20 players named to GGGA Junior All-Star Team

Winners of the Junior All-Star at Hilton Head, Austin Connelly and Isabella Skinner are two of the 20 players that have been named to the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Team.
BRASELTON, Ga. – The 10th Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Team includes 20 players from nine states and Canada, the American Junior Golf Association announced Thursday.

The Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series included 10 tournaments during the 2011 season. Specifically designed for boys and girls ages 12-15, the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series presents opportunities for younger players to develop their skills and earn entry into AJGA Open tournaments. The team of 20 players will be honored Friday, Oct. 7, at the Montverde Academy Junior All-Star Invitational in Montverde, Fla.

Nineteen of the 20 players on the team won a Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star event during the 2011 season. Austin Connelly of Las Colinas, Texas, is the only player to win twice, while Edwin Yi of Beaumont, Calif., earned a spot on the team by posting a pair of runner-up finishes.

Taylor Coleman, 14, of San Antonio is the only player returning from the 2010 Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Team. Ranked No. 20 in the Polo Golf Rankings, she has also been invited to play at the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy, Sept. 13-15, at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England.

Former members of the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Team include college and professional standouts, such as Rickie Fowler (2004), Peter Uihlein (2004), Bud Cauley (2005), Brianna Do (2004), Vicky Hurst (2005) and Cheyenne Woods (2005).

Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy, a full-time signature golf instruction program located in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., began as an Official Partner of the AJGA in 2009. The partnership features an endowment of an Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant and naming rights to the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series for juniors ages 12-15.

2011 Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Team

Boys Division
Philip Barbaree, Shreveport, La.
William Brueckner, Walnut Creek, Calif.
Kristian Caparros, Miami Lakes, Fla.
Corey Carlson, Green Cove Springs, Fla.
Ryan Celano, Naples, Fla.
Austin Connelly, Las Colinas, Texas
Osama Khan, Mississauga, Ontario
Tyler McDaniel, Manchester, Ky.
Sahith Theegala, Chino Hills, Calif.
Edwin Yi, Beaumont, Calif.
 
Girls Division
Sierra Brooks, Sorrento, Fla.
Sarah Cho, San Diego, Calif.
Taylor Coleman, San Antonio, Texas
Isabella DiLisio, Hatfield, Pa.
Janet Mao, Johns Creek, Ga.
Katharine Patrick, West University Place, Texas
Jessica Porvasnik, Hinckley, Ohio
Shawn Rennegarbe, Addieville, Ill.
Isabella Skinner, Cumming, Ga.
Lilia Vu, Fountain Valley, Calif.

 
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Reunion, FL
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Shreveport, LA
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Miami, FL
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Irving, TX
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Loma Linda, CA
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Hermosa Beach, CA
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Diamond Bar, CA
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Rockland, MA
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209
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211
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212
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212
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3
Tyler Bakich
212
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215
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217
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222
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206
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207
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209
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209
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1
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204
2
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219
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Kimberlee Tottori
221
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212
2
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213
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214
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214
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3
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214
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215
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218
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226
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218
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219
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221
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221
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1
Amy Matsuoka
216
2
Anna Zhou
220
3
Anabelle Chang
221
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1
Joshua Suh
211
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2
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214
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2
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214
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2
Puwit Anupansuebsai
214
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1
Benyapa Niphatsophon
206
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Clare Amelia Legaspi
209
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Alyaa Abdulghany
211
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Isaiah Logue
213
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Will Bernstein
217
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Davis Lamb
218
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Brent Ito
218
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Brynn Walker
231
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235
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