USGA names 8-player team for USA-China match

Girls Rankings »

#NameYearStateRating
1Andrea Lee2016CA68.03
2Kristen Gillman2016TX68.53
3Bethany Wu2015CA68.85
4Angel Yin2017CA69.56
5Lauren Stephenson2015SC69.78

Boys Rankings »

#NameYearStateRating
1Sam Burns2015LA68.26
2Jorge Garcia2015FL68.49
3Austin Connelly2015TX68.57
4Davis Riley2015MS68.62
5Zachary Bauchou2015VA68.66

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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