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Get to know the field at Junior PLAYERS

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The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf has one of the strongest fields of the year, as 26 of the top 30 and nine of the top 10 players in the Polo Golf Rankings will compete in the event.

2. Spencer Soosman (Westlake Village, Calif.)
3. Won Jun Lee (Wesley Chapel, Fla.)
4. Eugene Hong (Sanford, Fla.)
5. Norman Xiong (Canyon Lake, Calif.)
6. Chun-an Yu (Taoyuan, Taiwan)
7. Ryan Grider (Lewisville, Texas)
8. Davis Shore (Knoxville, Tenn.)
9. Matthew Wolff (Agoura Hills, Calif.)
10. S.M. Lee (Buford, Ga.)

Eleven players in this year's field played in the 2014 Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf. Two players finished in the top 10 last year, as Hidetoshi Yoshihara of Irvine, California, finished fourth (74-68-73--215) and Will Chandler of Atlanta finished 10th (72-70-76--218).

In all, the 78-player field includes players from 20 states and 15 countries (Australia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom and United States). Additionally, 16 players from outside the United States earned an invitation based on their outstanding records in international competition.

Zacharias Agerbak (Copenhagen, Denmark)

  • T9, 2015 British Boys Amateur
  • No. 5 ranked boy from Denmark

Joacim Ahlund (Gavle, Sweden)

  • Won 2015 Fairhaven Trophy
  • T7 in stroke play portion of 2015 European Boys Team Championship
  • No. 2 ranked boy from Sweden

Charles-Eric Belanger (Quebec, Quebec)

  • Won 2015 Canadian Junior Championship
  • No. 1 ranked boy in the CN Future Links National Jr. Boys Order of Merit

Toby Briggs (Norwich, United Kingdom)

  • No. 10 England Boys Order of Merit
  • 2nd, 2015 Fairhaven Trophy
  • 2nd, 2015 English U16 (McGregor Cup)

Luis Carrera (Mexico City, Mexico)

  • Won 2015 Mexican National Junior Championship

Daniel Faccini (Bogota, Colombia)

  • 3rd, 2015 Colombian Junior International
  • No. 1 ranked junior in Colombia

Jonathan Gøth-Rasmussen (Helsingør, Denmark)

  • T3, 2015 English U18 (Carris Trophy)
  • 4th, 2015 Danish International Amateur Championship
  • T7 in stroke play portion of 2015 European Boys

Marc Hammer (Oetigheim, Germany)

  • 6th, 2015 RB German Junior
  • 9th, 2015 German Boys Open

Viktor Hovland (Oslo, Norway)

  • No. 2 ranked junior from Norway
  • No. 179 in World Amateur Golf Rankings
  • T7, 2015 Thunderbird International Junior

Jeong-Weon Ko (Bussy St Georges, France)

  • Winner 2015 French Amateur (Murat Cup)
  • No. 1 ranked boy from France
  • No. 128 in World Amateur Golf Rankings

Taiga Miura (Kanagawa, Japan)

  • Won 2015 JJGA (Japan Junior Golf Association) Junior Players Championship

Zach Murray (Wodonga, Australia)

  • Won 2015 Australian Master of the Amateurs
  • No. 159 in World Amateur Golf Rankings

Rhys Nevin-Wharton (Cheshire, United Kingdom)

  • No. 11 England Boys Order of Merit
  • T3, 2015 Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters
  • T4, 2015 Irish Boys
  • T5, 2015 Dutch Junior Open

Emilio Gonzalez Ramirez (San Miguel de Allende, Mexico)

  • 3rd, 2015 Mexican Junior Golf Association Junior Tour Championship

Henry Spring (Whakatane, New Zealand)

  • Won 2015 NSW Junior State Championship

Marcus Svensson (Halmstad, Sweden)

  • Won 2015 British Boys Amateur
  • No. 1 ranked boy from Sweden