The Insider September 2014 - Page 34

Philip Barbaree - Shreveport, Louisiana Barbaree, an LSU verbal commit, makes his fourth consecutive appearance on the team. Barbaree started his 2014 campaign with a top-10 performance at the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior All-Star and followed it by finishing runner-up at the Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship. The two-time AJGA champion recently placed fifth at the Junior PGA Championship and holds the No. 33 spot in the Polo Golf Rankings. Cooper Dossey - Austin, Texas Dossey’s AJGA season started at the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior All-Star and included three top-10 finishes as well as his first Wyndham Cup appearance as a member of the West Team. He captured his first victory at the Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions and placed eighth at the Thunderbird International Junior en route to the No. 17 spot in the Polo Golf Rankings. Noah Goodwin - Corinth, Texas Goodwin earned his spot on the team after posting four top-five performances in consecutive 2014 AJGA tournaments. Goodwin recorded his first AJGA win at the Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star in June and finished in the top five at the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior All-Star, Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship and the Genesis Shootout presented by the Valero Texas Open. Brent Ito - Ardsley, New York Ito had a strong season in 2014, collecting three top-three finishes in five events, including runner-up honors at the AJGA Junior at Cattail Creek and the AJGA Junior hosted by Morgan Hoffmann, as well as a T3 finish at the AJGA Philadelphia Junior in July. The No. 60 player in the Polo Golf Rankings also finished T20 in his season debut at the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior All-Star in February. Eddy Lai - San Jose, California Lai, 15, claims the No. 72 spot in the Polo Golf Rankings. He finished T3 at the 2014 Stockton Convention & Visitors Bureau Junior All-Star, which was one of his four top-10 finishes on the year. Lai earned his first AJGA victory at the AJGA Junior at Mayacama where he posted a career-best 6-under-par 66 in the final round to force a playoff, winning with a birdie on the first hole. American Junior Golf Association