2017 Junior Presidents Cup Team Standings

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JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – Following the announcement of the selection and eligibility criteria for the Junior Presidents Cup, the PGA TOUR and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) have announced the official Team Standings for the inaugural event, which is set to take place Sept. 25-26, 2017, at Plainfield Country Club in Edison, New Jersey, the two-time host of the first event of the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs. Two days later, the 2017 Presidents Cup will begin at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey.
The Junior Presidents Cup Team Standings includes the top 25 eligible players in the running to make their respective teams. As of Aug. 3, the top 11 junior boys in the AJGA Rankings will officially qualify for the U.S. Team, while the top 11 junior boys in the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) will qualify for the International Team.
The 12th and final spot for each team will be filled as of Sept. 6. The leading junior boy in the AJGA Rankings that is not already qualified at that time will officially join the U.S. Team, while the leading junior boy in the WAGR that is not already qualified will round out the International Team.
The current top 12 players for each team are listed below:
Rank
United States Team
State
Grad
International Team
Country
Grad
1.
Noah Goodwin
TX
2018
Rayhan Thomas
India
2019
2.
Eugene Hong
FL
2018
Fred Lee
Australia
2017
3.
Ricky Castillo
CA
2019
Garrick Higgo
South Africa
2017
4.
Travis Vick
TX
2019
Joshua Armstrong
Australia
2017
5.
Cole Hammer
TX
2018
Wocheng Ye
China
2018
6.
Mason Nome
TX
2019
Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira
Argentina
2017
7.
Garrett Barber
FL
2018
Yuxin Lin
China
2019
8.
Parker Coody
TX
2018
Luca Filippi
South Africa
2017
9.
Ryan Burnett
CA
2018
Agustin Errazuriz
Chile
2018
10.
Andrew Lewis
IN
2018
Karl Vilips
Australia
2020
11.
Cullan Brown
KY
2018
Jonathan Wijono
Indonesia
2018
12.
Pierceson Coody
TX
2018
Julian Perico
Peru
2018

 

Teams will be led by Honorary Captains Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, whose presence will ensure an unforgettable experience for each junior participant. Each honorary captain will be supported by a captain, who will handle the primary duties during the competition, including the creation of the daily pairings and conducting the draw of the matches. The U.S. Team will be captained by 2001 PGA Championship winner David Toms, while the International Team will be led by 2008 Masters champion Trevor Immelman.

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