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2007 CONTESTANT PHOTOS & BIOS

Click HERE for 2006 Photo/Bios

 

   

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the number by nationality flag represents how many Porter Cups one has played through 2007

compliments of the

 

"SP World Amateur Ranking" means Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking

 

   

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Bayron,  Jay          

calamba, philippines     Canlubang G&CC     age 28

#70 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Southwestern Am T6  +  North & South Match

'07 Saujana Amateur Open Champion

'07 Malaysian Open Amateur T3  (T6 in 05)

'07 Philippines Open Amateur Champion

'06 Philippines Amateur Champion

'06 Philippines World Amateur team

'06 Singapore Open Amateur 5th

'06 Malaysian Open Amateur T11

'06 Philippines Open Amateur 5th

'05 Putra Cup 3rd  +  Southeast Asia Games 5th

'05 Hong Kong Open Amateur 8th

 

Bechu,  Romain       

Anglet, France                             RCF La Boulie                            age 21

 

#158 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/20)

'07 Euro Am Team 2nd (deemed 11th individually)

‘07 Brabazon Trophy Co-Champion

'07 French Amateur Champion

'07 Gounouilhou Trophy 4th

'07 Chiberta Grand Prix T18

   

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berkmeyer,  Skip       

st louis, mo             Norwood Hills CC            age 33

St Ambrose Alum  &  Awards Co Co-Owner

#128 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'06 MAGA Open Champ (T4 in 07)  + Porter Cup T2

'05 Crump Cup Quarters  &  Porter Cup T22

’04 & ’98 MO PoY  &  04 St Louis Athlete of Year

’04 & ’03 STLDGA Amateur Champion

’04 Hugh Wilson Inv & Forest Park Open Champion

’04 US Am & Mid Match (06, 98, 97 & 95 US Am)

’03, ’02 & ‘00 Missouri St Mid-Am Champion

’02 & ’01 Phil Cotton Invitational Champion

’01 & ’00 Missouri Four Ball Champ (w/ Godwin)

’99 Missouri St Am Champ & NAIA First Team AA

 

blizard,  Rohan            

Oyster Bay, NSW, AUS            NSWGC           age 23

Australia National Squad

#14 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Rice Planters 8th

'07 British Am 32's  +  New Zealand Am Semi's

'07 Keperra Bowl T3  (T7 in 06)

'07 Mandurah Easter Amateur 2nd (T9 in 06)

'07 Australian Amateur Champion

'07 Riversdale Cup T3 (T9 in 06)

'07 SBS Inv (NZ) & Tazmanian Open Champion

'07 NSW Amateur Quarters & 2nd in stroke

'06 Dunes Medal T6 & Federal Open Am T10

'06 NSW Am Quarters & Lake Macquarie T7

   

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Bortis,  Matt                       

springfield, MO                       UTGC                      age 22

University of Texas Senior

#830 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 All American Hon Mention (06 All Region)

'06 All Southeastern Conference (at Arkansas)

’05 Missouri State Am Quarters & Medalist

’05 National Invitational Intercollegiate Champ

’04 US Amateur Qualifying Alternate

’04 Monroe Invitational 16th

’04 Missouri State Stroke T3

’03 FCWT All American

 

brehm,  Ryan                

mt pleasant, mi                 Pholcat GC                age 21

Michigan State University Senior

#141 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Norh & South 16's

'07 Michigan State Am Champ (06 Finalist, 04 Qrtrs)

'07 All Big 10  (06 First Team)

'06 Western Amateur 16's

'05 PGA Tour Buick Open made cut

'05 Michigan St Open 8th + US Amateur Qualifier

'05 All Region and Big 10 Freshman of the Year

'03 Michigan "Mr Golf" award winner

3-time Michigan HS All State team

3-time Michigan HS D2 State Medalist

   

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CHappell,  Kevin   

FRESNO, ca                Ft Washington GC               age 21

UCLA Senior

#21 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

‘07 Northeast Am T11

'07 All American & All PAC 10 First team

'07 D1 Nat'l T20  +  06 & 05 Scratch Players top 8

'06 Pac Coast T3  &  US Am Match & Qual Med

'06 Sahalee T7  &  British Am 64's (T5 in stroke)

'06 D1 All American Hon Men  &  All Region

’06 D1 East Regional Champ (T2 in 07 & 05 West)

’05 US Amateur 16's  &  Pacific Coast Am 6th

’05 Cal State Amateur 16’s (Qualifying Medalist)

’04 World Junior Golf Cup Champion Team

 

Crosby,  Nathaniel         

Palm beach, fl                    Juniper Hills Club                    age 45

University of Miami Alum & Real Estate

'83 Walker Cup team

‘82 Porter Cup Champion

'82 US Open Low Amateur

'81 US Amateur Champion

   

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Curran,  Jon                        

Hopkinton, MA                         Framingham CC                        age 20

Vanderbilt University Junior

#49 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/20)

'07 Monroe Invitational T3  +  Players Am T14

‘07 D1 All American Hon Men & All Region

'07 NCAA D1 Nationals 8th & West Regional T2

'07 New Years Invitational T3

'06 US Amateur Qualifying Medalist

'06 Massachusetts State Am Semi's (2nd in stroke)

’05 Porter Cup 4th, Players T9, Rice Planters T11

’04 Robinson Memorial Champion (event record)

’04 & 03 AJGA All American (04 1st tm, 02 Hon Men)

2-time Massachusetts Junior of Year & HS Champ

 

Davis,  Tripp                          

Norman, OK                      Belmar GC                      age 39

Oklahoma Alum & Golf Course Architect

#625 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'06 Terra Cotta Inv T6  &  '05 USGA St Team T10

’05 Jones Cup T11 and '05 & '04 Inverness Am 2nd

'05 Stocker Cup 2nd  &  ’04 Porter Cup T9 (T5 in 01)

'05 US Mid-Am Qrtrs, ’03 & '02 32’s (03 Medalist)

’03 Trans-Miss Semi’s & Azalea Amateur T7

’02 Sunnehanna Am 2nd (T8 in ’01 & 04)

‘02 Stocker Cup – T3 (T8 in 04)

’01 Anderson Memorial Champion

’00 Oklahoma State Am Champion (’98 Run Up)

’97 Oklahoma Mid-Am Champion

   

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Dibitetto, Andrew

rochester, ny             Ridgemont CC             age 21

Univ of North Carolina Charlotte Senior

#167 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Norh & South 16's

'07 D1 All American Hon Mention

'07 D1 Nationals T9

'06 US Amateur 32's  (05 & 04 Qualifier)

'06 New York State Amateur Champion

'06 & 05 North & South Match Play

'06 Monroe Invitational T12

'03 US Junior Match Play (02 Qualifier)

'02 Nike Junior Ryder Cup team in Ireland

2-time HS All American

 

DODT,  Andrew       

gatton, QLD, Aus       Indooroopilly       age 21

Australian National Squad

#13 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 NZ Am Stroke T2 & Mandurah Am 5th (T2 in 06)

'07 Riversdale 2nd,  07 & 06 Tasmanian Open 6th

'06 Australian Open T11 & Federal Open Am T10

'06 Tailhade Cup T8  &  Sunnehanna Am 10th

'06 Malaysian Open Am Champion (2nd in 05)

'06 & '05 Aussie Am Quarters (07 Medalist, 04 Semi’s)

’05 Monroe T5,  Porter T9,  Northeast T12,  Western Am 16's

’05 NZ Am Finalist (T7 in stroke) & Rice Planters T11

’05 Riversdale Cup & Tasmanian Open Top 5

’05 Lake Macquarie T4 & Queensland Open 10th

   

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ELLIOTT,  Gene           

west des moines, ia              Glen Oaks               age 45

Univ of Iowa Alum & Equipment Co Owner

#88 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Northeast Amateur T17

'07 Coleman Inv Champion (top 4 in 06 & 02)

'06 & 05 Stocker Cup 5th (4th in 03)

'06 US Mid-Amateur Quarters  (04 & 02 match)

’06 Crump Cup 2nd  (04 16's, 03 Semi's)

'06 Porter Cup T6 (98 Champ) + '05 Iowa St Am T8

’02 Iowa GA Player of the Year

’00 Iowa State Am & Mid-Am Champion

’99 US Am Medalist & ’98 Terra Cotta Champion

2-time Iowa State Open Champion

 

Foley,  Kevin                         

somerville, NJ         Neshanic Valley GC         age 19

Penn State University Sophomore

#242 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/19)

'07 & 06 US Public Links 16's

'07 Metropolitan Stroke Am T3

'07 Monroe Invitational T5

'07 Big 10 Freshman of the Year

'06 Metropolitan Amateur Finalist

'06 Metropolitan Open T15

   

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Forrester,  Carlton  

birmingham, AL                 Shoal Creek                 age 30

Georgia Tech Alum & Investments Specialist

#35 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Birmingham National Invitational 2nd

'07 Coleman Invitational T7

'06 Crump Cup Champion

'06 US Mid-Amateur Semi's & Co-Medalist

'06 Southern Amateur T10

'06 Northeast Amateur Champion  (T4 in 07)

'05 US Mid-Amateur Finalist

'04 Birmingham National Inv Champion (T4 in 05)

'03 Ray Floyd Cup Champion (02 Runner Up)

2-time D1 All American

 

Fowler,  Rickie                  

Murrieta, CA                Bear Creek GC                age 18

Oklahoma State Freshman

#20 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/15)

'07 Players Amateur Champion

'07 Sunnehanna Amateur Champion

'07 Northeast Amateur T11

'07 Jones Cup T11

'06 & '05 AJGA First Team All American

'06 California State Open T6

'06 US Amateur Quarters

'06 US Junior Stroke Play T2

'05 Orange Bowl T4

'05 US Junior 16's

   

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FRANCIS,  Philip                

Scottsdale, AZ        Desert Mountain GC        age 18

UCLA Freshman

#68 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Southwestern Amateur T13

'06 AJGA Player of the Year

'06 US Junior Champion

'06 Rolex T of C Champion

'06 Northeast Amateur T25

'05 & '04 AJGA First Team All American

'05 Western Amateur Quarters

'05 US Junior Quarters (16's in 03)

'05 Arizona Public Links Champion

'04 Western Junior 2nd

 

Geyger,  Nicolas           

santiago, chile                                                               age 20

University of Tulsa Junior

#290 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Northeast Amateur T11

'07 D1 Central Regional T9

'06 South American Amateur Semi's

'06 Conference USA Freshman of the Year

'04 South America Junior Cup 2nd

'04 & 03 International Junior Cup Champion

   

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Gielow,  Brendan       

muskegon, mi                 Stonegate GC                 age 19

Wake Forest Univ Sophomore

#237 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'06 Porter Cup T13

'06 US Am  Qualifying Co-Medalist (05 Qualifier)

'06 Eastern Amateur T5

'06 Monroe Invitational 3rd

'06 Terra Cotta Invitational T11

'05 US Amateur Qualifier

'05 & 04 Michigan HS Player of the Year

4-time Michigan HS All State First team

 

Gill,  James                             

hamilton, NZ                   Hamilton GC                   age 21

Univ of Waikato Grad & Nat'l Team Captain

#24 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/20)

'07 Players Amateur 5th

'07 New Zealand Am Medalist & Semi's (06 Semi's)

'07 Dunedin Am Champ  +  Keperra Bowl T9

'07 South Island Am T5  &  Lake Macquarie T9

'07 & 05 NZ U23 Tm Medalist, U23 Individual T2

'06 Bay of Plenty Open Champ & NZ Open Low Am

'06 NZ Taranaki Open 9th  &  Greek Amateur T3

'06 Singapore Open Am 2nd  &  Saujana Am T5

'06 Australian Amateur 16's (07 32's)

'06 South Island Am T2  &  Riversdale Cup T9

   

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Glissmeyer, Tom      

colorado Springs, co     CC of Colorado    age 20

USC Junior

#243 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Southern Amateur T2

'07 British Amateur 16's

'07 All Region & All PAC 10 Hon Mention

'06 Pacific Northwest Amateur Quarters

'04 & 03 US Amateur Match Play

'04 & 03 Colorado HS Champion

'04 US Junior Match Play

'03 US Open Qualifier

 

Goldberg,  Aaron       

carlsbad, cA               Encinitas Ranch              age 22

San Diego State Senior

#162 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 USPL Quarters  (07 & 05 Qualifying Medalist)

‘07 Collegiate Rank of #32

'06 Scratch Players T12

'06 California State Amateur 16's  (32's in 07)

'06 D1 All Region  &  All Conference

’05 Memorial Amateur Champion

’04 NCAA West Regionals T18

’04 US Intercollegiate Champion

’04 MWC Championship 10th

‘03/’02 FCWT All American First Team

   

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Green,  Danny                    

Jackson, TN                Jones Creek GC               age 50

University of Tennessee at Martin Alum

#82 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 US Senior Open T33 & Co-Low Amateur

'06 Pac NW Am Champ  &  Lupton Inv Champ

’05 & '02 Western Am Quarters (’97 Champ, 93 RU)

’05 Azalea T5  +  04 & ’00 Terra Cotta Inv Champ

’04 US Am Qrts & PubLinks 16’s + Medalist

’04 & 03 Sunnahanna Top 4, Porter Cup – T12

3-time TN St Am Champ & 4-time St Mid Champ

’01 Walker Cup tm & US Public Links Finalist

’01 & ’00 Tennessee St Open – 2nd (5 top 7’s)

’99 US Mid Champ, ’89 US Am Final, 2 Masters

 

GRiffin,  Matthew         

beaumaris, vic, aus                                        age 22

Australia National Squad

#47 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/23)

'07 Eastern Amateur T10

'07 Rice Planters 3rd

'07 St Andrews Links Trophy T12

'07 SAGA Invitational T3

'07 Riversdale Cup T3

'07 Tasmanian Open 3rd

'06 Victoria State Amateur Medalist

'06 Dunes Medal 9th

'06 Master of the Amateurs 2nd

'05 Victoria State Amateur Quarters

   

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GRUBE,  Rob                   

Hinsdale, IL                     Hinsdale GC                    age 22

Stanford University Senior

#22 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 All American & All PAC 10 First team

'07 D1 Nationals 3rd & National team Champion

'07 Jones Cup T3  &  '06 Sahalee 9th

’06 Illinois State Amateur Champion (2nd in 04)

'06 All American & PAC 10 Co-Player of the Year

'05 Pacific Coast & Northeast Am T4

’05 AA Hon Men, All Region, PAC 10 1st & FoY

’05 Stanford Freshman Male Athlete of Year

’05 West Regional Champion & Nationals T5

’04 & '03 AJGA All American

 

Han,  Seung Su (Steve)          

Las Vegas, NV                                                                 age 20

UNLV Junior

#33 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/21)

'07 Southern Amateur T2 + Players Amateur 13th

'07 Collegiate Rank of #72 & All Region

'06 Porter Cup Champion  +  Sunnehanna Am T2

'06 All MWC & Freshman of the Year

'05 Scratch Players 2nd  +  Western Amateur 16’s

’05 US Amateur 32's & Qualifying Medalist

’05 Rice Planters Am T8  +  Southern Am T22

’04 & ’03 Dixie Am 3rd  +  ’04 US PubLinks 16’s

’02 AJGA Player of Year (3-time All American)

’03 & ’02 Winning Canon Cup Teams

   

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Harman,  Brian         

Savannah, Ga               Southbridge GC              age 20

University of Georgia Junior

#32 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/21)

'07 & 06 Palmer and '05 Walker Cup teams

'07 Dogwood, Jones Cup &  D1 Regionals Top 8

'07 & 06 D1 All American & 06 All Fresh teams

'06 D1 Nationals T20  &  East Regionals T11

'06 All SEC First Team & Freshman of Year

'05 Players & Georgia State Am Champion

’05 Northeast Am T4 (T5 in 04)  &  Sunnehanna T5

’05 US Am 16's   &  04 US Junior Medalist/Qrtrs

’04 & ’03 AJGA Player of the Year (02 3rd team)

’04 & ’03 Canon Cup team, ’03 US Junior Champ

 

Harrell,  Mark         

hazlehurst, Ga               Ol' Colony GC              age 21

University of Alabama Senior

#58 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/21)

'07 Southern Amateur T11

'07 US Public Links Medalist

'07 US Open Qualifier

'06 US Amateur Match Play & T2 in stroke

'06 Southern Amateur T6

'06 Greystone Invitational Champion

'06 D1 All Region

'02 Georgia State HS Champion

   

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Hie,  Rory                                    

Lakewood, ca                  Lamirada GC                 age 18

USC Sophomore

#85 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/21)

'07 Southern Am T8  +  Dogwood Inv 9th

'07 US Public Links Qualifier  (06 32's, 05 Quarters)

'07 Collegiate Rank of #51

'06 US Amateur Match Play

'06 Dogwood Inv T6  &  Northeast Am T17

'06 US Open Local Qualifying Medalist

3-time AJGA All American (05 & 04 First team)

'05 Western Amateur T19  +  US Junior 32's

2-time Canon Cup team

'04 SCPGA ToC Champion

 

HORScHEL,  Billy      

Grant, FL                                                                            age 19

University of Florida Junior

#6 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/21)

'07 Southern Am 5th  +  Northeast Am T4

'07 D1 First Team All American

'07 D1 Regional T1  +  Azalea Amateur 2nd

'06 US Amateur Medalist  (05 Qualifier)

'06 US Amateur & Western Amateur 16's

'06 D1 First Team All American & All Freshman

'06 US Public Links Match Play

'06 US Open Qualifier  +  06 D1 Nationals T10

'06 NCAA D1 Regional Co-Medalist

'06 US Open Local Qualifying Medalist

   

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JOHNSON,  Dustin 

myrtle beach, SC                                                         age 23

Coastal Carolina University Grad

#2 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Northeast Am & Monroe Inv Champion

'07 First Team All American & Palmer Cup team

'07 Jones Cup T11  &  06 US Amateur 32's

'06 US v Japan Team  &  Western Am Quarters

'06 Sahalee Players T2  &  Northeast Am T4

'06 Sunnehanna Am T15  &  '06 Monroe Inv 4th

'06 D1 First Team All American (05 Third team)

'06 D1 Nat'ls T27  +  D1 East Regional T2 (T8 in 07)

'06 & 05 Big South Player of the Year (04 All Conf)

'05 Cardinal Am 3rd  &  D1 East Regional Champ

 

Kaleka,  Alexandre    

Orleans, france                Marcilly GC                age 20

French National Training Center & Team

#34 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 EATC T9 individually  +  British Am 32's

'07 St Andrews Links & Scottish Open Am top 3

'07 Brabazon & Lytham top 8  +  Mexican Am 7th

'07 Northern Open Amateur Quarters (So Africa)

'07 South African Am 16's (T2 in stroke, 32's in 06)

'06 Swiss & French Open Am top 8  + French Open

'06 Open de St Cyprien T20 (French Pro Tour)

'05 French International Junior Champion

'03 French Amateur Finalist (2nd in stroke, 16's in 06)

'01 French Junior Champion & Medalist (02 Finalist)

   

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KELLY,  John                  

st Louis, MO              Norwood Hills CC              age 22

University of Missouri Grad

#118 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Masters Low Amateur (missed cut)

'06 Missouri GA Player of the Year

'06 US Amateur Finalist

'06 Missouri Stroke Amateur Champion

'06 Greystone Invitational T6

'06 Ozark Invitational Champion

'06 & 05 MAGA Amateur top 3

'05 Missouri State Amateur Runner Up  (06 16's)

'04 Phil Cotton Invitational Champion (T2 in 06)

 

KIM,  Sihwan                             

buena park, ca            Industry Hills GC            age 17

Stanford University Freshman

#75 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 AJGA Rolex Tourn of Champs Champion

'07, 06 & 05 AJGA Mission Hills Champion

'07 California State Amateur Semi's

'06, 05 & 04 AJGA All American

'06 Cal State Fair T7

'06 US Junior & US Public Links Quarters

'05 Dixie Amateur T6  +  05 US Am Match Play

'05 Western Amateur T19  +  05 US Junior 16's

'05 US Public Links Match Play & T2 in Stroke

'04 US Junior Champion

   

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Kirk,  Chris            

Woodstock, GA            Eagle Watch GC            age 22

University of Georgia Grad

#5 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Dogwood 4th  +  Northeast Am T2 (T9 in 06)

'07, 06 & 05 D1 All American (07 & 06 1st Team)

'07 & 06 Palmer Cup team  +  07 D1 Regionals T3

4-time All SEC First team & 06 Player of the Year

'07 Hogan Award Winner  +  Azalea Amateur T3

‘06 World Am & D1 Nat'ls T2  +  Sunnehanna 4th

'05 Dogwood Inv T2  &  Georgia St Am T8

'05 Sunnehanna, Northeast & Players Top 12

'03 SEC Freshman of Year & National Fresh team

'03 & 02 AJGA All American (03 1st team) + Canon

 

KITTLESON,  Drew       

scottsdale, az                                         age 18

Florida State Univ Freshman

#71 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Southern Amateur 4th

'07 Northeast Amateur T2

'07 Southwestern Amateur 5th

'06 & 05 AJGA All American (06 First team)

'06 West Canon Cup Team

'06 US Junior 16's

'06 AJGA Heather Farr Classic Champion

'06 AJGA Justin Leonard Champion

   

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KNOST,  Colt          

Dallas, TX                                                                      age 22

Southern Methodist University Grad

#18 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/15)

'07 US PubLinks Champion (Qualifying Medalist)

'07 Northeast Am & Sunnehanna Am top 12

'07 All American & Conference USA PoY

'07 Jones Cup  &  06 Porter Cup top 5

'06 & ’05 Monroe Invitational Top 10

'06 D1 All Region  &  Central Regional T20

'05 Dixie Amateur Champion (2nd in 03)

’05 Monroe Inv T7, D1 All Region & All WAC

’05 Pinehurst Intercollegiate Champion

’04 WAC Freshman of the Year

 

Kokrak,  Jason         

Warren, OH                  Avalon G&CC                  age 22

Xavier University Grad

#91 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 & 06 Ohio State Amateur Champion (6th in 03)

‘07 Collegiate Ranking of #58

’07 US Open Qualifier  (06 1st Alt, 03 Sec 6th)

'07 D1 Central Regional T4

’05 US Amateur Qualifying Medalist

’05 & ’04 US PubLinks Match (05 Qual Medalist)

’05 Monroe Invitational T23  &  All Region

’05 All Altantic 10 & Conference Champion

’04 Altantic 10 Rookie of the Year

’03 & ’02 Ohio D3 St HS Champ & 03 St HS PoY

   

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Kuehne,  Trip            

irving, tx                      Quail Valley CC                    age 35

Oklahoma St Alum & Financial Services

#32 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07, 06, 03 & 02 Sunnehanna Am Top 4

’07 & 05 US Open Qualifier (03 Low Am, 96 made cut)

'06 US Mid-Amateur Co-Medalist

'06, 05 & 04 US Mid-Am 32’s  (16’s in 02)

'06 US Am Quarters  &  Players Am T6

'06 Porter Cup T9 (04 & 02 top 20)

’04 & 03 Coleman Inv Champion (2nd in 06 & 05)

’04 Sunnehanna & Southern Amateurs T9

’03 & 95 Walker Cup  +  ’03 US Am & Mid-Am 32’s

’01 Western Am  &  94 US Amateur Finalist

 

Kulacz,  Rick            

perth, WA, Aus                Hartfield CC                age 22

Australian National Squad

#8 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 British Am Quarters

'07 Western Aus Am 2nd (06 Qtrs, 05 Med, 03 Champ)

'07 & 06 Mandurah Easter Am top 9  (3rd in 05)

'06 & 05 SAGA Inv Champ + 07 Asia-Pac Am T5

'07 & 06 Riversdale Cup and 06 Tas Open top 5

'06 Dunes Medal (2nd in 05) & Fed Open Am Champ

'06 NSW Open Champ  +  06 Dogwood Inv T4

'06 Australia Foursomes Champion (w/ Dartnall)

'05 Bay of Plenty  +  Waikato Opens Champion

'05 Federal Open Am T8 & Australian Open T57

   

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Lafontaine, Shawn

cobourg, ON, can        Dalewood G&CC       age 24

University of Oklahoma Grad

‘07 Porter Cup Qualifier

'06 D1 Central Regional T15

'05 Ontario Amateur 2nd

'04 NJCAA All American

'03 NJCAA Nationals 2nd

'03 Ontario Provincial team

'01 AJGA All American

'01 Canadian Junior 3rd

 

Landry,  Andrew             

groves, TX                                                                          age 19

University of Arkansas Junior

#151 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/17)

'07 Cotton State Invitational 16's

'07 Texas State Amateur T2

'07 All American Hon Mention

'07 D1 Central Regional T6

'06 Texas State Amateur T10

   

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LEE,  Lucas                                

Torrance, ca                     Harbor GC                    age 19

UCLA Junior

#131 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/21)

'07 Southern Amateur T16

'07 USPL Quarters & T2 in Stroke  (06 Match)

'07 All American & All PAC 10

'06 Scratch Players T16

'06 Monarch Bay & San Marcos Champion

'05 Cal State Fair T14  +  HS League MVP

’04 & ’03 AJGA All American Hon Mention

'04 HS Section Champion

4-time HS All League & 2-time League Champion

born and with dual-citizenship in Brazil

 

Locke,  Brian              

Los, Angeles, CA            Roger Dun GC            age 20

Loyola Marymount Junior

#129 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

‘07 All American

'07 & 06 LMU Male Athlete of the Year

'06 D1 West Regional T5

'06 West Coast Conference Player of the Year

'06 West Coast Conference Champion

'05 AJGA All American

   

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marucci, Buddy (George)  

Wayne, PA                       Merion GC                       age 55

University of Maryland Alum & Auto Dealer

‘07 Walker Cup Captain

'06 US Mid-Amateur Match Play

'06 Coleman Inv T9  +  Terra Cotta Top T6

'05 Crump Cup Quarters

’05 Southern Int’l Four Ball Champ (w/ McCoy)

'97 & '95 Walker Cup team

'95 US Amateur Finalist & '96 Masters (missed cut)

4-time Pennsylvania State Amateur Champion

2-time Philadelphia Amateur Champion

2-time US Amateur & Mid-Amateur Quarters

47 USGA Championships

 

may,  David                                

auburn, ny                     Owasco CC                     age 20

Clemson University Junior

#454 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

‘06 Collegiate Ranking of #132

'06 Porter Cup T15  +  Northeast Amateur T4

'05 Golfweek Boys Ranking Leader (as of 7/4)

’05 Sunnehanna Amateur T13

'05 & ’04 Canon Cup Champion team

’04 Bobby Chapman Junior Champion

’04 AJGA Randal Parker Shoot Out Champion

‘04 AJGA Polo Classic Finalist

’04 AJGA All American (05 & 03 Hon Men)

’03 New York State Junior Champion

   

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McCOY,  Mike                        

west des moines, ia              Glen Oaks              age 44

Wichita State Univ Alum & Insurance

#102 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Terra Cotta T7, 06 Northeast T9 + US Mid 16's

'05 & 04 Crump Cup Champ  (T3 in 06)

'05 Coleman Invitational T4  &  Porter Cup T15

’05 Southern Int’l Four Ball Champ (w/ Marucci)

’05 & 5-time Iowa Mid-Am Champion

’01 US Am & Mid-Am Match Play  (05 Mid Semi's)

’01 & 7-time Iowa GA Player of the Year

’00 Trans-Miss Mid-Am Champion (03 16’s)

5-time Iowa State Amateur Champion

23 USGA Championships & 3-time MVC Champ

 

McLean,  Jon                        

weston, fl                                                                          age 21

Texas Christian University Junior

#56 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Northeast Amateur T17

‘07 Collegiate Ranking of #49

'07 Jones Cup T5  +  06 US Amateur 16's

'06 Porter Cup T6

'06 & 05 Sahalee Players top 3  +  06 Monroe T18

'05 Western Amateur Sweet Sixteen

’05 American Amateur Classic 2nd

’04 Dixie Amateur Champion (03 16’s)

’04 AJGA First team All American (03 Hon Men)

’04 Canon Cup team

   

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MicKElson,  Tim         

san diego, Ca            The Farms at RSF            age 30

Oregon State Univ Alum & USD Head Coach

#869 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 US Open Alternate

'06 The Farms CC Club Champion

'01 PGA Tour Stage 2 Qualifier

'00 PAC 10 Championship 2nd

holds 18, 36, 54 & 72 hole records at Oregon St

2-time US Amateur Qualifier

'99 US Public Links 16's

'99 PGA Tour Buick Invitational Qualifier

'96 ASU National Champion team member

 

MILLER,  Zack                

SAn raFael, ca               Meadow Club                age 23

Stanford University Grad

#79 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

‘07 D1 All American & National Champion team

'07 US Open Sectionals T7 + D1 Nationals T15

’07 NCGA Best Ball Champion (w/ Kobalter, T4 in 02)

'07 All PAC 10 First Team (06 & 04 second team)

'06 State Fair T5 (2nd in 03)  +  NCGA Am Quarters

’06, 03 & 02 US Open Sectionals

’04 Pacific NW Am Match Play

’03 San Francisco City 16’s (’02 Semi’s, ’01 qrtrs)

’03 Commuters T8  +  02 Scratch Players T18

’01 AJGA All American (2nd Team, ’02 Hon Men)

   

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Mitchell,  Daniel 

oklahoma city, Ok        Lincoln Park GC       age 22

Oklahoma City University Senior

#202 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Oklahoma State Amateur Champion

‘07 NAIA Player of the Year

3-time NAIA All American (07 & 06 First Team)

'07 NAIA National Champion

'06 Oklahoma State Amateur Quarters

'06 NAIA Nationals T9

'06 & 03 Firecracker Invitational Champion

3-time Oklahoma Junior Champion

 

Morreale,  Nick           

lewiston, ny     Niagara Falls G&CC    age 28

University of Niagara Alum & CPA

'07 & 02 Niagara Falls G&CC Club Champion

'06 Buffalo District Runner-Up

4-time All MAAC team (Metro Atlantic Athletic)

'01 & 98 MAAC Conference Championship 2nd

'07, 06, 04 & 03 Porter Cups

   
               
 

Morrison,  Michael 

roswell, ga                   Druid Hills GC                   age 29

Univ of Georgia Alum & VP of Copy Co.

#375 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Lupton Invitational Champion (12th in 06)

'07 Gasparilla Invitational Champion

'05 Porter Cup T15

’05 Birmingham Invitational Champion

’04 to ’00 playing professional

3-time Collegiate All American

’00 & ’99 Dogwood Top 10

’99 Palmer Cup team

’99 Monroe Invitational Champion

’99 NCAA National Champion team

 

Olson,  Eddie                       

aptos, ca                     Seascape GC                     age 19

UNLV Junior

#57 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Sahalee Players 2nd  +  Sunnehanna Am T8

'07 US PubLinks Match (T2 in stroke)

‘07 California State Am Quarters (T3 in stroke)

’06 US Amateur 32's  (05 match play)

'06 Pacific Coast Amateur T7

'05 NCGA Am Champion & Medalist  (06 Finalist)

’04 Cal State Amateur 16’s & Local Medalist

’04 Santa Cruz Sentinel “Athlete of the Year”

’04 Santa Cruz City & Cal St HS Champion

’04 NorCal & Sectionals HS Champion

   

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Osborn,  Garrett   

Birmingham, AL           Old Overton Club           age 22

Univ of Alabama Birmingham Grad

#40 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Dogwood Invitational T13

‘07 Collegiate Ranking of #70 (#25 in 06)

'07 Conference USA Champion & First Team

'06 Labor Day Invitational Champion

'06 Southern Amateur T6

'06 D1 All Region & All Conference USA

’05 Southern Amateur T2

’05 Dogwood Invitational & Alabama State Am T5

'05 Porter Cup T11  +  Greystone Invitational T13

’04 Alabama Match Play Champion (06 Semi's)

 

Pike,  Aaron                    

Queensland, AUS          Indooroopilly GC         age 21

Australian National Squad

#31 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 8/7)

'07 North & South Amateur Semi's

'07 Northern Territory Open Amateur Champion

'07 Queensland Amateur Quarters

'07 & 06 SAGA Invitational top 6

'07 NSW PGA T14 (Von Nida Tour)

'07 Lake Macquarie Amateur T4

'06 Victoria State Amateur Champion (05 Finalist)

'06 Mastercard Masters 4th (Australasia Tour)

'06 New Zealand Amateur Quarters

'06 New Zealand U23 5th

   

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Regier,  Justin                     

east amherst, ny            Crag Burn GC            age 22

Florida Tech Grad

'07 US Open NY Sectionals T8

'07 Western New York Open Champion

'07 US Open Sectional Qualifier

'06 Porter Cup T34

 

 

Revell,  Brad                   

kingston, on, CAN        Cataraqui G&CC       age 19

North Carolina State Sophomore

'07 Porter Cup Qualifier

'07 Glencoe Invitational T12

'06 & 04 Ontario Junior Champion

'06 & 05 Ontario Junior TofC Champion

'06 Canadian Junior T2

'06 US Amateur Qualifier

'06 US Junior Match Play

'06 Ontario Amateur 11th

   

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Richardson,  Jerry  

burlington, NC                Alamance CC               age 22

North Carolina State Grad

#455 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Porter Cup Qualifier

'07 & 05 North Carolina State Am Champion

'07 All ACC First Team

'04 Dogwood Invitational T12

 

Ross,  Christopher          

dundas, ON, CAN           Hamilton G&CC           age 18

Eastern Michigan University Junior

#230 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/13)

'07 Ontario Amateur Champion

'07 Monroe Invitational T12

'07 Ontario Match Am Finalist (06 Quarters)

'06 Canadian Amateur 16's

   

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Roy,  Jim                       

syracuse, ny                    Bellevue CC                   age 47

University of South Florida Alum

Commercial Real Estate Management

'07 & 06 Ash Memorial Champion

'06 Stracuse District Amateur Champion

'06 Post Standard Amateur Champion

'06 US Open Local Qualifying Medalist

‘03 Hugh Wilson Invitational 3rd

’02 US Mid-Am Match Play

4-time New York State Mid-Am Champion

’89 & ‘83 US Open Contestant

’80 New York State Amateur Champion

’80 Porter Cup 2nd

 

Schachner, Mike     

libertyville, il                Ivanhoe Club                age 21

Duke University Senior

#200 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 North & South Match & T2 in stroke

'07 Monroe Invitational T8  (T5 in 06, T2 in 04)

'07 D1 All American Hon Mention

'07 D1 Nationals T31 (NCAA record 60 in third round)

'06 US Amateur Match Play

'06 Western Amateur T17

'06 Eastern Amateur T8

’05 D1 Nationals T40  &  D1 East Regional 5th

’04 Illinois State Junior Champion

’02 Illinois Junior GA Player of the Year

   

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Simpson,  J Webb    

Raleigh, NC           CC of North Carolina           age 22

Wake Forest University Senior

#3 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/21)

'07 Southern Am & Dogwood Inv Champion

'07 Americas Cup T3  +  North & South Semi's

'07, 06 & '05 All American Hon Mention & All ACC

'07 & 04 Azalea Am Champ  +  06 NorthSouth 16's

'06 World Am team (injury w/d)  &  Porter Cup T18

'06 US Amateur Semi's & Sunnehanna Am Champ

'06 & '05 Dogwood Inv top 4 + 06 Northeast Am 2nd

'05 Southern Am Champ (T13 in 06) & NorSouth Qrts

'05 US Amateur 32's & ACC Freshman of the Year

4-time AJGA First Team All American

 

Smith,  Nathan                     

Pittsburgh, pa                  Pinecrest GC                 age 28

Allegheny Alum & Financial Services

#103 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Sunnehanna Am T5  +  06 Players Am T9

'06 Northeast Am T17  &  Terra Cotta Inv T15

’05 Porter Cup T5  &  Northeast Am T12

’05 & ’03 Sunnehanna Am 4th  (8th in 04)

'05 US Am 32's  &  USGA State team T7

'05 Western Amateur 16 (T2 in stroke)

’04 Gasparilla Inv T4  &  ’03 Monroe Inv 5th

’03 US Mid-Amateur Champion (16's in 06)

’03 US Amateur Match  &  Porter Cup T7

’02 Penn Am Champ + North & South Am Finalist

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STEWART,  Tim         

bilgola plateau, NSW, Aus    Monash CC   age 22

Australian National Squad

#10 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 British Amateur Finalist

'07 Riversdale Cup Champ  +  NSW Am Finalist

'07 Lake Macquarie Am & Tasmanian Open top 4

'06 Dunes Medal T2  +  Federal Open Am T6

'06 Asia-Pacific Amateur T8  +  NSW Open T13

'06 Rice Planters  +  Eastern Amateur 2nd

'06 Australian Am Champ  +  NZ Amateur Semi's

'06 Yowani Open Am Finalist

'06 Keperra Bowl T4  +  Riversdale Cup T11

'06 NSW Amateur 32's  +  05 Mollymook Open 2nd

 

Swanson, Ryan                      

sherman, ny          Peek-n-Peak Resort           age 20

St Bonaventure University Senior

'07 Porter Cup Qualifier

'07 Nationwide Tour "Peek 'n Peak" Qualifier

'07 & 06 Chautauqua County Amateur Champion

'06 SW NY - NW PA Amateur Champion

3-time HS Conference Player of the Year

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Texter,  Jarred     

millersville, PA             Crossgates GC             age 21

UNLV Senior

#31 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Northeast T4, Monroe T3  &  Sunnehanna T8

'07 All American Hon Men & All Region

'06 Pennsylvania State Am T4  +  US Am Qualifier

'06 Sunnehanna T5, Eastern T13  &  Monroe T16

'06 D1 East Regional T2  &  D1 All American HM

’05 Sunnehanna Am T7 & North & South Am 64's

’04 AJGA First Team All American  (03 2nd team)

’04 & ’03 Canon Cup teams (East)

’02 US Junior Medalist  (4-time qualifier)

’02 North & South Junior Champion

 

Tringale, Cameron    

laguna niguel, ca      Tejeras Creek GC      age 19

Georgia Tech Junior

#23 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Monroe Invitational 2nd

'07 All American, All ACC & D1 Nationals T9

'06 Pacific Coast Am T3  +  Players Amateur 8th

'06 USA China Friendship Cup team

'06 D1 All American & All Freshman team

'06 D1 Nationals T8  &  Regionals T4

'06 Atlantic Coast Conference Champ & First Tm

'05 US Junior 16's + Southern California Am 3rd

'05 California State Am Stroke Play 3rd

'05 Memorial Amateur T10

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Tway,  Kevin                

edmond, OK                    Oak Tree CC                    age 19

Oklahoma State University Freshman

#72 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Northeast Am T15

'07 Sunnehanna Amateur T5

'06 & 05 AJGA All American (06 First team)

'06 US Amateur 32's

'05 US Junior Champion (06 Semi's)

 

vALOIS,  Brad                           

warwick, RI                       Valley CC                       age 20

University of Rhode Island Junior

#155 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/16)

'07 & 06 Rhode Island State Amateur Champion

'06 St Augustine Amateur 2nd

'06 Rhode Island Stroke Am T5

'06 New England Amateur Champion  (10th in 05)

'06 Northeast Amateur T9

'06 NAIA First Team All American

'06 NAIA National T7

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Vongvanij, Bank(Arnond) 

Bradenton, FL                     DLGA GC                     age 18

University of Florida Freshman

#50 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 8/7)

'07 & 06 Porter Cup Top 17  +  07 Azalea Am 5th

'07 AJGA Thunderbird Invitational Champion

'06 & 05 AJGA First Team All American (04 HM)

'06 US Junior Medalist  &  Canon Cup team

'06 British Amateur 64's  +  Sunnehanna Am T15

'06 Terra Cotta Invitational Champion  (T3 in 07)

'05 St Augustine Amateur Champion (5th in 07)

'05 US Amateur 32's

'05 US Junior Semi's

 

watabu,  Casey         

Kapaa, Kauai, hi                    Wailua GC                  age 23

University of Nevada Alum

#131 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 Masters contestant

'07 Mid-Pacific Open T5 & Low Amateur

'07 Hawaii State Amateur 3rd

'06 US Amateur 32's

'06 US Public Links Champion (3-time qualifier)

’06 All American Hon Men & All Region

'06 D1 West Regional Co-Champion

’05 California State Fair T5

'03 Manoa Cup Quarters

   

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Wiegand,  Tommy          

avon lake, OH                                                                   age 22

Kent State University Senior

’07 & 06 Porter Cup Qualifier

'06 Pacific Northwest Amateur 32's

'05 MAC Freshman of the Year

'05 MAC Championship Co-Medalist

'04 FIDRA Midwest Collegiate Tour Player of Year

 

WoLniewicz,  Jeff    

west seneca, ny            Crag Burn GC            age 21

Binghamton University Grad

#869 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'06 & 04 Buffalo District GA Player of the Year

'06 New York State Amateur Finalist

'06 BDGA Amateur Champion

'06 Eastern Amateur 16th

'06, 05 & 04 All New England Conf & All Region

'04 Monroe Invitational T10

   

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Woodland, Gary   

berryton, ks                    Topeka CC                   age 23

University of Kansas Grad

#49 SP World Amateur Ranking (as of 7/8)

'07 & 05 Kansas State Am Champion (03 Quarters)

'07 All Region & All Big 12 Conference

'07 US v Japan team 

'07 Jones Cup 2nd

'06 Western Amateur Quarters

'06 Porter Cup T4

'06 All Big 12 First Team & All Region

'05 Southwestern Amateur T16

'02 High Plains Amateur Champion

 

 

 

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