Miami , Fl
Age: 7 - 9
The Path to the National Finals
Should a player advance through local qualifying, the subregional and regional qualifying sites are pre-determined based upon the local qualifying site. The player is not guaranteed participation in the subregional qualifier unless he/she advances through local qualifying. The player is not guaranteed participation in the regional qualifier unless he/she advances through local and subregional qualifying.
Local QualifierEvent CompletedMiami, FL 33178Aug 3, 2022
Sub-Regional QualifierEvent CompletedNaples, FL 34110Aug 20, 2022
Regional QualifierEvent CompletedJupiter, FL 33477Oct 2, 2022
NAME AND LOCATION OF SCHOOL:
David Fairchild Elementary School, Miami, FL
GRADE IN SCHOOL:
HOME GOLF COURSE AND LOCATION:
First Tee (International Links Melreese Country Club) Miami, Florida and Jim Mclean Golf school at Biltmore Golf Course Miami, Florida
PLAY GOLF RIGHT OR LEFT HANDED:
AGE STARTED PLAYING GOLF:
4 years of age
LOWEST SCORE SHOT (9 AND/OR 18 HOLES):
36 (9 holes)
HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN GOLF?
First Tee Miami
WHO INTRODUCED YOU TO GOLF?
Father (Eliades J. Carmenate)
WHO DO YOU NORMALLY PLAY GOLF WITH?
with other kids in first tee and Jim Mclean School
WHO IS YOUR GOLF INSTRUCTOR?
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT PLAYING GOLF?
I can play a lot with my golfer friends and enjoy fresh air / nature.
WHAT PART OF GOLF DO YOU LIKE TO PRACTICE THE MOST?
WHAT’S THE MOST DIFFICULT THING ABOUT GOLF?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CLUB?
wedge 60 degree
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GOLF COURSE IN THE WORLD?
Granada Golf Course because I can play with the older golfers.
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT IN GOLF SO FAR?
This qualification for the 2023 Drive, Chip and Putt National Final in Augusta, Georgia
HAVE YOU EVER PARTICIPATED IN A USGA OR PGA OF AMERICA EVENT? IF SO, WHICH ONE(S), WHEN, AND HOW DID YOU DO?
Jr. PGA Golf League at Crandon Golf Academy, Miami, Fl
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO OTHER JUNIORS PARTICIPATING IN DCP WHO ARE TRYING TO REACH THE NATIONAL FINALS
Practice every day!
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN PGA JUNIOR LEAGUE?
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN FIRST TEE?
Yes, First Tee Miami Florida ( (International Links Melreese Country Club)
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT PARTICIPATING IN DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT?
I will meet famous golfers at one of the best golf courses in the world.
MEMORABLE MOMENTS FROM YOUR LOCAL, SUBREGIONAL OR REGIONAL QUALIFIERS:
In the regional qualifier I received a flag signed by Jack Nicklaus.
HAVE YOU TRIED TO QUALIFY FOR DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT IN THE PAST? IF SO, PLEASE LIST EACH YEAR AND YOUR PREVIOUS RESULTS:
No, This is my first year.
LIST FROM STRONGEST TO WEAKEST – DRIVING, CHIPPING, PUTTING:
Driving, putting, chipping
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO THE MASTERS BEFORE? IF SO, WHEN?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GOLF ACCESSORY (HAT, HEADCOVER, BALL MARKER, ETC.)
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY WATCHING GOLF ON TV?
My favorite memory is watching Rory McIlroy games.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Rory McIlroy because he is a really good golfer.
WHO IS THE COOLEST PLAYER IN GOLF, AND WHY?
Tiger Woods because is one of the greatest golfers of all time.
IF YOU COULD CHOOSE TO PLAY GOLF WITH A DREAM FOURSOME, WHO WOULD THE OTHER THREE PEOPLE BE?
Rory McIlroy, Tiger Wood, Jack Nicklaus
DO YOU PLAY ANY GOLF VIDEO GAMES? IF SO, WHICH ONE(S)?
WHAT FOOD WOULD YOU SERVE AT YOUR CHAMPIONS DINNER AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL?
Macaroni and cheese, french fries and vanilla ice-cream
FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT:
FAVORITE SCHOOL TEACHER:
FAVORITE SPORT (OTHER THAN GOLF):
Spider-Man: No Way Home
FAVORITE SINGER / MUSIC GROUP:
FAVORITE TV SHOW:
DESCRIBE ANY TALENTS OR INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF GOLF:
Math and painting
HERO / ROLE MODEL(S):
WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
Never give up.
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
I am a happy and friendly kid.