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The field: 2015 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley

The field is set for one of the top junior golf tournaments in the country.

The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley will bring together 54 of the best junior golfers in the world to Sage Valley Golf Club in Graniteville, S.C. for the April 23-25 event.

Included in the field are 31 of the top 35 players in the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings. Top-ranked Sam Burns, an LSU signee from Shreveport, La., will play, as will No. 3 Davis Riley, an Alabama signee from Hattiesburg, Miss., who has twice finished runner-up at the U.S. Junior Amateur.

Burns is also ranked eighth in the World Amateur Golf Ranking while Riley is ranked No. 42. Sam Horsfield, a potential European Walker Cup candidate, is also in the field and is ranked 29th in the WAGR.

Some of the top international talent in the field includes Sweden’s Marcus Kinhult, ranked fourth in the WAGR; India’s Viraj Madappa, ranked 79th; and Denmark’s John Axelsen, ranked 127th.

Here is the complete field list:

  • Ashwin Arasu, San Diego
  • John Augenstein, Owensboro, Ky.
  • John Axelsen, Tollose, Denmark
  • Philip Barbaree, Shreveport, La.
  • Oskar Bergqvist, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Paul Boshoff, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Sam Burns, Shreveport, La.
  • Will Chandler, Atlanta
  • Jack Comstock, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Brad Dalke, Hobart, Okla.
  • Will Dickson, Providence, R.I.
  • Cooper Dossey, Austin, Texas
  • Wilson Furr, Jackson, Miss.
  • Tony Gil, Vaughan, Ontario
  • Alex Green, Point Clear, Ala.
  • Will Grimmer, Cincinnati
  • Sam Horsfield, Davenport, Fla.
  • Charles Huntzinger, Duluth, Ga.
  • Nathan Jeansonne, Keithville, La.
  • Marcus Kinhult, Fiskebackskil, Sweden
  • Andrew Kozan, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
  • Won Jun Lee, Wesley Chapel, Fla.
  • Gabriel Lench, Lake Mary, Fla.
  • Curtis Luck, Perth, Australia
  • David Mackey, Watkinsville, Ga.
  • Viraj Madappa, Kolkata, India
  • Joshua Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.
  • Patrick Martin, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Guido Migliozzi, Vicenza, Italy
  • Collin Morikawa, La Canada Flintridge, Calif.
  • Gordon Neale, Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
  • Joaquin Niemann, Santiago, Chile
  • Andrew Orischak, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
  • Jack Parrott, Columbia, S.C.
  • Marco Penge, Horsham, England
  • Chandler Phillips, Huntsville, Texas
  • Doc Redman, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Kristoffer Reitan, Nesoya, Norway
  • Davis Riley, Hattiesburg, Miss.
  • Davis Shore, Knoxville, Tenn.
  • David Snyder, McAllen, Texas
  • Teodoro Soldati, Laino, Italy
  • Jacob Solomon, Dublin, Calif.
  • Spencer Soosman, Westlake Village, Calif.
  • Kyle Sterbinsky, Yardley, Pa.
  • Gisli Sveinbergsson, Hafnarfjordur, Israel
  • Sahith Theegala, Chino Hills, Calif.
  • Braden Thornberry, Olive Branch, Miss.
  • Donnie Trosper, Canton, Mich.
  • Norman Xiong, Canyon Lake, Calif.
  • Hideto Yoshihara, Irvine, Calif.
  • Cameron Young, Scarborough, N.Y.
  • Carl Yuan, Lake Mary, Fla.
  • Andy Zhang, Reunion, Fla.

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Here’s a list of the players in the field, according to the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings:

  • 1. Sam Burns
  • 3. Davis Riley
  • 4. Nathan Jeansonne
  • 5. Gabriel Lench
  • 6. Cameron Young
  • 9. Will Grimmer
  • 10. Andy Zhang
  • 11. Braden Thornberry
  • 12. Joshua Martin
  • 15. Donnie Trosper
  • 16. Tony Gil
  • 17. Norman Xiong
  • 18. Davis Shore
  • 19. Brad Dalke
  • 20. Doc Redman
  • 21. Philip Barbaree
  • 22. Andrew Orischak
  • 23. Spencer Soosman
  • 24. Ashwin Arasu
  • 25. Andrew Kozan
  • 27. Jacob Solomon
  • 28. Will Dickson
  • 29. Patrick Martin
  • 30. Won Jun Lee
  • 31. Jack Comstock
  • 33. Wilson Furr
  • 34. Will Chandler
  • 35. Hidetoshi Yoshihara
  • 36. Alex Green
  • 38. Chandler Phillips
  • 40. Sahith Theegala
  • 43. Carl Yuan
  • 46. Kyle Sterbinsky
  • 48. Gordon Neale
  • 49. Collin Morikawa
  • 59. David Mackey
  • 65. John Augenstein
  • 74. Cooper Dossey
  • 130. Charles Huntzinger
  • 684. Jack Parrott
  • NR. John Axelsen
  • NR. Oskar Bergqvist
  • NR. Paul Boshoff
  • NR. Sam Horsfield
  • NR. Marcus Kinhult
  • NR. Curtis Luck
  • NR. Viraj Madappa
  • NR. Guido Migliozzi
  • NR. Joaquin Niemann
  • NR. Marco Penge
  • NR. Kirstoffer Reitan
  • NR. David Snyder
  • NR. Teodoro Soldati
  • NR. Gisli Sveinbergsson

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