Sammamish , Washington
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 CompletedBellingham, WA 98229Jul 19, 2022
Sub-Regional QualifierEvent CompletedDuPont, WA 98327Aug 16, 2022
Regional QualifierEvent CompletedPebble Beach, CA 93953Sep 25, 2022
NAME AND LOCATION OF SCHOOL:
Blackwell Elementary, Sammamish, WA
GRADE IN SCHOOL:
HOME GOLF COURSE AND LOCATION:
Sahalee Country Club, Sammamish, WA
PLAY GOLF RIGHT OR LEFT HANDED:
AGE STARTED PLAYING GOLF:
2 years old
LOWEST SCORE SHOT (9 AND/OR 18 HOLES):
36 (9 holes), 77 (18 holes)
HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN GOLF?
Watched Jordan Spieth on TV while practicing with my putter
WHO INTRODUCED YOU TO GOLF?
WHO DO YOU NORMALLY PLAY GOLF WITH?
WHO IS YOUR GOLF INSTRUCTOR?
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT PLAYING GOLF?
Hitting my driver
WHAT PART OF GOLF DO YOU LIKE TO PRACTICE THE MOST?
WHAT’S THE MOST DIFFICULT THING ABOUT GOLF?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CLUB?
Ping Prodi G driver
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GOLF COURSE IN THE WORLD?
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT IN GOLF SO FAR?
Going to Augusta for Drive, Chip and Putt
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN PGA JUNIOR LEAGUE?
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN FIRST TEE?
I used to.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT PARTICIPATING IN DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT?
MEMORABLE MOMENTS FROM YOUR LOCAL, SUBREGIONAL OR REGIONAL QUALIFIERS:
Local - 209 yard drive; Subregional - Made my first putt; at Pebble Beach - hit the flagstick on my second putt
HAVE YOU TRIED TO QUALIFY FOR DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT IN THE PAST? IF SO, PLEASE LIST EACH YEAR AND YOUR PREVIOUS RESULTS:
2021 - Local qualifier (77 points)
DID YOU WATCH LAST YEAR’S DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT NATIONAL FINALS ON TELEVISION? IF SO, WHAT IMPACT DID THAT HAVE ON YOUR PARTICIPATION THIS YEAR?
Yes, it was inspiring and fun to see other kids playing golf on TV.
LIST FROM STRONGEST TO WEAKEST – DRIVING, CHIPPING, PUTTING:
Chipping, Driving, Putting
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO THE MASTERS BEFORE? IF SO, WHEN?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MASTERS MEMORY? U.S. OPEN OR U.S. WOMEN’S OPEN MEMORY? PGA CHAMPIONSHIP OR WOMEN’S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP MEMORY?
Getting autographs at the US Open at Pebble Beach in 2019
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY WATCHING GOLF ON TV?
Watching Jordan Spieth play at the Masters
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Jordan Spieth, I like his swing
WHO IS THE COOLEST PLAYER IN GOLF, AND WHY?
Rickie Fowler - he wears bright orange, and I like Puma golf gear
IF YOU COULD CHOOSE TO PLAY GOLF WITH A DREAM FOURSOME, WHO WOULD THE OTHER THREE PEOPLE BE?
Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler
DO YOU HAVE ANY SUPERSTITIONS AS IT RELATES TO GOLF? IF SO, PLEASE DESCRIBE:
DO YOU PLAY ANY GOLF VIDEO GAMES? IF SO, WHICH ONE(S)?
WGT Golf and Golden Tee
WHAT FOOD WOULD YOU SERVE AT YOUR CHAMPIONS DINNER AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL?
Pasta with marina, meatballs and parmesan cheese. I love pasta!
FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT:
FAVORITE SCHOOL TEACHER:
Mrs. Nicholson (1st grade teacher) - she is the best!
FAVORITE SPORT (OTHER THAN GOLF):
FAVORITE SINGER / MUSIC GROUP:
Marshmallow, BTS - Butter
FAVORITE TV SHOW:
DESCRIBE ANY TALENTS OR INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF GOLF:
Basketball, baseball, sing and dance, cornhole
HERO / ROLE MODEL(S):
WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
Focus on the next shot
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
Cool, funny, social, kind, love making friends and playing sports. I'm very competitive!