DC Metro Junior Golf Slideshow Video

July 25, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

We have put together a slideshow video using some of the images captured over the past year.  The images were made at the various events we have covered, beginning last August.  It’s been a fun year.  We appreciate all the positive feedback we have received on bringing news and information on the outstanding High School Golf and Junior Golf programs in the DC Metro area.

You can view the video in our Featured Video section in the right side bar or you can use this link to take you to our video channel – DC Metro Video.  And, while you are there, go ahead and subscribe to our video page.  Look for more video in our reporting efforts this year!  View at the highest resolution for the best quality.

One last thing, we are developing an email list to better serve our readers.  While you can always use the Subscribe Box in the upper right – this works best for those of you who check their “feed” regularly.  Otherwise, you can miss the latest information available from us.  To get the latest information and news, send us your email address and we be sure to let you know what’s happening around the DC Metro area in the High School and Junior Golf world. Use the following link and mark “Subscribe” in the Subject.  Subscribe

As always, thank you very much for your continued readership and support.  Spread the word about us.  And, we look forward to seeing everyone out on the course. Don’t be shy, make sure to say Hi!

Who in the DC Metro Area Has Qualified for the 2010 US Juniors?

June 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Below are the junior players from the DC Metro Area that have qualified for, or have been named Alternate, for the 2010 U.S. Girls Junior and U.S. Junior Amateur Championships – Names will be added as the Qualifiers take place.

U.S. Girls Junior Championship (The Country Club of North Carolina, Village of Pinehurst, NC ~ 7/19 – 7/24)

Qualified

MAIA SCHECHTER – TAKOMA PARK, MD.

ELYSE SMIDINGER – CROFTON, MD

BRYANA NGUYEN, COLUMBIA, MD

SARA STANLEY, CENTREVILLE, VA

Alternates

KARISHMA THIAGARAJ – ROCKVILLE, MD

ALEXANDRA AUSTIN – BURKE, VA

U.S. Junior Amateur Championship (Egypt Valley Country Club, Ada, MI ~ 7/19 – 7/24)

Qualified

DENNY MCCARTHY – BURTONSVILLE, MD

NOORI HYUN – CENTREVILLE, VA

ANDREW LISTER – HAYMARKET, VA

BEN WARNQUIST – ROCKVILLE, MD

Alternates

BART GEORGE – ARNOLD, MD

ALEX CHURCH – TIMONIUM, MD

MACLAIN HUGE – LOVETTSVILLE, VA

A New DC Metro Junior Golf Poll

May 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We appreciate all the readers who responded to our last poll.  See the results of that poll below.   The new poll question is below the results.  Thanks in advance for participating! Read more

Here’s Your Sign – Read’em!

May 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

How many times have you wandered into the rough, a hazard, or other area that is seriously lacking in the “short grass?” Read more

Winter Instruction, Fernando Martinez

January 3, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

While browsing through Washington Golf (Shirlington, VA) recently, we discovered that Fernando Martinez, a PGA Teaching Professional, has indoor space at the store and is providing lessons there through the winter.  There is a sufficient area for full swing instruction.  Fernando says, “Now is the best time to work on mechanics and your game in general.  That way, come spring, you are already in playing form.”

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Local Junior Rankings

August 9, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

According to Junior Golf Scoreboard (JGS), the players below are currenlty tops in the DC Metro area.   They may not necessarily be the highest ranked player in the entire state, but they have the highest overall national ranking for players in the DC Metro area.  The number in parenthesis is the player’s overall national ranking by JGS.

As of 10/18/09

Virginia Boys: Ji Soo Park (108), Centerville -  Class of 2011

Virginia Girls: Amanda Steinhagen (239), Oak Hill -  Class of 2010

Maryland Boys: Denny McCarthy (55), Burtonsville -  Class of 2011

Maryland Girls: Kaitlyn Rohrback (107), Crofton – Class of 2010

And, for those that are wondering and need to know, the current number one ranked players in the country according to JGS are:

Jordan Spieth, Texas – Class of 2011

Alexis Thompson, Florida – Class of 2013

As of 9/19/09

Virginia Boys: Ji Soo Park (113), Centerville -  Class of 2011

Virginia Girls: Amanda Steinhagen (240), Oak Hill -  Class of 2010

Maryland Boys: Denny McCarthy (74), Burtonsville -  Class of 2011

Maryland Girls: Kaitlyn Rohrback (121), Crofton – Class of 2010

And, for those that are wondering and need to know, the current number one ranked players in the country according to JGS are:

Jordan Spieth, Texas – Class of 2011

Alexis Thompson, Florida – Class of 2013

As of 8/17/09

Virginia Boys: Ji Soo Park (203), Centerville -  Class of 2011

Virginia Girls: Amanda Steinhagen (225), Oak Hill -  Class of 2010

Maryland Boys: Denny McCarthy (65), Burtonsville -  Class of 2011

Maryland Girls: Kaitlyn Rohrback (145), Crofton – Class of 2010

And, for those that are wondering and need to know, the current number one players in the country according to JGS are:

Jordan Spieth, Texas – Class of 2011

Alexis Thompson, Florida – Class of 2013

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