@GT_Golf - #ProJackets Update

June 16, 2015

THE FLATS – Roberto Castro and Stewart Cink played solidly over the weekend and earned top-40 finishes at the FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tenn.

Cink was steady all weekend with rounds of 68-70-69-71 (-2) to tie for 37th place, while Castro finished strong with a 66 to finish at 1-under 279 in preparing for this week’s U.S. Open. Six other Yellow Jacket alumni missed the cut.

Richard Werenski and Kyle Scott took home checks from the Web.com Tour’s Rust-Oleum Championship in Ohio. Werenski played steadily with rounds of 71-69-71-69 to finish 4-under-par and tie for 50th, while Scott earned his first paycheck on the tour after posting a 2-under-par 282 score and tying for 61st.

James White, who missed out on qualifying for the U.S. Open last Monday, bounced back from that disappointment to tie for eighth place on the SwingThought.com Tour Cutter Creek Classic with an 11-under 277 total. Bo Andrews took advantage of a week off on the eGolf tour to tie for 16th in the same event (5-under 283).

Former Tech players have accumulated more than $5.4 million in PGA Tour earnings this season, and six Yellow Jackets are currently among the top 125 in FedEx Cup points, which gets them into the first event in the playoffs. Matt Kuchar leads the group at No. 31, followed by Cameron Tringale (41), Chesson Hadley (62), Bryce Molder (96), Nicholas Thompson (115) and Cink (119).

U.S. Open update: Four Georgia Tech alumni are in the field for the 115th U.S. Open this week at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash. Castro became the fourth Yellow Jacket in the field last week after earning one of three qualifying spots available at the sectional tournament in Ball Ground, Ga. Two-time ACC Player of the Year Ollie Schniederjans is exempt into the field as the 2014 winner of the Mark H McCormack medal as the world’s top amateur player. Kuchar and Tringale are exempt for having qualified for the 2014 Tour Championship and being listed among the top 60 of the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 25.

Upcoming Events

Next PGA Tour event: U.S. Open Championship • June 18-21, 2015 • Chambers Bay Golf Club • University Place, Wash. • Purse: $9,000,000 • Winning Share: not determined • FedExCup Points: 600
Next Web.com Tour event: Air Capital Classic • June 25-28, 2015 • Crestview Country Club • Wichita, Kan. • Purse: $600,000 • Winning Share: $108,000
Next Champions Tour event: U.S. Senior Open Championship • June 25-28, 2015 • Del Paso Country Club • Sacramento, Calif. • Purse: $3,500,000 • Winning Share: not determined
Next PGA Tour Canada event: Syncrude Boreal Open • June 25-28, 2015 • Fort McMurray Golf Club • Fort McMurray, Alberta • Purse: $175,000 • Winning Share: $31.500
Next eGolf Gateway Tour event: Spring Creek Classic • June 17-19, 2015 • Spring Creek Golf Club • Gordonsville, Va.
Next SwingThought.com Tour event: New Bern Pro Classic • June 17-20, 2015 • The Emerald Golf Club • New Bern, N.C.

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Current PGA Tour rankings via Rivals Cup (Georgia Tech is 6th)

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Roberto Castro (@cicioCASTRO) June 16, 2015

  PLAYER LAST WEEK SEASON STATS
 Bo Andrews
 Raleigh, N.C.
 Turned pro:
2014
 Career earnings: 
n/a
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
 High School: Fike
 Status: eGolf/SwingThought
  Last Week
T-16th
72-70-70-71–283 (-5)
 Money rank
98/139
Earnings
$11,937/$2,215
 BRINY BAIRD
 Miami Beach, Fla.
 Turned pro:
1995
 Career earnings: 
$13,251,178
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1991-92
 High School: Country Day (Miami, Fla.)
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 FedEx Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 ROBERTO CASTRO
 Alpharetta, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2007
 Career earnings: 
$3,979,763
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2003-07
 High School: Milton
 Status: PGA/Web.com
 Last Week
T-40th
69-70-74-66–279 (-1)
 FedEx/Money Rank
193/149
Earnings
$89,958/$6,381
 STEWART CINK
 Duluth, Ga.
 Turned pro:
1995
 Career earnings: 
$33,418,824
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1991-95
 High School: Bradshaw (Florence, Ala.)
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-37th
68-70-69-71–278 (-2)
 FedEx Rank
119
Earnings
$345,317
 DAVID DRAGOO
 Scottsdale, Ariz.
 Turned pro:
2009
 Career earnings: 
$49,211
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-09
 High School: Brophy College Prep
 Status: TBA
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 DAVID DUVAL
 Denver, Colo.
 Turned pro:
1993
 Career earnings: 
$19,167,804
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1989-93
 High School: Jacksonville (Fla.) Episcopal
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
missed cut
71-74–145 (+5)
 FedEx Rank
237
Earnings
$7,613
 JOHN-TYLER GRIFFIN
 Wilson, N.C.
 Turned pro:
2011
 Career earnings: 
$52,151
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2007-11
 High School: Fike
 Status: eGolf /SwingThought
  Last Week
T-41st
71-71-69-77–288 (+4)
 eGolf/ST Money rank
56/103
Earnings
$10,689/$3,382
 CHESSON HADLEY
 Raleigh, N.C.
 Turned pro:
2010
 Career earnings: 
$3,299,876
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2006-10
 High School: North Raleigh Christian Academy
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
missed cut
75-75–150 (+10)
 FedEx Rank
62
Earnings
$1,061,129
 SHUN YAT HAK
 Hong Kong, China
 Turned pro:
2013
 Career earnings: 
n/a
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2012-13
 High School: Lake Mary (Fla.) Prep
 Status: PGA Tour Canada/SW
  Last Week
missed cut
71-71–142 (+2)
 Money rank
na/69
Earnings
na/$6,480
 PAUL HALEY
 Dallas, Texas
 Turned pro:
2011
 Career earnings: 
$348,201
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2007-11
 High School: Highland Park
 Status: Web.com Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 MATT KUCHAR
 Sea Island, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2000
 Career earnings: 
$32,949,552
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1997-2000
 High School: Seminole (Lake Mary, Fla.)
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-26th
70-69-70-74–283 (-5)
 FedEx Rank
29
Earnings
$1,498,404
 TROY MATTESON
 Austin, Texas
 Turned pro:
2003
 Career earnings: 
$10,006,582
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2000-03
 High School: L.C. Anderson
 Status: PGA/Web.com Tour
 Last Week
missed cut
72-74–146 (+6)
 FedEx/Money Rank
225/86
Earnings
$28,800/$28,864
 LARRY MIZE
 Columbus, Ga.
 Turned pro:
1980
 Career earnings: 
$11,549,594
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1975-79
 High School: unknown
 Status: Champions Tour
 Last Week
T-59th
76-72-70-71–289 (+5)
 Money Rank
59
Earnings
$102,182
 BRYCE MOLDER
 Scottsdale, Ariz.
 Turned pro:
2001
 Career earnings: 
$9,768,968
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1998-2001
 High School: Conway (Ark.)
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
missed cut
69-76–145 (+5)
 FedEx Rank
96
Earnings
$665,872
 SETH REEVES
 Duluth, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2014
 Career earnings: 
$2,750
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
 High School: Fike
 Status: SwingThought/Euro Challenge
 Last week
missed cut
73-71–144 (E)
 eGolf Money rank
47/na
Earnings
$9,214/na
 KYLE SCOTT
 Johannesburg, South Africa
 Turned pro:
2011
 Career earnings: 
$2,750
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2009-11
 High School: Edenglen
 Status: SwingThought/eGolf
  Last Week
T-61st (Web.com)
68-71-68-75–282 (-2)
  Money rank
92/147
Earnings
$3,007/$2,900
 NICHOLAS THOMPSON
 Coral Springs, Fla.
 Turned pro:
2005
 Career earnings: 
$6,223,569
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2001-05
 High School: Stoneman Douglas
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
missed cut
75-75–150 (+10)
 FedEx Rank
115
Earnings
$530,705
 CAMERON TRINGALE
 Laguna Niguel, Calif.
 Turned pro:
2009
 Career earnings: 
$7,416,266
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-09
 High School: Mission Viejo
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
missed cut
69-73–142 (+2)
 FedEx Rank
41
Earnings
$1,397,472
 MINGHAO WANG
 Xian, China
 Turned pro:
2013
 Career earnings: 
n/a
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2008-13
 High School: Celebration Academy
 Status: PGA Tour China Series
 Last week
did not play
n/a
  Money rank
127
Earnings
¥10,744
 MATT WEIBRING
 Plano, Texas
 Turned pro:
2002
 Career earnings: 
$1,614,587
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1999-2002
 High School: Bishop Lynch
 Status: Web.com Tour
 Last Week
missed cut
72-69–141 (-1)
 Money Rank
88
Earnings
$30,895
 RICHARD WERENSKI
 South Hadley, Mass.
 Turned pro:
2014
 Career earnings: 
$33,623
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-14
 High School: Fike
 Status: Web.com Tour
  Last Week
T-50th
71-69-71-69–280 (-4)
  Money rank
81
Earnings
$33,623
 JAMES WHITE
 Acworth, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2012
 Career earnings: 
$39,080
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2008-12
 High School: Harrison
 Status: SwingThought.com Tour
  Last Week
T-6th
64-70-68-75–277 (-11)
 Money Rank
8
Earnings
$22,577
 CHAN (SONG) WONGLUKIET
 Atlanta, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2006
 Career earnings: 
$39,080
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2001-05
 High School: Bradenton Academy (Orlando, Fla.)
 Status: PGA Tour China Series
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money Rank
108
Earnings
¥18,252

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