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Juniors make their college golf commitments official

It is a big day for junior golfers all across the country. It is national signing day when young golfers make their college commitments official.

We will do our best to keep up with the information over the next few days, so check back often.

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Schuster signs with Clemson

Katherine Schuster from Kill Devil Hills, NC has signed to play college golf at Clemson.

There has not been much suspense about where Katherine Schuster would play college golf. She has been wearing a Tiger Paw on her hat or shirt for the better part of the last three years.

The talented North Carolina golfer brings an amazing golf resume to Clemson.

Katherine Schuster has signed with Clemson. The new Tiger is currently the top ranked golfer (22) from the Carolinas in the AJGA Rolex rankings.

Schuster includes a win at Augusta National among her championships. She was the winner of the 2018 14-15 year old Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at the home of the Masters.

The 2018 CGA Junior Girls golfer of the year has a handful of NC state high school championships and several AJGA national wins.

Closer to home Schuster has won the CGA Twin State, the SCJGA Beth Daniel Junior Azalea and the North South Junior Amateur title.

Franks signs with South Carolina

Dorman High golfer Nathan Franks has signed to play college golf for the Gamecocks next year.

The South Carolina Gamecocks have recruited more in the state this year than recent years and with good reason.

One of the top in-state players, Dorman High School golfer Nathan Franks made his signing official today.

Nathan Franks made his commitment to USC official today at Dorman HS.

Franks posted one of the best runs for any state junior in recent memory.

The new Gamecock golfer went three for three in the late summer and fall.

He notched wins at Mimosa Hills, The Creed Championship and The Transou Memorial. Each win coming in a pressure packed playoff.

Franks has a 2nd and 6th place finish in a pair of recent AJGA tournaments.

The Gamecocks are expected to officially sign several more golfers, but have not made their signings official yet today.

Furman Lady Paladins sign Savannah Hylton

Savannah Hylton signed with the Lady Paladins at Furman. Hylton is from HIlton Head and

Savannah Hylton has signed to play college golf at Furman.

Hylton from Hilton Head tied current Furman golfer for the top spot at the WSCGA Amateur last summer.

She recorded top-5 finishes at the Beth Daniel Junior Azalea, The Sea Pines Junior Heritage , and a second place finish at the AJGA event at Oldfield.

“Savannah is an excellent player already and has tremendous potential to be one of the top players in the country. I am so excited that she finally gets to join our family,” said Furman coach Jeff Hull.

Furman Men sign two new golfers

Will Morlan comes to Furman from Rivers Academy in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Morlan is the 6th ranked junior in Georgia and is 99th in the Rolex AJGA rankings.

Trey Diehl joins the Paladin golf program from Bishop Moore HS In Orlando.

He finished 5th in the Florida AA High School Championship.

Lexington’s Vardas and Beiers sign on to play college golf

You would expect golfers on state championship teams to have the ability to play college golf. Two of the outstanding golfers on Lexington’s SC AAAAA championship team this year will soon be helping college teams.

Lexington’s Karlee Vardas will play college golf at Georgia Southern

The Wildcats Emily Beiers will join the Lander golf team next year.

Clemson brings in four new golfers

Clemson coach Larry Penley has added four new golfers to his Tiger team on National Signing Day and one of them will be on the team starting in Janaury.

Kian Rose from Gauteng, South Africa becomes only the third international player to be on a Penley golf team at Clemson. Rose will join the Tigers golf program in January.
Austin Scott from Bishop England High School in Charleston won the 2019 SCGA Junior championship.

The Tigers also signed Andrew Swanson from Blufton and May River High School. Swanson posted 11 top-10 finishes this year including a 3rd place finish at the Jimmy Self Invitational, a tie for 3rd at the South Carolina Junior Match Play and a 9th place finish at the 2020 Junior Masters.

Sean Curran is from New Lenox, Illinois near Chicago and will be heading South to join the Tigers next year. Curran was the runner-up in the Illinois High School championship and advanced to the round of 32 in the US Junior Am.

Charleston add two more Upstate golfers to the Cougars

The College of Charleston has come to the Upstate for the past couple of years and found several top recruits for the Cougars women’s golf team.

This year MK Talledo from Boiling Springs and Isabella Britt from Chesnee have both signed on to play for the Cougars next year.

Isabella Britt from Chesnee will be a College of Charleston golfer next year.

Chesnee’s Isabella Britt was selected as the South Carolina AAA golfer of the year after the 2019 season.

Britt has helped the Eagles to a pair of South Carolina AAA-AA-A runner-up finishes.

She also was named to several All-Star teams representing the Carolinas.

Charleston was able to convince Boiling Springs golfer MK Talledo to join their team.

Talledo has been a consistent top-10 golfer in SC High School tournaments and SCJGA events.

A victory in the 2020 SC Junior Match Play championship and a win at the Morgan-Lucas championship are just two highlights from and outstanding junior career.

USC Upstate and Coastal Carolina add to their rosters

Winning a pair of South Carolina Major junior titles or shooting a final round 62 to win a championship are both ways to get noticed by college recruiters.

Trey Crenshaw is on his way to play college golf at Coastal Carolina.

This past summer Crenshaw challenged for the top spot in a number of junior tournaments.

He was able to win two majors with the championships at the SCGA Junior and the SC Junior Match Play.

Crenshaw also recorded second place finishes at the Transou Memorial, and the Jimmy Anderson championship.

Barrett Josey won’t be going a long way from home for college. The Byrnes golfer will join the Spartans at USC Upstate

Barrett Josey turned a lot of heads and got more than a handful of coaches noticing the Byrnes golfer when he won the Spartanburg County Junior by shooting a final round 10-under par 62.

Out of state teams find talent in South Carolina

Elliott Pope has been on the Cardinal Newman golf team for 7 years. Next year he will join the Hilltoppers at Western Kentucky.

Pope earned SCISA All-State recognition and has recorded 3 top10 finishes in SCJGA tournaments.

Isabella McKenzie from River Bluff High School in Columbia has signed to play college golf at Southern Virginia in Buena Vista, Virginia.

Anderson University signs new golfers for mens and women’s team

Simon Wright played high school golf at Lancaster and will be at Anderson next year.

Wright has a pair of runner-up finishes, one at the Transou Memorial and another at the SCJGA Fall Challenge.

Kennedy McGaha from BHP joins the Trojans women’s team next year.

McGaha always seems to be near the top of the leader board. The Honea Path Junior earned 3 second place finishes and 3 third place finishes in 11 SCJGA recognized events

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