USGA names 8-player team for USA-China match
The U.S. Golf Association has announced the team of four boys and four girls that will represent the United States in the upcoming USA-China Youth Golf Match, an event designed to promote cultural friendship through golf. The match will be played Aug. 23-24 at the CordeValle Golf Resort in San Martin, Calif.
The team members: Patrick Cover, 16, of Huntersville, N.C.; Sebastian Crampton, 16, of Pacific Grove, Calif.; Jessica Kittelberger, 16, of Raleigh, N.C.; Hana Ku, 16, of Basking Ridge, N.J.; Divya Manthena, 15, of Camarillo, Calif.; Michael Pisciotta, 16, of Alpharetta, Ga.; Calli Ringsby, 16, of Cherry Hills Village, Colo.; and Thomas Walsh, 16, of High Point, N.C.
In addition to their golf resumes, each player is a member of Leadership Links, a jointly administered program of the USGA and the American Junior Golf Association that promotes service and volunteerism among aspiring junior golfers. They also are leading candidates for a future USGA-AJGA Presidents’ Leadership Award.
The two-day competition will include four foursomes matches, four four-ball matches and eight singles matches.
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