grider Lewisville 2017
Walker Lee Houston 2017
Matthew Perrine Austin 2014
Chandler Phillips Huntsville 2015
Brady Price The Woodlands 2015
Jonathan Vasquez Bryan 2014
Chester Wang The Woodlands 2014
A longstanding tradition
The CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods started in 1987. It is the longest-running, boys-only event on the AJGA schedule. PGA TOUR professional Jum Furyk won the inaugural tournament.
Successful alumni
Past champions of the CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods include some of the most well-known names on the PGA TOUR. Players who have hoisted the trophy in the past include Jim Furyk, David Duval and Tiger Woods. Several younger players on the PGA TOUR have also walked away with titles, including Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth.
Back for more
Brad Dalke of Hobart, Okla., will return to Carlton Woods to defend his title. Dalke won the event in 2013 by one stroke, then went on to win The PING Invitational in October. Dalke looks to make history by becoming the first player to win the CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods twice.
Fourth time is the charm
Scott Scheffler of Dallas, currently No. 1 in the Polo Golf Rankings, will return to Carlton Woods for his fourth and final CB&I Boys Championship. The 2013 runner-up, Scheffler looks to end his stay at Carlton Woods with a victory.

Schedule of Events

Friday, February 14
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Saturday, February 15
8:30 - 10:20 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
 
Sunday, February 16
8:30 - 10:20 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
 
Monday, February 17
8:30 - 10:20 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
3:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

No. 1 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Scheffler was named the Rolex Junior Player of the Year in 2013 and looks to continue his success. The 2013 runner-up, Scheffler went on to win the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. He has put together an incredible 11 top-five finishes in national junior golf competition and has signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Texas. He will play in his fourth CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods.
Brad Dalke, Hobart, Okla. (2016)
Currently No. 2 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Dalke comes off his most successful year in AJGA play. In 2013, he won the CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods, put together three top-10 finishes and took home the trophy at The PING Invitational. Throughout his national junior golf career, Dalke has amassed 16 top-10 finishes and has been named a Rolex Junior All-American three years in a row.
Austin Connelly, Irving, Texas (2015)
Connelly is currently No. 4 in the Polo Golf Rankings and returns to the CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods after finishing T12 in 2013. Connelly has put together 12 top-10 finishes in national junior golf competition. In 2013, he won the Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship and tied for second at the Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions, the Thunderbird International Junior and The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf. Connelly was also named a Rolex Junior All-American in 2013.
George Cunningham, Tucson, Ariz. (2014)
At No. 7 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Cunningham has started out well in 2014 after tying for third at the Puerto Rico Junior Open. In 2013, Cunningham won the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Sean O'Hair, came in second at the FJ Invitational and tied for second at the Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship. Cunningham has 12 top-10 finishes in national junior golf competition and was named to the 2013 Rolex Junior All-America First Team.
 

2013 Results

CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods
The Club at Carlton Woods (February 15 - 18, 2013)
 
1 Brad Dalke Hobart, Okla. 70–71–70—211
T2 Scott Scheffler Dallas, Texas 68–73–71—212
T2 Peter Kim Metuchen, N.J. 73–67–72—212
4 Gordon Neale Dove Canyon, Calif. 71–73–71—215
T5 Connor Black Humble, Texas 76–71–70—217
T5 Rigel Fernandes (India) Bradenton, Fla. 71–75–71—217
T7 Alvaro Ortiz Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico 73–73–72—218
T7 Jim Liu Smithtown, N.Y. 75–72–71—218
T7 Cameron Champ Sacramento, Calif. 71–74–73—218
10 Zachary Bauchou Forest, Va. 75–74–70—219
 

Media Accommodations

The CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods 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
Dawson Armstrong Brentwood, Tenn.
Wes Artac Kingwood, Texas
John Augenstein Owensboro, Ky.
Connor Black Humble, Texas
Sam Burns Shreveport, La.
Jackson Cain The Woodlands, Texas
Kristian Caparros Hollywood, Fla.
Mario Carmona (Mexico) Houston, Texas
Derek Castillo Yorba Linda, Calif.
Cameron Champ Sacramento, Calif.
Will Chandler Atlanta, Ga.
Matt Cheng Taipei, Taiwan
James Clark, III Columbus, Ga.
Austin Connelly Irving, Texas
Sean Crocker (Zimbabwe) Westlake Village, Calif.
George Cunningham Tucson, Ariz.
Brad Dalke Hobart, Okla.
Ben Doyle La Jolla, Calif.
Sean Foley The Woodlands, Texas
Wilson Furr Jackson, Miss.
Ryoto Furuya Wesley Chapel, Fla.
Luis Gagne Orlando, Fla.
Luis Gerardo Garza Leon, Mexico
Doug Ghim Arlington Heights, Ill.
Ryan Grider Lewisville, Texas
Will Grimmer Cincinnati, Ohio
Nick Hardy Northbrook, Ill.
Nick Heinen Edmond, Okla.
Grant Hirschman Collierville, Tenn.
Theo Humphrey Greenwich, Conn.
Martin Jaramillo (Colombia) Bradenton, Fla.
Nathan Jeansonne Keithville, La.
Justin Kim Fullerton, Calif.
Samuel Kim Irvine, Calif.
Walker Lee Houston, Texas
KK Limbhasut (Thailand) Loma Linda, Calif.
David Mackey Bogart, Ga.
Patrick Martin Birmingham, Ala.
Joshua McCarthy Danville, Calif.
Camilo Mexsen (Mexico) Howey In The Hills, Fla.
Jose Montano (Bolivia) Bradenton, Fla.
Tyler Moore Escondido, Calif.
Collin Morikawa La Canada Flintridge, Calif.
Gordon Neale Dove Canyon, Calif.
Taisei Negishi (Japan) San Diego, Calif.
Alvaro Ortiz Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
Matthew Perrine Austin, Texas
Chandler Phillips Huntsville, Texas
Trevor Phillips Inman, S.C.
Brady Price The Woodlands, Texas
Jonathan Rector Hendersonville, N.C.
Davis Riley Hattiesburg, Miss.
Joshua Seiple Castle Rock, Colo.
Corey Shaun Encinitas, Calif.
Jacob Solomon Dublin, Calif.
Sam Stevens Wichita, Kan.
Justin Suh San Jose, Calif.
Aaron Terrazas Mexico, Mexico
Jonah Texeira Porter Ranch, Calif.
Carter Thompson Tallahassee, Fla.
Braden Thornberry Olive Branch, Miss.
Jonathan Vasquez Bryan, Texas
Jens Verhey Reno, Nev.
Danny Walker Bradenton, Fla.
Chester Wang The Woodlands, Texas
Daniel Wetterich Cincinnati, Ohio
Qi Wen Wong (Singapore) Bradenton, Fla.
Adam Wood Zionsville, Ind.
Hidetoshi Yoshihara (Japan) Irvine, Calif.
Yechun (Carl) Yuan (China) Lake Mary, Fla.
Andy Zhang (China) Reunion, Fla.
Austin Zoller Summerville, S.C.