Georgia Tech #ProJackets Golf Report

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech goes 7-for-7 in cuts made at Shriners Hospital for Children Open … Chesson Hadley earns second top-10 finish of the season … Four Jackets set to compete in second stage of Web.com Tour Q-School this week … This and more in this week’s Georgia Tech #ProJackets Report.

All seven of the Georgia Tech players in the field at last weekend’s Shriners Hospital for Children Open made the cut, with Chesson Hadley leading the way with a tie for seventh place after firing four rounds in the 60s at the TPC Summerlin course in Las Vegas. It was Hadley’s second top-10 finish this fall, and much like last year, the fifth-year PGA Tour veteran is making some hay early in the schedule and stands 11th in the FedEx Cup standings.

Third-year veteran Richy Werenski tied for 23rd place while rookie Anders Albertson tied for 28th. Werenski moved up to 83rd in the Fed Ex Cup standings, while Albertson, who was No. 8 in the Web.com Tour earnings in 2018, stands 61st.

Roberto Castro, who regained his PGA Tour card by finishing 24th in Web.com Tour earnings over the summer, tied for 51st place last weekend and stands 69th in the FedEx Cup race. Matt Kuchar, in his 17th full season on the PGA Tour, played his first event this season and tied for 57th.

Kuchar continued his schedule this weekend at the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Playa del Carmen, Mexico along with Albertson, Reeves, Werenski and Ollie Schniederjans.

Kuchar also has been tapped to partner with former Clemson All-American Kyle Stanley to represent the United States in the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf, which will be played later this month in Melbourne, Australia. They will look to record the USA’s 25th title since the tournament’s inception in 1953. With eight total appearances between the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup, as well as twice a representative for the United States in the World Cup, Kuchar is no stranger to team success. In 2011, Kuchar teamed with Gary Woodland at Mission Hills Golf Club in China to win by two strokes over Germany and England. He also earned a bronze medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

 

Web.com Tour:  Georgia Tech graduated three former golfers from the Web.com Tour to the PGA Tour following the 2018 season, and four other alumni are competing to replace them for 2019. The second stage of Web.com Tour qualifying school began Tuesday at four different sites.

J.T. Griffin, who made five starts on the Web.com Tour last summer after earning spots through Monday qualifying and then performing well enough to earn subsequent starts, is in the field along with Paul Haley and Chris Petefish in the field at the Robert Trent Jones Trail Magnolia Grove in Mobile, Ala. Vincent Whaley, who finished second in earnings this year on the Adams Pro Tour, is competing at Southern Hills Plantation Club in Brooksville, Fla.

The second stage events are 72-hole qualifiers, from which approximately 90 to 100 players will advance to the final stage, Dec. 6-9 in Chandler, Ariz.

UPCOMING EVENTS

PGA Tour:  Mayakoba Golf Classic • November 8-11, 2018 • El Camaleon Golf Club • Playa del Carmen, Mexico • Purse: $7,200,000 • FedExCup Points: 500

Web.com Tour:  The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic • January 13-16, 2019 • Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Club • Great Exuma, Bahamas • Purse: $600,000

PGA Tour Champions:  PNC Father-Son Challenge • December 14-16, 2018 • Ritz-Carlton Golf Club • Orlando, Fla. • Purse: $1,085,000

Mackenzie Tour:  Aruba Cup • December 13-15, 2018 • Tierra del Sol Resort and Golf • Noord, Aruba • Purse: $120,000

PGA Tour China:  season over

Adams Pro Tour:  season over

G Pro Tour:  Northstone Country Club • October 31-November 1, 2018 • Northstone Country Club • Davidson, N.C. • Purse: n/a

 

PLAYERLAST WEEKSEASON STATS
 ANDERS ALBERTSON
 Woodstock, Ga.
Turned pro:
2015
Career earnings: 
$223,061
Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-15
High School: Etowah
Status: PGA Tour
  Last Week
T-28
72-65-65-71—273 (-11)
 2018 Money rank
61
Earnings
$211,781
 ROBERTO CASTRO
 Alpharetta, Ga.
Turned pro:
2007
Career earnings: 
$6,792,090
Years at Georgia Tech: 2003-07
High School: Milton
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-51
70-67-68-71—276 (-8)
 2018 Money Rank
61
Earnings
$198,505
 STEWART CINK
 Duluth, Ga.
Turned pro:
1995
Career earnings: 
$37,441,778
Years at Georgia Tech: 1991-95
High School: Bradshaw (Florence, Ala.)
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
71
Earnings
$139,265
 DREW CZUCHRY
 Auburn, Ga.
Turned pro:
2015
Career earnings: 
n/a
Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
High School: home schooled
Status: G Pro Tour/Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money rank
29 (G Pro)
Earnings
$9,832
 DAVID DUVAL
 Denver, Colo.
Turned pro:
1993
Career earnings: 
$19,196,243
Years at Georgia Tech: 1989-93
High School: Jacksonville (Fla.) Episcopal
Status: no status
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 J.T. GRIFFIN
 Wilson, N.C.
Turned pro:
2011
Career earnings: 
$31,798
Years at Georgia Tech: 2007-11
High School: Fike
Status: Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
did not play
n/a/td>
  Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 CHESSON HADLEY
 Raleigh, N.C.
Turned pro:
2010
Career earnings: 
$6,950,703
Years at Georgia Tech: 2006-10
High School: North Raleigh Christian Academy
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-7
69-67-65-68—269 (-15)
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
11
Earnings
$756,793
 SHUN YAT HAK
 Hong Kong, China
Turned pro:
2013
Career earnings: 
¥251,305
Years at Georgia Tech: 2012-13
High School: Lake Mary (Fla.) Prep
Status: PGA Tour China
  Last Week
season over
n/a
 2018 Order of Merit
37
Earnings
¥170,385
 PAUL HALEY
 Dallas, Texas
Turned pro:
2011
Career earnings (Web.com): 
$348,201
Years at Georgia Tech: 2007-11
High School: Highland Park
Status: Adams Pro Tour/Web.com Q-School
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Money Rank
23 (Adams Pro Tour)
Earnings
$20,101
 MATT KUCHAR
 Sea Island, Ga.
Turned pro:
2000
Career earnings: 
$43,723,237
Years at Georgia Tech: 1997-2000
High School: Seminole (Lake Mary, Fla.)
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-57
68-69-70-71—278 (-6)
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
T-173
Earnings
$15,260
 TROY MATTESON
 Austin, Texas
Turned pro:
2003
Career earnings: 
$10,111,266 (PGA+Web)
Years at Georgia Tech: 2000-03
High School: L.C. Anderson
Status: no status
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 FedEx cup Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 LARRY MIZE
 Columbus, Ga.
Turned pro:
1980
Career earnings: 
$12,683,811 (PGA + Champions)
Years at Georgia Tech: 1975-79
High School: unknown
Status: PGA Tour Champions
 Last Week
season over
n/a
 2018 Schwab Cup Rank
65
Earnings
$209,455
 CHRIS PETEFISH
 Danville, Calif.
Turned pro:
2018
Career earnings: 
$4,180
Years at Georgia Tech: 2014-18
High School: Scottsdale [Ariz.] Christian Academy
Status: G Pro Tour/Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Money Rank
31 (G Pro)
Earnings
$9,528
 MICHAEL PISCIOTTA
 Alpharetta, Ga.
Turned pro:
2018
Career earnings: 
n/a
Years at Georgia Tech: 2014-18
High School: Alpharetta
Status: G Pro Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018Money Rank
154
Earnings
$700
 SETH REEVES
 Duluth, Ga.
Turned pro:
2014
Career earnings: 
$145,430
Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
High School: Peachtree Ridge
Status: PGA Tour
 Last week
73
64-72-72-76—284 (E)
 2018 Money rank
92
Earnings
$145,430
 OLLIE SCHNIEDERJANS
 Powder Springs, Ga.
Turned pro:
2015
Career earnings: 
$3,494,991
Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-15
High School: Harrison
Status: PGA Tour
  Last Week
T-57
69-70-72-67—278 (-6)
  2018 FedEx Cup rank
162
Earnings
$27,020
 NICHOLAS THOMPSON
 Coral Springs, Fla.
Turned pro:
2005
Career earnings (PGA + Web.com): 
$6,537,666
Years at Georgia Tech: 2001-05
High School: Stoneman Douglas
Status: Web.com Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Money Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 CAMERON TRINGALE
 Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Turned pro:
2009
Career earnings: 
$9,898,427
Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-09
High School: Mission Viejo
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-50
66-73-74-71—284 (-4)
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
131
Earnings
$27,829
 RICHY WERENSKI
 South Hadley, Mass.
Turned pro:
2014
Career earnings: 
$2,082,618
Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-14
High School: Heritage Academy (Hilton Head, S.C.)
Status: PGA Tour
  Last Week
T-23
70-66-68-68—272 (-12)
  2018 FedEx Cup rank
83
Earnings
$104,248
 VINCENT WHALEY
 Fayetteville, Ga.
Turned pro:
2017
Career earnings: 
$38,025
Years at Georgia Tech: 2013-17
High School: McKinney Boyd
Status: Adams Pro Tour/Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
2
51 points (Stableford)
 Money Rank
3 (Adams)
Earnings
$49,526

 

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