USGA names 8-player team for USA-China match

Girls Rankings »

#NameYearStateRating
1Andrea Lee2016CA68.31
2Bethany Wu2015CA69.48
3Megan Khang2015MA69.66
4Kristen Gillman2016TX70.02
5Maddie Szeryk2014TX70.48

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#NameYearStateRating
1Doug Ghim2014IL67.86
2Cameron Young2015NY67.88
3Robin Wang2017FL67.91
4Andy Zhang2016FL68.18
5Brad Dalke2016OK68.19

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.

Information from the USGA used in this report.

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