Patriot All-America | Wisconsin golfers

Clockwise from top left: Marquette University golfer Hunter Eichhorn of Carney, Mich.; St. Thomas (Minn.) golfer Emmet Herb of Middleton; University of Illinois golfer Piercen Hunt of Hartland; University of Minnesota golfer Thomas Longbella of Chippewa Falls, and Vanderbilt University golfer Harrison Ott of Brookfield.

Five of Wisconsin's brightest college golf stars are among 84 golfers competing this week in The Patriot All-America tournament at The Wigwam Resort in Lichtfield Park, Ariz.

Marquette University golfer Hunter Eichhorn of Carney, Mich., St. Thomas (Minn.) golfer Emmet Herb of Middleton, University of Illinois golfer Piercen Hunt of Hartland, University of Minnesota golfer Thomas Longbella of Chippewa Falls and Vanderbilt University golfer Harrison Ott of Brookfield are all in the field for the 54-hole event, which begins Tuesday. Longbella is the reigning Wisconsin State Amateur champion; Ott won the 2020 Wisconsin State Open.

The tournament is the combined effort of the Arizona Golf Association, the Golf Coaches Association of America and the Wigwam Golf Resort in conjunction with the tournament’s beneficiary, the Folds of Honor Foundation.

The unique aspect of this tournament is that it also honors the military throughout the week. At the opening ceremony, each golfer receives and carries a commemorative PING golf bag that bears the name and branch of a fallen or wounded hero from their hometown or school. After the tournament, the bags are sent to the player's school to be auctioned to benefit the Folds of Honor charity.

Additionally, all of the golfers have the opportunity to visit Luke Air Force Base, the training center for F-16 and F-35 fighter pilots, to meet with the base's general, fighter pilots and crew, and get a behind-the-scenes tour.


PlayerSchool AttendingSoldier Honored
Mason AndersenArizona State UniversityChristopher A. Celiz
Puwit AnupansuebsaiSan Diego State UniversityCody A. Roberts
Christian BankeUniversity of ArizonaJames D. Doster
Trey BoscoBaylor UniversityVictor A. Rosales-Lomeli
Dan BradburyLincoln Memorial UniversityKevin H. Sonnenberg
Davis BryantColorado State UniversityMycal L. Prince
Beck BurnetteLee UniversityCharles S. Jirtle
Stephen Campbell Jr.The University of OklahomaChristopher F. Pfeifer
Jake ChanenGrand Canyon UniversityLuis Melendez-Sanchez
Davis ChatfieldUniversity of Notre DameJohn W. Marcum
Sam ChoiUniversity of New MexicoChad M. Trimble
Tucker ClarkUniversity of Notre DameDanial R. Adams
Connor CreasyUniversity of GeorgiaAnthony O. Magee
Spencer CrossUniversity of TennesseeMichael J. Clark
Reid DavenportVanderbilt UniversityBrian R. Bates, Jr.
Briggs DuceUniversity of ArizonaAlberto D. Montrond
C.J. EasleyAuburn UniversityGregory T. Copes
Hunter EichhornMarquette UniversityDaniel M. Eshbaugh
Ben EpperlyMissouri Southern State UniversityShawn P. Martin
Michael FeaglesUniversity of IllinoisDavid P. Mahlenbrock
Trey FesslerUniversity of TampaMichael K. Clark
Angus FlanaganUniversity of MinnesotaAdan Gonzales, Jr.
Ryan HallUniversity of South CarolinaMichael J. Donahue
Blake HathcoatSt. Mary's College of CARandy D. Roby
Jack HeathSan Diego State UniversityAlan Rowe
Emmet HerbUniversity of St. ThomasJohn P. Pryor
William HockerWebster UniversityChristopher L. Robinson
Mitchell HolmesGrand Canyon UniversityThomas E. Retzer
Connor HoweGeorgia Institute of TechnologyNicholas S. Nolte
Graysen HuffAuburn UniversityJames W. Ponder III
Piercen HuntUniversity of IllinoisWarren A. Frank
Thomas HutchisonUniversity of California, DavisRobert J. Zangas
Palmer JacksonUniversity of Notre DameTodd M. Siebert
Isaiah JacksonUniversity of MemphisChristopher R. Thibodeau
Ryggs JohnstonArizona State UniversityJeremy R. McQueary
Tom KatsenesUnited States Military Academy at West PointChristopher J. Morgan
John KeeferBaylor UniversityGeorge T. Alexander, Jr.
David LaskinUniversity of ArizonaWardell B. Turner
Jason LiCarnegie Mellon UniversityBenjamin F. Bitner
Yuxin LinUniversity of FloridaDennis J. Veater
Thomas LongbellaUniversity of MinnesotaShane E. Kielion
Nicholas LyerlyUniversity of North Carolina at GreensboroSamuel W. Large, Jr.
Andy MaoGeorgia Institute of TechnologyJonathan W. Gifford
Logan McAllisterUniversity of OklahomaJesse J.J. Castro
Joshua McCarthyPepperdine UniversityHarry A. Winkler III
Dylan MenantePepperdine UniversityJeffery S. Brown
James MishoeGuilford CollegeMichael P. Cardenaz
Maxwell MoldovanThe Ohio State UniversitySamuel M. Griffith
William MollVanderbilt UniversityGrant A. Dampier
James MortonIllinois Wesleyan UniversityDonald C. May, Jr.
Charlie MustoUnited States Naval AcademyJoshua Caleb Watson
Trevor NorbyOklahoma Christian UniversityWilliam G. Hall
Noah NortonGeorgia Institute of TechnologyScott R. Ball
Jacob skov OlesenTexas Christian UniversityBradley W. Atwell
Ollie OsborneSouthern Methodist UniversityRobert E. Hall, Jr.
A.J. OttColorado State UniversityJeffery A. Lucas
Harrison OttVanderbiltPaul M. Kelly
Dawson OvardSouthern Methodist UniversityKraig M. Vickers
Mason OverstreetUniversity of ArkansasKendall Campbell
David PerkinsIllinois State UniversityRoy P. Lewsader, Jr.
Turk PettitClemson UniversityMark N. Stubenhofer
Ruan PretoriusPoint UniversityPaul A. Sweeney
Ben RebneDalton State CollegeClayton D. McGarrah
Vishnu SadagopanTexas A&M UniversityAaron C. Torian
Eli ScottUniversity of GeorgiaChristopher J. Schornak
Matthew SharpsteneUniversity of North Carolina at CharlotteTodd M. Siebert
Brandon ShongUniversity of New MexicoErik R. Heldt
Kyle SpencerUnited States Air Force AcademyThomas G. Derrickson
Jared StratheOral Roberts UniversityRichard J. Gannon II
Jackson SuberUniversity of MississippiBenjamin B. Tollefson
Elis SvardOhio StateJessica L. Cawvey
Chip ThompsonCollege of Coastal GeorgiaMark D. Vasquez
Alexandre VandermotenJacksonville UniversityDerek M. Argel
Joey VrzichPepperdine UniversityLillian L. Clamens
Jonathan WaltersSouth Mountain Community CollegeThomas A. Crowell
Patrick WelchUniversity of OklahomaJason D. Cunningham
Trevor WerbyloUniversity of ArizonaJohn C. Beale
Tyler WilkesUniversity of FloridaAndrew W. Harvell
Jamie WilsonUniversity of South CarolinaJason L. Norton
Hunter WolcottUniversity of TennesseeShaun M. Mittler
Noah WoolseyUniversity of WashingtonJoshua M. Gavulic
Eric WoworPoint UniversityJohn E. Tipton
Bradley WrightRogers State UniversityPhilip A. Murphy-Sweet
Rob WuethrichIllinois Wesleyan UniversityJoshua Rodgers
Sean YuSan Jose State UniversityKermit O. Evans

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