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The NEPGA Foundation mission is to impact lives through golf, specifically under its three pillars: Youth, Military Veterans and their families, and Diverse populations.
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Junior Tour Alum Michael Thorbjornsen in Early Contention for Spot on Junior Ryder Cup Team
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA. (June 6, 2018) – On Monday, The PGA of America announced the updated standings for the 2018 United States Junior Ryder Cup Team. Among the 14 boys and 14 girls included in the current standings, one of them is Wellesley, Massachusetts native and Junior Tour alumnus Michael Thorbjornsen, who currently ranks 11th with 320 points.
Thorbjornsen is a rising junior at IMG Academy in Florida, and the 16 year-old has already received national attention for his accolades – including winning the 2017 Massachusetts Open at TGC at Sacconnesset, as well as the National Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National Golf Club in 2015. He participated on the New England PGA Junior Tour as a member in 2011 and 2012, and currently ranks 173rd in the World Amateur Golf Rankings.
The boys standings will be updated again following the conclusion of the Haas Family Wyndham Invitational at the end of June, and the team participants will be announced after the Junior PGA Championship on August 3rd.
The United States team will be looking to capture the Junior Ryder Cup over Team Europe for a sixth straight time, and the competition will take place on Sept. 24-25 at Disneyland Paris.