Kingwood , TX
Age: 12 - 13
Region: South Central
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 CompletedGrapevine, TX 76051Jun 28, 2022
Sub-Regional QualifierEvent CompletedGrand Prairie , TX 75052Jul 29, 2022
Regional QualifierEvent CompletedHouston, TX 77069Oct 2, 2022
NAME AND LOCATION OF SCHOOL:
Arrow Christian Academy, Flower Mound, Tx
GRADE IN SCHOOL:
HOME GOLF COURSE AND LOCATION:
Oakmont Country Club, Corinth, Tx
PLAY GOLF RIGHT OR LEFT HANDED:
AGE STARTED PLAYING GOLF:
6 years old
LOWEST SCORE SHOT (9 AND/OR 18 HOLES):
72 (18 holes)
HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN GOLF?
My parents signed me up for lessons and I had a lot of fun.
WHO INTRODUCED YOU TO GOLF?
My grandfather, my dad and my mom
WHO DO YOU NORMALLY PLAY GOLF WITH?
WHO IS YOUR GOLF INSTRUCTOR?
Joey Wuertemberger (Crown Golf), EJ Kim (Axis Golf)
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT PLAYING GOLF?
Playing in tournaments and being outside
WHAT PART OF GOLF DO YOU LIKE TO PRACTICE THE MOST?
Improving my distance
WHAT’S THE MOST DIFFICULT THING ABOUT GOLF?
Recovering after a bad shot
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CLUB?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GOLF COURSE IN THE WORLD?
The Clubs of Kingwood - The Lake Course
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT IN GOLF SO FAR?
Making it to the Drive, Chip, and Putt National Finals
HAVE YOU EVER PARTICIPATED IN A USGA OR PGA OF AMERICA EVENT? IF SO, WHICH ONE(S), WHEN, AND HOW DID YOU DO?
STPGA - 1st at 2020 Summer Little Linksters Championship, NTPGA - 1st at Summer Medalist Metro Championship, Qualified and played for NTPGA in the Texas Junior Cup
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO OTHER JUNIORS PARTICIPATING IN DCP WHO ARE TRYING TO REACH THE NATIONAL FINALS?
Relax and try to have fun
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN PGA JUNIOR LEAGUE?
Not this year, but participated in 2018-2020
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN LPGA/USGA GIRLS GOLF?
Not this year but in 2016-2020
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT PARTICIPATING IN DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT?
Trying to improve each time and seeing other golf friends
MEMORABLE MOMENTS FROM YOUR LOCAL, SUBREGIONAL OR REGIONAL QUALIFIERS:
Making my 15 and 30 ft putts at subregional and chipping it in at regional
HAVE YOU TRIED TO QUALIFY FOR DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT IN THE PAST? IF SO, PLEASE LIST EACH YEAR AND YOUR PREVIOUS RESULTS:
Local at Gleannloch Pines in 2019, made a 45
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, I thought it would be amazing to participate in DCP at Augusta National Golf Club
LIST FROM STRONGEST TO WEAKEST – DRIVING, CHIPPING, PUTTING:
Putting, Driving, Chipping
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO THE MASTERS BEFORE? IF SO, WHEN?
No I have not
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GOLF ACCESSORY (HAT, HEADCOVER, BALL MARKER, ETC.)?
I like to collect ball markers from different courses
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY WATCHING GOLF ON TV?
Sitting on the couch and watching golf with my dad
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Jordan Spieth because he’s from Dallas, played in the NTPGA and he’s a really all around great golfer
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE FEMALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Nelly Korda because she has a smooth golf swing and seems to have fun playing and I really look up to her.
WHO IS THE COOLEST PLAYER IN GOLF, AND WHY?
Adam Scott because he’s always calm and focused
HAVE YOU EVER PLAYED WITH SOMEONE FAMOUS? IF SO, WHO? PLEASE DESCRIBE THE CIRCUMSTANCES:
Annika Sorenstam’s “Share My Passion” Girls Golf Clinic
IF YOU COULD CHOOSE TO PLAY GOLF WITH A DREAM FOURSOME, WHO WOULD THE OTHER THREE PEOPLE BE?
Jordan Spieth, Nelly Korda, and Adam Scott
DO YOU PLAY ANY GOLF VIDEO GAMES? IF SO, WHICH ONE(S)?
WHAT FOOD WOULD YOU SERVE AT YOUR CHAMPIONS DINNER AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL?
Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, mac ‘n cheese, and a soft roll
FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT:
Functional Fitness class
FAVORITE SCHOOL TEACHER:
FAVORITE SPORT (OTHER THAN GOLF):
Star Wars Rogue One
FAVORITE SINGER / MUSIC GROUP:
FAVORITE TV SHOW:
DESCRIBE ANY TALENTS OR INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF GOLF:
Baking, crafts, and stop motion videos.
DESCRIBE ANY OBSTACLES YOU’VE OVERCOME IN YOUR LIFE:
House flooded in 2017
HERO / ROLE MODEL(S):
My parents and Coach Aurora(1st golf coach)
WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
Just have fun
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
Friendly, kind, and determined