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Jace Benson

Morgan , UT
Age: 10 - 11
Gender: Boys
Region: Northwest
The Path to the National Finals
  1. Local Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Brigham City, UT 84302
    Jul 9, 2021
  2. Sub-Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    South Jordan, UT 84095
    Aug 27, 2021
  3. Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Pebble Beach, CA 93953
    Sep 26, 2021
HOMETOWN:
Morgan, Utah
PLAYER BIRTHPLACE:
Ogden, Utah
NAME AND LOCATION OF SCHOOL:
Morgan Middle School. Morgan, Utah
GRADE IN SCHOOL:
6
HOME GOLF COURSE AND LOCATION:
Round Valley. Morgan, Utah
PLAY GOLF RIGHT OR LEFT HANDED:
Right
AGE STARTED PLAYING GOLF:
4
LOWEST SCORE SHOT (9 AND/OR 18 HOLES):
32 for 9 holes. 69 for 18 holes
HANDICAP INDEX:
6
HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN GOLF?
By playing with my dad at a young age
WHO INTRODUCED YOU TO GOLF?
My dad
WHO DO YOU NORMALLY PLAY GOLF WITH?
My dad, grandpa, brother and cousins
WHO IS YOUR GOLF INSTRUCTOR?
Grandpa Cary
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT PLAYING GOLF?
Making birdies
WHAT PART OF GOLF DO YOU LIKE TO PRACTICE THE MOST?
Hitting different types of chip shots.
WHAT’S THE MOST DIFFICULT THING ABOUT GOLF?
Putting and reading greens
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CLUB?
Driver and wedges
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GOLF COURSE IN THE WORLD?
Pinehurst No. 2
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT IN GOLF SO FAR?
Winning the DCP regional at Pebble Beach
LOCAL QUALIFYING SITE / RESULTS / MEMORABLE MOMENTS:
Eagle Mountain Golf Course / 1st place, 124 points
SUBREGIONAL QUALIFYING SITE / RESULTS / MEMORABLE MOMENTS:
Glenmoore Golf Course / 2nd place, 119 points
REGIONAL QUALIFYING SITE / RESULTS / MEMORABLE MOMENTS:
Pebble Beach / 1st place, 164 points / Making all three putts
HAVE YOU TRIED TO QUALIFIY FOR DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT IN THE PAST? IF SO, PLEASE LIST EACH OF THE YEARS AND PREVIOUS RESULTS:
2017: I didn’t make it past the first qualifier.
LIST FROM STRONGEST TO WEAKEST – DRIVING, CHIPPING, PUTTING:
Driving, chipping and putting
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY WATCHING GOLF ON TV?
When Jordan Spieth holed out from the bunker to win and gave a chest bump to his caddie
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Tony Finau, because I’ve met him and he’s from Utah.
WHO IS THE COOLEST PLAYER IN GOLF, AND WHY?
Jordan Spieth, because he’s fun to watch.
IF YOU COULD CHOOSE TO PLAY GOLF WITH A DREAM FOURSOME, WHO WOULD THE OTHER THREE PEOPLE BE?
Jordan Spieth, Tony Finau and Tiger Woods
DO YOU HAVE ANY SUPERSTITIONS AS IT RELATES TO GOLF? IF SO, PLEASE DESCRIBE:
I have to drink white Gatorade while I play in tournaments.
DO YOU PLAY ANY GOLF VIDEO GAMES? IF SO, WHICH ONE(S)?:
2K21 Golf., Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 and Kinect Sports
WHAT FOOD WOULD YOU SERVE AT YOUR CHAMPIONS DINNER AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL?:
Cheeseburger and fries with lemonade
FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT:
PE
FAVORITE SCHOOL TEACHER:
Mrs. Richins
FAVORITE SPORT (OTHER THAN GOLF):
Basketball
FAVORITE MOVIE:
Space Jam
FAVORITE SINGER / MUSIC GROUP:
Imagine Dragons
FAVORITE TV SHOW:
Dude Perfect
FAVORITE APP:
YouTube
FAVORITE EMOJI:
Money-eyes emoji
EXPLAIN ANY TALENTS OR INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF GOLF:
Basketball
HERO / ROLE MODEL(S):
WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOUR GROW UP?
Professional Golfer
DESCRIBE YOURSELF:
Quiet around strangers but funny around family and friends. Hard worker. Good brother.
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