the Memorial Junior

Longaberger Golf Club
Nashport, Ohio July 21 - 23, 2014

American Junior Golf Association Contact: Preston Smith (678) 425-1791 psmith@ajga,org

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

College bound: 24 players have committed to play golf at the college of their choice.
Boys Division Grad Signed Commitment Verbal Commitment
Nick Contini 2014 Longwood University
JD Fletcher 2015 Miami of Ohio
Elliott Grayson 2014 University of Akron
Paul Huber 2015 Cincinnati
Davis Kiger 2015 High Point University
Matt Lemay 2014 Georgian, Canada
Thomas Lewis 2016 Purdue
Matthew McAdoo 2014 Cleveland State University
Cameron Michalak 2014 Bowling Green
Jackson Moss 2014 Williams College
Justin Perdue 2015 Guilford College
Glenn Piot 2015 Michigan State University
Andrew Sarokin 2014 Oakland University
Avery Schneider 2014 Drexel University
Devan Schulert 2014 University of Detroit Mercy
Daniel Wetterich 2015 Xavier University
 
Girls Division Grad Signed Commitment Verbal Commitment
Alice Ho 2014 Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carolyn Markley 2015 Michigan State University
Riley Rennell 2017 University of Georgia
Sybil Robinson 2015 Michigan State
Molly Skapik 2014 University of Louisville
Kamerine Taylor 2015 Penn State
Lexie Toth 2014 Rollins College
Abigail Wellens 2014 Bradley University
 
 
Local flavor: 38 players from Ohio will compete.
Boys Division Hometown Grad
Seth Brenneman Upper Arlington 2015
Nick Contini Granville 2014
Jeg Coughlin III Dublin 2015
Chris Doody Upper Arlington 2016
Kevin Duncan Rocky River 2015
Darnell Ellis Reynoldsburg 2015
JD Fletcher Dublin 2015
Ryan Fowler Warren 2015
Jack Herceg Dublin 2017
Matt Hoffman Westerville 2016
Michael Kenney Kent 2015
Nabeel Khan Westerville 2015
Will Kurtz Hudson 2017
Matthew McAdoo Twinsburg 2014
Mitchell McFarland Wheelersburg 2016
Cameron Michalak Orient 2014
Nick Montes Pickerington 2016
Jackson Moss New Albany 2014
Justin Perdue Dublin 2015
Tyler Remeis Bowling Green 2015
Ben Sattler Liberty Township 2015
Avery Schneider New Albany 2014
Dave Sexton Hudson 2017
Brian Terlesky Youngstown 2018
Daniel Wetterich Cincinnati 2015
Justin Wick Upper Arlington 2015
Connor Yakubov Columbus 2015
 
Girls Division Hometown Grad
Alice Ho Wadsworth 2014
Emily Hughes Blacklick 2015
Alexis Jones Shelby 2017
Carolyn Markley Maineville 2015
Reva Morris Newbury 2016
Sybil Robinson Dublin 2015
Molly Skapik Miamisburg 2014
Kamerine Taylor Dublin 2015
Lexie Toth Dublin 2014
Jennifer Wang Solon 2018
Abigail Wellens Cincinnati 2014
Alumni legacy
Last year's Boys Division champion, Will Grimmer of Cincinnati, became the only current AJGA boy to compete in the 2014 U.S. Open Championship. Other notable former competitors include Cameron Wilson (2009), the 2014 NCAA Individual Champion, and Lindsey Weaver (2009-10, 2012), the AJGA record-holder for most consecutive years with a victory (7).
Future teammates compete
Class of 2015 juniors Carolyn Markley of Maineville, Ohio, and Sybil Robinson of Dublin, Ohio, have verbally committed to play for Michigan State University.
Longaberger Golf Club to host
Longaberger Golf Club was rated the No. 1 public golf course in Ohio by GOLFWEEK in 2014 and Golf Digest in 2013-14.

Schedule of Events

Monday, July 21
8 a.m. shotgun Practice Round
6:30 p.m. Junior-Am Awards Reception and Dinner
 
Tuesday, July 22
7:30 9:20 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
12:30 2:20 p.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
 
Wednesday, July 23
7:30 9:20 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
2 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

Daniel Wetterich, Cincinnati, Ohio (2015)
Wetterich comes in as the top-ranked boy in the Polo Golf Rankings at No. 113. He has amassed six career top-10 finishes, including a victory at the 2013 Midwest Junior Players Championship. Wetterich is verbally committed to play at Xavier University.
Donnie Trosper, Canton, Mich. (2015)
Trosper recently notched his first AJGA victory at the 2014 Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands after previously finishing in the top 10 two times.
Rojanapeansatith is the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 97 in the Polo Golf Rankings. She has four top-five finishes in AJGA competition, including a win at the 2013 David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior. The Nonthaburi, Thailand, native also recently finished as the runner-up at the 2014 McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends.
Riley Rennell, Columbia, Tenn. (2017)
The University of Georgia verbal commit is one of two two-time AJGA champions in the field, winning the 2014 Junior All-Star at Nemacolin and the 2013 McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends.
 

2013 Results

the Memorial Junior
Ohio State University Golf Club (July 15 - 18, 2013)
 
Boys Division
1 Will Grimmer Cincinnati, Ohio 67–71–68—206
T2 Tzu-Wei Lin (Taiwan) Palmetto, Fla. 72–71–69—212
T2 Chase Johnson Barberton, Ohio 72–71–69—212
T4 Kyle Mueller Watkinsville, Ga. 71–68–74—213
T4 Ian Holt Stow, Ohio 72–69–72—213
 
Girls Division
1 Jessica Porvasnik Hinckley, Ohio 71–68–70—209
T2 Chayanid Prapassarangkul Bangkok, Thailand 73–76–74—223
T2 Morgan Gonzales Chandler, Ariz. 71–77–75—223
T4 Stephanie Lau Fullerton, Calif. 76–72–76—224
T4 Madison Glennie Clearwater, Fla. 73–76–75—224
 

Media Accommodations

the Memorial Junior 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 Ohio native
Boys Division
Owen Bates Mississauga, Ontario
Seth Brenneman Upper Arlington, Ohio
Nick Contini Granville, Ohio
Jeg Coughlin III Dublin, Ohio
Chris Doody Upper Arlington, Ohio
Kevin Duncan Rocky River, Ohio
Darnell Ellis Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Noah Firestone Annville, Pa.
JD Fletcher Dublin, Ohio
Ryan Fowler Warren, Ohio
Kyle Gorospe Mississauga, Ontario
Elliott Grayson Shelby, N.C.
Jack Herceg Dublin, Ohio
Shane Hoben Minneapolis, Minn.
Matt Hoffman Westerville, Ohio
Paul Huber Edgewood, Ky.
Michael Kenney Kent, Ohio
Nabeel Khan Westerville, Ohio
Davis Kiger Harrisburg, N.C.
Will Kurtz Hudson, Ohio
Matt Lemay Waterloo, Ontario
Thomas Lewis Carmel, Ind.
Matthew McAdoo Twinsburg, Ohio
Mitchell McFarland Wheelersburg, Ohio
Cameron Michalak Orient, Ohio
Luke Miller Venetia, Pa.
Nick Montes Pickerington, Ohio
Jackson Moss New Albany, Ohio
Justin Perdue Dublin, Ohio
Glenn Piot Canton, Mich.
Ryan Podufal Erie, Pa.
Drew Powell Bangor, Maine
Vinay Ramesh Newtown, Pa.
Tyler Remeis Bowling Green, Ohio
Andrew Sarokin Novi, Mich.
Ben Sattler Liberty Township, Ohio
Avery Schneider New Albany, Ohio
Devan Schulert Kingsville, Ontario
Zach Seeler Marion, Ind.
Dave Sexton Hudson, Ohio
Kyle Shealy St Petersburg, Fla.
Craig Stefureak Caledonia, Ontario
Brian Terlesky Youngstown, Ohio
Donnie Trosper Canton, Mich.
Niko Voutsaras East Lansing, Mich.
Charlie Watson Toronto, Ontario
Daniel Wetterich Cincinnati, Ohio
Justin Wick Upper Arlington, Ohio
Connor Yakubov Columbus, Ohio
 
Girls Division
Jaycee Bunner Fort Wayne, Ind.
Ashni Dhruva Katy, Texas
Lois Kaye Go Cebu City, Philippines
Alice Ho Wadsworth, Ohio
Emily Hughes Blacklick, Ohio
Alexis Jones Shelby, Ohio
Catherina Li Kent, Wash.
Carolyn Markley Maineville, Ohio
Madison Mcdanel Aliquippa, Pa.
Reva Morris Newbury, Ohio
Riley Rennell Columbia, Tenn.
Sybil Robinson Dublin, Ohio
Adeena Shears Elizabeth, W.Va.
Molly Skapik Miamisburg, Ohio
Alisa Snyder Phoenix, Ariz.
Kamerine Taylor Dublin, Ohio
Lexie Toth Dublin, Ohio
Jennifer Wang Solon, Ohio
Abigail Wellens Cincinnati, Ohio
Sarah White Caledonia, Mich.
Jessica Yuen Bolingbrook, Ill.