Eight junior golfers were awarded spots in the 2019 Drive, Chip and Putt National Championship after a regional qualifier held Sunday, September 9 at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.
Among the four girls and four boys who qualified across the four different age groups, three are from the state of Washington:
- Age 7-9 – Angela Zhang of Bellevue, Wash.
- Age 10-11 – Anna Jiaxin Huang of Vancouver, B.C.
- Age 12-13 – Yana Wilson of Henderson, Nev.
- Age 14-15 – Kasey Maralack of Snoqualmie, Wash.
- Age 7-9 – Maverick Stocker of Everett, Wash.
- Age 10-11 – Aiden Tiet of Milpitas, Calif.
- Age 12-13 – Jonathan Miller of Roseville, Calif.
- Age 14-15 – Ian Bruchhauser of Anchorage, Alaska
About Drive, Chip and Putt
A joint initiative founded in 2013 by the Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association and The PGA of America, Drive, Chip and Putt is a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf.
By tapping the creative and competitive spirit of girls and boys ages 7-15, Drive, Chip and Putt provides aspiring junior golfers an opportunity to play with their peers in qualifiers around the country. Participants who advance through local, sub-regional and regional qualifying in each age/gender category earn a place in the National Finals, which is conducted at Augusta National Golf Club the Sunday before the Masters Tournament and is broadcast live by Golf Channel.
For more information, please visit www.drivechipandputt.com.
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