Houston , TX
Age: 10 - 11
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 CompletedCypress, TX 77433Jun 23, 2022
Sub-Regional QualifierEvent CompletedHumble, TX 77396Aug 11, 2022
Regional QualifierEvent CompletedHouston, TX 77069Oct 2, 2022
NAME AND LOCATION OF SCHOOL:
Schmalz Elementary Houston Texas
GRADE IN SCHOOL:
HOME GOLF COURSE AND LOCATION:
Sterling Country club at Houston National Houston Texas
PLAY GOLF RIGHT OR LEFT HANDED:
AGE STARTED PLAYING GOLF:
6 years old
LOWEST SCORE SHOT (9 AND/OR 18 HOLES):
33 (9 holes), 70 (18 holes)
HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN GOLF?
My Dad and sister played so I wanted to play too
WHO INTRODUCED YOU TO GOLF?
WHO DO YOU NORMALLY PLAY GOLF WITH?
My family and friends
WHO IS YOUR GOLF INSTRUCTOR?
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT PLAYING GOLF?
WHAT PART OF GOLF DO YOU LIKE TO PRACTICE THE MOST?
WHAT’S THE MOST DIFFICULT THING ABOUT GOLF?
the focus that is required
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CLUB?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GOLF COURSE IN THE WORLD?
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT IN GOLF SO FAR?
Texas State champion
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT PARTICIPATING IN DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT?
Going to Augusta
MEMORABLE MOMENTS FROM YOUR LOCAL, SUBREGIONAL OR REGIONAL QUALIFIERS:
Being awarded my medal by Jackie Burke 1956 Masters champion
HAVE YOU TRIED TO QUALIFY FOR DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT IN THE PAST? IF SO, PLEASE LIST EACH YEAR AND YOUR PREVIOUS RESULTS:
2019 - local qualifier, 2021- subregional, 2022 - National Finals
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, no impact
LIST FROM STRONGEST TO WEAKEST – DRIVING, CHIPPING, PUTTING:
Putting, chipping, driving
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?
Watching Brooke Henderson win her major championship
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Tiger Woods because he is the GOAT
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE FEMALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Brooke Henderson because she is so nice and very good
WHO IS THE COOLEST PLAYER IN GOLF, AND WHY?
Amy Alcott because she was the first one to jump in poppies pond
HAVE YOU EVER PLAYED WITH SOMEONE FAMOUS? IF SO, WHO? PLEASE DESCRIBE THE CIRCUMSTANCES:
Kirk Triplett - played in the Insperity Invitational Pro-Am after qualifying in STPGA fall championship.
IF YOU COULD CHOOSE TO PLAY GOLF WITH A DREAM FOURSOME, WHO WOULD THE OTHER THREE PEOPLE BE?
Tiger Woods, Brooke Henderson and Alexa Pano
DO YOU PLAY ANY GOLF VIDEO GAMES? IF SO, WHICH ONE(S)?
Mario Golf super rush
WHAT FOOD WOULD YOU SERVE AT YOUR CHAMPIONS DINNER AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL?
Steak and potatoes with aclaire's for desert
FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT:
FAVORITE SCHOOL TEACHER:
FAVORITE SPORT (OTHER THAN GOLF):
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
FAVORITE SINGER / MUSIC GROUP:
FAVORITE TV SHOW:
DESCRIBE ANY TALENTS OR INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF GOLF:
HERO / ROLE MODEL(S):
WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?