Winter Park, Fla. – Global Golf Post today announced its sixth annual All-Amateur teams for men and women.
This annual effort is intended to recognize individual performance during the past 12 months for men and women amateurs, mid-amateurs, and senior amateurs.
All told, 199 players from 24 nations are honoured. And among all those players, two stood out as The Post’s Amateurs of the Year – Matt Parziale, 31, and Jennifer Kupcho, 21.
Nine Canadians were honoured in the 2018 list:
- Garrett Rank (Elmira, Ont.) – Second team
- Jaclyn Lee (Calgary, Alta.) – Honourable mention
- Julia Hodgson (Unionville, Ont.) – First team
- Mary-Ann Hayward (St. Thomas, Ont.) – First team
- Judith Kyrinis (Thornhill, Ont.) – First team
- Jackie Little (Proctor, B.C.) – First team
- Terrill Samuel (Etobicoke, Ont.) – First team
- Allison Murdoch (Victoria, B.C.) – Second team
- Marie-Thérèse Torti (Candiac, Que.) – Honourable mention
Among the 199 players, there were five golfers to have won Canadian national championships in 2018:
- Zach Bauchou (Forest, Va.) – 2018 Canadian Men’s Amateur | Second team
- Joseph Deraney (Lexington, Ky.) – 2018 Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur | First team
- Brady Exber (Las Vegas, Nev.) – 2018 Canadian Men’s Senior | First team
- Sue Wooster (Australia) – 2018 Canadian Women’s Mid-Am & Senior | First team
- Atthaya Thirikul (Thailand) – 2018 World Junior Girls Championship medallist – First team
- Yealimi Noh (Concord, Calif.) – 2018 Women’s Amateur Champion – Honourable mention
Click here for the full list.