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Georgia Tech #ProJackets Golf Report

March 20, 2018

THE FLATS – Matt Kuchar is back in action at the Dell Technologies Match Play … Troy Matteson, Cameron Tringale and Richy Werenski return to competition in the Dominican Republic … Georgia Tech alumni went 3-for-3 in cuts made at last weekend’s Arnold Palmer Invitational … that and more in this week’s Georgia Tech #ProJackets Report.

A veteran and a longtime success at match play, Matt Kuchar returns to action after sitting out the Arnold Palmer Invitational last weekend by participating in the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship in Austin, Texas. The 2000 Georgia Tech graduate made his first splash on the national scene by winning the 1997 U.S. Amateur, and since then has participated in four Ryder Cup and four Presidents Cup matches. He also won the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship (then known at the Accenture match Play Championship, and was played in Arizona) in 2013.

Kuchar is exempt into all the World Golf championship events due to his position in the Official World Golf Ranking (20th). He ranks 96th this week on the FedEx Cup points list, having played in eight events with a high finish of fifth at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Cameron Tringale and Richy Werenski, also absent from the Arnold Palmer Invitational, both are in the field for the PGA Tour’s alternate event, the Corales Puntacana Resort Championship in the Dominican Republic looking to improve their FedEx Cup standing. Tringale stands at No. 168 after making six cuts in 12 events, finishing 25th at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Werenski (No. 158) has missed eight cuts in 13 events, including his last five in a row since his high finish of the year, a tie for 29th at the CareerBuilder Challenge in January.

Troy Matteson, Tech’s 2002 NCAA individual champion and largely retired from competitive golf, is also in the field on a sponsor’s exemption.

It’s an honor to be playing this week in the @APinv. In memory of Mr. Palmer, I’m wearing pink with his signature umbrella. Thank you to @petermillar for making it happen. pic.twitter.com/fi37F1E6xG

Chesson Hadley (@chessonhadley) March 18, 2018

In the final round of the 2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, Stewart Cink hits his 183-yard approach shot on the par-4 1st hole to 3 feet then makes the putt for birdie.

NCAA bracket boss of our family is @lisacink. 96.3 percentile not too shabby!

— Stewart Cink (@stewartcink) March 18, 2018

Web.com Tour/Champions Tour: Anders Albertson (No. 49 in Web.com earnings), Seth Reeves (No. 48) and Nicholas Thompson (No. 100) are back in action this week after a week off in the Web.com Tour schedule, playing in the Chitimacha Louisiana Open, while Roberto Castro (No. 86) will resume his schedule next week at the Savannah Championship. The top 25 money earners at the end of the season earn PGA Tour cards for 2018-19. Larry Mize, 65th in earnings this season on the PGA Tpour Champions, also resumes action this week along with the tour at the Raspican Systems Classic in Biloxi, Miss.

UPCOMING EVENTS

World Golf Championships: Dell Technologies Match Play • March 21-25, 2018 • Austin Country Club • Austin Texas • Purse: $10,000,000 • FedExCup Points: 550
PGA Tour: Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship • March 22-25, 2018 • Corales Golf Club • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. • Purse: $3.000,000 • FedExCup Points: 300
Web.com Tour: Chitimacha Louisiana Open • March 22-25, 2018 • Le Triomphe Golf and Country Club • Broussard, La. • Purse: $550,000
PGA Tour Champions: Raspican Systems Classic • March 23-25, 2018 • Fallen Oak Golf Club • Biloxi, Miss. • Purse: $1,600,000
Mackenzie Tour:qualifying tournaments in United States in March and April

  PLAYER LAST WEEK SEASON STATS
 ANDERS ALBERTSON
 Woodstock, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2015
 Career earnings: 
$211,215
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-15
 High School: Etowah
 Status: Web.com Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money rank
49
Earnings
$20,705
 BO ANDREWS
 Raleigh, N.C.
 Turned pro:
2014
 Career earnings: 
n/a
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
 High School: Fike
 Status: no status
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 ROBERTO CASTRO
 Alpharetta, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2007
 Career earnings: 
$7,133,745 (PGA + Web)
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2003-07
 High School: Milton
 Status: Web.com Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 FedEx Cup Rank
86
Earnings
$8,970
 STEWART CINK
 Duluth, Ga.
 Turned pro:
1995
 Career earnings: 
$35,813,621
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1991-95
 High School: Bradshaw (Florence, Ala.)
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-58
72-70-72-75—289 (+1)
 FedEx Cup Rank
93
Earnings
$398,316
 DREW CZUCHRY
 Auburn, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2015
 Career earnings: 
n/a
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
 High School: home schooled
 Status: no status
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 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
 FedEx Cup Rank
220
Earnings
n/a
 J.T. GRIFFIN
 Wilson, N.C.
 Turned pro:
2011
 Career earnings: 
$52,151
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2007-11
 High School: Fike
 Status: no status
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
  Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 CHESSON HADLEY
 Raleigh, N.C.
 Turned pro:
2010
 Career earnings: 
$4,933,327
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2006-10
 High School: North Raleigh Christian Academy
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-49
74-70-69-74—287 (-1)
 Money Rank
20
Earnings
$1,508.281
 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
did not play
n/a
 Money rank
17 (2016)
Earnings
¥251,305
 MATT KUCHAR
 Sea Island, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2000
 Career earnings: 
$42,482,943
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1997-2000
 High School: Seminole (Lake Mary, Fla.)
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 FedEx Cup Rank
96
Earnings
$495,063
 TROY MATTESON
 Austin, Texas
 Turned pro:
2003
 Career earnings: 
$10,072,266
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2000-03
 High School: L.C. Anderson
 Status: no status
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 FedEx/Money Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 LARRY MIZE
 Columbus, Ga.
 Turned pro:
1980
 Career earnings: 
$12,520,439 (PGA + Champions)
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1975-79
 High School: unknown
 Status: PGA Tour Champions
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Schwab Cup Rank
65
Earnings
$23,118
 SETH REEVES
 Duluth, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2014
 Career earnings: 
$112,197
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
 High School: Peachtree Ridge
 Status: Web.com Tour
 Last week
did not play
n/a
 Money rank
48
Earnings
$21,211
 OLLIE SCHNIEDERJANS
 Powder Springs, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2015
 Career earnings: 
$3,066,693
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-15
 High School: Harrison
 Status: PGA Tour
  Last Week
T-41
71-71-68-76—286 (-2)
  FedEx Cup rank
44
Earnings
$902,331
 NICHOLAS THOMPSON
 Coral Springs, Fla.
 Turned pro:
2005
 Career earnings (PGA + Web.com): 
$6,536,202 (PGA + Web)
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2001-05
 High School: Stoneman Douglas
 Status: Web.com Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money Rank
100
Earnings
$5,148
 CAMERON TRINGALE
 Laguna Niguel, Calif.
 Turned pro:
2009
 Career earnings: 
$9,804,238
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-09
 High School: Mission Viejo
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 FedEx Cup Rank
168
Earnings
$113,099
 RICHY WERENSKI
 South Hadley, Mass.
 Turned pro:
2014
 Career earnings: 
$890,262
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-14
 High School: Heritage Academy (Hilton Head, S.C.)
 Status: PGA Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
  FedEx Cup rank
161
Earnings
$121,739
 Vincent Whaley
 Fayetteville, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2017
 Career earnings: 
n/a
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2013-17
 High School: McKinney Boyd
 Status: no status
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a

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