IJGT Team USA for the 2014 Euro Junior Cup announced

Euro Junior Cup

The IJGT is excited to announce this year’s Team USA for the 2014 Euro Junior Cup, to be held in St. Andrews, Scotland, from August 1-9, 2014! Competing against the top juniors from the Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) and the The FIFE Team of Scotland, Team USA will wear the red, white and blue proudly as they compete in a unique triangular match play tournament. Teams compete for the John Clark Trophy, with Team FIFE from Scotland taking home the trophy in the previous year.

The following 13 juniors will proudly represent Team USA in this competitive international event.

Girls Division

Cara Basso – Downingtown, Pa. ** (2013 Champion – Final Challenge at Hershey Links)

Boys 14 & Under Division

Jack O’Donovan – Pittsford, N.Y. (Five top-10 finishes in 2013-2014)
William Lee – Troy, Mich. (Recorded hole-in-one at Ryder Cup Challenge)
Danny Dougherty – Wilmington, Del. (Four top-3 finishes in 2013-2014)
Michael Ordona – Upland, Calif. (2013 Champion – Major Championship at La Costa)

Boys 15-19 Division
Christopher Chiminski – Penns Park, Pa. (Top-5 finish at 2013 Philly Open)
Dylan Plis – Camillus, N.Y. (Seven Top-3 finishes in 2013-2014)
John Kalavritinos – Potomac, Md. (Third place – 2013 College Series at Univ. of Maryland)
Tyler Pidduck – Thousand Oaks, Calif. (Top-5 finish – 2013 Georgia Junior at Sea Island)
West Shaw – Alexandria, Va. (2014 Champion – Capital Challenge at Westfields)
Tanner Elder – Jefferson City, Mo. (3-time Champion – Ken Lanning Tournament at Oak Meadows)
Thomas Foglia – North Braddock, Pa. (Top junior competitor out of Pittsburgh, Pa. area)
Ryan Hicks – Santa Monica, Calif. (2014 Champion – Arizona Junior at Southern Dunes)

** – Denotes Team Playing Captain