Hogan Hopefuls

2018 Hogan Hopeful: Braden Thornberry


• Is ranked among the top 25 in all four major rankings, including second in the World Amateur Golf Ranking and third in the Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking.
• Was the 2017 NCAA individual champion, claiming the title by four shots with a four-round total of 277 (-11).
• Won the 2017 Sunnehanna Amateur with a 72-hole score of 267 (68-69-65-65).
• Tied for fourth at the PGA TOUR’s FedEx St. Jude Classic last summer, the highest finish by an amateur at the event since 1965.
• Was a member of the victorious 2017 U.S. Walker Cup team, where he went 2-0-1.
• Advanced to the round of 32 at the 2017 U.S. Amateur by beating the world’s No. 1-ranked amateur Joaquin Niemann.
• Had top-10 finishes at the 2018 Jones Cup Invitational (T-8), 2017 Pacific Coast Amateur (T-9) and 2017 Patriot All-America (T-10).
• Has a pair of collegiate victories this season, winning the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate and Franklin American Mortgage Intercollegiate.
• Owns a 69.80 scoring average in five college tournaments, with four top-5 placements.

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