Player Recognition

Celebrating achievements on the US Am Tour

Performance Promotions

Congratulations to these players for improving their game and earning Performance Promotions to a better flight!

These players are now automatically qualified for our National Championships (in their new flight). In addition, each player will be presented with a commemorative bag tag for this achievement and will be given a $100 gift card if they compete in the 2024 National Championship. 

Performance Promotions - April 2024
First Name Last Name Tour Flight Promoted To
George Beeler FL – Tampa / Sarasota Senior Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Noel Guilloty PR – Puerto Rico Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
Alvin Haggins FL – Tampa / Sarasota Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
Dillon Kilgore TX – Houston Player (4.0 – 7.9) Championship (3.9 or less)
Levi Lynch NV – Las Vegas Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
Javier Rivera PR – Puerto Rico Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
Performance Promotions - March 2024
First Name Last Name Tour Flight Promoted To
Barry Burns FL – Gulf Coast Hogan (8.0 – 11.9) Player (4.0 – 7.9)
Edgar Hernandez PR – Puerto Rico Senior Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Performance Promotions - February 2024
First Name Last Name Tour Flight Promoted To
Andrew Roberts CA – Sacramento / Central Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
JP Stenzel SC – South Carolina Hogan (8.0 – 11.9) Player (4.0 – 7.9)
Tom Stockton TX – Dallas Senior Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)

Performance Promotions - January 2024
Jeremy  Engel MA – New England Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
Tuan Le FL – Tampa/Sarasota Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Jonathan Torres PR – Puerto Rico Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Aamir Akram CA – Bay Area Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
Paul Atkinson TX – Houston Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Senior Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
David Brown SC – South Carolina Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Senior Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
Kenny Hamblen CA – Sacramento / Central Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Senior Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
William Trott TX – Dallas Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Senior Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
Benjamin Peeler FL – Gulf Coast Sr Player (4.0 – 7.9) Sr Championship (3.9 or less)
Parker Peeler FL – Gulf Coast Hogan (8.0 – 11.9) Player (4.0 – 7.9)

Performance Promotions - December 2023
First Name Last Name Tour Flight Promoted To
Carnell Austin CA – Sacramento / Central Senior Hogan (8.0-11.9) Senior Player (4.0 – 7.9)
Gary Barth GA – Atlanta Senior Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Carmelo Cardenas PR – Puerto Rico Senior Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Denis Corleto TX – Houston Senior Tiger (20.0 and above) Senior Jones (16.0 – 19.9)
Jose G Hernandez Cruz FL – Orlando Tiger (20.0 and above) Jones (16.0 – 19.9)
Andy Parker NC/SC – Carolinas Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Senior Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)
Steve Pearson TX – Dallas Senior Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Ted Shenosky SC – South Carolina Senior Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Senior Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Douglas Ward CA – Sacramento / Central Palmer (12.0 – 15.9) Hogan (8.0 – 11.9)

Performance Promotions - November 2023
First Name Last Name Tour Flight Promoted To
Matthew York SC – South Carolina Hogan (8.0 – 11.9) Player (4.0 – 7.9)
Eric Case GA – Atlanta Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Julio  Morales PR – Puerto Rico Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Mario  Vargas PR – Puerto Rico Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Joel Hinojosa PA – Pittsburgh Sr Hogan (8.0-11.9) Sr Player (4.0 – 7.9)
Chris McCracken FL – Orlando Sr Player (4.0 – 7.9) Sr Championship (3.9 or less)
Carlos  Andino PR – Puerto Rico Tiger (20.0 and above) Jones (16.0 – 19.9)
Performance Promotions - October 2023
First Name Last Name Tour Flight Promoted To
James  Corujo TX – Dallas Hogan (8.0 – 11.9) Player (4.0 – 7.9)
John Marsala  NY – Long Island Jones (16.0 – 19.9) Palmer (12.0 – 15.9)
Jason Rhoades MN – Minneapolis Player (4.0 – 7.9) Championship (3.9 or less)
Lanair Taylor GA – Atlanta Player (4.0 – 7.9) Championship (3.9 or less)

Past National Champions

Congratulations to our past National Champions, who have hoisted the ultimate hardware and made an indelible mark in U.S. Am Tour history!

2023 National Champions | Sunriver Resort | Sunriver, OR

Jonathan Minkoff – Championship
John Mauck – Player Flight
Dennis Maloney – Hogan Flight
Blake Barnes – Palmer Flight
Bilal Jordan – Jones Flight
Andrew Wright – Tiger Flight

Travis Nichols – Sr Championship
Ted Hadyka – Sr Player Flight
Mark Dieck – Sr Hogan Flight
Mike Vogelsberg – Sr Palmer Flight
Wally Sabati – Sr Jones Flight
Bim Gupta – Sr Tiger Flight

2022 National Champions | Paiute Golf Resort | Las Vegas, NV

Xzavier Casarez – Championship
Alex Lundqvist – Player Flight
Robert Clare – Hogan Flight
Kyle Erisman – Palmer Flight
Noah Taylor – Jones Flight
Matt McDowell – Tiger Flight

Paul Erdman – Sr Championship
Bill Borden – Sr Player Flight
Bill Poirier – Sr Hogan Flight
Ramiro Perez – Sr Palmer Flight
Arsen Mikaelian – Sr Jones Flight
Rich Naef – Sr Tiger Flight

2021 National Champions | La Costa Resort & Spa | Carlsbad, CA

Trae Cassell – Championship
Benjamin Levy – Player Flight
Mark Vidotto – Hogan Flight
Blake Barnes – Palmer Flight
Kyle Erisman – Jones Flight
Fred Eggins – Tiger Flight

Daniel Sivadge – Sr Championship
Edilberto Vasquez – Sr Player Flight
Steve Jacobsen – Sr Hogan Flight
Kirby Rogers – Sr Palmer Flight
Rich Stoker – Sr Jones Flight
Carmelo Cardenas – Sr Tiger Flight