#ProJackets Golf Update

Schniederjans earned $14K at the Frys.com Open.
Oct. 21, 2015

THE FLATS - Matt Kuchar moved from South Korea, where he helped the United States to victory in the Presidents Cup, to Fiji, where he captured a three-stroke victory last weekend in the Fiji International, a PGA Australia event.

The seven-time PGA Tour winner and World No. 16 Kuchar had a total of 4-under-par 284 and was never further back than second place at the Natadolo Golf Club. Kuchar, with father Peter as caddie, had five birdies and one bogey in a composed final round in which he eased away from Price who trailed by two shots overnight and finished with a 71.

Kuchar has another international event on his fall calendar this week, competing in the Bridgestone America’s Cup Oct. 22-25 in Mexico City, Mexico, a PGA Tour LatinoAmerica event.

PGA Tour: Three of the five Tech alumni entered made the cut in last weekend’s Frys.com Open in Napa,Calif. Ollie Schniederjans, playing in the first of three fall PGA Tour events for which he has receive invitations, tied for 48th place with a 5-under-par total of 283. Cameron Tringale tied for 64th (286, -2) and Roberto Castro tied for 69th (288, E). Chesson Hadley and Bryce Molder missed the cut.

Stewart Cink joins those five players for this weekend’s Shriners Hospital for Children Open in Las Vegas, Nev.

Champions Tour - Larry Mize tied for 34th with a 1-over-par total of 217 last weekend in the San Antonio Championship. The 1987 Masters champion stands 69th in Schwab Cup points in 2015, making 15 cuts in 17 events on the Champions Tour.

Web.com Tour Q-School - John-Tyler Griffin and Shun Yat Hak both advanced out of first-stage qualifying at different sites last week. Griffin, three-time All-American from 2007-11, tied for third place (7-under-par 277) in Kannapolis, N.C., where 26 players advanced. Hak, a freshman on Tech’s NCAA Championship semifinal team in 2013, tied for eighth place (10-under-par 278) at Nebraska City, Neb., where 27 players moved on.

 

 

Anders Albertson, Drew Czuchry and Kyle Scott prevoiusly advanced to the second stage with their performances Oct. 6-9 at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. Matt Weibring is exempt into the second stage of Q-School, which takes place at five different sites between Nov. 10-20, while Richard Werenski is exempt into the finals, Dec. 10-13 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

See the complete Q-School schedule with links to leaderboards here

SwingThought.com Tour - Regional series tours are in progress as Albertson and Czuchry are part of a small field in this week’s Atlanta Series event at Echelon Golf Club in Alpharetta, competing for a $5,000 first prize. Albertson also is signed up for a Carolina Series event in Stanley, N.C., next week.

UPCOMING EVENTS

PGA Tour: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open • October 22-25, 2015 • TPC Summerlin • Las Vegas, Nev. • Purse: $6,400,000 • Winning Share: $1,152,000 • FedExCup Points: 500
Web.com Tour: Web.com Tour Q-School • October 20-23, 2015 • Various sites
Champions Tour: San Antonio Championship • October 16-18, 2015 • TPC San Antonio • San Antonio, Texas • Purse: $1,800,000 • Winning Share: $270,000
PGA Tour LatinoAmerica: Bridgestone America’s Golf Cup • October 22-25, 2015 • Yucatan Country Club • Merida, Mexico • Purse: $300,000 • Winning Share: tba
PGA Tour China: Nine Dragons Open • November 19-22, 2015 • Nine Dragons Golf Club • JiaXing City, China • Purse: ¥1,200,000 • Winning Share: tba
MacKenzie Tour: season over
SwingThought.com Tour: Atlanta series at Echelon Golf Club • Alpharetta, Ga.

This Week’s Hot Links


Watch the wind blow Matt Kuchar’s putt into the hole at No. 2 during the first round of the Fiji International.

2014-15 PGA Tour rankings via Rivals Cup (Georgia Tech is 6th)

  PLAYER LAST WEEK SEASON STATS
 ANDERS ALBERTSON
 Woodstock, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2015
 Career earnings: 
n/a
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-15
 High School: Etowah
 Status: Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 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: 
$3,705,649
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2003-07
 High School: Milton
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-69th
71-71-70-76—288 (E)
 FedEx/Money Rank
T68
Earnings
$12,060
 STEWART CINK
 Duluth, Ga.
 Turned pro:
1995
 Career earnings: 
$33,513,527
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1991-95
 High School: Bradshaw (Florence, Ala.)
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 FedEx Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 DREW CZUCHRY
 Auburn, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2015
 Career earnings: 
n/a
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
 High School: home schooled
 Status: Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
n/a
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 Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 JOHN-TYLER GRIFFIN
 Wilson, N.C.
 Turned pro:
2011
 Career earnings: 
$52,151
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2007-11
 High School: Fike
 Status: Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
T-3rd
71-69-67-70—277 (-7)
 eGolf/ST Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 CHESSON HADLEY
 Raleigh, N.C.
 Turned pro:
2010
 Career earnings: 
$2,838,844
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2006-10
 High School: North Raleigh Christian Academy
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
missed cut
74-73—147 (+3)
 FedEx Rank
T82
Earnings
n/a
 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: Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
T-8th
68-69-70-71—278 (-10)
 Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 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: 
$33,885,712
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1997-2000
 High School: Seminole (Lake Mary, Fla.)
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
Won Fiji International
74-72-69-69—284 (-4)
 FedEx Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 TROY MATTESON
 Austin, Texas
 Turned pro:
2003
 Career earnings: 
$10,023,486
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2000-03
 High School: L.C. Anderson
 Status: Web.com Q- School
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 FedEx/Money Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 LARRY MIZE
 Columbus, Ga.
 Turned pro:
1980
 Career earnings: 
$11,645,673
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1975-79
 High School: unknown
 Status: Champions Tour
 Last Week
T-34th
72-70-75—217 (+1)
 Schwab Cup Rank
69
Earnings
$205,459
 BRYCE MOLDER
 Scottsdale, Ariz.
 Turned pro:
2001
 Career earnings: 
$9,572,225
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1998-2001
 High School: Conway (Ark.)
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
missed cut
74-73—147 (+3)
 FedEx Rank
T82
Earnings
n/a
 SETH REEVES
 Duluth, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2014
 Career earnings: 
$2,750
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
 High School: Peachtree Ridge
 Status: No status
 Last week
T-42nd (did not advance)
78-71-71-74—294 (+6)
 eGolf Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 OLLIE SCHNIEDERJANS
 Powder Springs, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2015
 Career earnings: 
$160,107
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-15
 High School: Harrison
 Status: No status
  Last Week
T-48th
70-71-70-72—283 (-5)
  FedEx rank
n/a
Earnings
$14.914
 KYLE SCOTT
 Johannesburg, South Africa
 Turned pro:
2011
 Career earnings: 
$4,530
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2009-11
 High School: Edenglen
 Status: Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
n/a
n/a
  Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 NICHOLAS THOMPSON
 Coral Springs, Fla.
 Turned pro:
2005
 Career earnings: 
$5,720,607
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2001-05
 High School: Stoneman Douglas
 Status: Web.com Q-School
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 FedEx Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 CAMERON TRINGALE
 Laguna Niguel, Calif.
 Turned pro:
2009
 Career earnings: 
$7,577,133
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-09
 High School: Mission Viejo
 Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
T-64th
70-72-72-72—286 (-2)
 FedEx Rank
T63
Earnings
$12,480
 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
 Last week
WD
n/a
  Money rank
n/a
Earnings
¥3,342
 MATT WEIBRING
 Plano, Texas
 Turned pro:
2002
 Career earnings: 
$1,635,583
 Years at Georgia Tech: 1999-2002
 High School: Bishop Lynch
 Status: Web.com Q-School
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 RICHARD WERENSKI
 South Hadley, Mass.
 Turned pro:
2014
 Career earnings: 
$62,086
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-14
 High School: Fike
 Status: Web.com Q-School
  Last Week
WD (PGA LatinoAmerica)
n/a
  Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 JAMES WHITE
 Acworth, Ga.
 Turned pro:
2012
 Career earnings: 
$40,109
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2008-12
 High School: Harrison
 Status: No status
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 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