The two highest ranked Upstate juniors according to the SCJGA Heritage Foundation Rankings made their college commitments official on Thursday.
Chloe Holder from Wren High School signed to play college golf at Augusta State.
Holder currently is in second place in the season long points race to win the Beth Daniel Junior Player of the Year in South Carolina.
Daniel Brasington from Woodruff is ranked eighth in the boys version of the Heritage rankings.
He made his commitment to play college golf at Wofford official also on Thursday.
Brasington was one of three golfers from Three Pines Country Club to sign on to play at Dvision I schools.
Holder has put two outstanding years together.
Last year she won individual titles at The Blade and repeated as the champion at the Harvey Brock Orange Jacket.
Holder became the first golfer to win back to back titles in the championship.
She notched runner-up finishes at the CGA Twin-State and the SCJGA Beth Daniel Junior Azalea.
She tied for third place at the WSCGA Junior and at the South Carolina AAA-AA-A state high school championship.
Over the last two seasons Holder has won the South Carolina High School League AAAA individual title, the 2019 SCJGA Fall Challenge, the 2019 CGA Vicki Disantis and the WSCGA Junior Girls’ title along with a handful of top finishes other events.
Brasington is a seasoned competitor who has produced a consistent record of top-10 finishes in big tournaments.
He earned a win at the Morgan-Lucas championship.
His record for 2020 also includes a 3rd place finish at the Grant Bennett, 4th place finish in The Blade and the Caroliinas-Georgia Junior and top-10 finishes at The Players Championship and the SCGA Junior and Junior Azalea.
Brasington, the 2019 Spartanburg County Junior champion is one of three outstanding juniors who play at Three Pines in Woodruff to sign a college National Letter of Intent.
Barrett Josey, from Byrnes High School, signed to play college golf at USC Upstate. Josey won the 2020 Spartanburg County Junior championship by shooting a 10-under par 62 in the final round.
Trey Howard, from Woodruff High School, will play college golf at Presbyterian.
Howard earned top-5 finishes in a pair of major events last summer. He tied for 3rd at the Grant Bennett and the CGA SC Junior Match Play championship.
Howard is also capable of taking it low as he did in the 2019 Spartanburg Country Junior when he shot a 9 -under par score in the event.
There are still a few more juniors who are expected to sign with college golf programs and we appreciate receiving the information so we can highlight them here online or in the December issue of The Golf Club newspaper.
Categories: High School Golf, Junior Golf, Junior Recruiting
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